Faculty should encourage their students to apply to become prevention ambassadors. Students who accept the position are eligible for a zero-credit internship after a minimum commitment of three semesters. Applications will be accepted until July 15.

Prevention Services has developed a student ambassador program for the Prevention Services Advisory Board (PSAB) over the past few years. Their purpose is to provide an opportunity for Wichita State students to develop leadership, community outreach and human services skills. They also serve as change agents in promoting health, wellness and mental health awareness in the WSU community. Ambassadors create events, provide information via tabling and give presentations on topics they feel are relevant to fellow students. 

Are you interested in an internship that promotes mental and physical wellness and gives back to your community? Become a prevention ambassador. Applications will be accepted now through July 15.

Prevention ambassadors assist the Wichita State Prevention Services Advisory Board (PSAB) in our #WSUWeSupportU mission of promoting campus health and wellness through suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, substance abuse prevention, and wellness promotion.

Prevention Ambassadors also work to create wellness-oriented events to help promote campus health in cooperating with PSAB departments. Ambassadors are eligible for a zero-credit internship.

Researchers are conducting research sessions 8 a.m.-noon Mondays-Wednesdays June 20-July 7. The sessions will improve the researchers understanding of the factors that affect physical therapy. Participants in the study will be compensated with a lab-themed mug in their choice of color (lime green, purple, yellow or burgundy). Participants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 18-65
  • Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision
  • Be free of existing injuries
  • Must not experience motion sickness or balance difficulties

Participants will only have to participant in one session that will require approximately 30 minutes. In this session, participants will perform a series of basic exercises using light dumbbells (hand weights). Before completing the exercises, participants will receive demonstrations and instructions on how to perform the exercises. Participants will also be asked to share their feelings and experiences during the exercises.

For more information and the location, please send an email with three times of availability to cebrown6@shockers.wichita.edu.

Are you interested in an internship that promotes mental and physical wellness and gives back to your community? Become a prevention ambassador.

Prevention ambassadors assist the Wichita State Prevention Services Advisory Board (PSAB) in our #WSUWeSupportU mission of promoting campus health and wellness through suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, substance abuse prevention, and wellness promotion.

Prevention Ambassadors also work to create wellness-oriented events to help promote campus health in cooperating with PSAB departments. Ambassadors are eligible for a zero-credit internship.

Since 2002, the Ark River Clean-Up has collected tons of litter from the Arkansas River each spring with the help of hundreds — sometimes thousands — of volunteers. This annual event has been delayed for the past two years due to the pandemic, but we are back and ready to clean up the Ark River.

Registration is free through the link below. Be prepared to show proof of registration either via your phone or a printed ticket. Volunteer check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot at First Street and Waco Avenue. Then you can head directly down to the river or board a free shuttle to spread out to the north or south. Volunteers at the cleanup will receive a water bottle and a free lunch while supplies last. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.

Help keep this event healthy and safe. if you are feeling ill, please stay home.

For updates and information, follow the event and Ark River Cleanup page on Facebook.

Join your fellow Shockers and the Office of Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership (SEAL) and volunteer to clear damage from the April 29 storm in Andover 12:30-4:30 p.m. May 3 and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m. May 4-6.

Volunteers will need to meet at Andover United Methodist Church at 1429 N. Andover Road between 7 a.m-7 p.m. Transportation will also be provided by the SEAL office for the two separate shifts. Volunteers requesting transportation will need to arrive at the SEAL office at the 216 Rhatigan Student Center at their designated times and dates.

For more information, contact 316-978-7016 or volunteerICT@wichita.edu

The Shocker Neighborhood Coalition is requesting student volunteers for its monthly produce pantry 3- 6 p.m. Friday, April 22 at New Life Church and Outreach Center. The coalition needs 10-15 volunteers to assist with unloading and distributing produce. 

The ninth annual Expanding Your Horizons Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Conference for middle school girls will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Hubbard Hall. Volunteers will assist in hands-on activities, but need no prior experience. All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and lunch.

We need your help! Volunteers needed for commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Volunteer shifts: 7:30-11:30am; 11:30-3:30p; and 3:30-7:30p. For more details and to sign-up, visit wichita.edu/volunteerforcommencement.

Volunteers are needed for commencement Saturday, May 14 at Koch Arena. There are three volunteer shifts are available:

  • 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Volunteers will welcome guests and graduates at this event, and food will be provided.

This graphic contains the signup link for WU Crew, a group of Wichita State faculty, staff, students, partners and alum who serve the Wichita community.

The Office of Engagement would like to invite all faculty, staff and campus partners to join the WU Crew and serve the Wichita youth and community through service projects including the following:

  • Family Carnival – April 23
  • Wu Reads – 9:45-10:05 a.m. Wednesdays via Zoom

The WU Crew is active in the local community and provides services to Wichita area businesses, organizations, neighborhoods and schools.