Students presenting research posters in the State Capitol rotunda in Topeka.
November 19, 2021 — Do you know a graduate student working on research that directly impacts the State of Kansas? If so, encourage them to submit their abstract for the 19th annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit  (CGRS) taking place Feb. 16 at the Capitol Building in Topeka.
Shocker Profile Headshots. 2021 Format Continues. Scheduled over two days at the Rhatigan Student Center by appointment only
November 19, 2021 — The Office of Strategic Communications offers headshots for WSU faculty and staff at no charge. Headshot events will be scheduled twice a semester over two days at the Rhatigan Student Center (RSC). Headshots are available by appointment only and are now open for Dec. 13 and 14.
I am FIRST generation. Wichita State University. “Starting college as a first-generation student was overwhelming. I felt like I wasn’t meant to be in the classroom and that others were more deserving. However, I found many great mentors that helped me navigate feeling like an imposter and to help me see that I belonged. These experiences led me to a career where I can help other students feel empowered to reach for their dreams and complete college. I am now working on my Doctorate in Educational Leadership, and this would have never been possible without support." Jacob Mendez, student engagement coordinator, College of Engineering MS, Student Affairs in Higher Education; BA, History. F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.
November 18, 2021 — What is a first-gen student? A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor's degree. A student who is the first person in their immediate family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor's degree.
November 18, 2021 — The Foundation Accounting Department is providing members with the following Foundation year-end requisition reminders in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.
November 18, 2021 — Work by the Shockers Vote! Coalition helped Wichita State increase its voting rate for students by 19.2% from 2016, according to the 2020 National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement. Wichita State’s 2020 voting rate of 68.1% is above the national 66% rate, according to the data compiled by the Tufts University Institute For Democracy & Higher Education.
Shocker Store, official store of Wichita State University. Black Friday Sale. BOGO 1/2 off Shocker gear. November 26-27. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Braeburn Square location. Some exclusions apply. Not valid with any other discounts. Second item must be of equal or lesser value.
November 17, 2021 — The Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) and its departments will close Thursday, Nov. 25– Sunday, Nov. 28 for the Thanksgiving break. The building and departments will also have altered hours of operation Wednesday, Nov. 24. For specific hours, visit RSC Hours website.
November 17, 2021 — Do you know a faculty member who is deeply engaged in service? Do you know a faculty member who exemplifies any of the following:
Shield Yourself from the FLU at WSU! Low-cost flu shots for only $20. Room 265 in the RSC. November 18 11am-1pm. Bring your health insurance card if you'd like to file insurance. Only exact cash accepted or you can pay through your myShockerHealth portal.
November 16, 2021 — Student Health Services will host a flu shot clinic for students, faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Rhatigan Student Center.
November 15, 2021 — Take your work to the next level and submit your research on any philosophical topic for the Shocker Philosophy Conference Feb. 4, 2022. Research on the following topics will be accepted? Ethics and social justice Critial reasoning: biases and fallacies in action Aesthetics and art theory Sustainablity and environment Ways of knowing Global perspectives on how to live Scientific explanation, reasoning and evidence Philosophy majors who submit can receive an applied learning credit.  To submit, email your paper with subject line "Shocker submission" to by Dec. 15
Study Abroad Webpage for Faculty & Staff! Check out the new webpage to learn more about study abroad resources for your students.
November 15, 2021 — Wichita State Study Abroad Programs appreciates all of the encouragement, support and guidance that faculty, advisors and staff provide to students who are beginning their study abroad journey.