January 14, 2022 — Inside Higher Education recently published an opinion essay by Dr. Keith Pickus, vice president for corporate and foundation relations, Wichita State University Foundation about the similarities between managing professional employees and teaching university students. Pickus, who recently returned to a full-time faculty role after serving in various campus administration roles for 19 years, penned the essay after teaching this past spring.
January 13, 2022 — The Kansas Council for Economic Education (KCEE) has received a $20,000 grant from the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC). The KCEE is a nonprofit organization that is affiliated with all of Kansas’ six public universities and hosted by the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State. The KCEE will use the grant in providing its financial literacy programs for middle and high school students throughout the state of Kansas.
January 4, 2022 — Professions, has been appointed to a two-year term on the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education Review Panel.
thank you! because of you the hungry are fed. families are finding stability. more students will graduate. our neighbors are healthier. lives are transformed. united, we are advancing the common good. 99 shocker faculty and staff donated to this year campaign! 37,995.88 total contributions. shockers raised nearly 12% more than last year and exceeded this year's goal by 2,995.88.
December 15, 2021 — Thank you to everyone who participated in the Nov. 15-19 United Way campaign week. For the 2021 campaign, Wichita State was able to exceed its goal of $35,000 and raised more than $37,9995 in total contributions that will impact local communities. Thanks to everyone who shared the message and helped donate. Next year, we hope to raise more.
Congratulations to Cathy Moore-Jansen on her retirement!
December 10, 2021 — Associate Professor Cathy Moore-Jansen has announced that she will retire from the University Libraries at the end of December. Please use this Kudoboard link to help us celebrate Cathy’s amazing career at Wichita State with well wishes and photos.
WU supporting First-Gen Shockers. WU wearing a first-gen Shockers t-shirt.
December 8, 2021 — University Business recently featured an article acknowledging Wichita States efforts to meet the needs of first-generation students, with many of the initiatives made by the First-Generation Coordinating Council (FGCC).
November CARE Data is written on the top of the image with 2 squares below. The left square contains the words "Academic Year, August 1st through November 30th" underneath that it states "2021 through 2022, 482" and then below that it states "2020 through 2021, 302" below that is a graphic of three people with "59.60%" increase written on top. For the right square, it first states "Month of November" with November 1st through November 30th
December 8, 2021 — Recently the Wichita State's CARE Team reached an all-time high for overall reports, with an increase of 59.6 % for the academic year. For November, there was an increase of 58.82% reports. The CARE Team exists to support students through difficulty by connecting them with the resources and help they need to succeed academically and personally. 
Rosella Regier, a client at the Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, recently collaborated with her husband Harold Regier, to publish a book about their journey with speech therapy. In the book they share about their positive experience working with graduate students and supervisors at the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic to gain better communication following a diagnosis of Aphasia, a language disorder.
December 7, 2021 — Rosella Regier, a client at the Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, recently collaborated with her husband Harold Regier, to publish a book about their journey with speech therapy. In the book they share about their positive experience working with graduate students and supervisors at the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic to gain better communication following a diagnosis of Aphasia, a language disorder.
Picture of Jessica Provines.
December 7, 2021 — Jessica Provines, chief psychologist and assistant vice president for wellness at Wichita State, was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about counselor staffing during the pandemic.
December 6, 2021 — Honoree information, photos and video from the Service Recognition 2021 event held Oct. 25 at Charles Koch Arena are now available at the Service Recognition website. The event honored employees who reached their milestone service between the dates of Sept. 2, 2020, and Sept. 1, 2021.