Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, February 26th through Sunday, March 4th, 2018:
The deadline to apply for the Shocker New Venture Competition is one week away. The deadline is March 5th at 8:00 am. Apply on-line at wichita.edu/snvc.
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, February 28 features Sterling Gray from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
Women of Aviation event to help encourage women to pursue a career in aviation. Come to the RSC on March 8th at 10:45 to launch a pink paper airplane at 11 a.m. Mayor Jeff Longwell will be our honored guest.
Did you know that Special Collections has digital materials available through the library website? Special Collections is not limited to traditional sources and has some surprising materials. We have photos of graffiti murals, materials documenting the connection between Kansas basketball and the 1936 Olympics, Bonaparte Family Papers, over 300 maps, and so much more. This workshop will highlight some of our most unexpected digital treasures. Thursday, April 5, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
Successful business plans require reliable data. Learn what information you need and where to find it in our workshop from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. March 13th, at the Experiential Engineering Building, Room 264.
Learn how to cite a variety government documents such case law, legislation, and other government agency publications. These citations will include formats such as print, microfiche, electronic, maps, and online documents. “Citing Government Information.” Friday, March 9 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
Quickly explore how a website is hosted, designed, and maintained within the WordPress environment. Learn the basics of HTML and CSS coding as you begin creating a sample website. Bring any questions you may have about coding or website creation and get them answered while working on hands-on coding. No coding experience required. “Website Creation and Management Using WordPress.” Thursday, March 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
In a time of instant authorship and digital-born content, learn best practices for using others’ copyrighted work and learn how to protect your own copyrighted work. The “Copryight in the Digital World” workshop will include information such as usage rights, fair use in an online environment, open license resources, works in the public domain, obtaining permission, and copyright registration. Thursday, March 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
In “Search Strategies for Applied Science Research” explore the research process in-depth with example projects while discovering advanced tools and resources along the way. Friday, March 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
Save at the University Bookstore with your Shocker Baseball ticket stubs! Each time the Shockers hit a home run in a home game, bring your ticket stub to the University Bookstore 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 promotion. Some exclusions apply. Hit those home runs, Shockers!
Save the date for $7.00 t-shirts from the University Bookstore in honor of St. Patty’s Day! One day only, on Thursday, March 15, the Bookstore will have three different shirt styles available, while supplies last. Limit three per customer and not valid with any other discounts. Luck of the Shockers Sale is in store only.
Friday, March 9, hear the stories from the DEA agents who captured Pablo Escobar and served as inspiration for the Netflix series “Narcos.” Visit wichita.edu/sac for ticket pricing and more information.
Undecided or want to switch your major? Major Meet-Up will help you match your interests to possible majors at WSU. Come chat with academic advisors and gain valuable next steps in your major direction! March 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., RSC 142.
Educational and Interactive heath fair at the Heskett Center upstairs Gymnasium. Join hundreds of your fellow shockers as you participate in aerobic demonstrations, receive medical screenings and wellness tips from over 50 vendor booths from Wichita State University departments and around the community. February 28, at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy DVDs and Donuts from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the 1st Floor of Ablah Library as we celebrate the rebranding of the Shocker DVD Collection. Pick up a donut and scan the over 600 popular movies and TV shows available for checkout by WSU students, faculty and staff free of charge. The Shocker DVD Collection is sponsored by the Student Activities Council, Student Government Association and University Libraries.
Waffles & Onesies, Thursday, March 8, 9:00pm-11:30pm at the Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes (RSC). FREE Breakfast, Bowling, Billiards and Board Games with a WSU Id card.
Don’t miss out on the Advising Open House for First-Year Students on Wednesday, February 28th! Who can say no to free food and the chance to win prizes, including a smart TV? For more information visit www.wichita.edu/fyopenhouse.
In the “Graphic Design Tools for Your Small Business” workshop, get an overview of freely available graphic design software programs and their application to small businesses including promotional flyers, brochures and mailers, business cards, professional presentations, and social media posts. Basic design principles and branding considerations will also be discussed. Tuesday, February 27 in Ablah Library, Room 217.
An African-style Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Zuma Zuma will feature an array of never before seen talent mixed with the traditional acts associated with African variety arts. Come out to experience this once in a lifetime performance, which is fun for all ages! Wednesday, February 28, 6 p.m., CAC Theater Free to WSU students with Shocker ID, $3 faculty/staff; $5 general admission and $1 for kids 12 and under. For more information, email email@example.com.
Student Health Services and myShockerHealth, for all your health care needs. To set up an appointment call 316-978-3620 or visit our online portal at wichita.edu/shs. Student Health provides a health clinic and pharmacy, women’s and men’s health services, contraception, nutrition counseling, vaccinations, immunizations, allergy shots and laboratory diagnostic testing.
Feeling Sick? Getting better is just one click away. Head to wichita.edu/shs and click on “Log into myShockerHealth” to access the myShockerHealth portal where you can set appointments, send secure messages to health care providers, look at vaccinations and much more.
Come chat with Wichita area employers at Career Chats: Employer Meet-Up. February 28 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in RSC, Room 142.
Meet up with employers from Wichita and the surrounding area in the non-profit and public service sector at Careers For a Cause. February 27, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., RSC, 3rd Floor.
Join Community Service Board in Mentoring Mondays! Volunteers are needed to provide tutoring for youth in variety of subjects. No tutoring experience is required. To volunteer, please visit wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer.
Stop by the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes to try their Burger of the Month for February! This month’s burger is “The Big Chilly”, topped with cheddar cheese and made-from-scratch chili!
EAT.DRINK.PLAY. Rewards Program members in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes can once again enjoy a bonus discount of 10% on Fridays in February. Receive your rewards level discount plus an additional 10% every Friday! Not a member? Joining is free and easy. Simply visit the sports grill counter or customer service to register.
Have you heard about WU Coin? WU Coin hopes to be the first cryptocurrency-based business model that is proposed to the WSU as an alternative for Shocker Dollars. Head to facebook.com/shockerdk for more information.
The virtual career fair will be held online on February 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is exclusively for college students seeking internships and cooperative education. Learn more at wichita.edu/virtualfair.
Apply now for the Shocker New Venture Competition! SNVC offers students the chance to win start-up capital for their business idea. Hurry and apply now, applications close March 5th at noon. Learn more at www.wichita.edu/snvc.
Interested in going Greek? This is your chance! Learn more about each of the organizations under the Multicultural Greek council during their respective weeks:
– Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will be hosting theirs February 26-March 2,
– Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s week will be on March 5-9,
– and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s week will be on March 12-16.
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