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Leadership through sport

with Scott Hammell

A former student-athlete turned Club Baseball Head Coach and Residence Life Coordinator here at Neumann, Scott Hammell, knows a thing … Read More 

Seizing the moment

with Kevin Sloan

Kevin Sloan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director at Neumann University, tells a story about seizing the moment. Read More 

Tough love

with Ollie Johnson

Ollie Johnson, former NBA basketball player out of Temple University, discusses how his experiences in basketball taught him that it’s necessary to hear that you must “dig deeper” in order to “do better.” Read More 

On being a student-athlete at Neumann

with Brittany Russ

The staff of the Institute had the good fortune to sit down with Brittany Russ, a former student-athlete at Neumann University, to discuss the athletic experience at Neumann. Read More 

On his Neumann Athletics experience

with Len Schuler

Len Schuler, Associate Director of Athletics and Assistant Softball Coach, has been a part of our Neumann community for close to 30 years. We are grateful to Len for sharing with us the story of his Neumann experience. Read More 

Faith, family, country

with Sr. Marguerite O'Beirne, OSF

Sr. Marguerite O’Bierne, OSF, Vice President for Mission & Ministry at Neumann University, discusses her life experiences and faith in her talk titled “Faith, Family, and Country.” Read More 

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Students involved in Mission and Ministry at Neumann University recently spent time at the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Summer Service ft. Jen Sieminski

July 11, 2017 | by Evan Zielinski

Jen Sieminski, a rising sophomore on the Neumann University softball team, recently put aside her cleats as she picked up a … Read More 

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Redemption Through Victories

April 12, 2017 | by Marco Sifoni

To be the last two teams standing, in an exhausting 64 team tournament, is an accomplishment within itself but, who … Read More 

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The Cubs, the World Series, and the faithful fans

November 3, 2016 | by Jeffrey B. Eisenberg

Even more than for the players on the field, the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Championship might be most poignant for those who have built a love for the team over a lifetime of experiences, relationships, and belief. Read More 

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Respect in the Franciscan Catholic Tradition is sourced in the belief that we are all made in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26-27). When we serve one another, we serve the God who created each of us. Respect is critical in sports. An athlete needs to respect the officials, fans, opponents, and the rules and traditions of the game. Equally important is that the athlete honor the values inherent in competition. Respect in the athletic arena is often equated with sportsmanship. However, respect also involves a deep gratitude for the opportunity to compete and a willingness to accept the responsibility that comes with this privilege.