Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, February 5th through Sunday, February 11th, 2018:
Learn about functions of the Libraries’ two largest ebook databases, eBook Collection from EBSCOhost and Ebook Central from ProQuest, that make research easier: for example, searching for keywords within an ebook, highlighting, attaching virtual sticky notes to specific pages, generating draft citations for an ebook, saving an ebook to the cloud for easy access, and even looking up an unfamiliar word in a dictionary.
Group Research Strategies for Success. Discover library database tools, Google Docs and other resources to organize and share materials for group projects. Friday, February 16, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Ablah Library. Room 217.
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 the yellow button to access the myShockerHealth portal where you can set appointments, send secure messages to health care providers, look at vaccinations and much more.
The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge will be taking place this year on April 24. We will be selecting and sending two teams this year from Wichita State University. For any questions, contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (316) 978-6269.
SAC, the Student Activities Council, presents a homecoming game show on Thursday, February 8 at the CAC Theater at 7:00-9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30! If so come out and play along to an interactive trivia game show. Get the chance to meet the homecoming candidates for Wichita State and see if they know their history too. Also the audience gets the opportunity to win bonus prizes! The prizes will be revealed the week of the event! For more information visit http://wichita.edu/sac
Come chat with Wichita area employers at Career Chats: Employer Meet-Up. February 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in RSC 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.
Do you want to work or volunteer with food? This class, hosted by the City of Wichita Department of Environmental Health, will provide students with the training and certification to safely work with food. Participants who attend the whole class will receive a Food Handler’s Card that is valid for 4 years. Wednesday, February 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the RSC, Room 258. Sign up at wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer.
Join the Community Service Board with Food Bank Fridays at the Kansas Food Bank from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Carpooling will be coordinated with departures at 1 p.m. from the RSC.
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!
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, February 7 features Emily Strom from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
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.
University Libraries and REL 311G present an exhibit of student posters from Dr. Rannfrid Thelle’s “Archaeology and the Bible” Fall 2017 course. The poster exhibit will be up February 12- February 26 in the main corridor of Ablah Library. Student presenters will be available to discuss their projects and answer questions from 12-2 pm Tuesday, February 13.
The University Bookstore is having a one-day-only special featuring $17 quarter-zip sweatshirts! The sale is on Saturday, February 10 and the Bookstore will be open extended hours of 10 a.m.-5 p.m. that day. While supplies last. Sale is in store only and not valid with any other discounts.
To give your venture an edge in the upcoming Shocker New Venture Competition, attend these 2 free workshops: Business Model: A Tool for Innovators and Entrepreneurs, on Friday February 9th and Business Pitching: Knowing the Essentials to Grab Attention, on Friday February 16th Seats are limited, so register today.
Sandra Beasley is the author of 3 poetry collections. Beasley is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at the University of Tampa, Florida. Writing Now/Reading Now: Sandra Beasley Thursday, February 15 5:30 p.m. Reception | 6 p.m. Reading Free Admission | Public Welcome
How can you tackle big issues such as species conservation and human rights? Make your mark on the world during Invent for the Planet. You will focus on developing products to make the world a better place for the inventors of tomorrow.
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.
Established during an era of de-facto racial segregation, Wichita’s Dunbar Theater became a resource for local African Americans. This presentation will examine the birth, development, decline, and resurrection of one of Wichita’s iconic community institutions. Tuesday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Hubbard Hall 208.
Discover the difference between a trademark, service mark, and registered mark. Then, learn how to search for existing marks and logos and walk through the online trademark application process. Trademark Basics: Protect Your Business Name – Tuesday, February 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
A strong research question is the foundation of any successful research project, but what actually makes a question good? In this workshop we’ll explore the essential elements of a research question, work through examples from several subject areas, and practice writing questions as a class. Writing a Good Research Question – Friday, February 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
Learn how to create and navigate a basic spreadsheet in MS Excel 2013, a spreadsheet application. We will cover tool bar navigation, math operators and formula functions, many basic tools such as sorting, manipulating rows and columns, cell formatting, and creating new pages using a sample spreadsheet and creating a new one. Intro to Excel – Thursday, February 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
February 14th is International Condom Day and also Valentines Days! Join Student Health Services and Student Activities Council as we discuss the importance of safe sexual health practices. This event will be on Wednesday, February 14 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in RSC 1st Floor. There will be free condoms. For more information please visit wichita.edu/sac.
Join members of the curatorial team led by Ulrich staff for an intimate discussion of selected works in the “We The People: American Art of Social Concern”. Lunch will be provided following the gallery walk. RSVP to email@example.com for lunch. 12 p.m. Gallery Walk | 12:30 p.m. Lunch
The goal of Safe Zone Training is to provide a safe and supportive network to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally (LGBTQA) community. To provide safe spaces on campus that are highly visible and easily identifiable where LGBTQA persons find that support and understanding is the key and where bigotry and discrimination are not tolerated. For more information and to register, go to wichita.edu/safezone.
UNITED IN WU is an overnight diversity camp where students from all walks of life learn about the power of diversity. This camp provides hands-on activities, introspection, and pushes students out of their comfort zones. Applications are available in Rhatigan Student Center 208. For more information, go to wichita.edu/unitedinwu.
Wichita State Homecoming 2018, Shocker Space Jam, will be February 5-10. Various events take place throughout the week, all of which are free to students. For more information, please visit www.shockeralumni.org/homecoming.
Join Student Activities Council as we kick-off Homecoming Week! Bring your Shocker spirit and SAC will provide all of the materials to make your own unique mask of Wu Shock himself. From there, Wu masks may be taken to WSU basketball games throughout Homecoming week to show off your Shocker pride. Get in on WSU festivities with SAC by stopping by the RSC 1st floor from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information about SAC sponsored events, please visit www.wichita.edu/SAC or contact us at sac@wichita.
Business Booster starts February 9th with Developing a Business Model. A workshop designed to help you create an effective approach to starting a venture. Business Booster is held from 8:30-11:30 am on the second floor of Devlin Hall.
Love tattoos but can’t commit? Then take one for a test drive at Student Activity Council’s Henna Tattoo event, co-hosted by the Indian Student Association. Stop by the RSC 1st floor on Tuesday February 20th between 11am and 1pm to get a free henna tattoo and learn about their cultural background. For more information, please contact SAC at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at wichita.edu/sac.
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.
University Libraries is hosting the workshop “Empowering Innovation: Intellectual Property Basics” from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, in GoCreate, Experiential Engineering Building Rm. 264. Inventions, designs, original works of authorship and trade secrets – all of these can provide you with economic benefits. This workshop is the first in the Entrepreneurship Research Series.
WSU business students have an exciting opportunity to connect with employers who are interested in hiring interns, co-op students, and full-time employees. Business professional dress is required. Bring copies of your resume and your WSU ID. February 13, 2018 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Koch Arena.
Interested in going Greek? This is your chance! Learn more about each of the organizations under the Multicultural Greek council during their respective weeks: – Chi Sigma Tau National Fraternity and Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority will hold their week February 5-9. – Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity will be hosting their week February 12-16, – 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. To learn more, email email@example.com.
At “Sex in the Dark,” the lights are out so students can anonymously ask any sexual health question. Our panel of experts will shed some light on the questions you’ve been too embarrassed to ask. Participate and receive free glow gear, snacks and win prizes. Sex in the Dark will be on February 8th at 6:30 p.m. in the Shocker Hall Multipurpose Room.