Category: News Releases

Jets partner with Rocking M Media

By David Rung Newman Athletics has reached an agreement with Rocking M Media to be the official broadcast partner of the Jets, allowing the university’s brand to be broadcast across the state of Kansas for ...

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Newman University to hold Spring 2017 graduation activities May 12-13

Newman University will stage a number of events May 12 and 13 to celebrate Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 Graduates. Both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies taking place on Saturday, May 13 will ...

Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Banquet

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2017 Academic Honors and Awards Banquet, held April 19 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University awards $1.35 million in top scholarships to area high school students

Fifteen high school senior students have been selected to receive the two top scholarships from Newman University. The combined estimated value of the 15 scholarships is more that $1,349,600. Thirteen of the students are in ...

Steckline Gallery presents paintings by Mark Flickinger at April 28 Final Friday

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present paintings by Mark Flickinger in the exhibit “Meditations and Iterations: A Search for the Sublime in the North American Landscape,” as its last Final Friday event of the ...

Joan Melzer selected as expert panel member for national nursing exam

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCSBN) has chosen Newman University Associate Professor of Nursing Joan Melzer, M.N., M.S. as a subject matter expert for a development panel. The panel is ...

Final Friday March 31 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features works by Laura Scholl

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Resonate with Stillness, Experience Light” by Laura Scholl as the seventh show of its 2016-2017 season. The exhibition of Scholl’s new works, which begins with a Final Friday ...

Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative
Newman University will be tobacco free beginning July 1

Beginning July 1, 2017, all properties owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled by Newman University will be tobacco free. The policy was passed unanimously by the cabinet of Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., — ...

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‘Difference Makers for Wichita’ Banquet honors 10 for service to the community

Ten local individuals and businesses were honored for their service to the community at the “Difference Makers for Wichita Awards” Banquet held Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Dugan-Gorges Campus Center on the Newman University campus. ...

February Final Friday
Steckline Gallery presents the work of Sean Lyman at Feb. 24 Final Friday

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present graphite and acrylic works by Sean Lyman in his show titled “The Overlooked” as the second Final Friday event of the 2017 spring semester. The exhibit, which begins ...

Newman University Theatre Department presents world premiere of ‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ Feb. 16-19

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the world premier of the play “The Miracle of Father Kapaun.” The play will be performed at 8 p.m. on Feb. 16, 17 and 18, and at 2 ...

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Newman University students named to Deans List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Deans List for the fall semester of 2016. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Mabee Foundation Grant Announcement
Newman University meets $1 million Mabee Foundation ‘challenge’ grant for new science center

(Above: Newman Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston announces to a crowd gathered in the Eck Hall lobby that the university has secured the grant and exceeded campaign goals.) Newman University officials announced that Facing ...

Via Christi CEO Michael Mullins joins Newman University Board of Trustees

Newman University officials have announced that Michael L. Mullins has joined the university’s Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1. Mullins is CEO and Kansas Ministry market leader for Via Christi Health, a member of Ascension. ...

Newman University honors Fall 2016 nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 19 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Fall 2016 Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 9 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing ...

November Final Friday 2016
One-of-a-kind interactive Final Friday exhibit to take place on Nov. 25

Newman University will present a Final Friday interactive performance entitled “Mystery Room” by Wichita artists Hallie Linnebur and Meghan Miller. The opening reception will begin at 5 p.m. and will last until 10 p.m. on ...

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Newman Theatre Department presents world premiere of ‘Premature Burial’ Nov. 10-13

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the world premiere of the play “Premature Burial,” written by Director of Theatre Mark Taylor Mannette. The play will be presented in the Jabara Flexible Theatre located in the ...

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Eck family and auto dealerships pledge $100K to Newman University for new science facility

Newman University officials announced that the university has received a $100,000 pledge from Les and Pam Eck and the four auto dealerships owned by the Ecks in support of the new science and healthcare facility ...

Riverside Health Foundation awards $100K to Newman University for new science facility

Newman University officials announced today that The Riverside Health Foundation of Wichita has awarded a grant of $100,000 to Newman University in support of new and renovated healthcare and science facilities on the Newman campus. ...

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Final Friday Oct. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Dynamic’ with eight artists

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present the exhibit “Dynamic” that will feature eight artists. The exhibit was curated by Gehry Kohler and begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, ...

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New arrivals in Dugan Library

Looking for a little less academic reading? Come check out the new arrivals in the Dugan Library featured in the rotating book collection. There’s a book to satisfy the bookworm in everyone — from cookbooks, mysteries, biographies, ...

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Black, Borho, Carney, Do and Galichia join Newman University Board of Trustees

Newman University officials announced that Brian A. Black, David Borho, John Carney, Pat Do, M.D., and Joseph Galichia, M.D. have joined the university’s Board of Trustees, effective Sept. 22. Brian A. Black is senior leader ...

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Berry Foundation makes $100K gift to Newman University for new science, nursing, health sciences facilities

Newman University has received a $100,000 gift from The Berry Foundation of Wichita. The gift was made to support the renovation and upgrading of existing nursing educational facilities and the building of the Bishop Gerber ...

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Sarah Strole joins Newman University as director of Alumni Relations, Annual Giving

Newman University officials have announced that Sarah Strole has been named director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, effective Aug. 1, 2016. In her role at Newman, Strole will oversee all aspects of Alumni Relations, ...

Final Friday Aug. 26 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Subject Matters’ acrylic paintings by Tara Hufford Walker

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Subject Matters” by Tara Hufford Walker as the first show of its 2016-2017 season. The exhibit of acrylic paintings, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 ...

Legacy Bank gifts $100K to Newman for new science, nursing, health sciences facilities

Newman University has received a $100,000 gift from Legacy Bank of Colwich, Sedgwick and Wichita to support the renovation and upgrading of existing nursing educational facilities and the building of a new, technologically advanced science ...

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Sunderland Foundation makes $200K gift to Newman University campaign for new science facilities

Newman University has received a $200,000 gift from the Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kan., to support the building of new, technologically advanced science and health sciences educational facilities and the renovation and upgrading of ...

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Newman University honors 2016 graduates

The Newman University Spring 2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 14 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. The Undergraduate ceremony was held at 10 a.m. The Graduate ceremony was ...

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Newman University campaign for new science facilities receives $140K from local companies

Newman University has received a total of $140,000 in gifts from three Wichita-area businesses in support of upgrades and new construction for the university’s science, nursing and health sciences programs. The gifts received come from ...

Newman University breaks ground for Bishop Gerber Science Center

Close to 300 people gathered on the Newman University campus June 10 for an historic moment in the university’s 83 years of existence – the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Bishop Gerber Science Center. The ...

Newman University students named to Deans List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Deans List for the spring semester of 2016. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

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Devlin Family gifts $500,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign

The Tom and Myra Devlin Family has made a gift of $500,000 to Newman University in support of the upcoming Bishop Gerber Science Center. The gift is designated specifically for the Bishop Gerber Science Center, ...

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Newman University receives $75,000 grant from Fidelity Bank Foundation for new and renovated science facilities

The Fidelity Bank Foundation of Wichita has awarded a $75,000 grant to Newman University in support of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center and upgrades to existing health sciences and nursing education facilities on the ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistants receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 14 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

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Newman University honors spring 2016 graduates at ceremonies, commencement

Newman University staged a number of ceremonies and special events May 13 and 14 to celebrate Spring 2016 graduation. ...

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Residence hall renamed for Newman University President Noreen Carrocci

On Thursday, May 12, the Newman University student residence hall previously known as New Hall became Carrocci Hall in honor of current Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The renaming came at the request of ...

Newman University honors Spring 2016 nursing degree graduates

Newman University recognized 21 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 13 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing discipline ...

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Newman University to hold Spring 2016 graduation activities May 13-14

Newman University will stage a number of events May 13 and 14 to celebrate Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 Graduates. Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony – Friday, May 13, 4 p.m. A Nurses’ Pinning ceremony will ...

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Banquet honors Hispanic and Native American Scholar program students

Newman University honored 29 Wichita high school students at a banquet and ceremony May 4 for the students’ successful participation in two scholar programs, which are designed to help students learn more about and consider ...

New Hall soon to be Carrocci Hall
Residence hall to be renamed for Newman University President Noreen Carrocci

On Thursday, May 12, the Newman University student residence hall recently known as New Hall became Carrocci Hall in honor of current Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The renaming came at the request of the ...