Category Archives: Community service


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 has been named to the prestigious national honor roll. Continue reading


Ugly Sweater Run raises $820 for Make-A-Wish

The Newman University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) organized its second annual Ugly Sweater Run on Nov. 15 on the campus of Newman University. The event, which included 30 runners participating in the race and donations from students, faculty and staff, raised $820 for Make-A-Wish. Continue reading


President Carrocci among celebrities at June 10 Orpheum Theater benefit

Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will be among the celebrities who pair up with a local chef for an "Iron Chef" style culinary competition to benefit the Orpheum Theatre. The 2014 Celebrity & Chef Cookoff event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 10 at the Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita. Continue reading

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.

Blasi was nominated for the award by Newman University. He is one of 197 student leaders representing colleges and universities from 36 states and Washington, D.C., to receive the award for 2014. Continue reading

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 School of Medicine-Wichita.

The March 8 event took place at the Grace Med Clinic, and helped 120 uninsured Sedgwick County children between the ages of 3 and 12 receive free exams, teeth cleaning, fluoride varnish, sealants, fillings, tooth removal and other recommended dental procedures. Continue reading

President Carrocci joins with other leaders to enhance city through ‘Together Wichita 2014′

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. has joined with 21 other leaders of education and business for "Together Wichita 2014," a partnership designed to celebrate life in Wichita, and to identify, organize and fund projects to enhance the community. Continue reading

END IT Campaign

Newman University to host human trafficking awareness event Jan. 29

In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Newman University will host a Volunteer Fair and a free screening of the documentary film, "What I Have Been Through is Not Who I Am," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the  Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Continue reading