April Alum Spotlight: Angela Lachenmayr (Welker), ’08, ’09

  Name: Angela Lachenmayr (Welker) Degrees: B.A. in Music (2008) M.A.E. in Music Education (2009) Years Involved at Newman: 2004 - 2009 Current Location: Monroe, NC Photo: Angela (front center), Awakenings Rector, with her Awakenings Support Staff: Lisa Hoffman Weaks (left), John Powderly (rear center), and Vincent DeMarco (right), 2008 Q: What brought you to Newman …

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March Alum Spotlight: Ashley Kleiner, ’13

Major: International Education Minor: FrenchYears involved at Newman: 2009-2013Current location: Columbia, MO   Photo above:  Ashley [pictured third from right] states, "This was taken in the Newman kitchen after the 2013 Awakenings, when we were celebrating my birthday. It's one of my favorite Newman pictures because everyone is showing a different personality." Q:  What brought you to …

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January Alum Spotlight: Emily (Sides) Schlitz

Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders – Truman, May 2000 Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders – Saint Louis University, May 2002 Years involved at Newman: August of 1996 through May of 2000 Current city of residence: St. Louis, MO What brought you to Newman and when did you first start taking part? I first began attending …

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December Alum Spotlight: Stacy (Ortmann) Roberts

M.A.E. Elementary Education, August 2006 B.A. Communication Studies, May 2005 Q: What brought you to Newman?  A:  Being raised Catholic, I knew that I needed to find a new church family when I arrived at Truman State University. My parents and I visited the Newman Center shortly after arriving and moving my belongings into my …

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November Alum Spotlight: Mary Hamera

B.A. Communication Disorders (2007) M.A.E. Special Education (2008) What year was your first Newman year? I started going to Newman the fall of my freshman year. What was your favorite freshman week activity? The BBQ! What is your favorite Newman quote?  "May God support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen and the …

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October Alum Spotlight: Laura Swaters

Class of 2012 B.S. Exercise Science, Pre-Medical Studies emphasis; Biology Minor When did you first join the Newman community? Freshman year in 2008 What is your earliest memory of Newman? Going to Mass during my freshman week on a beach towel in the brand new Newman Center that was still under construction. There were no …

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