Alumni Spotlight: Phill Wamser, Class of 2013

Name: Phill Wamser Graduation degree and year: Psych 2013 Current location: St. Louis County Hometown: St. Louis City Favorite Newman Memory: I should probably say meeting my wife…but really it was the night that table soccer was accidentally invented…but I guess meeting Jen is a close second…or third. Describe your Newman experience in five words: Lord Gaga haunts my dreams. (Is that too generation specific? I have a…

The Wit and Wisdom of Fr. Bill Kottenstette

Remembering Fr. Bill A few weeks ago, we sent out a post on instagram and facebook asking people to share their favorite memory or piece of advice from Fr. Bill. It’s hard to imagine there will eventually be a class of newmanites that will never have known the love and grace this wonderful servant of God had to offer. However, we can find peace knowing…

The Start of a New Year

It’s that time of year again, students are starting to return to campus, the Newman Center will be buzzing with people and everyone will start to get back into their routine. But what about all those new students that have yet to discover the wonderful building/community that is the Newman center? We have been busy this summer planning several events that will focus on bringing …

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Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Wiskirchen, Class of 2013

Name: Ashley Wiskirchen (Buhmann) Graduation degree and year: B.F.A Visual Communications, minor in Printmaking (2013) Current location: Jefferson City, Missouri Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Favorite Newman Memory: There are so many – it’s hard to sift through them. Here are a few of my all-star memories: Playing ultimate spoons, running with a tray full of cookies from Newman to “the nest”, and planning, praying and…

Woman of Newman

Women of Newman, ran by Newman students Addy Schilling, MaryClare Stocker, and Riley Bass had their first women’s social event on Saturday, February 3rd. This event consisted of dinner at the Wooden Nickel followed by a girls sleepover. This was the first of many Women of Newman event that are to come this semester, to help bring all the women together. There next event will…

Fr. Stoverink’s time at Newman

Southern Missouri priest was challenged, encouraged as part of Truman State Newman Center By Maura Shimmens with the Catholic Missourian When Father Joseph Stoverink began as a freshman at Truman State University in Kirksville in 2008, he had an inkling of God’s plan, but not of His timing. During his senior year at Notre Dame Regional Catholic High School in Cape Girardeau, Fr. Stoverink’s latent…

Sharing your blessings: a letter from JoAnn Shull, ’07

Dear Friends, Last week, the Alumni Board had a call with Chris Korte and he shared some of the amazing things going on at the Newman Center this school year.  The students are truly on fire with Christ’s light! As we begin this school year, I wanted to take a moment and invite you today to prayerfully consider one aspect of the mature Christian life…

The 2017 fall coffeehouse in pictures

The 2017 Fall Coffeehouse welcomed freshman to campus after a week of events for freshman ranging from home cooked meals to game nights. Newmanite Emily Wren shares, “We had a band named Khan Queso, the Newman Choir, Amber Colvis playing french horn, Kathleen Morgan sang and played guitar, Joey Goldman played guitar, piano and sang, and Joel Wilper and Nikki Solfermoser sang and played guitar…