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Campus Clubs

Campus Clubs

Registered Student Organizations 

Registered Student Organizations (RSO) will allow students to build communities through connections made by common interests and identities.  These communities will provide opportunities for students to develop their leadership, promote awareness of issues, expand professional and personal competencies, and engage with Newman University and local communities outside of the classroom.

Organization Registration

Click below to complete the online registration for proposing a new club/organization or to register and existing club/organization for the new academic year.

Organization Registration Form

Registered Student Organization Events

Registered student organizations are required to complete the Student Organization Event Registration Form in order to hold an organization-sponsored event. 

Student Organization Event Request Form

Registered Student Organization Manual 

The Student Organization Manual explains some basic policies and procedures you need to know as a student organization at Newman University. The purpose of this handbook is to provide information and policies for the success of your programs and activities.

Registered Student Organization Manual

Registered Student Organizations 2018-2019

Asian Student Association (ASA)

RSO Type: Multicultural 

Asian Student Association Mission: Students of various backgrounds working in unity to promote diverse cultures at Newman University through service, learning, and socializing experiences.

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Advisor: Ami Larrea 

Black Student Union (BSU) 

RSO Type: Multicultural 

Black Student Union Mission: To create awareness about diversity, stereotyping, racism, and African American culture throughout campus, while promoting academic excellence and educational benefits, through building relationship, and a sense of belonging among students at Newman University. Black Student Union aims to create a positive image for African Americans in society through community outreach, student empowerment and leadership. 

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Advisor: Yelando Johnson

Chemistry Club

RSO Type: Academic 

Chemistry Club Mission: Provide students with an environment that supports the creative ideas of chemistry students as well as promotes, encourages, and maintains students' interest in Chemistry.

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Advisor: Ryan Huschka 

Communication Club

RSO Type: Academic

Communication Club Mission: To create opportunities for students to experience the world of communication as it relates to career goals through events, alumni outreach, informational sessions and further activities. 

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Advisor: Audrey Hane

Diversity Round Table Ambassadors (DRT)

RSO Type: Multicultural/Social

Diversity Round Table Mission: DRT exists to enhance cultural awareness, political awareness, and social events, provide support for the students and aims to advocate, celebrate and educate Newman University's community with diversity initiatives. 

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Advisor: Joseph Shepard

e-Sports Club

RSO Type: Social/Networking

e-Sports Club Mission: To organize Newman University students who enjoy video games as a passion, to improve their own skills as video game enthusiasts, and perform acts of service as a unified body.

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Advisor: Father John Fogliasso

FUTURE LEGAL PROFESSIONALS OF NEWMAN (FLPN)

RSO Type: Social/Networking

Future Legal Professionals of Newman Mission: Unite students interested in a career in law, educating ourselves about the legal system, preparing each other for life after graduation, and expanding and developing relationships with law professionals in Wichita. 

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Advisor: Larry Heck 

Gardening Club

RSO Type: Special Interest 

Gardening Club Mission: Promote eco-friendliness and share our love of nature. 

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Advisor: Susan Crane-Laracuente

Hispanic-American Leadership Organization (HALO)

RSO Type: Multicultural 

HALO Mission: HALO is dedicated to promoting Latinx culture on campus and throughout the Wichita community; through this effort we will strengthen the recognition and understanding of our rich culture. We will provide a united fellowship for addressing issues and concerns affecting students on campus and in the Wichita community. 

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Advisor: Sonja Bontrager 

History Club

RSO Type: Academic

History Club Mission: To promote the study of history by the students of Newman University through encouraging scholastic excellence in all members, preparing members for the rigors of graduate study, promoting mentor relationships with all faculty members and fostering awareness across the local area of historical significant events and issues.

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Advisor: Cheryl Golden 

International Student Association (ISA)

RSO Type: Multicultural 

International Student Association Mission: To provide international and exchange students an opportunity to express and share their culture with others and to develop meaningful cross-cultural interactions between the different nationalities representated at Newman University.

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Advisor: Ami Larrea 

Jets for Life

RSO Type: Faith-based/Religious

Jets for Life Mission: To raise awareness both on and off campus of the sacredness and dignity of all forms of human life from conception to natural death, to foster a respect for human life in all its forms, and to take action to ensure that all human life is respected.

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Advisor: Alan Oberley

Kaleidoscope

RSO Type: Social/Networking 

Kaleidoscope Mission: To further embody Newman University's Spirit of Inclusion, and to address misunderstanding, exclusion, and aversive homophobia towards Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning persons and their Allies in conformity with Catholic Social Teaching.  Kaleidoscope serves as a peer-to-peer interaction-based student organization, where LGBTQ students and Allies can work together to create a sense of human solidarity and concern for the common good.  

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Advisor: Christine Schneikart-Luebbe 

Multicultural Leadership Organization (MCLO)

RSO Type: Multicultural 

MCLO Mission: MCLO is a student organization that promotes cultural awareness, unity, and leadership.

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Advisor: Ami Larrea

Newman University Medical Professions Club (NUMPC)

RSO Type: Academic 

NUMPC Mission: Promote and facilitate NU pre-professional student education and acceptance into professional schools.

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Advisor: Michael Bradley 

Newman University Musical Arts Club (NUMAC)

RSO Type: Special Interest 

NUMAC Mission: Serve as an open musical outlet across the campus and as a spiritual nourishment by embracing students' dedication and passion for music, emphasizing the significations of motivation and artistic inspiration.

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Advisor: Carol Pracht

Newman University Nursing Club 

RSO Type: Academic/Social/Networking

Newman University Nursing Club Mission: Provide students interested in pursuing a nursing major at Newman Univeristy an opportunity for academic, professional, spiritual, and social enrichment. 

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Advisor: Joan Melzer 

Newman University Occupational Therapy Student Association (NOTSA)

RSO Type: Academic 

NOTSA Mission: Increase communication among students and add to their knowledge of the profession, with the guidance of the faculty, through the activities that NOTSA sponsors. Participation in NOTSA will support an environment conducive to personal and professional growth. Opportunities for development and leadership, organizational, and public speaking skills exist through committee involvement, or holding an elected office of NOTSA. 

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Advisor: Nancy Dahlinger 

Newman University Visual Arts Club (NUVAC)

RSO Type: Special Interest

NUVAC Mission: The purpose of NUVAC is to bring people together to collaborate, learn new skills, and grow in their art. We seek to provide an opportunity for all people to express themselves through visual arts. 

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Advisor: Clark Schafer

Newman Theatre Club (NTC)

RSO Type: Art or Theatre 

Newman Theatre Club Mission: To promote an interest in theatre, both at Newman University and in the Wichita community. To help provide students with opportunities to attend theatrical productions, to increase attendance and participation in theatre productions at Newman University. 

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Advisor: Mark Mannette

Pi Gamma Mu

RSO Type: Honor Society 

Pi Gamma Mu Mission: Encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social-science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among its members. Pi Gamma Mu serves the various social-science disciplines which seek to understand and explain human behavior and social relationships as well as their related problems and issues. 

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Advisor: Larry Heck 

Psychology Club

RSO Type: Academic 

Psychology Club Mission: Promote interest in the field of psychology at Newman University. Provide students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the field through participation in club activities. 

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Advisor: Greg Smith

Roleplay Games Club

RSO Type: Special Interest

Roleplay Games Club Mission: The Roleplay Games Club is dedicated to creating a safe space on campus for students to stimulate their creative minds, participate in fellowship, and generally take a break from the stresses of life. 

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Advisor: Kelly McFall

Shows & Movies Association (SMA)

RSO Type: Special Interest 

Shows & Movies Association Club Mission: To provided a platform for fellow students to come together and celebrate their passion for films. 

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Advisor: Daniel Williams 

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

RSO Type: Recreational/Athletic 

SAAC Mission: To ensure and enhance the student-athlete experience through prompting opportunities within the university, athletic department, and outside community while providing a facet to serve and protect the interests and image of the student-athlete.

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Advisor: Maureen Rohleder

STEM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

RSO Type: Academic 

STEM Club Mission: To advocate for STEM field activities and opportunities while striving to affect positive change in the Newman and Wichita community at large and its members' lives.

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Advisor: Barbara Sponsel 

Student Alumni Board

RSO Type: Social/Networking 

Student Alumni Board Mission: Bring together a diverse group of students with a variety of interests, majors and backgrounds, who have been selected to foster connections between alumni and students by interacting with alumni and by encouraging students to consider their role as future alums. 

Advisor: Ray Williams 

Swing Dancing Club

RSO Type: Special Interest

Swing Dancing Club Mission: To provide the Newman community with exposure to the art of country swing dancing and line dancing, with regular opportunities to learn and enjoy swing dancing in a relaxed social setting.

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Advisor: Alan Oberley

Teacher's Club

RSO Type: Academic 

Teacher's Club Mission: To create an engaging and supportive group of students completing the TEP, and to raise awareness of the policies and philosophy surrounding education for students of all majors.

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Advisor: Gary Wilkerson

The Justice League 

RSO Type: Social/Networking

The Justice League's Mission: Coordinate engaged activities that are specifically designed to expose students to the many facets of the criminal justice system. Revelant activities include visiting correctional institutions, fundraising for penal and rehabilitation social services and meeting experienced stakeholders from the criminal justice community. 

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Advisor: Kristi Barton Edwards 

Weight Training Club

RSO Type: Recreational/Athletic 

Weight Training Club Mission: To promote health and fitness in all fields of interest and provide a supportive athletic community for the student body.

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Advisor: Ryan Huschka