Activity and achievements

Each year, Newman faculty and staff members publish and present a variety of literary, scholarly and professional works. Here is a sample of recent activity and other achievements.

KATHLEEN BARRETT, MSN, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NURSING:
“You Can Improve Your Communication Skills,” presentation at Midwest Region Health Professions Conference, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kan., Oct. 29, 2015.

LEVI ESSES, M.ED., DEAN OF STUDENTS:
“Campus Student Activity Programs that Work,” “Small Campus SGAs,” “Club Handbook,” workshop presentations at National Student Government Conference, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8-11, 2015.

CHRISTOPHER FOX, PH.D., ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY:
“‘Is Judea, Then, The Teutons’ Fatherland?’ Tacitus’ Star-Crossed Germani and Jews,” Journal (refereed): Idealistic Studies, Vol. 45, 2 (Summer 2015).

AMI LARREA, B.A., ACADEMIC AND INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR:
Selected to be Interview Judge for the Miss Wichita Asian Festival 2015 pageant, Wichita, Kan., Oct. 24, 2015.

ANGELO J. LETIZIA, PH.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF GRADUATE EDUCATION: “Examining faculty and administrators perceptions of servant leadership,” presentation at the 40th Annual Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference, Denver, Colo., November 2015.

Letizia book coverPerformance-Based Funding In Higher Education; The State Of Truth In The Information Age, Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, 2016.

GINA MARX, ED.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION AND DIRECTOR OF THE GRADUATE PROGRAM:
“Coaching Hope: Language, Leadership, Learning,” Special project approved by Cherryvale School Board, Cherryvale, Kan., Dec. 7, 2015.

“Coaching Hope: Language, Leadership, Learning,” Special Project approved by Cherryvale School Board, Cherryvale and Coffeyville, Kan., Nov. 16, 2015.

Kansas Department of Education Building Leadership Reviewer, KSDE Review Team, Topeka, Kan., Oct. 28-29, 2015.

“Discover Christ ‘Does Jesus Matter?’” Session 2 of 7 in the fall Discover Christ Parish Series, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Wichita, Kan., Oct. 13, 2015.

“A New Intentional Language for Increased Performance,” presentation at the Annual Lutheran School Conference, Wichita, Kan., Oct. 12, 2015.

“A New Intentional Language for Making Difficult Conversations Doable,” presentation to ASGI Safety Engineers, Wichita, Kan., Oct. 5, 2015.

“Communicating for Results: The Key Intentional Language Skills,” presentation to Westar Energy leaders, Hotel Old Town Convention Center, Wichita, Kan., Sept. 18, 2015.

“A New Intentional Language for Increased Performance,” presentation to Wichita Chapter of Women in Aviation, Wichita Aviation Museum, Wichita, Kan., Aug. 18, 2015.

MEGAN RUCKER, MS.ED., PROGRAM DIRECTOR, RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY:
“Social Media in Healthcare,” presentation at the Kansas Society of Radiologic Technologists Fall Rad Tech Symposium, Topeka, Kan., Oct. 3, 2015.

“Finding the Bright Spots in One Private University’s Online Education Program: A Mixed-Methods Case Study,” presentation of research findings and project at September 2015 Academic Assembly, Newman University, Sept. 25, 2015.

Promoted to Program Director, Radiologic Technology at Newman University, May 28, 2015.

Received Outstanding Graduate Student in Organizational Leadership Award from Graduate Education Department, Newman University, May 15, 2015.

Received the Service and Dedication Award from Newman University, Awards Banquet, April 22, 2015.

AMY SIPLE, M.S.N., ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NURSING:
“Grab a BEERS list: Medication Management for Older Adults,” presentation at the Kansas State Nurses Association conference, Wichita Marriott Hotel, Oct. 3, 2015.

MEG TRUMPP, M.ED., DIRECTOR OF RESPIRATORY CARE PROGRAM AND ALLIED HEALTH:
Received a 2015 Health Care Hero Award – Educator from the Wichita Business Journal. Wichita, Kan., Sept. 1, 2015.

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ICER VAUGHAN, B.A., CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER:
Received a 2015 CIO Award from the Wichita Business Journal, Wichita, Kan., Nov. 17, 2015.

JOHN VOGT, M.S., ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DIVISION OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS:
Named to the Board of Directors for Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, Wichita, Kan., effective fall 2015.

MARY WERNER, M.F.A., DIRECTOR OF VISUAL ARTS:
Oil paintings were among works in “Conversations and Story Lines,” an exhibit of artwork related to femininity and mother-daughter traditions, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, Newton, Kan., Nov. 14, 2015 – Jan. 9, 2016.

 

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