Career Connection Root Beer Kegger, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., August 31, EAST Hubbard Hall Lawn

Students are invited to enjoy a hot dog and an ice-cold root beer while learning valuable information about Shocker Career Accelerator 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at the east Hubbard Hall lawn. Students will also have an opportunity to network with more than 40 employers and find out what employment opportunities are available. To attend, students must present their WSU student ID. Student attire for the event is casual.

The food is first come first serve, while supplies last. Let others know what’s happening at the Root Beer Kegger by tagging #WSUKegger.

Join SAC on Thursday, September 1st at 8 pm in the Koch Arena practice gym for BIG BINGO! This event includes a line up of amazing prizes like a Meta Quest 2 VR Headset, an air fryer, polaroid camera, dorm room gear, and more! Anyone can play, only students are eligible to win.

Join Wichita State’s Student Activities Council (SAC) for Big Bingo at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1st at the Koch Arena practice gym. The event includes a line-up of amazing prizes such as a Meta Quest 2 VR Headset, an air fryer and a polaroid camera. Faculty and staff can play but only students are eligible to win.

Wichita State’s Shocker Rowing team is hosting its fall semester rowing interest meeting for new and returning students at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2 at the WSU Boathouse (150 N. Mclean, B2, Wichita, KS). The goal of the meeting is to inform students interested in Shocker Rowing about club activities, responsibilities and future events. 

For more information visit the rowing offices located at 119 Heskett Center, contact head coach Calvin Cupp at Calvin.Cupp@Wichita.edu, or assistant rowing coach Rachel Tuck at Rachel.tuck@wichita.edu.

Graphic image featuring Student Engagement Advocacy & Leadership logo, logos of National Pan-Hellenic Council groups, Yard Show August 2 Shocker Hall @7 p.m. NPHC logo Wichita State University.

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) will host their annual Yard Show at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 29 at the Shocker Hall. During the event, members of the NPHC will stroll and represent their groups.

Image of female students dancing in yard show and text MGC Yard Show, Tuesday August 30th from 12pm to 2pm.

The Multicultural Greek Council will host their annual Yard Show noon-2 p.m. today, Aug. 29 at the Rhatigan Student Center north patio. During the event, members from the six different Greek-lettered organizations will stroll and represent their groups.

Let's get organized with friends. First year programs. Syllabus Party. Wednesday, August 31. Rhatigan Student Center. Harvest Room 142. Drop in: 11am to 1pm. Free school supplies, snacks. organization help, prizes and more! More information: 316-978-5420. First.Year@wichita.edu

Get organized and ready to start the semester off your best. The Offices of Student Success’ First-Year Programs invites students to join its Syllabus Party 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Aug. 31, at 142 Rhatigan Student Center. During the event, students can bring their class syllabi and planners, electronic or paper, and First-Year programs transition mentors and success coaches will provide supplies, snacks, organizational help and prizes.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to the fall 2022 Academic Convocation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Wilner Auditorium. Doors will open at 9 a.m. Academic Convocation is the official academic welcome for all first-year students. This event celebrates new Shockers’ entry into higher education and inducts them into a community of learners.

This event is free and open to the entire campus community.

This event will feature director of Engagement Naquela Pack, the speaker pro-tempore of the Student Senate and Underserved Senator Gregory VanDyke Jr., and keynote speaker Kwame Onwuachi, author of the 2022 Common Read book “Notes from a Young Black Chef.”

All 2022 University Faculty Award winners will also be recognized at the event. A reception and book signing will immediately follow at 10:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Ulrich Museum of Art gallery, with an informal question and answer session with Onwuachi at 11:30 a.m. at Shocker Dining Hall.

Space is limited for this event. For additional information and a full list of speakers visit: www.wichita.edu/convocation.

To learn more about Wichita State’s Common Read, visit https://wichita.edu/commonread.

College of Engineering Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences College of Health Professions Clash of the Colleges Save the Date August 26 2022 Cessna Stadium 4pm Visit wichita.edu/clash for more information College of Applied Studies College of Fine Arts W. Frank Barton School of Business

First-Year Programs in Student Success and Campus Activities and Recreation invite you to Clash of the Colleges 4-6 p.m. today between the New Student Athletic Building and Koch Arena. The event will include relay races, team sports and other competitions between academic colleges to determine who rules the school. Participants can join individually or with a group of other students. 

Students who are planning on attending their college pre-party must arrive at the pre-party at the times and locations stated in the RSVP form at wichita.edu/clash. Students must also bring their signed waiver, WSU ID card and wear their college color shirt and comfortable attire. All pre-parties will have shirts for students and the selection of games.

Students who did not RSVP may walk in at their college pre-party or at Cessna Stadium and be placed in a game on a first-come first-serve basis.

Join the Society of Women Engineers for a Scavenger Hunt. Wednesday, August 31. 6:00 PM.

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will host a scavenger hunt beginning at 6 p.m. today, Aug. 31 at the John Bardo Center Courtyard. The scavenger hunt will include other activities around campus and prizes. Come meet other students and learn more about SWE.

Image of food from The Flying Stove.

Stop by the food truck plaza for lunch with The Flying Stove food truck 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Aug. 26. Since 2011, The Flying Stove has been serving gourmet street cuisine in Wichita, Kansas. The food truck specializes in organic, seasonal and local street food. To order ahead, visit The Flying Stove’s website.