The Smart Factory at Deloitte @ Wichita holds two open house events/tours for WSU leaders, faculty and staff each year. 

The Spring Open House is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 1. If you would like to attend, add your name to the invitation list.

2024 Kansas Sport Summit

The Department of Sport Management will host the inaugural Kansas Sport Summit from 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Thursday, March 28 on the third floor of the Rhatigan Student Center in Beggs Ballroom East, Gridley Room and McKay Room.

Over 100 students from regional high schools, two-year and four-year colleges, and over 30 practitioners from regional and national organizations will be in attendance to share insights, discuss emerging trends and explore collaborative opportunities for students, practitioners and faculty/staff in sport management and related fields.

The registration will close Tuesday, March 26. For questions, reach out to Dr. Wonyoung Kim at 316-978-5445 or email at wonyoung.kim@wichita.edu.

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Help celebrate 40 years of service from Glenn Gunnels to two Kansas universities, service to students, staff and faculty, degree and continued educational career at WSU

Join the celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 29 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center, Harvest Room.

Procrastination Prevention Night March 27, 2024 6 pm - 12 am Free entry

Don’t let the mid-semester blues get you down. Join University Libraries for a night of support at its late-night study event, designed for students like you, from 6 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, March 27 at Ablah Library.

The night features workshops, tutoring sessions, arts and crafts, mindfulness activities and more. You’ll have all the tools you need to conquer the rest of the semester.

Plus, enjoy coffee and snacks to keep you fueled and focused throughout the night.

Sponsored by the Shocker Learning Center and University Libraries.

Procrastination Prevention Night March 27, 2024 6 pm - 12 am Free entry

Don’t let the mid-semester blues get your students down. Encourage them to join a night of support at a late-night study event, tailored just for them, from 6 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, March 27 at Ablah Library.

The night features workshops, tutoring sessions, arts and crafts, mindfulness activities and more. Students will have all the tools they need to conquer the rest of the semester.

Plus, students will have coffee and snacks to keep them fueled and focused throughout the night.

Sponsored by the Shocker Learning Center and University Libraries.

Visit NetApp on the Innovation Campus for its quarterly campus-wide e-waste and shredding event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 19 in the NetApp parking lot, lot 44S.

The following are items that can be disposed of during the event:

  • Personal documents accepted for secure shredding.
  • All personal electronics accepted, including appliances.
  • Secure data destruction for e-waste (hard drive shredder).
  • On-site assistance available for larger loads.

The event is sponsored by the NetApp Green Team.

Join Zach Gearhart, chief of staff and executive director of government relations, for updates on the Kansas legislature relevant to Wichita State. The next meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, March 22 in 101 Morrison Hall.

The meeting is open to all faculty, staff and students and is held every other Friday in Morrison Hall following each legislative session.

The Whole Woman Health and Wellness Mixer. Image of three women, light rose colored background. Kansas SBDC and WSU logos.

The Kansas Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Wichita State invites women in health and wellness to a special event Tuesday, March 26, celebrating small business leaders and owners.

“The Whole Woman – Health & Wellness Mixer” is meant to help attendees:

  • Connect with like-minded female entrepreneurs
  • Learn about local products and services
  • Build your resource and referral network
  • Explore collaboration opportunities

Doctors, mental health specialists, nutritionists, dentists, fitness experts, specialists in women’s health, insurance providers, estheticians, cosmetologists, therapists and more have been invited to attend.

Register online so organizers can plan refreshments accordingly, then visit the Facebook even page to give a quick introduction and see who else is planning to attend.

The SBDC thanks the sponsors for helping to make the event happen:

  • Stephanie Weins, Landmark Commercial Real Estate & Aegis Group
  • Stacy Gray, Community National Bank & Trust
  • Wendy Veatch, Swindoll Janzen Hawk & Loyd, LLC
Rising to the Challenge Virtual Workshop Series Spring 2024 - WSU Community Engagement Institute

The WSU Community Engagement Institute (CEI) invites the campus community to its Rising to the Challenge spring 2024 virtual workshop series.

Join one, several or all of the spring 2024 interactive workshops centered on navigating challenges with resilience and intention. All five, 60-minute sessions are open to everyone at no charge, where you will get the chance to gain a wealth of knowledge from a few CEI members.

The workshops are at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays. The schedule of events:

For more information or questions, contact Zane May at zane.may@wichita.edu.

EndNote Citation Management Software 2 April · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Empower yourself with the essential skills of citation management using EndNote. Join the Savvy Scholar Workshop on the EndNote citation management software from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at Ablah Library in the Digital Learning Commons (in-person and online). There is no cost to attend.

You will learn to upload citation data, create citations in diverse styles, organize references and seamlessly insert citations into Microsoft Word documents. Attend and enhance your research capabilities with EndNote.