Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, October 30th through Sunday, November 5th, 2017:
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, November 1 features Eric Shumaker from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Fast Break Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
The University Bookstore is now carrying an exclusive line of WSU and Wichita Flag tees! Show your campus and community spirit. Available in long or short sleeve and both in store and online at wsubooks.com.
Members of the Eat.Drink.Play. Rewards program in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes can enjoy a bonus discount of 10% in addition to their rewards level discount every Friday in November! Simply show your rewards card to receive the discounts. Joining the rewards program is free and easy, just stop on by!
The University Bookstore will be having a one-day-only sale of $12 sweatpants on Thursday, November 16! Available in gray or black and sizes small-3XL. Supplies are limited, so get there early! In store only.
The Wichita Pizza Festival will be Saturday, November 4th from 12 pm to 5 pm at the WATC northeast campus! Tickets are available at ICTpizzafest.com!
Writing Now/Reading Now series presents Yannick Murphy. She is the author of ten books-novels, short stories, and picture books. The event will be on Thursday, November 9 at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free admission and open to the public.
Student Activities Council presents Family Movie on Friday, November 11th at 3 p.m. in RSC 3rd floor, Beggs Ballroom. This event is free for students with Shocker ID. Watch the classic Disney film, Monsters Inc. with snacks and fun activities like making your own monster slime! Join Sully and Mike on their adventure through Monsters Incorporated as they try to get Boo back to the human world! This movie is rated G for General Audiences of all ages For more information visit wichita.edu/sac.
EPICS in IEEE at WSU in collaboration with EECS Department Student Honor Society, IEEE-HKN, is looking for volunteers to work on an Engineering community service project building Ride on Cars for Children with Disabilities. This project is funded by the EPICS in IEEE program. As a part of this IEEE-HKN will be organizing a community build on the 4th of November 2017, where we will be building ten cars.
Know a fantastic faculty member who deserves a shout out? Here’s your chance to let them know! The Academy for Effective Teaching urges all eligible students to vote for their outstanding faculty member at WSU. Voting for the AET Award is open Monday, October 30th through Friday, November 10th. Go to webapps.wichita.edu/FAVote to vote!
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Find out how you can search for patents as part of your research at University Libraries free workshop “Patent Searching for Engineers” on Tuesday, November 14, from 5:30 to 7 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Sara Butts at 978-5017.
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.
Infographics are a powerful way to communicate data and ideas visually. Learn about them in the University Libraries free workshop “Intro to Infographics” on Tuesday, November 14, from 2 to 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
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 all the steps to create a literature review in the University Libraries free workshop Friday, November 10, from noon to 1:15 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Angie Paul at 978-5084.
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.
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 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