Shocker Financial Wellness Workshop. The Game of Life with Meritrust Credit Union. Tuesday, April 9 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM. RSC Room 142

The Shocker Financial Wellness Team is excited to present “The Game of Life” with Meritrust Credit Union from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center, Harvest Room.

It is an interactive come and go event for Shockers to learn about the impact of money on their lives. Those who attend will be entered into a drawing to win a fall 2024 in-state tuition scholarship.

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Quiet Time meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 for two short meditations. The first meditation starts a little after 2 p.m., and the second starts around 2:15 p.m. Come for either or both.

These mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) meditations are offered by a certified workplace mindfulness facilitator from the Office of Instructional Resources (OIR) and are offered both via Teams and in-person in the Wichita State Connect building in the Technology Training room.

If you can’t make it in “real time,” you can participate in Quiet Time meditations from the podcast: Quiet Time at Wichita State, which you can subscribe to on Apple, Amazon or Spotify.

You can also add the Teams invitation link to your calendar.

Sculptures of three women walking are located under a leafy tree.

National Walking Day takes place the first Wednesday in April, but the Ulrich Museum of Art wanted to make sure everyone could take part, so it’s holding its walking event Saturday, April 6.

Explore the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection in a docent-led tour, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., or self-guided tour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and learn tips for staying mentally and physically healthy from partners onsite. A food truck will offer snacks and beverages.

Special activities, including a Powerwalk Outdoor Sculpture tour with Ulrich Curator of Education Brenda Lichman, and Yoga by the Wichita Arch with Molly McPherson, director of learning engagement and partnerships at Wichita Art Museum, are planned. Enjoy a pop-up exhibition of seascapes by Frederick J. Waugh in the Dr. Sam and Jacqui Kouri Collection Study Center.

Everyone is welcome to attend the free event.

Blue background with gaypril logo and spectrum logo on top left corner. Pride shirts with spectrum place largely on right side of graphic. While supplies last above 12-2 p.m., Tuesday April 16, RSC North patio.

Enjoy an afternoon of creativity and fun with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies while creating a one of a kind PRIDE shirt, expressing unique identities and solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community. The event is from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 on the RSC north patio.

Including yard games, music and T-shirt making from PromoSolutions, the event will celebrate individuality and inclusivity at Wichita State.

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Join Corbin Connect for an evening focused on summer engagement opportunities for students and educators from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Wichita State Connect.

The event, What’s Hot This Summer: Educators Involved With Wichita, is free for educators, education students and community organizations, and complimentary cookout style dinner will be served.

Local organizations with summer educational programs will share opportunities for local P-12 students and volunteer opportunities for educators.

A couple looks at artwork in the Ulrich galleries.

Come to the Ulrich Museum of Art for a happy hour and become a co-curator from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 in the Grafly Gallery.

Bring friends and enjoy a beverage (attendees must be 21 years old or older to drink alcohol), meet some fellow art fans and give provide feedback via the activity walls of Co-Lab. Help the Ulrich Museum create an exhibition that will debut in 2026.

From selection of objects to writing text and wall labels, curators and community members will interpret the Ulrich’s collection through local and contemporary lenses. The interactive community event is hosted by the Ulrich Alliance, a growing group of museum volunteers comprised of art enthusiasts, students, and professionals.

Make plans to attend the inaugural Shockers Got Talent at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in the CAC Theater. Taking the stage are 13 student acts to compete for most talented Shocker. Attendees can experience a variety of performances including singers, pianists, dance groups, rapping and a full band. The judges will select first, second and third place with acts receiving scholarships in the amount of $1000, $800 and $500 respectively.

2024 Shockers Got Talent acts:

  • Alex Pollnow singing “Google Translate” by Leanna Firestone
  • Don Boyd singing “Above All” by Michael W. Smith
  • Kishan Gurung singing “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
  • Kuña Paraguay dancing to “Viajando Voy” by Tierra Adentro
  • KVERSITY dancing to “Talk Saxy” by Riize
  • Mona Martinez singing “Hopelessly Devoted to You” by Olivia Newton-John
  • Noah Carter singing “The Best is Yet To Come” by Michael Buble
  • Paula performing on piano “I Giorni” by Ludovico Eineaudi
  • Rowan Singer singing “Angy” by Psycho Enby
  • Sena singing “Jason’s Song” by Ariana Grande
  • Skylar Isenegger performing on piano “Snow Angel” by Renee Rapp
  • STML performing a Shockers Got Talent freestyle rap
  • TALL GLASS OF ROOT BEER performing “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath

Doors open at 6 p.m. and admission is at the door. Admission is available at no additional charge to students with Shocker ID, $5 for faculty/staff and children 12 and under, and $8 for general public. Cash, credit, debit and Apple Pay are accepted.

Shockers Got Talent is coordinated by the Traditions Committee of the Student Activities Council. For more information on this event email or call Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership at 316-978-3022.

The annual Drag Show, sponsored by the Student Activities Council (SAC), Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and Spectrum: LGBTQ+ & Allies, is back this year with headliners DiDa Ritz and Calypso Jete Balmain at 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 in the Hughes Metropolitan Complex.

Join SAC, ODI and Spectrum LGBTQ+ & Allies for a night of glitz, glam and performances. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Study Abroad Information Session; Come visit us for our final information session of the semester!  Friday, April 5th at 2 p.m. RSC 265 Lucas Room

Students interested in studying abroad can register to attend an information session or watch the info session video. The last study abroad information session of the spring semester will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5 in 265 Rhatigan Student Center, Lucas Room.

Students can register online or email

The School of Art, Design and Creative Industries will host Jana Erwin, public art manager for the City of Wichita, and Kate Van Steenhuyse, assistant director for the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission, for a discussion on the process used to evaluate artists to work with city and state governments.

The panel will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 in 210 McKnight Art Center. Pizza will be served after the talk.