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The Cohen Honors College is seeking faculty mentors to work with students selected for the First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) in STEM. Applicants should fill out the faculty application for FYRE no later than Oct. 15.

Faculty are encouraged to nominate graduate students to serve as FYRE mentors. First-year undergraduate students interested in applying to the FYRE in STEM program can apply by completing the FYRE in STEM Student Application.

The mission of this FYRE in STEM program is to build a community of STEM students, faculty and professionals from various STEM backgrounds to support young STEM majors or potential majors as they form identities as members of the scientific community, thus improving the likelihood that they will persist to graduation.

All mentors will be matched with students based on interest. For more information, contact Dr. Moriah Beck, FYRE Program director, at 316-978-5476 or

Image Alt Text 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. The board is serving dinner at the diner’s two locations. Volunteers are needed 5-8 p.m. on Wednesdays for the following dates:

  • Sept. 8
  • Sept. 22
  • Oct. 13
  • Oct. 27
  • Nov. 10
volunteerICT is Wichita State's campus-focused partnership with the United Way of the Plains and connects Wichita State students with volunteer opportunities in Wichita.

Wichita State University’s volunteerICT is a campus-focused virtual volunteer service board designed in partnership with the United Way of the Plains. The platform guides you to community partners throughout Wichita who are looking for volunteers. All students, staff and faculty can access volunteerICT with their myWSU account.

To begin searching volunteer opportunities throughout the area:

  1. Log in to your myWSU account.
  2. Locate Civic Engagement under the Campus Involvement tab.
  3. Click volunteerICT and you will be redirected to your profile. Complete your profile to find opportunities and begin volunteering.

As you track your volunteer activities, volunteerICT will add your service hours to a volunteer resume that will keep track of your volunteer hours for you.

For more information, email or call 316-978-3022.

LeaderShape is a 4 day experience that challenges participants to lead with integrity. This is a nationally recognized organization that facilitates participants through a series of dynamic, challenging, and exciting sessions designed to increase, develop, and launch the leadership capacity of students. This experience will not only benefit them individually, but professionally and the communities/organizations they go on to lead and serve in the future. Participants will cultivate leadership skills, reflect, and discuss leadership lessons within a small cohort or cluster of students.

Wichita State University will host the Institute by LeaderShape Oct. 8-11at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City, Kansas. LeaderShape is a nationally recognized organization that facilitates participants through a series of dynamic, challenging and exciting sessions designed to increase, develop and launch the leadership capacity of students.

Mentorship is an essential part of the institute, and we are seeking staff and faculty to serve as Cluster Family Mentors. Transportation, food and lodging will be provided.

Students and staff gathered together for a group photo at Back to School Bash

Student Involvement is seeking faculty and staff to volunteer for the Back to School Bash (B2SB) from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. Volunteers will staff games and activities, provide directions, check-in participants, and welcome new and returning Shockers. B2SB volunteers will also receive a free T-shirt.

Please register no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 6.

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WSU First-Year Programs in Student Success and Campus Recreation are looking for enthusiastic individuals to volunteer during the seventh annual Clash of the Colleges on Friday, Aug. 20.

Faculty, staff and students are all welcome to volunteer. Volunteers will be entered in a raffle with a chance for prizes. All volunteers will receive a Clash of the Colleges T-shirt.

To volunteer, contact no later than 5 p.m. July 28.

Wu Crew logo,

Help Wu Crew Reads reach its goal of 50 volunteers by the end of August. Wu Crew Reads volunteers read children’s books aloud and ask students questions about the books to help them better understand the story.

To participate, volunteers are asked to commit 20 minutes from 2:40 to 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoons for a semester. During this time, volunteers will read virtually with a student at Gordan Parks Elementary School.

Wu Crew Read is part of an effort to help USD 259 reach its long-term strategic goal of increasing third-grade reading proficiency, which aligns with Wichita State’s mission to being an educational driver for Kansas and the greater public good.

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The Wichita State University Community Engagement Institute is looking for five candidates for service positions at Wichita State through AmeriCorps. The positions include opportunities with the Shocker Neighborhood Association, Psychology Department, Center for Public Health Initiatives at Community Engagement Institute, Prevention Initiatives at CEI and a Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) leader position for someone who has previous AmeriCorps experience.

AmeriCorps members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at Wichita State or a nonprofit organization, and earn a modest living allowance of $15,000. After a successful year of service, members are eligible for an education award of $6,000 or a post-service stipend. Current and past members are also eligible to apply for one of seven $2,000 Wichita State scholarships.

VISTA member candidates must meet the following:

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must have limited criminal history and meet the requirements of the agency where they apply.

Recruitment is open through July 28. For more information, contact Racheal Holland at or call 316-295-6896.

Check out the current list of volunteer opportunities available in Shocker Neighborhood and sign up today.

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We are seeking motivated on-campus advisors to volunteer for two fraternities: Delta Upsilon and Lambda Chi Alpha. On-campus advisors must be Wichita State faculty or staff with a valid WSU ID and WSU email.

Individuals will need to be willing to have occasional meetings with fraternity leaders, approve events via ShockerSync and be an overall mentor to the organization.

For questions or to apply as on-campus advisor, please contact Rani Somers,  Fraternity and Sorority Life coordinator.