Alumni gatherings and visits
Members of the Newman Alumni and Advancement Departments were busy this summer organizing alumni gatherings and events in Wichita and across the Midwest. Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston ’82, Director of Alumni Relations Sarah Kriweil Cundiff ’86, ’90, ’15, Senior Development Officer David Alexander, and Director of Development for Sciences and Health Sciences Therese Wetta, ASC ’64 collectively or individually met with alumni in Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wichita.
Among the highlights was a June 9 meeting of nurse anesthesia alumni in Oklahoma City, Okla., that drew 22 people. Among them were Director of the Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia Program Sharon Niemann ’82 and Assistant Director Megan Ginter ’07. In the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, 13 people attended a June 10 reception at the Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, hosted by Anne (Dullea) Wolf ’73 and Keith Shaw ’88. The visit also included two golf outings.
Kansas City events included a tailgate party and baseball game at Royals Stadium on Aug. 10 and a Happy Hour the next evening at Nick & Jake’s.
July happy hour
Thirty alumni and eight Newman staff members enjoyed a Happy Hour get-together July 15 at River City Brewing Co. in Wichita’s Old Town. Several are pictured here.