Two figures sitting on a bench in front of Overthrow Boxing Club in New York City. The building is completely covered by posters, graffiti, and miscellaneous destressed signage. The phrases "Overthrow New York" and "Home of Underground Boxing NYC" are displayed via neon signs above the sitting figures. It is night.

From 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries will host a public reception for “What’s Up Doc? (feat. Umentary)” in 204 McKnight Art Center, ProjectSpace gallery.

“What’s Up Doc? (feat. Umentary)” features the semester-long projects of Jennifer Ray’s interdisciplinary Documentary Media and Social Strategies students. Their work crosses media, and includes filmmaking, spoken word performance, photography, sculpture and web-based projects. Taking an expansive approach to documentary, students have mined their own family histories, worldviews and life experiences to develop these projects. A spoken word piece by Kenna Green will be performed at 5 p.m.

Bingo cards and Save the date

The Women of WSU (WWSU) invite the campus community to play bingo Feb. 13. Registration opens in January.

Join the Women of WSU as it offers three games. Participants will select one to three cards per game at $5 per card and play for great prizes. All money raised will go towards the scholarships WWSU presents annually.

Choose from a variety of lunch choices, $14 each, or bring your own.

Join the Department of Human Performance Studies as its faculty and staff salutes students from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 in the Heskett Center lobby.

Sample some great chili, vote for the overall favorite and see which student and which faculty/staff wins the Judges’ Choice Award. Bring a minimum of one non-perishable food item for a local food bank or a $2 donation and join for a great treat.

Door prizes will also be given away.

Hot Cocoa & More with OFA! Wednesday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jardine hall, 2nd floor

De-stress with the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 on the second floor of Jardine Hall. Stop by for hot cocoa, games and coloring.

While there, learn financial tips and about the new 2024-25 FAFSA that is opening by the end of the year.

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Come see the vision for the new Wichita State Connect space and enjoy drinks and light appetizers from 4:15 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the former Wonder School building, soon to be Wichita State Connect, west of Woolsey Hall.

Wichita State Connect, located in the heart of campus, will provide a gathering space and launchpad for WSU academic colleges and programs to engage with schools, industry and community partners. Wichita State Connect will serve the campus as a hub for preK-12 student field trips to campus, mixers and events, professional development for educators, and an interdisciplinary array of programs and services designed to activate the potential of campus-based experiences at WSU.

RSVP to Karla Jordan at 316-978-3987 or

Mentorship 360 Lunch & Learn Closing Symposium | Facilitating Engineering Success | Monday, Dec. 11 at 11:30 am | Rhatigan Student Center, Room 266

The Mentorship 360 team is inviting any faculty, staff and administrators to attend the Mentorship 360 Lunch and Learn Closing Symposium at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11 in 266 Rhatigan Student Center, Pike Room. The event will feature seven College of Engineering faculty members, including Samantha Corcoran, Dr. Yimesker Yihun, Dr. Cindi Mason, Dr. Lindsey Ott, Dr. Rajeev Nair, Dr. Ehsan Salari and Dr. Yang-Seon Kim.

The Mentorship 360 team within the College of Engineering at WSU is composed of Dr. Yimesker Yihun, Dr. Wei Wei, Dr. Yang-Seon Kim and Dr. Rajeev Nair. The focus of Mentorship 360 teams is to facilitate engineering faculty success, and the Mentorship 360 program was born from the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) and the KEEN Engineering Unleashed community. The community includes more than 5,000 engineering faculty, staff and administrators who are dedicated to instilling an entrepreneurial mindset within undergraduate engineering students.

Those planning to attend the event should RSVP to by Thursday, Dec. 7.

Pee for Pizza call (316) 978-4792 to schedule an appointment. Decorative pizza slice images and sponsor logs of Student Health, ODI, Positive Directions, and Shocker Sport Grill and Lanes

Student Health Services (SHS) is hosting its next Pee for Pizza event. It will take place noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Student Wellness Center in the Steve Clark YMCA.

Pee for Pizza is a sexual health awareness event that allows participants to test for sexually transmitted illnesses such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV and hepatitis C and know their status at no additional charge. Pizza is also provided to participants.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Positive Direction and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes, Pee for Pizza is by reservation only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Participants must not use the restroom at least one hour before testing.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact SHS at 316-978-4792. Other testing is available upon request.

Strategic Communications staff pose for a photo. Strategic Communications Seminar. January 25, 2024 | RSC Ballroom. Save the date!

The eighth annual Strategic Communications marketing and communications seminar for faculty and staff will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Jan. 25 on the third floor of the Rhatigan Student Center.

Attendees may choose to attend up to two sessions. Gain additional insights, tools and tips to help you improve your marketing and communication efforts.

RSVP information coming soon.

The Toast. A Graduation Celebration

The Toast: A Graduation Celebration is open to all fall 2023 Wichita State graduates and their guests. The Toast will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 in 305/306 Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom. Graduates may begin checking in at 4:30 p.m.

This is a chance to celebrate graduates’ years of hard work and dedication to their goal of graduating from WSU. The event includes light refreshments, door prizes and a champagne toast in their honor (graduates even get to keep the special commemorative glass). Graduates in attendance will also receive their official WSU Challenge Coin. The Toast is free to attend and graduates may register online at The Toast website. The Toast is proudly coordinated by staff in the Division of Student Affairs and WSU Foundation and Alumni Engagement. Email with any questions.

WSU Math Circle is proud to host the upcoming AMC 8 (American Mathematics Competitions) math contest Jan. 21. Registrations from all eligible students in Wichita and nearby areas are accepted.

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute multiple-choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to develop students’ problem-solving skills and interest in mathematics. It is organized by Mathematical Association of America. Students in grade eight or below and under 14.5 years of age on the day of the competition are eligible.

Those who have a student who is interested in the AMC 8 competition, email the competition manager, Xiaolong Li, at to receive an invitation link for registration.