Category: News Releases

Newman University honors 2015 graduates

The Newman University Spring 2015 Commencement ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Century II Convention Hall. The Commencement ceremony included an address by Newman University Associate Professor of History ...

Newman University students named to Spring 2015 Deans List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2015. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Newman University receives $250K gift from Star Lumber Foundation for science and health programs

Newman University has received a $250,000 gift from The Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation to support the university’s science and health care profession educational programs. “The Goebel family and Star Lumber have a long ...

Newman University to offer MBA with Nonprofit Management focus

Newman University is launching a new graduate-level program designed to help employees in nonprofit organizations become more effective at managing their institutions, serving their clients and achieving their mission. The program, a Master of Business ...

Newman University, KUSM-Wichita present June 16 HealthPulse lecture on ‘Mindful Living’

Newman University Associate Professor of Social Work Michael Duxler, Ph.D. and Professor of Communication and Dean of Graduate and Continuing Studies Audrey Hane, Ph.D. will present “Mindful Living: Stopping the Distraction Epidemic” as the June presentation ...

Newman University honors spring 2015 graduates at ceremonies, commencement

Newman University staged a number of ceremonies and special events May 15 and 16 to celebrate Spring 2015 graduation. This year, two of the major events were moved to new venues to ensure adequate seating ...

Newman University honors Spring 2015 nursing degree graduates

Newman University recognized 26 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 15 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing discipline ...

Newman University to hold Spring 2015 graduation activities May 15-16

Newman University will stage a number of events May 15 and 16 to celebrate 2015 graduation. Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony
 A Nurses’ Pinning ceremony will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, May 15 in Performance ...

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Newman University names Vic Trilli Vice President for Student Affairs

Newman University has named Vic Trilli as its Vice President for Student Affairs. Trilli will also continue as Newman’s Director of Athletics. In addition to his athletic responsibilities, Trilli will oversee Newman’s Student Affairs Department, ...

Newman University to present spring musical ‘Raise Your Glass’ April 30 – May 2

The Newman University Music Department will present the musical “Raise Your Glass” at 7:30 p.m., April 30 through May 2 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. Tickets ...

Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Convocation

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2014 Academic Honors and Awards Convocation, held April 22 on the Newman campus. The university-wide event is presented each ...

Final Friday March 27 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Artists 5: Visual Enigma’ with ceramics, other media

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Artists 5: Visual Enigma” by Frank Martinez and associates as the seventh show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of ceramics, painting and other media, which begins with ...

NU: Heartland Conference’s hottest team comes up just short

Even though it did not end the way Jet supporters had hoped, it was a season to remember. The Newman University Men’s Basketball Team battled to the very end, but came up a few points ...

Final Friday Feb. 27 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Travels in Cuba’ photography exhibit

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Travels in Cuba” by Larry Schwarm and students as the sixth show of its 2014-2015 season. This exhibit of photography is one of only five art exhibits the ...

Newman University March 4 ‘Mission Talk’ will focus on Monsignor Leon McNeill the priest

Newman University will present “Monsignor Leon McNeill, the Priest,” as the third of four lectures in the 2014-15 series of “Mission Talks.” The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m., March 4 in ...

Newman University announces new program to train educators for district positions

Newman University is now accepting applications for the first cohort of its new District Leadership Licensure Program. The program is being offered for the first time Fall 2015. The master’s degree level curriculum received approval ...

Lent is focus of Feb. 18 Cardinal Newman Lecture

As part of Cardinal Newman Week, the annual week-long celebration of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Newman University will present local author and speaker Stephanie A. Mann. Mann will deliver the Cardinal Newman Lecture, which ...

Newman University to confer highest award on Monsignor Robert Hemberger

Newman University will bestow the Cardinal Newman Medal to Reverend Monsignor Robert Hemberger at the 2015 Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 in the ...

Newman University to stage 24-Hour Theatre Project Feb. 6 – 7

The Newman University Theatre Department is preparing to present the fourth annual 24-Hour Theatre Project. The event will begin Friday, Feb. 6 and end with performances of original productions at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, ...

Newman University, KUSM-Wichita present Feb. 10 HealthPulse lecture ‘Treatment for Women with Borderline Personality Disorder’

Newman University Assistant Professor of Social Work Gloria Hegge, Ph.D. will present “Treatment for Women with Borderline Personality Disorder” as the fourth in the 2014-15 HealthPulse Lecture Series. The lecture is open to the public ...

Final Friday Jan. 30 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Butterflies and Angels’ photography show

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Butterflies and Angels – An Ode to Earthly Goddesses” by Dale Strattman as the fifth show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of photography, which begins with a ...

Newman University announces fall 2014 graduates

Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the fall 2014 semester. The students were recognized at a reception in December 2014. The graduates may ...

Newman University students named to Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2014. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Newman University student receives Forty & Eight nursing scholarship

Newman University nursing student Sarah Durrett of Augusta, Kan., received a $500 scholarship to help cover the costs of her studies from the Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization. Durrett received the ...

Newman University honors Fall 2014 nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 26 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Fall 2014 Nurses’ Pinning ceremony, held Dec. 12 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University again named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll

Newman University has again been recognized for its commitment to service by being named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to America’s communities. This marks the fifth time ...

Newman University Christmas concert ‘Let Heaven and Nature Sing’ will be Dec. 7

The Newman University Music Department will present a Christmas concert, “Let Heaven and Nature Sing,” at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University named to 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges list

Newman University is among the top colleges nationwide that excel in offering educational programs that prepare students for high-demand, high-growth jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). That’s among the findings ...

Newman University welcomes Clark Schafer as Director of University Relations

Clark Schafer has been named Director of University Relations at Newman University, effective Nov. 17. ...

Final Friday Nov. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features Buddhism inspired art

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Jataka Tales,” curated by Cody Seekins, as the fourth show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of paintings inspired by Buddhist allegories begins with a Final Friday reception ...

Inter-Faith Ministries to exhibit Adorers ‘Hidden Treasures’ artwork with Final Friday reception Nov. 28

Artwork from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Wichita Center will be on display from late November into December at the Cultural Arts Faith Exploration (C.A.F.E.) gallery of Inter-Faith Ministries, located at 829 ...

Newman recognizes donors at first ‘Beata Benefactors Banquet’

Million-dollar donors honored More than 90 guests gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center Nov. 5 to be honored for their support of Newman University at the inaugural Beata Benefactors Banquet, a special event designed to ...

Newman University to offer second ‘Mission Talk’ Nov. 12

Newman University will present the second of the 2014-15 series of “Mission Talks” from noon to 1 p.m., Nov. 12 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center, inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center on ...

Newman University Music, Theatre Departments present ‘Legally Blonde the Musical’ Nov. 20-23

The Newman University Music and Theatre Departments will present “Legally Blonde the Musical” for three evening performances and one matinee. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. Nov. 20, 21 and 22, and at ...

Newman University to honor veterans Nov. 11 at special Mass

Newman University Chaplain Fr. John Fogliasso will celebrate a special Mass in honor of veterans at 12:05 p.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 in St. John Chapel, inside Sacred Heart Hall on the campus of ...

Renowned author, futurist David Brin to speak on the art of looking ahead at Newman University Oct. 14

David Brin, scientist, futurist, speaker, technical consultant and best-selling, award-winning author, will give a public lecture entitled “Neutralizing Nightmares: How We Prevent Dark Tomorrows … By Imagining Them.” The lecture will be at 7 p.m., ...

First Newman University ‘Mission Talk’ set for Oct. 7

Newman University will present the first of the 2014-15 series of “Mission Talks” from noon to 1 p.m., Oct. 7 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center, inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center on ...

Newman University again named to Military Friendly Schools list

Newman University is among the top colleges, universities and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students, according to the Victory Media 2015 list of Military Friendly Schools. The veteran-owned business, which ...

Final Friday Sept. 26 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features work from eight different artists

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “LARGE,” curated by Matthew Hilyard, as the second show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of printmaking, mixed media, installation, drawing and painting, which begins with a Final ...

Newman University presents Holocaust expert Michael Berkowitz for History Speaker Series Sept. 18

Newman University will present Professor Michael Berkowitz from University College London as the first speaker in the 2014-15 History Speaker Series. Berkowitz will speak at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18 in Eck Hall, Room 118 ...