Category: Staff & Faculty

Jenifer Leming
‘Nutcracker’ holds special memories for Newman professor

Newman University Assistant Professor of Biology Jenifer Leming has a special Christmas tradition connection. She was a ballet dancer for most of her youth and performed in several productions of “The Nutcracker” at different stages ...

Vic Trilli
Vic Trilli: Distinguished alumnus at Midwestern State University

Newman Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Athletics Victor “Vic” Trilli was recognized as a distinguished alumnus at Midwestern State University (MSU) in Wichita Falls, Texas, during its Alumni Association’s Homecoming brunch Oct. ...

leadership
Grant awards professional development opportunity for staff

Newman University was recently awarded the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) Leadership Transformation Grant to provide professional development opportunities to university staff through leadership training and development. Staff members will be offered leadership training courses through ...

The Landing
ASC sisters open their home, The Landing, to Newman student body

For the past several years, The Landing has served as a resource for the members of the Newman community, and it has been provided and cared for by the Adorers of the Blood of Christ ...

Students attend Nimrod
Students take on Tulsa, OK, for the Nimrod Writing Conference

On Oct. 20, Associate Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D., and her husband, Sonny, spent their Saturday traveling with a group of six students to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the “Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers.” ...

Joseph Shepard
Student Life gains a new multicultural engagement director

The Student Life office at Newman University has welcomed new Director of Multicultural Engagement and Campus Life Joseph Shepard. Shepard is a graduate of Wichita State University where he earned both a Bachelor of Liberal Arts ...

KATE Panel
Newman students, alumni and professor present as panel at KATE Conference

Last month, Associate Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D., reached out to two of her colleagues with a rough idea for a panel proposal. Together, the three crafted “What Now? Millennial Writers Engaging the World” ...

Wichita Area Sister Cities visit campus
Wichita Area Sister Cities visit Newman to discuss educational exchanges with China

On. Oct. 2, Newman University received a visit from Chinese representatives of the Wichita Area Sister Cities (WASC) — a nonprofit organization that serves to facilitate relationships between international communities. Wichita is “siblings” with four ...

Lori Gibbon
Lori Gibbon is new registrar at Newman

Newman University said goodbye to its longtime Registrar, Shirley Rueb, who retired just before the fall semester began. Filling her shoes is Lori Gibbon, who brings many years of higher education experience with her, both ...

Newman individuals take on the Ironman triathlon, world’s hardest race

Completing the Ironman triathlon is no small feat, yet four individuals at Newman University have successfully done just that. The Ironman is a triathlon that takes place in various destinations throughout the world, including olympic ...

brandon smith
Newman hires new sports information director

Brandon Smith is the new sports information director for the Newman University athletics department. Smith attended Barton Community College (BCC) before earning his bachelor’s degree in human health performance with a minor in sports management ...