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September 22, 2022 — Wichita State’s first annual Founders’ Day of Giving saw more than 600 people come together to support what they love at WSU, bringing together our campus, community and all of Shocker Nation.
September 20, 2022 — Each fiscal year, the WSU Foundation evaluates its fundraising priorities and establishes goals for the year ahead. The priorities for the next year will continue to be focused on providing need-based aid for students and raising the remaining funds needed for the Shocker Success Center. As the median federal loan debt among borrowers who graduate from WSU is more than $21,000, providing scholarship funding for students remains our top priority. The Foundation seeks to raise an additional $10 million for need-based scholarships at WSU over the next fiscal year. Additionally, the Foundation team will work to complete a goal of … Continue reading "WSU Foundation shares continued fundraising priorities"
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September 9, 2022 — Our annual day of giving is today, Sept. 14. Join thousands of Shocker alumni, students, employees, parents and friends to celebrate our history and invest in our future by participating in our annual day of giving.
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September 9, 2022 — Our annual day of giving is nearly here. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, join thousands of Shocker alumni, students, employees, parents and friends to celebrate our history and invest in our future.
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September 7, 2022 — Whether you’ve walked the paths of WSU recently, long ago or only through the eyes of others, you are a valuable part of the university’s story. This is a place where the past stands side by side with the future. Professors and lecturers pass along their wisdom while students reach new heights of excellence, challenging each other to keep up with the ever-changing face of higher education.
Ariel campus photo with text "Founders' Day of Giving."
September 2, 2022 — Whether you’ve walked the paths of WSU recently, long ago or only through the eyes of others, you are a valuable part of the university’s story. This is a place where the past stands side by side with the future. Professors and lecturers pass along their wisdom while students reach new heights of excellence, challenging each other to keep up with the ever-changing face of higher education. This year, we’re celebrating that history with our first annual Founders’ Day of Giving on Sept. 14. This is a day for all of Shocker Nation to come together to invest in our … Continue reading "Founders’ Day of Giving: Celebrating our history, investing in our future"
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September 2, 2022 — Wichita State University has thousands of faculty and staff members dedicated to creating a successful experience for every student who steps on campus. But often, they don’t see the full impact that dedication has on the lives of students.
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September 2, 2022 — Leanne Caret’s belief in the power of education goes beyond words. For years, she and her husband, Steve, have helped fund scholarships and educational opportunities and they want to continue that support for generations to come through a planned gift to Wichita State.
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September 2, 2022 — Allen Galliart and Doug English have never met in person, but they share a common passion: helping chemistry students succeed. It’s this goal that brought the two together to start the Pooled Chemistry Scholarship at Wichita State.
August 8, 2022 — This year, we’re celebrating Wichita State’s commitment to our students with our first annual Founders’ Day of Giving on September 14.