Category: News Releases

Newman to host first ‘Preview Day’ for high school students Sept. 27

Newman University will host its first Preview Day of the Fall 2014 semester starting at 10 a.m., Sept. 27 on the Newman campus. The second Preview Day will be on Nov. 1. ...

Newman University to stage Party on the Plaza Sept. 20 to raise funds for student scholarships

Newman University will present Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on Founders Plaza on the Newman campus at 3100 McCormick. The Party on the Plaza has been ...

Final Friday Aug. 29 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Caution at Play’

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Caution at Play” by Beth Golay and Tanya Tandoc as the first show of its 2014-2015 season. The exhibit of mixed media artwork, which begins with a Final ...

Newman University launches new online CT program beginning in fall 2014 semester

Newman University will launch an online program to help healthcare professionals become certified in the field of Computed Tomography – commonly referred to as Cat Scan – beginning in the fall 2014 semester. The online ...

Newman University students named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

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

Newman University welcomes Jessica Bird as director of Newman Western Kansas Center

Newman University officials announced last week that Jessica Bird has been named director of the university’s Western Kansas Center in Dodge City, Kan., effective July 1. ...

Newman University honors students of Investigative Summer Science Program

Newman University honored 19 high school students from different areas in Kansas for their participation in the Newman University 2014 Investigative Summer Science Program (ISSP). ...

Newman University honors Spring 2014 graduates

The Newman University Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. ...

Newman University welcomes Father John Fogliasso as chaplain, theology professor

Father John Fogliasso has joined the faculty and staff at Newman University as Chaplain, Director of Campus Ministry and Assistant Professor of Theology, effective June 11. ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 10 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

Newman University honors graduating Master of Social Work students at pinning ceremony

The Newman University School of Social Work honored Spring and Summer 2014 graduates of the Master of Social Work program with a pinning ceremony held May 9, 2014 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University honors Spring 2014 nursing graduates

Newman University recognized 23 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 9 on the Newman campus. ...

Psychology Professor Charles Merrifield retires after 31 years at Newman

Read through the curriculum vitae of Professor of Psychology Charles Merrifield, Ph.D. and a few patterns start to emerge. From his doctoral dissertation to his many professional presentations to his service on committees and boards ...

Newman University honors participants in Native American Scholar Program

Newman University honored 19 Native American students from six high schools in the Wichita area at a recent banquet for their participation in a program designed to keep them in school and consider a career ...

Newman University to hold Spring 2014 graduation activities May 9-10

Newman University will stage a number of events May 9 and May 10 to celebrate Spring 2014 graduation. ...

Newman University awards $1.5 million in scholarships to 16 high school students

Newman University has awarded a total of $1,522,560 in the university’s top scholarship program to 16 high school students who will begin their studies at Newman in the Fall 2014 semester. ...

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Newman University spring musical ‘Seasons of Love’ set for May 1-3

The Newman University Music Department will present its spring musical “Seasons of Love” at 7:30 p.m., May 1 through 3 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. ...

Affirmations of the University – Vantage student newspaper staff garner 22 Kansas Collegiate Media awards

Staff members of The Vantage, the weekly student newspaper of Newman University, received a school record 22 individual awards at the Kansas Collegiate Media Spring Conference in Wichita April 13 and 14. ...

Final Friday April 25 at Steckline Gallery features mechanical sculpture by Brady Hatter

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “He laced his boots with earthworms in snake suits” by Brady Hatter as the eighth show of its 2013-14 season. The exhibit of mechanical sculpture, which begins with ...

Affirmations of the University – Newman sophomore Chase Blasi receives national civic award

Newman University sophomore student Chase Blasi has been selected to receive a national civic involvement award sponsored by Campus Compact. The award honors student leaders committed to creating lasting change in communities throughout the country. ...

Newman University to offer full schedule of summer Continuing Education workshops

Newman University will offer over 30 Continuing Education workshops this summer for educators needing CE credits for re-licensure and those who simply have a desire for ongoing learning. The courses will be offered at a ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant graduates achieve 100% licensure pass rate for 2013 calendar year

Graduates of the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy for the 2013 calendar year. Fifteen Newman students tested and passed ...

Newman University art professor’s work selected for 45th Annual Smoky Hill Art Competition

Newman University Assistant Professor of Art and Graphic Design Pamela Pancake, M.F.A. has had two of her works selected for the Hays Arts Council 45th Annual Smoky Hill Arts Exhibition. Pancake’s work will be on ...

Newman University to host Fr. Bryan Massingale for April 7 Bishop Gerber Lecture

What do we do when forgiveness needed and desired is not between individuals but races and communities, between black, white, brown, red, and yellow? How do we overcome legacies of suspicion, mistrust, fear, animosity, and ...

Newman University to host College Women’s Conference April 12

Nationally known speaker and founder of Made in His Image Maura Byrne will be the featured speaker at the College Women’s Conference to be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 12 in ...

Newman University presents 15th Annual Literary Festival April 3-5

Newman University will present the 15th Annual Literary Festival April 3, 4 and 5 at various locations on the Newman campus. The theme for this year’s event is “Zombiefest.” ...

Members of the Kansas Legislature praise, pass resolutions commemorating Newman University 80th Anniversary

It isn’t often that members of the Kansas Legislature take time to sing the praises of a private institution of higher education. But that’s just what happened March 13, when the Kansas House of Representatives ...

Final Friday March 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Under the Layers’ by Jennifer McBratney and Erin Raux

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Under the Layers” by Jennifer McBratney and Erin Raux as the seventh show of its 2013-2014 season. ...

Newman University names J.V. Johnston Vice President for University Advancement

Newman University has named J.V. Johnston, president of Johnston’s in Wichita, as its next Vice President for University Advancement. Johnston fills the vacancy created when Troy Horine resigned in February. ...

Newman University students, alums volunteer to help ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at dental clinic

Newman University students and alumni volunteered to help uninsured children receive free dental care at “Give Kids a Smile Day,” a cooperative effort between the Wichita-Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition and the University of Kansas ...

Newman University hosts Career Fair April 1

Newman University will host a Spring 2014 Career Fair from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The event is available for all college students and ...

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April 1 ‘Mission Talk’ – A Renaissance Man in the Diocese of Wichita

In its 126 years of existence, the Diocese of Wichita has witnessed more than one individual who can rightly be called a Renaissance Man or Woman. Yet there is no doubt in the minds of ...

Newman University spring enrollment sets another record

The official federal enrollment report for the Spring 2014 semester shows a solid performance for Newman University, with enrollment growth driven by a new program launched in January. Spring enrollment totals show 3,297 students enrolled ...

Newman University student Kristin Martin receives Best-Paper Award for study of eugenics in Kansas

Newman University student Kristin Martin has been awarded the Student Best-Paper Award from the Missouri Valley History Conference at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Martin, a senior, will present her paper at the conference on March ...

Newman University receives generous gift from Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Newman University officials announced that the university has received a $2.5 million gift from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), the founding and sponsoring order of the university. The gift will be used ...

Newman University Professor Bryan Dietrich co-edits comic book superhero poetry anthology Drawn to Marvel

Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. is co-editor of the poetry anthology Drawn To Marvel: Poetry From the Comic Books, which will be released March 1 at the Associated Writing Programs (AWP) annual ...

Newman University School of Education recommended for reaccreditation

The Newman University School of Education has been recommended for reaccreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), following a rigorous review process that included two and a half years of preparation, ...

Final Friday Feb. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features ‘Subjects Removed’ by Johnny Sutton

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Subjects Removed” by Johnny Sutton as the sixth show of its 2013-2014 season. The exhibit of photography, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 ...

Newman University art students team with Inter-Faith Ministries for Final Friday Feb. 28

A photography project by graphic design students at Newman University will be featured at the Final Friday exhibition from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Inter-Faith Ministries C.A.F.E. Gallery, 829 N. Market in ...

Newman University upgrades Interactive Television Network to benefit students

In the day of MOOCs and online courses, Newman University believes it’s important to not forget about another kind of delivery; a combination of live instruction with a technological twist. It’s Interactive Television (ITV), and ...