Newman University ‘Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest’ raises funds for student scholarships

Sep 24, 2014

Approximately 500 people gathered on Founders Plaza on the Newman University campus Saturday, Sept. 20, to raise funds for student scholarships at the “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest.”

Party on the PlazaThe 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.

The event featured a ceremonial tapping of the first keg by Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., authentic German food and drink, entertainment by the Newman student singing group the Troubadours, and a live and silent auction. See photos from the event here.