The spring faculty and staff meeting for the College of Engineering will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 in 123 Wallace Hall.

All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend for some important updates from Dr. Anthony Muscat, dean, College of Engineering. Topics include new personnel, budget information, enrollment, faculty hiring and some exciting new initiatives.

Wichita State Engineering 5k participants

To conclude National Engineers Week, the College of Engineering is hosting a public 5k run/walk that is open to students, staff, faculty and community members. The 5k will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 on campus, with the 5k beginning and ending behind the John Bardo Center. Registration proceeds from the 5k and associated donations will go toward the College of Engineering Needs-Based Scholarship Fund.

Through Feb. 16, tickets are $15 for WSU students and $40 for WSU staff or faculty and community members. After Feb. 16, the registration costs will increase. Registration includes a free long-sleeve crewneck shirt, water and snacks at the event. Medals will be presented to the overall fastest participant, as well as the top three fastest participants in the students, staff/faculty and community members categories.

Shockers STRIVE Staff professional development Conference March 22nd at the RSC

The 2024 inaugural STRIVE conference on March 22 is an opportunity for Wichita State staff to participate in professional development opportunities and to network with other Shockers.

Its goal is provide as much flexibility for staff to attend as possible, therefore the morning and afternoon sessions have been duplicated to accommodate more schedules. Information on the conference, RSVP link and other resources will be available on the Staff Senate Professional Development Conference webpage soon, so keep an eye out for more information.

Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One 27 February · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Encourage your students to join the Savvy Scholar Workshop on “Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One.” Happening from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Ablah Library at the Digital Learning Commons (in-person and online).

Explore the purposes, processes and benefits of creating robust annotated bibliographies to enhance the quality and efficiency of their research projects and assignments.

Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One 27 February · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Encourage your students to join the Savvy Scholar Workshop on “Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One.” Happening from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Ablah Library at the Digital Learning Commons (in-person and online).

Explore the purposes, processes and benefits of creating robust annotated bibliographies to enhance the quality and efficiency of their research projects and assignments.

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Join Shocker Career Accelerator from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at JCPenney in Towne East Mall, 7700 E. Kellogg Dr.
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From sleek suits and chic dresses to sharp sport coats, dress pants, stylish shoes and accessories – your style is covered. Prepare for amazing savings with discounts of up to 50% on select career wear. Plus, enjoy an extra 30% off by using the exclusive “Suit-Up” coupon available at the event.

Remember to bring your Shocker ID.
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Please join in celebrating 10 years of academic service-learning at Wichita State. Festivities will include feature program of a Service-Learning Faculty Scholars panel sharing their perspectives and experiences with service-learning Wednesday, Feb. 28 in 233 Rhatigan Student Center, Santa Fe Trail Room.

The full program will feature:

  • 8:30-9 a.m. – Registration and check-in
  • 9-10:30 a.m. – Featured program: Service-learning panel and brunch. Moderated by Dr. Amy Chesser, 2023-24 Advancing the Practice Scholar
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Faculty networking and consultations

Support your colleagues (all academic colleges will be represented) and learn more about service-learning as a high impact practice. RSVP by no later than Wednesday, Feb. 21.

For more information or questions, contact the service-learning team (Dr. Rhonda Lewis: rhonda.lewis@wichita.edu, Dr. Chelsea Redger-Marquardt: chelsea.redger@wichita.edu or Dr. Amy Chesser: amy.chesser@wichita.edu).

Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One 27 February · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Encourage your students to join the Savvy Scholar Workshop on “Annotated Bibliographies and Why You Should Write One.” Happening from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in Ablah Library at the Digital Learning Commons (in-person and online).

Explore the purposes, processes and benefits of creating robust annotated bibliographies to enhance the quality and efficiency of their research projects and assignments.

National Engineers Week

To celebrate National Engineers Week (Feb. 19-24), the College of Engineering is hosting multiple student-focused events, as well as a public event. Students are invited to attend each of the events listed below, as well as to bring family members to the Cosmic Bowling Night and to invite friends and family to participate in the public Wichita State Engineering 5k run/walk. In addition to the events listed below, there will be a Golden Calculator Search with clues announced daily via the college’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Winners of the search will receive up to $40 of WSU merchandise from the WSU Bookstore.

View all National Engineers Week events or select the appropriate link below.

National Engineers Week

To celebrate National Engineers Week (Feb. 19-24), the College of Engineering is hosting multiple events, including several designed to include college staff and faculty, as well as a public event. College staff and faculty are encouraged to attend the “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” event featuring various faculty members and the family-friendly Cosmic Bowling Night. Additionally, students, staff, faculty and community members are encouraged to participate in the public Wichita State Engineering 5k run/walk. View all National Engineers Week events, including several more student-focused events, or select the appropriate link below.