Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, February 17th through Sunday, February 23rd, 2020:
Dr. Gayln Vesey will present the story of a powerful and successful civil rights event that took place in Wichita – the Dockum Sit-In. Dr. Vesey’s event is set to begin 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 with an exhibit and reception. Remarks will begin 1:30 p.m. The event will be located in the Ablah Library lower level and is free and open to the public.
The Wildcats of Kansas State will be making the trek down to Wichita to take on Wichita State in a midweek match-up on February 26th! Come out to Eck Stadium to cheer on your Shockers at 3 p.m.! WSU students get in free with a valid Shocker ID!
Shocker students, come out to Eck Stadium after class on February 25th for some Shocker Baseball as the Golden Lions of Arkansas-Pine Bluff are in town for a midweek contest. Wichita State students get in free with their Shocker ID!
Save at the Shocker Store with your Shocker Baseball ticket stubs! Each time the Shockers hit a home run in a home game, bring your ticket stub to the Shocker Store (Braeburn Square location) the next day and receive 10% off one WSU imprinted item, up to 30% off for 3 or more home runs. May not be combined with any other discount or promotio
Soup is back at the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes! A different soup will be featured each week, Monday-Friday. Grab a cup for $2.99 or a bowl for $3.99. For February 17-21, the Soup of the Week is Vegan Chili.
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, February 19 features Sawyer from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
WSU Students who need professional clothing for career fairs, interviews, and professional development opportunities should come to the Career Closet Event. Items available may include suits, dress pants, professional shirts or blouses, professional skirts, belts, neckties, briefcases, shoes, cuff links, tie clips and more. No appointment necessary. Just stop by Brennan III on March 19, come-and-go from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Head Coach Eric Wedge will be making his home coaching debut as Shocker Baseball kicks off their home season versus Texas Southern! The three game series will take place February 21-23, so come on out and support your Shockers!
Confidential free HIV testing with results in 5 minutes will be available from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3rd in RSC Room 258. The testing is sponsored by Positive Directions Inc., WSU Student Health Services, and WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Campus Recreation’s Wellness Expo will be taking place on March 4th. The event will begin at 11 a.m and will continue until 2 p.m. Join us in the Heskett Center gymnasium for wellness tips, free medical screenings, prizes, and vendor booths from campus and the community.
Artista or nah? No worries, we’ll show you how it’s done! Stop by between classes and be creative with SAC! The first Tuesday of every month, we will have hands on DIY crafts projects for you to make and take to decorate your space, de-stress and just have fun all for FREE! Come be crafty and hang out with Student Activities Council. For more information about SAC sponsored events, please visit wichita.edu/sac or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Savvy Scholar series continues with a drop-in clinic 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 “Hidden Gems in the Library,” followed by “Discovering Search Engine Bias” 12-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. All take place in Ablah Library.
Confidential free HIV testing with results in 5 minutes will be available from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3rd in RSC Room 258. The testing is sponsored by Positive Directions Inc., WSU Student Health Services, and WSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Grab a slice of pizza at the Careers for a Cause career fair on Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the RSC Ballroom and chat with employers from Wichita and the surrounding area in the nonprofit and public service sector. Don’t miss out on a chance to follow your passion and help those around you. Bring your WSU ID and copies of your resume.
For students who self-identify with the autism community or who may be questioning if they fall on the spectrum, join Counseling and Prevention Services and Disability Services for the Autism Spectrum Support Group. Group meets Thursdays from 1-2pm in Grace Wilkie Hall room 203. No appointment needed!
Register and join us for the Higher Education/Student Affairs Grad Weekend to learn more about and interview for graduate assistantships and the program. Registration is due by Sunday, March 8 at 11:59 p.m.
Check in with your mental health by taking a quick, online mental health screening from Counseling and Prevention Services. Visit wichita.edu/caps and select the “Mental Health Screenings” link on our page header.
Wichita State Track is back in action starting with an indoor meet at the Heskett Center January 30th and 31st. Later this year they will transition to the outdoors to for two additional meets. Student admission is free!
WSU Libraries presents the Entrepreneurship Research Series for Spring 2020 – helping inventors and entrepreneurs learn how to protect their intellectual property and support their business through research. Upcoming dates include: Tuesday, Feb. 11 – “Intellectual Property Basics;” Tuesday, Feb. 18 – “Trademark Basics: Protect Your Business Name.” (Workshops take place 5:30 – 7 p.m. Ablah Library, Room 217).
Student Health Services offers an easy and convenient way to manage your health with the myShockerHealth portal. 24 hours a day, you can book appointments, exchange secure messages with providers, request prescription refills, print account statements, pay your bill, print/view immunization records, and complete forms by logging on with your WSU ID and password. You can access the portal at wichita.edu/shs.
For more information about proper hand washing techniques, when you should wash your hands, and more, visit the CDC web page cdc.gov/handwashing.
Student Health Services laboratory offers many in-house services including rapid testing for flu, strep, and urinalysis with 5 minute results. Sexually transmitted illnesses, anemia, thyroid, pap smears are examples of the many tests that are collected at SHS and sent to an outside reference laboratory. The SHS laboratory is licensed by the State of Kansas and the Clinical Laboratory Information Act (CLIA).
Join the Community Service Board volunteering at the United Way GIV Warehouse. Volunteers will meet at the GIV Warehouse to sort and organize items so that they may be given to local nonprofits. Sign-up at Wichita.edu/volunteerICT.
Hey students, Shocker Baseball is right around the corner! You have plenty of chances to support your Shockers at home, so come on out to Eck Stadium! Wichita State students get in free with your Shocker ID!
Join the Community Service Board for Wednesdays at the Diner on Wednesday, February 26th from 5:00-8:00pm at the Lord’s Diner. Transportation is available. Sign up at Wichita.edu/volunteerICT.
Join the Community Service Board for Mentoring Mondays on Monday, February 24th from 4:00-6:00pm at the Boys and Girls Club. Sign up at Wichita.edu/volunteerICT.
Join the Community Service Board for Senior Saturday on Saturday, February 22nd from 9:00-11:00am at Larksfield Place. Sign up at Wichita.edu/volunteerICT.
A support group facilitated by the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center in partnership with CAPS. This group will focus on healing from traumatic experiences. Group meets on Thursdays from 4-5pm in RSC 007. No appointment needed.
Students, plan to attend Shocker Store Ring Days from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. February 11 and 12 in the RSC Shocker Store. Purchase a class ring, order graduation announcements and more!
Try the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes Burger of the Month for February- the Barnyard Burger! It’s a burger patty, topped with a chicken patty, two strips of bacon and American cheese.
Members of the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes Eat.Drink.Play. Rewards Program can enjoy $2 hot dogs every Wednesday in February!
Come on out to C. Howard Wilkins Stadium this spring to support your 2020 Shocker Softball team. Conference opponents coming to Wichita include UCF, Tulsa, and Memphis while the non-conference slate includes Arkansas, Oklahoma State, and Oklahoma. All Shocker students get into the games for free with a valid Shocker ID!
Interested in Joining Student Activities Council? Join them every Tuesday at 4:15 in RSC 233 for their member meetings. By becoming a member of SAC, you can develop your marketing, event planning and leadership skills.
What is design thinking? Join the Graduate School with Kristyn Smith, Design Educator at the Institute of Innovation, for Designing Better Things on Thursday, February 20, 5:00-6:30 pm in the Pike Room (266) of the RSC for a quick overview of how to utilize design thinking processes to help design for the future!
The Shocker Store is home to the official pink tee for the Breast Cancer Awareness games for the men’s and women’s basketball teams! The shirt is just $12.00 and is available in the RSC, Braeburn Square and Koch Arena Shocker Store locations, as well as online at shockerstore.com. The women’s game is February 1 and the men’s game is February 20. Grab your tee and wear pink for the cause!
The goal of Gender Diversity Training is to provide a learning environment focused on increasing awareness and knowledge for people wishing to be an ally of Trans individuals. To attend, register at wichita.edu/transgender.
Join WASAC and CAPS this semester for support for healing from traumatic experiences this semester. Group members will explore the healing process, coping mechanisms, and learn how to identify and manage triggers. Group will meet, Thursdays, 4-5pm, in RSC 007, starting January 23rd.
Join Counseling and Prevention Services again this semester for Keep Calm & Breathe On! Drop in to build structured relaxation time into your life and learn techniques to do relaxation on your own. You will be led in meditation, mindfulness and relaxation practices.
Pee for Pizza is a free sexually transmitted disease-testing event for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Walk in and submit a urine specimen, and walk-out with free pizza and piece of mind from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, February 19th.
Friday poker returns to the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes starting January 24! Join their FREE Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Friday. $10 cash prize for every weekly tournament and earn points to be eligible for the semester championship which pays $100 to the winner. For more information, call 316-978-3479.
Tuesday Talks with Sandy and Student Health Services will be at 1st floor RSC tabling on Tuesdays to answer health questions and assist in making appointments. FREE stuff will be available!
Put your game face on and play some video games and board games with your fellow LGBTQ+ Shockers at GAYme Night!
Learn more about local nonprofits and ways that you can get involved in our community. The Community Service Board meets every Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5:00pm in Room 142 of the RSC. These meetings are open to all WSU faculty, staff and students. Preregistration is not required. To find out more visit our website at Wichita.edu/CSB. For questions, email: CSB@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3022.
Women’s Tennis open their home schedule against K-State on January 31st at 1:00pm. The Shockers will have 11 home games this year! Tickets are FREE. Visit GoShockers.com for more details.
It is YOUR time to Lead The Way To Make a Difference. Are you interested in joining the Student Government and looking for a leadership position on campus? It is now finally time to take action and declare yourself a candidate in the 2020 Elections! This is a great opportunity to give back to campus and allow your leadership skills to shine. Learn more at wichita.edu/sgaelections.