Category Archives: University News

‘Tuition stop day’ celebrates newman donors, raises student awareness

On April 13, 2016, the Newman University campus was filled with signs, posters and other notices proclaiming “Tuition Stop Day” … Continue reading ‘Tuition stop day’ celebrates newman donors, raises student awareness

Changes in student affairs providing more services to students

A large part of any student’s college experience is what goes on outside the classroom. In an effort to enhance … Continue reading Changes in student affairs providing more services to students

Vantage, student writers enjoy successful year

The Newman University student-run newspaper, The Vantage, and several of its staff members have drawn praise and professional rewards over … Continue reading Vantage, student writers enjoy successful year

Gollhofer, Boese receive Ablah Awards

Brandon Gollhofer of Fort Worth, Texas, received the Harvey J. Ablah Award, and Brandi Boese of La Crosse, Kan., received … Continue reading Gollhofer, Boese receive Ablah Awards

Student residence rededicated as Carrocci Hall

Newman University faculty, staff, students, Board of Trustees members and a number of well-wishers gathered outside a Newman residence hall May … Continue reading Student residence rededicated as Carrocci Hall

Nursing students make blankets for sexual assault victims

Nearly 50 Newman University nursing students who are members of the Nurses Christian Fellowship joined forces in March to make … Continue reading Nursing students make blankets for sexual assault victims

Newman Welcomes New Provost Kimberly Long

Kimberly McDowell Long, Ph.D., became the new provost and vice president of Academic Affairs for Newman University, effective July 1. … Continue reading Newman Welcomes New Provost Kimberly Long

Newman Grads: High in Salary, Low in Debt

Newman University ranks high in the average salary of graduates and low in the debt load of students compared to … Continue reading Newman Grads: High in Salary, Low in Debt

Helping ‘shut out human trafficking’

In April, Newman University staged a number of activities, speakers, events and presentations to help draw attention to one of … Continue reading Helping ‘shut out human trafficking’

Five New Members Join Board of Trustees

The Newman University Board of Trustees welcomed five new members, effective Sept. 23, 2016. The new members each serve a … Continue reading Five New Members Join Board of Trustees

Installers find surprise under chapel carpet

In the process of installing new carpeting in January 2016, workers uncovered an old patterned image on the floor of … Continue reading Installers find surprise under chapel carpet

Newman online nursing program ranked #10 nationwide

The Newman University online nursing program has received many accolades from students, health care professionals and nursing education organizations. The … Continue reading Newman online nursing program ranked #10 nationwide

Four join Newman Board of Trustees

The Newman University Board of Trustees welcomed four new members in September. Betty Adams, ASC ’61, ’66 is a graduate … Continue reading Four join Newman Board of Trustees

New website is more effective – and mobile responsive

One of Wichita’s universities just got a new facelift – online. Newman University launched a new, more effective and mobile-friendly … Continue reading New website is more effective – and mobile responsive

Newman welcomes Norm Jones as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Norm Jones was named vice president for Enrollment Management at Newman University, effective Aug. 1, 2015. Jones comes to Newman … Continue reading Newman welcomes Norm Jones as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Outcomes are the “proof” at Newman

As the old adage goes, “The proof of the pudding is in the eating.” That works fine when measuring the … Continue reading Outcomes are the “proof” at Newman

Newman named to Community Service Honor Roll for fifth time

Newman University has again been recognized for its commitment to service by being named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education … Continue reading Newman named to Community Service Honor Roll for fifth time

Singh, Camarenas to receive honorary degrees

Newman Professor Emeritus (Biology) Surendra Singh, Ph.D. and Gene and Yolanda Camarena were awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees … Continue reading Singh, Camarenas to receive honorary degrees

Newman adds $126 million annually to local economy

Newman is making a $125.9 million annual economic impact on the Greater Wichita Area, according to a study commissioned by … Continue reading Newman adds $126 million annually to local economy

NU is a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved College

Newman University is among the top colleges nationwide in offering programs that prepare students for high-demand, high-growth jobs in science, … Continue reading NU is a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved College

Monsignor Robert Hemberger honored by Newman University

Monsignor Robert Hemberger was honored by Newman University at a June 9 reception that drew a standing-room only crowd in the … Continue reading Monsignor Robert Hemberger honored by Newman University

Twenty-five priests of the Diocese of Wichita

Twenty-five priests of the Diocese of Wichita attended a luncheon hosted by Newman University in February 2014. During the luncheon priests … Continue reading Twenty-five priests of the Diocese of Wichita

Heimerman Science Center was the Scene of a Fire

The Heimerman Science Center was the scene of a fire June 2, 2014. The fire was limited to the office … Continue reading Heimerman Science Center was the Scene of a Fire

Newman welcomes Father John Fogliasso as chaplain, theology professor

Father John Fogliasso joined the faculty and staff at Newman University as Chaplain, Director of Campus Ministry and Assistant Professor … Continue reading Newman welcomes Father John Fogliasso as chaplain, theology professor

Science Department receives new instrument for chemistry lab

The Newman University Science Department recently received a donation of an instrument to help chemistry students learn industry standards for … Continue reading Science Department receives new instrument for chemistry lab

Newman University moves to single spring commencement

Newman University’s commencement traditions are about to change. Beginning this May, the university will hold a spring commencement ceremony only … Continue reading Newman University moves to single spring commencement

Kansas Legislature recognizes Newman University

In March, the Kansas House of Representatives and the Senate unanimously passed separate resolutions commemorating the history, values, contributions to … Continue reading Kansas Legislature recognizes Newman University

Newman Board of Trustees welcomes three new members

The Newman University Board of Trustees welcomed three new members at the September Board meetings. Elaine Freund, ASC is a … Continue reading Newman Board of Trustees welcomes three new members

Cardinal Newman week

In February, Newman University celebrated the life and teachings of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman with a week of activities. … Continue reading Cardinal Newman week

College and University Presidents 1933 – 2013

Rev. Leon A. McNeill, M.A. (Sacred Heart Junior College, 1933-1946) Rev. Charles A. Smith, M.A. (Sacred Heart Junior College, 1946-1950) … Continue reading College and University Presidents 1933 – 2013

Theatre comeback is complete with academic major

For the first time in its history, Newman University is offering a major in theatre. The program officially began in … Continue reading Theatre comeback is complete with academic major

Donald Bittner is awarded honorary degree at Spring 2013 Commencement

Captain Donald Bittner, M.D. ’77 was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa during the Spring 2013 Commencement, May … Continue reading Donald Bittner is awarded honorary degree at Spring 2013 Commencement

New ‘Checklist’ app designed to help prospective students

Newman University has joined the fast-growing world of mobile technology by creating a new app designed to help prospective students. … Continue reading New ‘Checklist’ app designed to help prospective students