Image of Credit Union of America representatives Lea Ann Gabbert, Kym Money and Bradley Dyer.
May 2, 2022 — Credit Union of America was recognized today as a 2022 Champion for Wichita State’s College of Applied Studies, honoring its ongoing engagement and financial support of the future educators of Kansas. CUA has pledged an additional $250,000 to the college to continue funding the Corbin Connect program, ongoing technology needs, scholarships, and programming for CAS students.
Image of five students chatting on couch.
April 27, 2022 — The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University is helping Butler Community College students interested in furthering their business education with $40,000 in scholarships. These scholarships will help amplify and activate the coordinated “2+2” program between the two schools where Butler students can receive their associates degree and pursue a business degree at WSU.
777 Freighter taking off
April 26, 2022 — Monday, you may have seen a 777 Freighter over the Wichita skies. It was the first test flight of the new NIAR WERX passenger-to-freighter conversion program.
April 26, 2022 — WERX at Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research has completed the first pre-modification baseline test flight for the Kansas Modification Center’s 777-300ERCF passenger-to-freighter conversion program. 
Picture of FAA deputy administrator Bradley Mims and U.S. Senator Jerry Moran with NIAR members in front of jet engine inside NIAR facility.
April 21, 2022 — FAA deputy administrator Bradley Mims visited the WERX MRO at Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) Tuesday alongside U.S. Senator Jerry Moran. Mims, a 40-year aviation industry veteran, toured the NIAR WERX and met with students, administrators and program directors for Kansas Modification Center’s 777-300ERCF conversion and other conversion programs underway at WERX.
Image of the magic hand.
April 15, 2022 — MagicHand, an anthropomorphic robotic hand designed by a Wichita State University engineering team, is participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program.
Picture in front of WSU's WMCA featuring seven students posing around the Wu Bronze Statue.
April 15, 2022 — The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University has surpassed seven figures in annual scholarships for its students, with funds being distributed throughout the 2021-2022 season.
Three adult learners laugh and talk at a gathering.
April 7, 2022 — Wichita State University has joined the Age-Friendly University Global Network (AFU), a growing group of more than 90 higher-education institutions around the world that have committed to meeting the personal, educational and career needs of adults of all ages and to creating age-inclusive environments on their campuses. WSU is the first institution in Kansas to become a member of AFU. Membership in AFU demonstrates WSU’s commitment to provide a full range of learning opportunities that include adults at all ages and stages in life, as well as to generate knowledge and innovations that address the second half of the lifespan through … Continue reading "Wichita State designated Age-Friendly University for focus on range of learning opportunities"
March 30, 2022 — Former scholarship recipients Eddie Sandoval and Kyle Offutt started Pinole Blue from a dorm room with a hand-spun corn grinder. Now, they are a nationally recognized all-natural food brand and were even featured on "Shark Tank." Their focus on philanthropy, however, hasn’t changed since the beginning.
March 28, 2022 — Wichita State President Dr. Rick Muma and interim Vice President/Provost Dr. Shirley Lefever will be featured on KMUW’s at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 30 for the station's spring fundraiser.