Newman University officials are proud to release the list of students who completed the requirements necessary to earn a degree at the close of the spring 2017 semester. The graduates were able to walk in cap and gown during the Spring 2017 Commencement ceremonies held in May.

The Commencement Ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students were held on Saturday, May 13 at Central Community Church in Wichita, Kan. Hundreds gathered to watch as the 262 bachelor’s degree candidates and the 222 master’s degree candidates were honored for their time and work while attending Newman University.

At the closing of the ceremonies, President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. congratulated the graduates, saying, “You are daughters and sons of Newman University forever.”


Mario Groom, Bachelor of Science, Biology

Kristin Louthan, Bachelor of Arts, Art

Christine Ng, Bachelor of Science, Biology

Ginny Pearce, Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Unified

Benjamin Raehpour, Master of Business Administration


Rebecca Winter, Associate of Science, Occupational Therapy Assistant


Blair Benton, Bachelor of Science, Biology

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Crozby Hughes, Associate of Science in Heathscience, Radiologic Technology