Shocker Tennis teams will host a free tennis clinic for faculty, staff and campus innovation partners beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, August 23 at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex. The event is open to all ages and abilities and will be followed by dinner, drinks and an auction for the team’s fall 2022 fundraising league.

For more information about the clinic and the fall 2022 league visit the Shocker Tennis teams website. For more information, contact Colin Foster at cfoster@goshockers.com.

Yellow and white graphic with a cartoon seal that says, "Involvement and Community Fair - Tuesday, August 30 11 am to 2 pm at the RSC North Patio"

Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership (SEAL) will host an Involvement Fair and Community Fair 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the north patio of the Rhatigan Student Center. The fair offers students a chance to visit with recognized student organizations, campus resources and community partners and is a great way to engage with others on campus and find opportunities that interest you.

Students who attend can get a free SEAL T-shirt and enter in to win prizes such as an Apple Watch and a Nespresso.

Animated Image of students and text Diversity Week Unity in Community, October 31-Nov. 4, 2022

Registration is now open for Diversity Week Oct. 31-Nov. 4. The theme of Diversity Week 2022 will be celebrating unity in community with daily focuses on cultural, religious, identity and ability diversity.

Diversity Week was invented in 2021 by the 64th session of Student Government Association (SGA) as an opportunity for WSU students to be exposed to the beauty of diversity.

For more information, contact Marcha Glenn, SGA Director of Legislative and Community Outreach, at 316-978-3480 or sga.outreach@wichita.edu.

Usha Haley, W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business, director of the Center for International Business Advancement, and World Trade Council of Wichita chair — will participate on a plenary panel at the British Academy of Management annual meetings in Manchester, England, about “The Business School as a Catalyst for change, Measuring Impact Why and How” on Aug. 31.

The panelists will include Sir Cary Cooper, University of Manchester professor, and Gillian Drakeford, former United Kingdom and Ireland IKEA chief executive officer. The panel was facilitated by Andrew Jack, The Financial Times (London) editor, and Mette Morsing, United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education head. 

come tour ablah library! thursday, august 24 at 4 pm or friday, september 2 at 1.2 pm. meet the tour guide at the circulation desk in ablah library

Students, faculty and staff are invited to come and tour the new library spaces during a tour 4-4:45 p.m. Aug. 25 and at noon-12:45 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Ablah Library. Participants can meet their guide at the circulation desk located in Ablah Library.

The tour includes the new 24-hour study room, Lightboard Studio, virtual reality zone, 3D printers, focus rooms and other study rooms. If time permits, the tour guide will also provide an overview of the library website and introduce finding articles, books and interlibrary loan.

Registration is not required, but registrants will receive an email reminder the day before the event. 

The Graduate School invites faculty and staff to learn more about the experiences of Wichita State’s international students at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 16, at 266 Rhatigan Student Center. During the event, international faculty and students will share challenges they have faced and what has helped them succeed.

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Shocker Career Accelerator is hosting an on-campus Job Fair 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 on the first floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. This event provides a faculty and staff an opportunity to connect with students who are interested in applying for open student and graduate assistant positions.

Registration is required to attend. For more information, contact lori.godderz@wichita.edu.

Student Health Services will host an annual Mini Wellness Fair 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Sept. 14, on the first floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. The event will promote available health services and help students solve various health-related issues they may require assistance with.

The event is a collaboration with local programming and other organizations and services and will feature informational displays, educational health resources, activities with prizes, gifts and opportunities for students to ask questions. The following programs will be featured at the event:

  • Student Health Services – Dietician
  • Student Health Services – Gynecology
  • Student Health Services and Health Insurance Information
  • Counseling and Prevention Services (CAPS)
  • Steve Clark YMCA
  • Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
  • Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation Dental Hygiene Clinic
  • Delta Dental of Kansas Dental Clinic and Advanced Education of General Dentistry
  • Student Government Association Wellness
  • Chartwells
  • WSU Police Department
  • CARE Team
  • Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center
  • WSU Student Advocate
  • Office of Disability Services
  • Campus Activities and Recreation
  • Office of Student Money Management
The Community Engagement Institute invites you to: Rising to the Challenge 2022 Virtual Workshop Series

The Community Engagement Institute invites faculty and staff to the 2022 Rising to the Challenge virtual workshop series. Participants can join each individual or all of these interactive and free workshops centered on navigating challenges with resilience and intention. The sessions begin at 11 a.m. and last 60 minutes during the following dates:

Aug. 24, Process Communication Model Introduction
Aug. 31, Effective Leadership and Coaching
Sept. 7,  Facilitation
Sept. 14, Planning to Engage the Community
Sept. 21, Utilizing Coalitions for Targeted Engagement
Sept. 28, Engaging Volunteers

For more information, contact samantha.ferencik@wichita.edu.

The Graduate School will host a round table discussion featuring first-generation students and faculty at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15 at the 266 Rhatigan Student Center. During the event, first-gen students will share their experiences attending graduate school.

The round table will include first-generation faculty, members of Wichita State’s First-Generation Coordinating Council, First Generation Student Organization, Graduate Student Council and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.