Alumni Gatherings 2015-2016


IMG_0101-2Director of Development for Sciences and Health Sciences Therese Wetta, ASC ’64, right, visited Rogers, Ark., Nov. 17, 2015, to meet with alumni from northwest Arkansas. With Wetta are, l-r: Judith Harvey ’03; Josie (Josephine) Feliciano ’05; David Harris ’94; Alisha Burgess Chouinard ’04.



SoftballReunionAlumni softball players gathered at Newman Oct. 17, 2015 for a reunion and game. Shown are, l-r, front row: Emily (Iseman) Montenegro ’04; Becky Sailor ’07; Kelsey Jones Unruh; Jaimie Johnston ’03 (with her baby); back row: Katie Traffas Barrientos; Melissa (Plymale) Edwards’ 05; Leslie Sailor Turner; Jennifer Stasiewicz ’10; Taylor Schawe; Katelyn Padilla; Sarah Balderas; Molly Deering Alvarez ’04; Shelly (Van Horn) Ferris ’08.

IMG_0042Newman alumni from the Kansas City area met at Royals Stadium Aug. 13, 2015 to tailgate and watch the Royals take on the Los Angeles Angels.




IMG_3226Newman alumnus Tom Giroux ’85 hosted a group of fellow alumni in his skybox at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., for a Jan. 20, 2016 NBA game of the Washington Wizards vs. the Miami Heat. The group included, l-r: Archie Macias ’74; Flip Anderson ’81; Katie (Valliere) Streit ’08; Jason Streit ’08; Tom Giroux ’85; Director of Alumni Relations Sarah (Kriwiel) Cundiff ’86, ’90, ’15; Robert Otey ’74; Will Keen ’99; JoEl Gichinga ’09; Maurice Gikima ’10.

IMG_0105Newman alumnus Barry Rudy ’72 hosted Newman alumni and staff members in Edmund, Okla., after the first game of the Newman men’s basketball season on Nov. 13, 2015. Shown are, l-r: Dick Whalen ’71; Senior Development Officer David Alexander; Kirk Lester ’74; Tim Eckberg ’76; Manager of Newman Fund Blaine Crouch; Jason Knox ’97; Director of Alumni Relations Sarah (Kriwiel) Cundiff ’86, ’90, ’15; Rory Hamilton ’98; Allison (Barse) Hamilton ’03; children Avery and Maddox Hamilton; Rebecca Knox ’97; Director of Development for Sciences and Health Sciences Therese Wetta, ASC ’64; Judy Simon ’66 and friend; Barry Rudy ’72; Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston ’82.


Members of the Sacred Heart Academy Class of ’65 gathered at Newman Oct. 9 – 10 for their Golden Hearts Reunion. Alumnae enjoyed campus tours, meals and other festivities, and spent time finding the names of classmates in the memorial bricks of the Academy Plaza.

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