Affirmations of the university – Alum receives award from Wichita Arts Council

Newman alum Sonny Laracuente recently received the first ever City Arts Emerging Artist Award, sponsored by the Wichita Arts Council, Inc. As award recipient, Laracuente will have an exclusive showing… Continue reading Affirmations of the university – Alum receives award from Wichita Arts Council

Affirmations of the University – Newman student part of Wichita Grand Opera production ‘William Tell’

Newman University senior Brittany Jonas will be a member of the chorus in the Wichita Grand Opera production of Gioachino Rossini’s masterpiece “William Tell,” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22… Continue reading Affirmations of the University – Newman student part of Wichita Grand Opera production ‘William Tell’

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

On Feb. 28 Newman University will take part in the Wichita Art Day of Giving. As part of the Wichita Art Day of Giving, the Wichita Community Foundation has launched… Continue reading Share your love for Newman Fine Arts through the Wichita Art Day of Giving social competition

Newman University honors the late Doug Stanley at Fall 2013 Commencement

Newman University honored the late Douglas L. Stanley with a posthumous Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degree during the Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony Dec. 14. Stanley’s widow Sheryl Stanley… Continue reading Newman University honors the late Doug Stanley at Fall 2013 Commencement

Newman University honors nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 20 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 13 on the Newman campus.

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

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

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… Continue reading Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

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… Continue reading Hispanic scholarship made the difference for Newman University student Dayanna Huerta

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

Follow Newman students Rachel and Ray in Birmingham, UK

Rachel Stanley and Raymond Williams are the first students from Newman University in Wichita to study abroad at Newman University in Birmingham, UK, under a recent student exchange agreement between… Continue reading Follow Newman students Rachel and Ray in Birmingham, UK

Final Friday Oct. 26 at Steckline Gallery features ceramics by David Self

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Division: Contemporary and Traditional Ceramic Work” by artist David Self as the third show of its 2012-2013 season. The exhibit of ceramics, which… Continue reading Final Friday Oct. 26 at Steckline Gallery features ceramics by David Self

Final Friday Sept. 28 at Steckline Gallery features ‘Nothing Good will Happen Here’ by Bob Burdette

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Nothing Good will Happen Here” by artist Bob Burdette as the second show of its 2012-2013 season. The exhibit of paintings, which begins… Continue reading Final Friday Sept. 28 at Steckline Gallery features ‘Nothing Good will Happen Here’ by Bob Burdette

Two Wichita students receive scholarships from Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to attend Newman University

Two students from Wichita will attend Newman University in the fall thanks in part to scholarships awarded by the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The students – Dayanna Huerta, a… Continue reading Two Wichita students receive scholarships from Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to attend Newman University

Newman University honors students of Investigative Summer Science Program

Eighteen students from 15 different high schools in Kansas gathered with science professors, administrators, and parents at a recent luncheon to celebrate the students’ completion of the Newman University Investigative… Continue reading Newman University honors students of Investigative Summer Science Program

Newman University awarded $110K grant to help area educators

The Kansas State Department of Education has awarded Newman University a Title IIB Mathematics/Science Partnership Grant for $110,000, which the university will use to help teachers in the Wichita and… Continue reading Newman University awarded $110K grant to help area educators

Newman University Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 12 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and… Continue reading Newman University Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Newman University honors graduating nurses at pinning ceremony

Newman University recognized 24 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 11, 2012 on the Newman campus.

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

Newman University honors participants in Native American Scholar Program

Newman University honored 13 Native American students from six high schools in the Wichita area at a recent banquet for their participation in a program designed to keep them in… Continue reading Newman University honors participants in Native American Scholar Program

Darin Spence named Head Coach for NU Women’s Basketball

Darin Spence was recently named the Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Newman University. He comes to Newman after a one-year stint at Barton County Community College. Spence, prior to Barton, coached for… Continue reading Darin Spence named Head Coach for NU Women’s Basketball

Record number of Newman students accepted into medical school

Nine Newman University senior students who applied for admission to medical school were recently notified that they have been accepted. The event marks a record for the number of students… Continue reading Record number of Newman students accepted into medical school

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… Continue reading Newman University named to national service honor roll for third time

Newman students volunteer to help homeless in Wichita

A dozen members of the Newman University junior ASC Community Leader Scholars class volunteered their time Wednesday, Feb. 22 at a homeless overflow shelter hosted by Holy Savior Catholic Church… Continue reading Newman students volunteer to help homeless in Wichita

Newman University to present ‘Pippin’ March 8-11

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the musical “Pippin” at 8 p.m. on March 8, 9 and 10, and at 2 p.m. on March 11, in Performance Hall of… Continue reading Newman University to present ‘Pippin’ March 8-11

Farid, Casiano named 2012 Homecoming King and Queen

Newman University’s 2012 Homecoming King and Queen were announced Saturday, Feb. 18, during the men’s home basketball game. Christina Farid, a native of Wichita, was crowned queen. She is studying… Continue reading Farid, Casiano named 2012 Homecoming King and Queen

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.

Newman University student wins prestigious writing award

Newman University student Rebekah Baldridge of Wichita was recently named the recipient of the prestigious Dell Award for undergraduate excellence in science fiction and fantasy writing. The award is presented… Continue reading Newman University student wins prestigious writing award

Newman University to hold ‘A Play in a Day’ event Feb. 3-4

The Newman University Theatre Department will hold the first of what is planned to be an annual event, a 24-hour Theatre Project. The activity will begin Feb. 3 and finish… Continue reading Newman University to hold ‘A Play in a Day’ event Feb. 3-4

Newman University honors nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 27 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 16 on the Newman campus.