Wichita State staff and faculty walk-in headshot event. Thrus, August 3rd, 11:00am – 1:00pm, RSC, Room 266 (Pike)

The Office of Strategic Communications will offer headshot photos to WSU faculty and staff at no additional charge. These opportunities are quick and walk-in only without needing to schedule an appointment.

The next headshot photo event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3 in 266 Rhatigan Student Center, Pike Room.

Additional dates will be announced in the future.

Students celebrate their colleges at Clash of the Colleges 2022

Welcomefest is a university-wide campaign that showcases events and experiences that are essential to students who are new to Wichita State. Any department or student organization may submit an event to be included in the campaign.

Events should focus on at least one of the four areas; academic success, connectedness, diversity and inclusion, or wellness. Events are featured on the Welcomefest website and are distributed to students new to WSU.

Fall 2023 Welcomefest takes place Friday, Aug. 18 through Saturday, Sept. 16.

Don't forget to register for the On-Campus Job Fairs July 28 and August 25

Don’t miss the opportunity to hire talented student employees for the 2023-24 academic year. Shocker Career Accelerator invites offices and departments to participate in the upcoming On-Campus Job Fairs:

  • 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, July 28
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25

By joining the fairs, departments can showcase their available student assistant and graduate assistant positions, attracting motivated individuals to contribute to the team. The event also serves as a chance to welcome students to the campus’ dynamic environment.

Space is limited, so secure a spot promptly. Registration for the first job fair is due Friday, July 21. To register and reserve a table, complete the registration. There is no registration fee for this event.

For any inquiries or assistance, contact Lori Godderz at 316-978-6568 or lori.godderz@wichita.edu.

Paper cutouts of human-looking figures on a foliage background. Celebrate the launch of the Heartland Environmental Justice Center.

Join the Environmental Finance Center and Wichita State to celebrate the launch of the new Heartland Environmental Justice Center. The center will serve to build the capacity of individuals, organizations and institutions who serve underserved and disadvantaged communities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and adjoining indigenous nations to make meaningful advances towards environmental and energy equity.

The celebration event will feature President Rick Muma; Meg McCollister, EPA Region 7 administrator; and representatives from the Environmental Justice Center and partners. Join the event at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 12 in the John Bardo Center lobby or via YouTube livestream.

The Fate of Performing Arts in Wichita. July 11 at Roxy's Downtown

KMUW will discuss “The Fate of Performing Arts in Wichita” during July’s Engage ICT at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 at Roxy’s Downtown.

When it comes to the fate of performing arts in Wichita, there’s more on the line than the fight over Century II. The economic impact of shows large and small, venues historic and new, the wrestle over parking, and how to bring more shows like “Hamilton” into Wichita, are all complicated issues.

Maternal & Child Health Equity Conference: Addressing The Social Determinants of Health. August 25 | 8a-4p. WSU Metropolitan Complex. Register now at wichita.edu/mchec

Join the Maternal and Child Health Equity Conference to be held Aug. 25 in the Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex. The event will bring together researchers and practitioners from diverse fields and locations across Kansas to tackle the social determinants of health affecting maternal and child well-being.

The conference theme “Connect, Create, and Collaborate: Generating Proven Solutions for our State,” emphasizes the importance of working together to improve health outcomes. Participants will explore a wide range of factors impacting health, such as housing, economic issues, domestic violence, mental health and more. Attendees can earn nursing or social work CEUs while benefiting from enlightening presentations by expert speakers and valuable networking opportunities.

The conference is honored to have Dr. Nina Wallerstein as its keynote speaker. With over thirty years of experience in community-based participatory research, Dr. Wallerstein’s insights will inspire attendees to drive positive change.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation that will shape the future of maternal and child health in Kansas.

Those interested in being a mentor or mentee, join Kansas WISE in July as we celebrate the benefits of mentorship and learn more about how you can get involved.

The event will be held from 2-3 p.m. Monday, July 10 via Zoom. Registration is available at no additional charge and is open to all state of Kansas employees. Register online.

To stay informed on future events, subscribe to the Kansas WISE newsletter.

When Women in Public Service Lead

Join Women in Public Service on Thursday, July 13 for the 2023 conference.

Keynote speaker Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan will speak about “When Women in Public Service Lead,” plus participants can look forward to other sessions from Ali Levine, Monique Garcia, Sarah Jane Crespo, Tonya Bronleewe, Abigail Hammack and Racquel Thiesen.

Participants can network and relax with friends and colleagues at the conference.

The cover of "The Night Ship" sits on a green background. Literary Feast. Wednesday, July 19

KMUW’s monthly book club features selections made by its staff. For July, KMUW is reading “The Night Ship” by Jess Kidd.

Participants will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 at KMUW for a group discussion over dinner and drinks. Dinner is provided by Public, and guests are invited to bring a beverage to share with the group.

The Ulrich is hosting June’s ARTS MIXR, a collaboration with the City of Wichita Division of Arts and Cultural Services and the Arts Council, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 in the Ulrich Museum.

These informal monthly gatherings are open at no additional charge to artists and art lovers of all ages and abilities who are interested in learning more about the arts in Wichita. The goal is to connect creatives throughout the community and spark conversations and partnerships.

Each month, the ARTS MIXR takes place at a different arts and cultural facility in the community, and the Ulrich is excited to welcome everyone to the museum for the event.