Dr. Surendra P. Singh – Like Coming Back Home

Fall 2022 | Section: Feature Stories

Professor Emeritus Surendra Singh, Ph.D., had never experienced Kansas before applying for a job as a professor at Newman. He recalls looking out of the airplane window upon its descent and seeing nothing but corn and wheat fields — two familiar qualities of his hometown in India.“It just felt very much like coming back home,” Singh said. “I believe that God guided me to come here.”

Newman School of Healthcare Professions

Fall 2022 | Section: Feature Stories

One of the most popular schools at Newman University took on a brand new name in the summer of 2022: the School of Healthcare Professions. The School of Healthcare Professions encompasses degrees ranging from associate to doctoral levels, in health care science, nursing, radiologic technology, sonography, respiratory care and nurse anesthesia.

Celebrating the heart and soul of Newman University

Fall 2022 | Section: Feature Stories

The center of the Newman campus, Sacred Heart Hall, is in the midst of celebrating 100 years. The oldest building on university grounds was being constructed a century ago and on Sept. 12, 1922, the community marked a special occasion — the laying of the structure’s cornerstone. Sacred Heart was dedicated nine months later on June 24, 1923. The building is more than just a structure; it has served as a home and constant presence throughout every stage of Newman University’s history.

Delivering online learning in a pandemic

Fall 2020 | Section: Feature Stories

Moving an entire university solely online in the middle of a semester came as a bit of a shock for most of the world. Newman was not alone in having to adapt to a completely new workflow in order to teach students through an online format in March 2020.