Writing an Awesome Literature Review Savvy Scholar Workshop 27 Sept• 3:00-4:00 PM • Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Unlock the secrets to crafting a remarkable literature review at the upcoming Savvy Scholar Workshop. Join University Libraries from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Ablah Library’s Digital Scholars Commons or participate online in the Writing an Awesome Literature Review workshop.

The presenters will guide you through effective strategies, tips and best practices to master the art of literature review writing that stands out. Enhance your scholarly abilities and elevate your academic work to the next level.

Writing an Awesome Literature Review Savvy Scholar Workshop 27 Sept• 3:00-4:00 PM • Ablah Library In-Person & Online

University Libraries invites faculty and staff to encourage students to participate in the upcoming Savvy Scholar workshop. Join the workshop from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Ablah Library’s Digital Scholars Commons or participate online in the Writing an Awesome Literature Review workshop.

The workshop offers valuable insights into crafting an impactful literature review through strategies, tips and best practices for standing out. The presenters will guide students to enhance their academic writing skills and elevate their scholarly abilities.

The Wichita State University Police Department is offering active threat training courses to anyone who wishes to attend, even if they are not affiliated with WSU. WSUPD offers three types of training sessions, built upon the Stop the Bleed and the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) courses from Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT):

  • CRASE lecture
  • Stop the Bleed*
  • Scenarios*

*Note: To take the Stop the Bleed and scenarios portions, the CRASE lecture must be completed within 90 days prior to attending.

Each of these in-person training sessions is approximately one hour long. There is no cost to the participant. Registration can be completed on WSUPD’s webpage.

Schedule of upcoming training portions:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 13
    • CRASE lecture at 6 p.m., Stop the Bleed at 7 p.m. and scenarios at 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20
    • CRASE lecture at 6 p.m., Stop the Bleed at 7 p.m. and scenarios at 8 p.m.
Student in a #WSUWeSupportU Suspenders T-Shirt with training details including Preventing Suicide Training is Wednesday, September 6th at 2:30 p.m. in RSC 256. Follow us on social media @wsuhopeservices.

Join Heath, Outreach, Prevention and Education (HOPE) Services during Suicide Prevention Month and attend the #WSUWeSupportU “Mental Wellness and Preventing Suicide Training” from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in 256 Rhatigan Student Center.

Learn about tools to support the community and assist someone in need. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to sign up for the training. Sign up on myWSU under the myTraining section or on the registration website. All participants will receive a #WSUWeSupportU T-shirt at no additional charge.

Leaders, are you uncertain how to navigate compensation issues at WSU? Attend one of the upcoming “Market Based Compensation Leader Education” sessions starting in mid-September. These sessions will provide leaders with the tools and resources they need to navigate compensation needs outside of the annual pay analysis process.

For information on session dates and times, visit myTraining and search for “Market Based Compensation Leader Education.”

All faculty and staff are invited to attend one of four upcoming Curriculum Management (CIM) virtual training sessions available this semester from 1 to 3 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 6
  • Tuesday, Sept 12
  • Thursday, Sept. 21
  • Wednesday Oct. 4

The two-hour Zoom session will provide a demonstration of how to submit a curriculum change proposal via the online CIM course and program forms, how to search for existing proposals, how a proposal moves through the electronic workflow and how to approve proposals.

Registration is required to attend the session. To register, visit the myTraining link on the Faculty/Staff tab of myWSU, then search for “CourseLeaf Curriculum (CIM Administrator & Faculty Remote Training.”

A link to the session will be emailed 24 hours in advance of the training after registering. Reach out to Corby Redington at corby.redington@wichita.edu if you do not receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the session start time.

To log into CIM during the training session, participants will need a dual authentication (DUO) device.

Staff and faculty who are unable to attend a session can view CourseLeaf user guides on the Registrar Office’s website.

Teams sits on a laptop screen. New video series, Teams Meetings wichita.edu/teammeetings

Faculty and staff making the switch from Zoom meetings to Teams meetings should check out the new Teams Meetings video series created by ITS Applications training.

Just like Zoom meetings, Teams meetings have advanced functions like breakout rooms, polls, detailed meeting permissions and more. Also, like Zoom, anyone can attend your Teams meeting via a link, including people outside WSU or people who do not have a Microsoft account.

To register for a live Teams training session, visit myTraining in myWSU.

Utilizing our Faith to Promote Mental Wellness & Prevent Suicide

The training, “Utilizing our Faith to Promote Mental Wellness and Prevent Suicide Workshop,” will be held 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Wichita.

The workshop will include personal stories of transforming suffering and loss into healing and positive impact from Andrew Meng, parochial vicar at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and Dr. Jessica Provines, chief psychologist at Wichita State and co-creator of the Suspenders4Hope Mental Wellness program.

Suspenders4Hope shirts and lunch by Tanya’s Soup Kitchen will be provided by the Catholic Assembly of Businesses, Ascension Via Christi and WSU at no additional charge.

The Suspenders4Hope Mental Wellness and Suicide Prevention Program, developed at WSU, is committed to bringing hope to people in times of despair by reducing stigma and improving emotional coping and peer support.  The program is about shifting the current culture of silence to a culture of shared vulnerability, caring, and most importantly support.  We are all connected as human beings, and we are responsible for taking care of each other.  Therefore, a goal of the program is to unite education, health care, non-profits, businesses, and faith communities to address the mental health and substance use crisis in our society with compassion, love and kindness.

Interested in learning more about the Academic Integrity Policy and Process at Wichita State? Student Conduct & Community Standards (SCCS) is hosting multiple Academic Integrity 101 sessions, where it will discuss:

The course is intended for faculty or instructors only. To register for any of the sessions offered through the 2023-24 academic year, go to the MyTraining section of the MyWSU portal and search for “Academic Integrity 101.” Reach out to SCCS at SCCS@wichita.edu for questions.

Charnea Bell

The Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) welcomes Charnea Bell to their training team. Bell will offer QuickBooks Online, Training for Beginners and Intermediate Users on Tuesday, Aug. 1 and Thursday, Aug. 3, respectively. Sessions will be online and cost $149 each.

Bell has a Master of Accounting, is a certified QuickBooks online ProAdvisor, alumni of Wichita State and local business owner.

In-person sessions will be offered in October.