Faculty and Staff 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.

Suzanne V. L. Berg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication:

“Constraint of Law and Theory: Copyright in the Digital Age,” presentation at Central States Communication Association Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., April 2-6, 2014.

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC, Ph.D., Professor of Business and Chair of the Business Division:

“Broken Systems We Enjoy and Our Participation as Consumers,” presentation at Economics Study Day, Adorers of the Blood of Christ Center, Ruma Ill., April 26, 2014.

Cheryl L. Golden, Ph.D., Professor of Ancient History:

“The Geography of Thucydides,” chapter in Roman World Views: Institutional and Geographical, Brill: Leiden, May 2013.

Casey L. McNeil, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology:

“Genetically Modified Organisms and Food,” presentation to High-Noon Masonic Lodge Group, Wichita, Kan., April 28, 2014.

Pamela Pancake, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Art and Graphic Design:

Two illustrations, “Make The Bed” and “Set The Table” from her upcoming children’s book My Mother’s Apron, were selected for the Hays Arts Council 45th Annual Smoky Hill Arts Exhibition, Hays, Kan., April 25 – June 7, 2014.

“Set the  Table,”  by Pamela  Pancake

“Set the Table,” by Pamela Pancake

Megan R. Rucker B.S., Instructor and Clinical Coordinator of Radiologic Technology:

2014-2015 President, Kansas Society of Radiologic Technologists, KSRT Annual Convention, Newton, Kan., April 11, 2014.

Carmen Stephens, M.S., Instructor of Nursing:

“Leading to Influence Health in Faith Communities,” presentation at Faith Community Nursing Conference, Mequon, Wis., May 2014.