Category Archives: Giving

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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 recognize and thank major donors to the university.

The event also served to formally announce three new giving societies at Newman, one of which honors donors of $1 million or more. The new societies are: Continue reading

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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 held each year since 2010 and has rapidly grown in popularity to become the top fundraising event for Newman - annually generating approximately $125,000 for student scholarships. Continue reading

2014 Newman University Phonathon a success

Newman University Manager of Annual Fund and Prospect Research Alice Mannette sends out a big thank you to friends and alumni who answered the call during the Newman winter Phonathon.

"We raised just under $11,500 in less than three weeks!" Mannette said. "The students enjoyed talking with so many enthusiastic supporters. They love Newman and were excited to hear that you love it too." Continue reading

Art Day of Giving

Share your love for Newman Fine Arts through the Wichita Art Day of Giving

On Feb. 28 Newman University will take part in the Wichita Art Day of Giving. This charitable giving event was created for Wichita's nonprofit art organizations that provide education and artistic leadership to the public through production or exhibition of visual or performing art. Continue reading

Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Tabitha Attreau and Jared Hunsaker each received a $500 scholarship to continue their studies from Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization.

Attreau, an El Dorado, Kan., native, and Hunsaker, from Wichita, received the Charles E. Bell Nurses Training Scholarship at a special ceremony at Newman Nov. 22. Continue reading

Newman University to stage Party on the Plaza-Oktoberfest Sept. 21 to raise funds for student scholarships

Newman University will present "Party on the Plaza - Oktoberfest 2013" as this year's annual fundraising and social event from 4:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 on Founders Plaza, just south of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. The event is modeled on a German festival. All proceeds will benefit student scholarships at Newman University. Continue reading

Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Jessica Clark and Krista Norris each received a $500 scholarship to continue their studies from Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization.

Clark, a Wichita native, and Norris, from Haysville, received the Charles E. Bell Nurses Training Scholarship at a special ceremony at Newman Nov. 26.

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Anonymous donors honor Father Emil Kapaun with scholarship for Newman University Campus Ministry students

Anonymous donors recently made a gift of $75,000 to create a scholarship for students involved in Campus Ministry at Newman University, and to honor the life and work of Father Emil J. Kapaun, the Kansas-born Catholic priest and Army chaplain who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp in 1951.

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Albert is featured speaker at Scholarship Luncheon

Andale, Kan., native Brice Albert was the featured speaker at the Newman University Scholarship Luncheon April 16 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The annual event brings together Newman scholarship recipients and donors who help make the scholarships possible. Albert, a junior at Newman with a dual major of biology and biochemistry, is a recipient of the ASC Community Leader Scholarship and the Presidential Scholarship. Continue reading

Newman University to offer new Marjorie Chance scholarships in nursing, allied health

Two new scholarships for students seeking degrees in nursing or an allied health field will be offered at Newman University thanks to the generosity of longtime Wichita resident, businesswoman and philanthropist Marjorie Chance.

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