2023 Shocker Sprints, Saturday, February 11, Wichita State University Heskett Center

Join Shocker Rowing for the annual Shocker Sprints indoor rowing competition on Feb. 11.

Participants can test their pre-spring racing fitness in the 2k event. Registration is required to secure a spot on race day.

The 1000m team event allows participants to compete in teams of four and race against other teams.

Wichita State students can participate in the 500m at no cost. Email rachel.tuck@wichita.edu to register. Teams and competitors without a WSU ID may sign up through Regatta Central until Feb. 9.

Join the members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Eta Beta Lambda Chapter of Wichita for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Service at 7:06 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at Calvary Baptist Church, 2653 N. Hillside St. in Wichita.

The guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Kevin S. Harrison, Wichita State assistant professor and director of diversity, equity and inclusion for the Cohen Honors College.

Guests are encouraged to arrive early as space is limited.

Word Wizardry for Winning Proposals Webinar | Wednesday, January 25, 2023 10-11:30AM CST | Register: https://wichita.edu/proposalworkshop

The Wichita State campus community is invited to the Word Wizardry for Winning Proposals Webinar to learn more about crafting professional, polished proposals. The workshop is scheduled for 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 25 via Zoom.

This information-packed session will cover Microsoft Word tips, troubleshooting common issues in Word, finding inspiration by utilizing Word’s expanding array of visual elements, and diving into some lesser-known time-saving features.

The workshop will also touch on accessibility features in Word, and attendees might be surprised how some of these new accessibility features will open up a host of possibilities for all Word users.

Engage ICT. Living Well in the Age of Tech. Feb. 7. Roxy's Downtown. KMUW Wichita 89.1.

The campus community is invited to KMUW’s Engage ICTWichita’s panel on Policing Wichita at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Roxy’s Downtown, 412-1/2 E. Douglas Ave.

Wichita’s new police chief Joe Sullivan has been on the job for about two months now. We’re going to ask him what he thinks the biggest challenges facing Wichita are. Plus, we’ll hear from community organizations about what they believe Wichita needs on the force. Come to Engage ICT and participate in this panel discussion.

This event is free and open to all. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

To submit a question in advance, email info@kmuw.org. Learn more about Engage ICT at EngageICT.org.

Please join us in thanking Rege Klitzke for his 23 years of dedicated service at WSU and for his 35 years as a State of Kansas employee. A reception in honor of Rege will be celebrated at 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at the Champion’s Club at Charles Koch Arena. Following the reception, there will also be a happy hour event at 5:30 p.m. at Social Tap Drinkery in Braeburn Square on WSU’s Innovation Campus.

KMUW Wichita 89.1. Literary Feast. Wednesday, Jan. 18. Now Is Not the Time to Panic A Novel New York Times Bestselling author of Nothing to See Here Kevin Wilson.

KMUW’s monthly book club features selections made by KMUW staff. For January, the club is reading “Now Is Not the Time to Panic,” by Kevin Wilson.

The meeting, which includes a group discussion over dinner and drinks, is from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at KMUW. Dinner is provided by Public.

Black & Yellow Day: Join us on campus February 20! Register at wichita.edu/visit!

On Monday, Feb. 20, the Office of Admissions will host the first Black & Yellow Day of spring 2023. Each semester, we invite high school juniors, seniors and college transfer students to this all-day event on campus where they have the chance to participate in sessions hosted by each academic college, tour campus, and explore the hands-on learning opportunities available at WSU.

The event is $15 per student and $5 per guest and includes lunch in Shocker Dining. This spring, students can choose to attend Monday, Feb. 20 or Friday, April 21.

If you know of any students who should attend this event, they can register at wichita.edu/visit and click on “Admissions Events.” For questions, contact Quinn Munk at 316-978-5453 or quinn.munk@wichita.edu.

Aaron Austin

After five years of dedicated service impacting countless lives at WSU, Dr. Aaron Austin, associate vice president and dean of students, has accepted a position at TNG as a behavioral intervention team/threat assessment consultant.

His last day at WSU will be Friday, Jan. 6.

The Shocker community is invited to a farewell event to thank and honor Dr. Austin from 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 in 266 RSC.

RSVP now; Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023; RSC ballroom; Strategic Communications Seminar

Gain insights, tools and tips to help you improve your marketing and communication efforts by attending the seventh annual Strategic Communications marketing and communications seminar for WSU faculty and staff.

The seminar is 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Rhatigan Student Center ballroom.

Attendees may choose to attend three of the six sessions. All session presentations will be available online in the days following the seminar.

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