Graphic featuring the backs of students wearing graduation cap and text ' We Need Your Help! Volunteers Needed for Commencement Sunday, December 12, 2021 Volunteer Shift: 12:3--4:30pm For more details and to sign-up, visit wichita.edu/volunteerforcommencement.'

Volunteers are requested from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12 for the fall 2021 commencement ceremony at Koch Arena. The ceremony begins at 2:30 pm.

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

A doctoral student in communication sciences and disorders is conducting a study on comparison of an existing and a newly developed clinical technique for evaluating function of the middle ear.

Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 35, have normal hearing, have not had an ear infection in the past three months, nor had a cold or flu in the past two weeks. Participants will receive a no-cost comprehensive hearing evaluation and ear examination prior to testing. The testing will take about one hour in room 106 of Hubbard Hall.

We have implemented a virus protection plan following university IRB guidelines. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Alice Keithly at 580-231-5503, or Dr. Xiao-Ming Sun at Xiao-Ming.Sun@wichita.edu.

Volunteers Needed wichita.edu/pumpkinrun

Not a runner? Have a friend running in the Pumpkin Run? Would like to help out? Please fill out the volunteer form below to assist with the Pumpkin Run on Oct. 23.

A group of physical therapy doctoral students is recruiting participants aged 65 and older for a home exercise research study to improve balance and walking speed. Participation in this study may help the field of physical therapy understand better methods to improve balance and walking speed using home exercise programs.

If chosen to participate in the eight-week study, subjects will exercise in the comfort of their own homes and will be given step-by-step instructions on the exercises, which will take approximately 20 to 30 minutes per day. Participants will need to recruit pre- and post-program results. It will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. If you are interested in participating, please click on the link below to complete a survey.

Once you have completed the survey, you will receive an email with further information within five to seven business days. Your participation is graciously appreciated, voluntary, and your responses will remain confidential. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email Bryce Isaac at bdisaac@shockers.wichita.edu.

Tuesday, November 9th, 11:00 am-1:00 pm in the Atrium of the RSC. Stop by this interactive service event and give back to the Wichita community with Community Service Board! Help assemble stuffed animals that will be donated to local nonprofits in our community. All materials are provided. For questions email CSB@wichita.edu

Creatures for a Cause is seeking volunteers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at the atrium of the RSC. Stop by this interactive service event and give back to the Wichita community with Community Service Board. Help assemble stuffed animals that will be donated to local nonprofits in our community. All materials are provided. For questions, email CSB@wichita.edu

Meals on Wheels of Wichita. Volunteers will meet at Senior Services of Wichita at 10:30am for a brief orientation and guidance on delivering food according to proper social distancing guidelines. The address for the event is 200 S. Walnut, Wichita KS 67213. Volunteers will then be given food and addresses to deliver food. Volunteers must have reliable transportation and the volunteer shift should end by 1:00pm. The dates for this event include September 17th, October 15th, and November 12th. All service events may be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions released by the university. Volunteers will be notified if the event is cancelled. Register at Wichita.edu/csb For questions email CSB@wichita.edu or call 978-3022.

Join the Community Service Board for a morning of delivering meals with Meals on Wheels. Volunteers will be given instructions about volunteering with addresses and food for delivery. Volunteer times are from  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and Nov. 12.

Volunteers are requested for the United Way Give Items of Value (GIV) program 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the following dates at the GIV Warehouse:

The United Way Give Items of Value (GIV) program is seeking volunteers in its efforts to collect items from companies and distribute them to Kansas nonprofits.

The GIV program distributes $400,000 to $1 million worth of donated items each year to more than 100 area nonprofits (including agencies not funded by United Way). GIV partners with Good 360 to obtain donated products from national retailers.

Those who are interested in volunteering for the GIV program should meet at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and Nov. 5 at the GIV Warehouse. Additional information is available at the link below.

Join the Community Service Board serving a free meal at the Lord's Diner. We will alternate serving dinner at the Diner's two location. We will be serving from 5:00-8:00pm. Dates scheduled for volunteering are as follows: 9/8, 9/22, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10. For location details and to sign up please visit here.

Join the Community Service Board and serve free meals at the Lord’s Diner 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10. 

The board is serving dinner at the diner’s two locations. Volunteers will receive more information after signing up.

A group of physical therapy doctoral students is recruiting participants for a study to test the effects of vestibular training in a balance program. This study is open to all individuals, but is meant to target people who have had a concussion in the past three years.

Participants will be required to complete balance testing and an eight-week balance training exercise program. The 10- to 15-minute exercises can be completed at home.

If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact us at wsuptresearch@gmail.com or visit the link below.

The Mortar Board, a national honor society that encourages scholarship, leadership and community service, is seeking nominations for its Wichita State chapter for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Wichita State chapter promotes Reading is Leading, hosts an annual book drive, and reads to children at local elementary schools.

The Mortar Board accepts students of junior status or higher (graduating in December 2022 or later). The students must have a 3.2 GPA, embody scholarship, leadership and service.

Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31. For more information, please contact Ava DeFrain at wsumbmembershipchair@gmail.com.