Students, faculty, staff and campus innovation partners are invtited to register for the second annual Suspenders4Hope 5k and 1-Mile walk beginning at 8 a.m. Oct.1 at the Steve Clark YMCA. The event benefits StopSuicideICT, and is presented by Ascension Via Christi and the Steve Clark YMCA.

Registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m. Following the race, there will be presentations by several speakers and awards will be given. This part of the event will be hosted by Annette Lawless. The event will conclude with a 1-Mile Memorial Walk in honor of those who lost their lives to suicide.

On behalf of the Midwest Asian American Students Union (MAASU), Asian Student Conference presents the MAASUx: “Lost in Translation” conference  beginning at 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12 at Woolsey Hall. The day will include social activities, networking opportunities, a leadership development and cultural discovery.

The theme for the conference is a reference to how Asian American students often feel lost in between their rich cultural background and their current lifestyles. It also encompasses the struggles that Asian Americans face in their attempts to connect to their own heritage and surrounding community.

The even is free to students but slots are limited to 50. Registration begins at midnight Sunday, Sept. 25.

The next Student Health Services (SHS) Pee for Pizza event will take place noon-4 p.m. today, Sept. 22, at the Student Wellness Center in the Steve Clark YMCA. During the event, participants can get tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia by submitting a urine specimen and then receive a free pizza.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Positive Direction and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes, Pee for Pizza occurs twice a month through the fall and spring semesters and 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.

AHINSA Presents Garba Night 2022. 30 September 2022. RSC - Beggs Ball Room. 7:30 to 11:30PM. Dandiya Sticks will be provided. Contact: Dr. Alan Dsouza - 3169786153

Wichita State’s Association of Hindu Students in America (AHINSA) will host Garba Night 2020 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the Beggs Ballroom in the Rhatigan Student Center. An integral part of the event is the religious symbolism espoused in the portrait of the Indian deity Durga placed centrally in the Beggs Ballroom. There will also be an open space to dance clockwise around the center.

Traditional Indian cloths are encouraged for wear, but not required.

Tallgrass Film Screenings: Home Owners (PARA ENTRAR A VIVIR), FINLANDIA, What We Leave Behind | Free for WSU students | Thursday & Friday, Sept. 29-30 | Learn more at!

The Tallgrass Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary from Sept. 28-Oct. 2. As part of this event, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Ulrich Museum of Art are taking part in supporting the festifval in the Murmurations category and other films to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. “Home Owners”, “FINLANDIA,” and “What We Leave Behind” will be shown on Sept. 29 and 30 and will be free for WSU students to attend

The film festival lineup also includes 53 features and 14 short film programs with 195 films, highlighted by the film festival’s signature Stubbornly Independent, Female Filmmakers and Gordon Parks competitions.

General admission tickets are also available to the public.

Monday Melodies. Live music in the RSC the last Monday of each month! September 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. RSC Starbucks Lounge, featuring Randy Fields Combo

Join Monday Melodies at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Sept. 26, at the Rhatigan Student Center Starbucks Lounge. Monday Melodies is the last Monday of every month and features live music. The Sept. 26 event will feature the Randy Fields Combo.

Shocker Career Accelerator Open House 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. September 21 John Bardo Center 162 (Image has a blue background with the outline of a house with its light on inside.)

Join Shocker Career Accelerator (SCA) for an open house at its office from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Sept. 21, at 162 John Bardo Center. This is a come-and-go event for students, faculty and staff to view the SCA office and learn about the services the staff provides. Light refreshments and the SCA team will be available for meet and greets during the event.

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The Shocker Learning Center is having its annual Fall Open House 11 a..m.-1 p.m. today, Sept. 21 at 107 Lindquist Hall Room.

Come visit us to learn about the services the center offers, including tutoring, supplemental instruction, study space, Thursday study hall and peer mentoring.

The event will also feature goodies and giveaways as long as supplies last. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to stop by.

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President Rick Muma will host three town halls at three separate times today, Sept. 21, via Zoom. The times and groups include the following:

  • W. Frank Barton School of Business — 1-2 p.m.
  • Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences — 2-3 p.m.
  • Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College — 3-4 p.m.

Good Neighbor Week is Sept. 25-Oct. 1. The week provides Shocker Nation an opportunity to elevate and celebrate good neighboring practices while encouraging a healthy lifestyle. During the week, look here for neighboring tips, benefits and events which will be shared throughout the week.

In celebration of Good Neighbor Week and Latinx Heritage Month, Shocker Under the Stars will feature a screening of “Encanto” beginning at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Duerksen Fine Arts Center Amphitheater. The event will also feature a variety of vendors, food trucks and a preview of a short film from Mama.Film.

The event is free and open to the public. Learn more at the Shockers Under the Stars Facebook page.