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Angela Macias Ricke '02

Newman University (1998-Present)
Angela (Macias) and Mike Ricke announce the arrival of a daughter, Anna Katherine, on April 11, 2011.  Proud grandparents are '74 Archie and '72 Jean (Peters) Macias.  Congratulations on new baby Jet, Anna!

Andy Hill '08 and Jenna Streit '09

Newman University (1998-Present)
Congratulations to Andy Hill '08 and Jenna Streit '09 who will be married on 6/11/11.  Andy and Jenna are new homeowners in Wichita, KS where Andy teaches Math and is a basketball coach at Northwest High School.  Jenna is attending Veterinarian School at Kansas State University.  Best wishes to the happy couple!

Jeanne Marie Rosenthal Neuroth '72

Sacred Heart College (1954-1972)
Richard Neuroth, 67, loving husband, father, grandfather, died after a four year long battle with lung cancer on 4/18/2011, in Virginia Beach, Va.  Richard enlisted in the Navy in 1961 and served 12 tours of duty during Viet Nam, retiring after 23 years.  He then worked for Cessna, Wichita Air & Hydraulic and finally Boeing, retiring in 2000.  His survivors include his wife of 27 years, Jeanne-Marie; children Daniel, Katleen, Angela, Teresa, Trevor; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-...

Ami Larrea

Friend/Faculty
Born to Ami and Dan Larrea, a son, Mateo Alexander, on May 22nd.  Mateo is welcomed home by big sister Bianca.  Ami is Academic and International Student Advisor, Student Support Services.  Congratulations!

Coach Zane Ehling

Friend/Faculty
Congratulations to Coach Zane Ehling and wife Jenni on the birth of their first child, Sophie Marie.  She was born May 28th at 9:44 PM, weighing 7lb. and 2 oz.  Zane is the mens head baseball coach for the Newman Jets.  Welcome to our new baby Jet!

Barbara A. Weaver '59 formerly Sr. Marietta Grellner

Sacred Heart College (1954-1972)
Barbara A. Weaver passed away on March 24, 2011 at her home in El Reno, OK.  Barbara joined the Sacred Heart Sisters Convent in Wichita, KS at age 18 and left 19 years later due to health reasons.  While in the convent she earned a bachelor of science degree in education along with four master's degrees.  Barbara later married Pat Weaver and she continued to teach in the El Reno school system.  She was also an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in El...

Mary J. Wiseman '73

Kansas Newman College (1973-1998)
Mary J. (Shaw) Wiseman, 76, passed away April 29, 2011.  She and husband Glenn were charter members of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Wichita.  After their children were in school, Mary resumed her college career from Sacred Heart and subsequently worked 20+ years as a social worker at SRS.  She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Glen, daughters Valerie (Tom), Victoria Kindel (John), Vanessa (Steve) Harshberger.  There are 9 grandchildren.  Vanessa's...

Martina Thompson '78

Kansas Newman College (1973-1998)
Martina Thompson, PhD. '78 has published a children's book called "Carly Likes Blue".  Tina also serves as Director of Early Childhood Education for Topeka Public Schools.  If you like Westie dogs you will love this book!  Visit www.pawsforfunproductions.com  for more information.

Chelsey Potter '11

Newman University (1998-Present)
Chelsey Potter is the first member of the 2011 Spring graduating class to report new employment!  Chelsea has been named an admissions counselor at NU and will focus on territory in Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona.  Congratulations Chelsey and good luck!

Ryan Brennan '08

Newman University (1998-Present)
Congratulations to Ryan Brennan and Katie Haney who were married on April 29, 2011 in Derby, KS. The reception was held at the Petroleum Club in Wichita.    Ryan is a graduate of Wichita State University with a Masters Degree in business from Newman University.  He is in estimating and pricing for Spirit Aerosystems.  Katie is a graduate of A.T. Still University in Mesa, Az, with a doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She is a Physical Therapist for Via Christi. ...