Driven by a desire to get to know the Newman University campus and students’ wants and needs better, President Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., recently established the President’s Student Cabinet.
In response to the recent acts of prejudice against and the rampant misconceptions of the Asian American community, and the Asian community as a whole, Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple met… Continue reading Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple meets with Newman’s Asian Student Association
From The Vantage student newspaper – by Ty Wilson Newman President Kathleen Jagger is hoping to meet for the first time later this month with a newly appointed student cabinet,… Continue reading President Jagger appointing new student cabinet
Newman University’s homecoming week will begin Feb. 15. The week is always jam-packed with fun activities and opportunities to celebrate Jet pride and this year is no different. Homecoming week… Continue reading A full week of homecoming fun up ahead
ASA and MCLO collaborate to help the student body celebrate the Lunar New Year by planning games, putting up a lucky money tree, and having food and other forms of entertainment.
As the spring semester begins, Student Body President Gabrielle Alténor and Vice President Mac Foley reflect on the progress SGA made last semester, as well as some goals they have for this one.
Above photo by Foss Farrar: (l to r) Wit Goebel, general manager of Zeller Motors; Thomas Prater; his parents, David and Amy Prater; Father Sam Brand, Sacred Heart pastor; and… Continue reading Knights of Columbus gift Newman seminarian with car
Two sports involving flying discs are gaining popularity on the Newman campus. “There are two different things going on with flying discs: ultimate Frisbee and disc golf,” said Newman University… Continue reading Flying discs on campus are gaining popularity
As a getaway from the chaos of midterms, the 2020 Annual Lip Sync Battle consisted of four performances and a grand prize of $1000.
First-year student Catherine Madison is looking forward to a semester full of academics and extracurricular after having three summer jobs,
The Newman University Sloppy Joe Improv players kicked off their 2020-2021 year with a unique first performance at the Museum of World Treasures located in Wichita, Kansas. Co-captains Matthew Clark… Continue reading Sloppy Joe Improv makes an appearance at local museum
Newman University junior Kayla Garvert works part time in the Student Life office and recently helped organize a letter-writing campaign — Operation Communication — with the Student Life team. The… Continue reading Operation Communication creates a new friendship for Newman student
The SGA executive board has sprung into action now that fall semester is upon us. With the mission statement of “vision, voice, values,” they are ready to be the leaders that are needed in an ever-changing world.
Students beginning their higher education at Newman University already knew their 2020 fall semester would look and feel different in the midst of a national pandemic. From virtual visits before… Continue reading First-time students experience virtual orientation
The SGA executive board for 2020-2021 is hard at work, with each member bringing a different perspective to the table, making up a strong team to represent the student body.
Newman University has named Turner Middendorf interim residence life director for the 2020-21 academic year. Previously the residence life graduate assistant, Middendorf officially began his new role May 13 when… Continue reading Residence Life has a new interim director
Though students are away from campus, the Student Affairs team is doing everything they can to keep everyone informed. While a physical meeting is not currently possible, Dean of Students… Continue reading Online town hall meeting keeps students informed from a distance
In this new, temporary virtual world everyone is adjusting to, Newman University had to get creative with its traditional registration day event. Each year, in mid-April, staff and faculty host… Continue reading Registration day goes virtual
Though the campus is quiet, Newman University’s mission to serve the community lives on.
Because of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, universities around the country have moved their spring semester in-person classes to an online format. For many, this transition can be a struggle when… Continue reading Nine online learning tips for college students
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,… Continue reading COVID-19 concerns result in a series of cancellations for Newman University
Each year, Newman University honors students are given an assigned reading in order to provoke discussion and promote critical thinking. This year, the book was “What Made Maddy Run” by… Continue reading Honors students gain perspective on mental health
Newman University’s homecoming week, happening the week of Feb. 17, always brings forth strong traditions and new events to draw in students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the… Continue reading A full week of activities for Newman homecoming week
Though senior Martina Viale and junior Sara Zogleman do not have any biological sisters, they have become mentors to two little sisters through the Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters program.… Continue reading Students discover a passion for mentoring
Written by Matthew Clark, sophomore On Jan. 19, I joined six other students and our theater director on a trip to the snow-covered land of South Dakota for an acting… Continue reading KCACTF: an immersion in theater
Senior Dyana Baca, a business management major with music and entrepreneurship minors, has the unique opportunity of being a student and an official Newman employee simultaneously. In the midst of… Continue reading Dyana Baca goes from Newman student to Newman employee
A total of 18 students went on a service trip to Gallup, New Mexico, during their winter break. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman University chaplain, and Emily Simon, assistant director of… Continue reading Campus Ministry hosts winter service trip
Members of triathlon, cheer and dance attended the last day of Swaney Elementary’s 26 day marathon challenge to cheer them on and run with them.
Newman University is well known for its service and community involvement. A great example of that will take place at the end of this month. The university’s annual Trunk-or-Treat event… Continue reading Trunk-or-treat at Newman open to community
Living on campus opens up great opportunities for students, as they are constantly immersed in events and academics, and they get to experience life on their own. Newman sophomore Gabrielle… Continue reading On-campus living completes the college experience
The Newman University Student Government Association (SGA) along with the nursing department co-sponsored an event Oct. 7 to provide free flu shots for Newman students. The shots were in high… Continue reading SGA and nursing department provide free flu shots
The Newman University Traditions and Transitions (T&T) students participated in a class trip to the Sedgwick County Zoo on Oct. 2 to explore a type of conservation taking place in… Continue reading First-time students explore conservation
The first open mic event for fall semester was held Sept. 24 at the Newman Grind. Hosted by students Matthew Clark and Murphy Obershaw and sponsored by the theater, English… Continue reading First open mic showcases student talent through poetry and song
Student-athletes work hard for their university. Between keeping up with their studies and juggling conditioning, practices and games, they work practically nonstop to carry out their duties. Due to these… Continue reading Mentorship program fuels support for student-athletes
Sloppy Joe Improv — Newman University’s improv comedy group — has provided the community with years of entertainment and is ready to start a new season. With the departures of… Continue reading Sloppy Joe Improv team grows
The Cultural Extravaganza, which has become a staple event not only for the Multicultural Leadership Organization (MCLO) but also for the Wichita community, is coming back for its third year.… Continue reading Cultural Extravaganza will showcase talent at Newman