Join the next Economists Anonymous event at as they host a virtual connect with coffee with 2020 alumnus Jacob DeBoard, Thrive Restaurant Group data and business analyst, at 11 a.m. Nov. 13 via Zoom. DeBoard earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in economics and accounting. DeBoard will describe provide his insights about being a data analyst and how the role has changed from industry to industry.

To join the event, please contact the group via Shocker Sync (Search for Economist Anonymous).

The World Trade Council of Wichita/Center for International Business Advancement/International Business Studies Association (WTCOUNCIL-CIBA-IBSA) will host a webinar 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 via Zoom. The webinar will feature a presentation by Mark Wentling about African private enterprise.

Wentling, a Kansas native and graduate of Wichita State, has spent more than 50 years working and traveling in all 54 countries in Africa. In addition to speaking about African enterprise opportunities, Wentling will offer his lifetime of experience in Africa’s vast and complex political and economic predicaments.

Participants can submit questions for Wentling on the Zoom chat before the webinar at  The Zoom QR code is included on the flyer for the webinar. Log in to the webinar using the following information:

Zoom link

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android     Password: 269641

Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16468769923,,93805570243#  or +13017158592,,93805570243#

Or Telephone: US: +1-646-876-9923  or +1-301-715-8592  or +1-312-626-6799  or +1-669-900-6833  or +1-253-215-8782  or +1-346-248-7799    Meeting ID: 938 0557 0243

Or Skype for Business (Lync):

For more information, please contact Sherryl Hubble, WTCouncil/CIBA/IBSA at 316-978-3176, 316-259-2160 or

Wichita State University School of Nursing RN-BSN Virtual Info Session Monday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1. At 4 p.m. Want to advance your nursing career? Join us to learn more about the RN-BSN program!

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) who wants to advance your career? Learn more about the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing online program at Wichita State through a virtual information session at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, or 4 p.m. today, Dec. 1. Topics will include program highlights, application process and requirements, course information and frequently asked questions. Members who wish to attend must register in advance.

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Following the annual Red Dress Gala Nov. 13, Alpha Phi will host their King of Hearts pageant beginning with check-in at 8:15 p.m. at the Rhatigan Student Center Beggs Ballroom. During the event, men from the fraternity will compete in an interview round, fashion round and talent round to win the title of Alpha Phi’s King of Hearts.

Shockers, celebrate First-Gen Week at the following events:

  • Visit the Cadman Art Gallery and enjoy “Identity,” a first-gen student art showcase. The exhibit will be on display Nov. 1-19.
  • Join the First-Gen Coordinating Council (FGCC) as they kick off their First-Gen Celebration Week Monday, Nov. 8. Why celebrate? FGCC wants to elevate the success of first-generation college students, faculty, staff and alumni at Wichita State University.
  • F1RST-GEN T-shirts are available in the Rhatigan Student Center Shocker Store for $12.
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Student Involvement will host the next annual Songfest at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Orpheum Theater located in downtown Wichita Songfest is a lip-sync competition that is an engaging and energizing event.

Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission.

Wichita State’s Society of Public Historians will host David Taggart, director of Development at the Federal Hall National Memorial, located in New York City, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov.11 at the Beren Gallery in the Ulrich Museum.

Taggart ‘s lecture, “The Ongoing American Constitutional Experiment,” will examine how politics, grassroots organizing, boycott, protest, litigation, war, and other individual and mass actions, have continuously challenged the United States to live up to our highest ideals.

Taggart is an alumnus of Wichita State University.

For more information, visit the Wichita State Society of Public Historians Facebook page or contact Dr. Jay Price at

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Join the women of Alpha Phi for their annual Red Dress Gala at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Rhatigan Student Center Beggs Ballroom. The event benefits Alpha Phi’s national philanthropy, the Alpha Phi Foundation. The Alpha Phi Foundation supports women’s heart health by providing Heart-to-Heart research grants. Tickets can be purchased until 11:59 p.m. Nov. 8.

ACIREMA An International Student Journey to the U.S. Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 Multiple Sessions Available

Paperwork. Money. Language barriers. These are just a few challenges international students face when applying to universities in the United States. To help the Wichita State community better understand these challenges, WSU’s Office of International Education will host ACIREMA (America spelled backward) workshops Friday, Nov. 12 at the Intensive Language Center.

ACIREMA is an interactive workshop that walks you through the challenges international students experience as they seek an American education. Join us on this international journey and see if you will make it to WSU.

The workshops are available at the following times:

  • 12:30-2 p.m.
  • 12:45-2:15 p.m.
  • 1-2:30 p.m.
  • 1:15-2:45 p.m.

For more information, contact

Literary Feast. A book club for listeners. November's book, The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki. Brought to you by KMUW.

Literary Feast is KMUW’s monthly book club, featuring selections made by KMUW staff. For November, we’re reading “The Book of Form and Emptiness” by Ruth Ozeki.

This month’s meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 via Zoom.