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.

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.

All nominations are due at 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31. For more infomration, please contact Ava DeFrain at wsumbmembership@gmail.com.

Please note that the nomination and application form are the same, but there is a place for you to put the nominee’s name at the bottom of the form.

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Call for Volunteers! Wallace Invitational for Scholarships in Engineering, Friday, November 19.

The College of Engineering is seeking faculty and staff from across the university to serve as group activity judges for the college’s annual Wallace Invitational for Scholarships in Engineering (WISE) 9-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at the Rhatigan Student Center (room 142). If you are interested in judging, please sign up by Nov. 12.

Judges do not need to have a background in engineering or computing. Students are judged on their teamwork, communication and problem-solving skills rather than their knowledge of engineering concepts. At the event, judging teams of two people will observe and score a small group of four to five competitors.

For more information, contact jason.bosch@wichita.edu.

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:

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

  • Sept. 10
  • Oct. 15
  • Nov. 5

    Volunteers will sort and organize items for donation to local nonprofits.

The GIV program accepts donated items from companies and offers them at no charge to nonprofits throughout the state. 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).

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 dates are as follows, 9/17, 10/15, 11/12 from 10:30am-12:30pm. Volunteers may sign up here.

Join Wichita State’s Community Service Board while it delivers meals with Meals on Wheels 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on following dates:

  • Sept. 17
  • Oct. 15
  • Nov. 12

After registering, volunteers will be given instructions about volunteering with addresses and food for delivery.

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 moriah.beck@wichita.edu.

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 exericise 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.