Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 29th, 2017:
WSU School of Music master class with Angela Parrish. 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in Miller Concert Hall the cost is free. A graduate of Wichita State and Northern Colorado University, Angela Parrish now resides in Los Angeles. She is the singer in the opening song of the movie “La La Land.”
SAC, the Student Activities Council presents Brown Bag BINGO on Thursday, November 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Get a chance to is win a random prize from a brown bag. Bring your lunch in a brown bag and joining SAC as we play tradition BINGO for prizes ranging from laundry supplies to snacks and much more. Come and go as your please and take a break from your day to join us for some afternoon fun. For more information about the event, contact Student Involvement at (316-978-3022).
The Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Activity Grants Program invites you to visit our Undergraduate Researchers Wanted page. This page lists professors and projects actively seeking undergraduate students to assist. While some professors are seeking students from a specific major or with a specific skill others are open to student of any major.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2017 AD ASTRA CONFERENCE! The Ad Astra Conference brings first-generation students from universities across Kansas together for a common experience with a desired outcome of greater persistence to graduation and a better prepared Kansas workforce. This conference is a two-day event where first-generation college students across the state meet each other, share common challenges and opportunities and get information about how to better understand the college experience and society. This conference is scheduled to be held again at Wichita State University from Friday, November 3 to Saturday, November 4. More details and registration will be released at a later date. For a review of last year’s conference, go to wichita.edu/adastra.
OCTOBER 27 Intro to Financial Statement Analysis Presenter: Dr. Atul Rai, Associate Professor WSU Receive an introduction to financial statement analysis and key ratios. Financial ratios and their relevance for business and financial decisions will be discussed using a real life company.
Luc Bensimon will speak about his work with BTMI (Black Transgender Men International) as well as his own story as a black trans man in Kansas. He will use his voice to empower and embrace those who feel different.
School of Performing Arts Musical Theatre program presents Little Shop of Horrors Oct. 26-28 at 7:30 pm and Oct. 29 at 2 pm in Wilner Auditorium. Tickets are $20, $18, and $10; WSU students receive 1 free ticket with a WSU student ID. Contact the College of Fine arts box office at 978-3233 for tickets.
WSU Reads presents Coffee & Conversation on Wednesday, October 25th from 11am-1pm. Students are invited to stop by and enjoy a cup of coffee to learn more about the WSU Reads program. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss how to be a responsible consumer of media and the idea of an”influencing machine”. No need to have read the book; swing by to pick up a free copy of this year’s book The Influencing Machine by Brooke Gladstone.
Go Trick-or-Treating with Student Activities Council and come prepared to be SHOCKED! Grab a map in the RSC 1st floor from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st and begin your journey about various Wichita State University locations from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. to claim unique prizes. For more information about SAC-sponsored events, go to www.wichita.edu/SAC or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Graduate School announces a November 10 submission deadline for Capitol Graduate Research Summit (CGRS) abstracts. Students who have research that is relevant to the state of KS have an opportunity to present a poster on their “hot topic” at the Capitol in Topeka on February 20, 2018. Cash prizes are awarded! For more information go to: Wichita.edu/cgrs See the full list of Professional Development & Community Events on the Graduate School webpage: wichita.edu/pds.
Come celebrate your academics this Shocktoberfest with your college’s Dean and free food at Dine with the Deans! October 26 from 9:30-11 a.m. on the second floor of the RSC. This is a great event to meet and visit with the Dean of your college, grab breakfast and even be entered into a raffle! Join Student Involvement this Shocktoberfest at Dine with the Deans.
You are invited to attend the WSU Ventures Innovation Awards. Honoring individuals, organization and programs that have adopted and advanced the innovation university concept. Tuesday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m. – Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom
Stop by the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes to try their October Burger of the Month- the Zombie Burger! It’s a grilled meatloaf burger, bacon, red sauce and all the toppings. Stop by today!
Do you know the importance of mental health? Join Mind Matters on Thursdays at 2p.m. in the RSC basement room 7. Meetings are bi-weekly. For more information follow Mind Matters on Facebook or Twitter or contact email@example.com
Alternative Spring Break 2018 informational meetings and applications are now available. Meetings will be held on October 19, 20 and 30 at 5:30pm in the RSC. Applications are available at www.wichita.edu/altbreak and are due November 17, 2017 to Student Involvement (RSC 216).
Introducing Guide – Wichita State’s new mobile application to help students stay in the game and on track throughout their time as a Shocker. Guide provides one easy timeline to remind students about deadlines, give tips to create good habits, and more. Whether graduation feels far off or just around the corner, Guide is here to help Shockers play like a champion, square off against deadlines, and cheer them on along the way!
T3 is a technology-driven innovation unit at WSU. We are committed to excellence, focused on innovative business solutions and driven to stay ahead in the fast moving world of technology.
Undergraduate student research funds are available for students pursuing research or creative projects. Sophomores, juniors or seniors with two or more semesters remaining at WSU, are a full time student and have a faculty research mentor are eligible to apply before the deadline of March 15th, 2018
Members of the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes EAT.DRINK.PLAY Rewards Program can enjoy a special weekly session of cosmic bowling exclusively for rewards program members. Members pay just $5 per person for 2 hours. The members-only cosmic bowling is from 6-8 p.m. every Saturday in October.
Mark your calendars for the University Bookstore’s Spooktacular Patio Sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26 on the RSC North Patio. Plan to grab some spooky good deals on Shocker gear!
The University Bookstore is selling new pink merchandise in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For each item sold, $1.00 will be donated to Victory in the Valley, who provides support to cancer patients, survivors and their families in the area. There will be two t-shirt options and a quarter zip sweatshirt, in store only.
Create or update your existing resume and learn how to grab a reader’s attention so they will want to interview you from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, October 20 in Rhatigan Student Center 208.
Job Search Skills with Jennifer Brantley, PhD 12 – 1:30 pm Nov. 15, 2017 RSC 233 (Santa Fe Room) Learn how to translate common skills learned in graduate school to skills employers are seeking. Lunch will be provide to those who RSVP before Nov. 8. RSVP at wichita.edu/JJS
Transition Mentor applications are available on October 1st online at wichita.edu/TM. Apply to become a transition mentor and become a campus leader, get paid, have fun and more!
The Graduate School is co-sponsoring with Ablah Library a Professional Development event: “Mastering Literature Reviews”. Review all of the steps from conducting comprehensive research and synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings. Date: October 26, from 5:00-6:30pm. Location: RSC 266 Pike Room.
Do you have a local business? Learn about local market research at University Libraries free workshop “Local Market Research: Wichita and Kansas” on Tuesday, November 7, from 5:30 to 7 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Sara Butts at 978-5017.
Are you interested in learning how to protect your business name or logo? Sign up for University Libraries free workshop “Trademark Basics: How to Protect Your Business Name” on Tuesday, October 24, from 5:30 to 7 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Sara Butts at 978-5017.
Learn simple strategies to protect your digital identity in the University Libraries free workshop “Protecting Your Digital Identity” on Tuesday, November 7, from 2 to 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
Want to learn how to create a web site or fix up an old one? Don’t know where to start? Then come and attend University Libraries free workshop “Survey of Web Design Tools” on Tuesday, October 31, from 2 – 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
Learn about open access and scholarly communication in the University Libraries free workshop on Tuesday, October 24, from 2 to 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
Identify and apply key methods, tools, and resources for interdisciplinary research projects in the University Libraries free workshop Friday, November 3, from noon to 1:15 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Angie Paul at 978-5084.
Learn and practice using the Modern Language Association (MLA) 8th edition style at the University Libraries free workshop Friday, October 27, from noon to 1:15 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Angie Paul at 978-5084.
As part of Shocktoberfest 2017, groups will collect food and hygiene pantry items to build the most bountiful and creative display of the food they’ve collected on Tuesday, October 24 at the Rhatigan Student Center. At the end of the day, Community Service Board will donate all the items to a local pantry. Create a team today to start collecting! Team pre-registration is required at wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer, or through the Shockertoberfest registration packet.
Come help this annual Wichita tradition be a success with Community Service Board at Exploration Place on Saturday, November 11 from 10 am to 6 pm!Volunteers are needed for help with the interactive holiday gingerbread house creation. To volunteer for this event, please register at www.wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer.
Join us in serving a meal at the Lord’s Diner on Wednesday, November 8 from 5 to 8 pm.Transportation will be provided upon request. To volunteer for this event, please register at wichita.edu/WednesdaysDiner.
Join us in serving a meal at the Lord’s Diner on Wednesday, October 25 from 5 to 8 pm.Transportation will be provided upon request. To volunteer for this event, please register at wichita.edu/WednesdaysDiner.
Join us in hanging out, playing games and sharing conversation with senior citizens in your community at Larksfield Place on Saturday, November 4 from 9 to 11 am. To volunteer for this event, please register at wichita.edu/SeniorSaturdays.
Make a difference for a child in need and come help volunteer at the Kansas Food Bank on Friday, November 17 from 2 to 4 pm. Sign up online at wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer
Make a difference for a child in need and come help volunteer at the Kansas Food Bank on Friday, October 27 from 2 to 4 pm. Sign up online at wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer