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MBA alumnus Harter is using ‘muscles’ gained from degree to lead Spirit’s ventilator-making program

Pierre Harter ’19 had the right degrees for a career as an engineer in the aviation industry, having earned two aerospace engineering degrees at Wichita State University (WSU) by 2000. As he progressed from aviation ...

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Newman participates in Community-partnered book club

Joseph Shepard, director of multicultural engagement and campus life, is leading a community-partnered book club sponsored by Wichita nonprofit Storytime Village for the month of August. Newman University is one of three groups that have ...

Diversity and equity included in first-time student course

Director of Multicultural Engagement and Campus Life Joseph Shepard will speak to incoming students about diversity and inclusion in their Traditions and Transitions (T&T) program. T&T is a freshman seminar designed to improve students’ academic ...

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Four ‘generations’ of presidents connect

Above photo (left to right): Sister Tarcisia Roths, ASC, Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D. and Teresa Hall Bartels. Newman University recently named its 12th president, Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., who officially began ...

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2020 Ford Mustang raffle to raise funds for student scholarships

Rusty Eck Ford has donated a 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Coupe to Newman University, which will be used in an effort to raise much-needed funding for student scholarships. The new vehicle is valued at $30,355. ...

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Newman prepares for in-person fall semester

Newman University has announced a plan for a return to in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester. The initiative, “Together We Soar — Return to Campus,” is a flexible plan detailing calendar changes, safety measures ...

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Annual Party on the Plaza fundraiser postponed

Party on the Plaza: Return to the Renassaince (POP) is one of Newman University’s largest annual fundraising events. Organized to connect students and donors to each other and to the university, the event focuses on ...

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Newman professor gives briefing at local museum

Newman University Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence Scott McIntosh is a retired military analyst and foreign area officer. He speaks at many functions within the community on topics from business to warfare. Most recently, he ...

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Newman offers graduate certificate in data analytics

Newman University is now offering a graduate certificate in data analytics. The program offers a unique opportunity for professionals to acquire high-demand knowledge and skills within the span of a single calendar year. The School ...

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Faith, service and liberal arts: Newman’s next president looks to the future

Newman University recently announced Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., as its 12th president. The former president of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky will begin her duties as Newman University president effective July 1. Jagger ...

Honoring Newman’s past presidents: a university’s administrative legacy

An exploration of Newman's previous presidents, from the founding of Sacred Heart Junior College to the Newman we know today. ...

Business Strategy Game
MBA students win national title in Business Strategy Game

Two Newman University Master of Business Administration (MBA) students won their industry category for a national title in the Business Strategy Game (BSG). Marshall Philips and Bryan Woods of the Spirit AeroSystems cohort worked as ...

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Newman University announces plan for fall 2020 semester

Newman University has announced that it plans to resume in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester. During the past month, several university groups have worked diligently on plans for the safe return to campus for ...

SHEro Women's Week
Newman presents second year of SHERO Awards

After the reception of the first SHERO Awards, Newman University is proud to once again honor a special group of influential women from the Newman community. “The SHERO Awards were created in 2019 to recognize ...

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Former Newman provost retires from presidency

Drew Bogner, former Newman University provost, is retiring from his 20-year role as president of Molloy College in Rockville Center, New York, June 30, 2020. Bogner held many titles at Newman University, including provost from ...

Employee assistance program extended for family

Newman University is taking extra steps to help its employees and their families in such uncertain times. The university has partnered with a third-party vendor to create an employee assistance program (EAP), a policy that ...

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From classroom to home: ideas for parents

Approximately one month ago, children around the nation were being informed that the remainder of their school year would take place at home. At the same time, parents were finding themselves in a new role ...

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An Easter wish for the Newman community

Newman University will be closed Friday, April 10, in observation of Good Friday. Easter is a time for faith, family and friends. While most will not be able to gather in large family celebrations and ...

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Newman welcomes new VP of finance

Newman University welcomes new Vice President for Finance and Administration Tony Beata. Beata comes to Newman from Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, where he was the vice president for finance, chief financial officer. He received ...

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Humanities grant to help Newman program

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Newman University a grant in the approximate amount of $34,000. NEH grants focus on a variety of projects such as preserving indigenous culture and advancing the ...

Newman Admissions continues giving tours by virtual visits

In order to continue providing tours during quarantine, Newman Admissions is turning to online tours, allowing prospective students to explore the campus from home. ...

Newman University plans virtual spring commencement

Newman University announced its 2020 spring commencement ceremony will not take place as originally scheduled. Instead, the university will hold an online commencement ceremony, which will post May 8, 2020, on its website. Originally, the ...

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Newman University honored on Phi Theta Kappa honor roll

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society has been helping well-deserving students who achieve great academic heights for more than 100 years. Each year, the organization determines the top colleges providing the best transfer student ...

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The presidential search continues amid COVID-19 restrictions

The week of March 23 concluded the one-month recruitment stage for presidential candidates at Newman University. Prior to this stage, the presidential search committee had conducted meetings with staff, faculty, students and Newman community members ...

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COVID-19 concerns result in a series of cancellations for Newman University

The Newman University campus is usually buzzing with multiple events in any given week. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and the state regulations that have been placed, spring events have been canceled ...

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Newman University moves to online teaching for spring semester

Newman University announced Tuesday, March 17, that it will not return to in-person instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. As of March 30, all face-to-face classes will resume in online delivery only. There ...

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MIAA suspends spring sports, championships canceled

The NCAA announced late Thursday afternoon that all remaining winter and spring championships have been canceled. A second announcement was made that evening that all MIAA practices and athletic competitions are to be halted until ...

Newman spring break extended for face-to-face classes

Newman University will extend its spring break recess for students taking face-to-face classes by one week. ...

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Newman University postpones academic trip to Italy

Due to health safety concerns for students, Newman University has announced an academic trip to Italy, originally scheduled to depart March 12, is postponed until later this year. The decision to reschedule the upcoming travel ...

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Staying healthy

There are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the state of Kansas, but that doesn’t mean individuals can’t and shouldn’t take measures to stop the spread of any contagious disease. ...

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2020 Difference Makers for Wichita awards

The Difference Makers for Wichita awards banquet was held Feb. 22, 2020 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. Newman, along with The Wichita Eagle, is a title sponsor of the annual ...

Homecoming 2020 – intense games and a royal ceremony

Newman University celebrated homecoming with a week full of activities and on Thursday night, Feb. 20, the homecoming games began. The women’s basketball team kicked off the night by taking on tough competitor Emporia State ...

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St. John Henry Newman Birthday Poem – a homily

At St. John Henry Newman Mass on Feb. 20, Father Adam Grelinger delivered a homily based on a poem by Saint John Henry Newman titled ‘My Birthday.’ Newman wrote the poem as a young man ...

High Tea
A delightful event: High Tea 2020

Staff, faculty, students, Adorers of the Blood of Christ and Newman community members gathered for the 2020 St. John Henry Newman High Tea. Attendees enjoyed the annual event that pays homage to the English heritage ...

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Newman prepares for presidential search

The Newman University Board of Trustees formed a search committee for the next university president after the retirement of Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. effective Dec. 31, 2019. Interim president Teresa Hall Bartels said, “It’s a ...