Tag: Kansas

Newman University ranks ‘Top College’ for ethnic diversity in Kansas

College-bound students seeking a diverse student body now have reason to put Newman University at the top of their list. According to a campus ethnic diversity study completed by U.S. News and World Report, Newman ...

Newman receives Kansas Health Foundation grant for science outreach programs

Newman University received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, Wichita, Kan., to support Newman science outreach programs in the upcoming 2016 year. According to Director of Grants Bill Meitl, this is the first year Newman ...

Special Kansas license plate available for Newman students, parents

Newman University is creating a special vehicle license plate for purchase. These plates are open to Kansas residents for purchase, but displaying Newman pride is a fantastic way for parents to support their students. The ...

NU nursing students volunteer for health screenings at Kansas State Fair

On Sunday, Sept. 13, Newman University nursing students visited the 2015 Kansas State Fair to provide an important community service. Every year for the past four years, third-semester nursing students enrolled in the community health nursing class have ...

Newman University Western Kansas Center helping address education challenges

An internet search for the term “teacher shortage” brings tens of thousands of results. Over the past six months hundreds of articles have been published regarding states and communities challenged by a lack of qualified ...

Newman to host Kansas’ first Settlers of Catan Tournament

If the NCAA brackets or Spring Intramural sports did not fill your recreational plate, the Newman Board Games Club is sponsoring a Settlers of Catan Tournament Saturday, April 18. The event will be an official ...

Newman University Celebrates Kansas Private College Week

Governor Sam Brownback proclaimed the week of Feb. 9-15 as “Kansas Private College Week.” Newman University is one of 18 private colleges in Kansas which comprise the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA). According to the proclamation ...

Former Newman student receives Kansas Horizon Award

Justin Heeke of Dodge City received a surprise phone call from the Kansas Interim Commissioner of Education, telling Heeke he had been selected for the Kansas Horizon Award. The award recognizes exemplary first-year educators. Heeke completed a ...

Volunteers needed for Newman University booth at the Kansas State Fair

On Sept. 5, crowds will gather to the annual Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kan. Newman is looking for volunteers to help at our State Fair booth. The booth will be stationed in the Meadowlark ...

Friends and Newman have $293 million impact on local economy

Two private educational institutions in Wichita are making a substantial economic impact on the local economy according to a recent economic impact study commissioned by the Kansas Independent Colleges Association (KICA). Friends University and Newman ...

Newman University welcomes Jessica Bird as director of Newman Western Kansas Center

Newman University officials announced last week that Jessica Bird has been named director of the university’s Western Kansas Center in Dodge City, Kan., effective July 1. ...

Affirmations of the University – Vantage student newspaper staff garner 22 Kansas Collegiate Media awards

Staff members of The Vantage, the weekly student newspaper of Newman University, received a school record 22 individual awards at the Kansas Collegiate Media Spring Conference in Wichita April 13 and 14. ...

Members of the Kansas Legislature praise, pass resolutions commemorating Newman University 80th Anniversary

It isn’t often that members of the Kansas Legislature take time to sing the praises of a private institution of higher education. But that’s just what happened March 13, when the Kansas House of Representatives ...

Western Kansas alumni of science and health science programs to meet Jan. 25

Newman University alumni with degrees in the sciences, nursing and allied health programs who live in the southwestern part of Kansas are invited to celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Newman University and ...

Final Friday Jan. 31 at Newman University Steckline Gallery features photography and glass by Bob Benson and Robin Lies

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Kansas: The Lost Art of Looking” by Bob Benson and Robin Lies as the fifth show of its 2013-2014 season. ...

Affirmations: Four Newman alums receive KU School of Medicine-Wichita family medicine scholarships

Four alumni from the Newman University Class of 2010 were among eight fourth-year medical students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita to receive scholarships to continue their studies in family medicine. Joseph Baalmann, Issac ...

Wichita high school students learn more about college, science through Newman University Hispanic Scholar Program

Nineteen Wichita area high school students got a taste of college life – and two hours of college credit – by successfully completing the 2013 Newman University Hispanic Scholar Program. The students, who performed individualized ...

Hispanic scholarship made the difference for Newman University student Dayanna Huerta

Dayanna Huerta almost went to another university. Instead, she chose Newman University, thanks in part to a Newman scholarship awarded through the Kansas Hispanic Scholarship Program – and she’s glad she did. ...

Nov. 20 Mission Talk: McNeill was a tireless worker for Sacred Heart Junior College

The institution we know today as Newman University owes a good part of its existence to the tireless efforts of its first president, Monsignor Leon A. McNeill. McNeill and his work as president of what ...

Gerber Institute at Newman University welcomes award-winning author Sonia Nazario for Oct. 8 lecture

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies at Newman University will present award-winning author and journalist Sonia Nazario in early October speaking on immigration. Nazario will present “Enrique’s Journey: A Perspective on Immigration” at 7:30 p.m. ...

Steckline Gallery features artists Derek Wilkinson and Patricia Kahn

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will launch its 2012-2013 season with “Paradoxes and Extremes: Where the Heavens Meet the Prairies” by Derek Wilkinson and Patricia Kahn, beginning with a Final Friday reception from 5 to ...

Newman University – Seward County Community College agreement offers scholarships, smoother transfer to four-year college

Newman University and Seward County Community College have created a dual-admissions agreement that includes a transfer scholarship for students who will continue their education at Newman upon graduation from SCCC. ...

Newman University projects designed to create more ‘green’ campus

Newman University has taken another step in ongoing efforts designed to create a more “green” campus – and save the university money. Newman recently contracted with Seeders, Inc., a Wichita municipal and commercial landscaping and ...

Newman University health care graduates earn top scores, high acceptance rates

Graduates of health care-related programs at Newman University have generated some impressive results over the past year. Newman officials were notified recently that for the year ending Dec. 31, 2011, graduates of the Newman nursing ...

Newman University named to national service honor roll for third time

Newman University has been named for the third time to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities in 2011. Newman is one of only eight colleges and ...

Newman University, Wichita partners with Newman University College, Birmingham to benefit student learning

Students studying at Newman University in Kansas will have the chance to expand their horizons following the announcement of a partnership with a university in the United Kingdom. ...

Dodge City area residents earn education degrees from Newman University

A total of 24 residents of Dodge City and other western Kansas communities were recently awarded degrees from Newman University. The students completed their requirements for graduation in December 2011. Fourteen area residents earned bachelor ...

Newman University alum named a mover and shaker in Topeka

Hawver’s Capitol Report, a publication focusing on Kansas state government and politics, included Newman University alumnus and Kansas Representative Brian Weber ’05 (R-Dodge City) in its 2011 list of Top 10 movers and shakers in ...

Newman University to award honorary degrees to Newbery Medal recipient, Guatemala missionaries on Dec. 17

Newman University officials have announced that alumna and Newbery Medal recipient Clare Sander Vanderpool, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC, will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees during ...

Documentary film ‘Telling Amy’s Story,’ panel discussion Oct. 18 to help stop Domestic Violence

Verizon Wireless, StepStone and the Newman University Department of Social Work will present a special screening of the documentary “Telling Amy’s Story” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias ...

Kansas turns 150 this year

The state of Kansas turns 150 years old this year, but the state lacks the funds to throw itself a birthday bash. No worries, Kansans have taken it upon themselves to help give our state ...

Volunteers still needed for Newman University booth at the Kansas State Fair

With the Kansas State Fair opening very soon in Hutchinson, Kan., Newman is still looking for more volunteers to help at our State Fair booth. The booth will be stationed in the Meadowlark Building during the ...

Newman University nurse anesthesia program receives 10-year accreditation, new site approval from national agency

Newman University officials were recently notified that the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) has granted the university’s Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program continued accreditation for 10 years, the maximum ...

Dual-admissions agreement with Pratt Community College offers students scholarships, ease of transfer to Newman University

Newman University and Pratt Community College (PCC) have created an agreement that will offer a dual-admissions program and a special scholarship for PCC students who continue their education at Newman. ...

Dual-admissions agreement with Cowley College offers students scholarship, ease of transfer to Newman University

Newman University and Cowley College have created an agreement that will offer a dual-admissions program and a special scholarship for Cowley students who continue their education at Newman. ...

Newman University again cited for community service

Newman University has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities. The inclusion of Newman on the 2010 Honor Roll comes two years after ...

Spots still available for ‘Strengthening Families Summit’ June 8 – 9

Gov. Sam Brownback to speak June 8 A limited number of registration spots are still available for The Kansas Strengthening Families Summit, a two-day event presented by Newman University, other educational institutions, community leaders and ...

Newman offers new early childhood education degree

Newman University is now offering a new degree program that gives area residents an opportunity to earn a degree that qualifies them for both elementary and early childhood education. ...