Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, September 10th through Sunday, September 16th, 2018:
On Wednesday, September 12th, from 5 – 8 P.M., join us in serving a meal at The Lord’s Diner! Pre-registration is required at wichita.edu/csbvolunteer.
On Saturday, September 15th, from 9 – 11 A.M., join us in hanging out, playing games, and sharing conversation with the senior citizens at Larksfield Place! Pre-registration is required at wichita.edu/csbvolunteer.
On Monday, September 17th, from 4 – 6:30 P.M., join us in helping the youth in our community by providing homework assistance in a variety of subjects at the Boys & Girls Club! No experience is required. Pre-registration is required at wichita.edu/csbvolunteer.
McNair Scholars Program is looking for a Writing Tutor/Student Assistant. Apply through WSU’s Handshake or come by the office located in Grace Wilkie Annex Rm 173.
In October, the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes will be adding Fresh Mex to its menu. Soon, you will be able to enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine including freshly made tacos, burritos, sanchos and more! Our existing menu will remain intact as well with all of your sports grill style favorites. Fresh Mex will be in addition to our regular menu and be made available Monday – Friday.
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, September 12 features Patz & Laura from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
The Eastern European Travel Seminar Information Session will be held on Friday, September 14th from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the RSC room 203. Come to learn about this 10 day study abroad opportunity offered May 2019. Free Pizza will be provided to students in attendance.
Stop by the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in September to try their Burger of the Month, the Barnyard Burger! Our hamburger patty is topped with a chicken patty, 2 strips of bacon and American cheese. Try it while it’s here!
Members of the EAT.DRINK.PLAY. Rewards program in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes can enjoy Monday madness each Monday in September. Enjoy $1 bowling games from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Offer valid exclusively for rewards program members. Shoe rental is extra and availability may vary due to group reservations and special events. Other restrictions may apply. Not a member? Simply visit our sports grill or bowling customer service counter and sign up for your free membership today!
Join the Student Government Association and the Counseling and Testing Center for Suicide Prevention Week 2018 on #WSUWeSupportU day. Hear stories of hope and resilience from WSU students. Receive training on suicide prevention, with special guest Terri Moses, Wichita Public Schools Director of Safety Services. Wear your #WSUWeSupportU suspender T-shirts for a group photo showing your support of those who struggle with suicidal thoughts. Free suspender T-shirts for those who attend!
In the “Where Can I Find Primary Sources?” workshop, discover library databases and open websites for various types of primary sources, including diaries, company records, photographs, and maps in this very helpful workshop. This workshop will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. September 28 in RM 217, Ablah Library.
In the “How Do I Write Papers In APA Style?” workshop, identify strategies to avoid plagiarism, and learn and practice using the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists. This workshop will be held from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. September 26 in RM 217, Ablah Library.
In the “How Do I Go Beyond ‘Basic Search?'” workshop, go beyond the basic search box with advanced search techniques like proximity searching, setting filters and limits, and using wildcards. This workshop will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. September 19 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
Come to the Engineering & I.T. Career Fair, Wednesday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to meet with employers looking to hire for co-op, internship, and full-time positions. Check in at RSC 221. You can also get your resume reviewed and have a mock interview with an employer on September 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in RSC 261 to prepare for the career fair.
Gender Diversity Training will cover de-mystifying the transitioning process, challenges posed here at WSU, myths, misconceptions and language. The goal is to clarify the understanding of issues related to gender minority/transgender people. 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25 in Rhatigan Student Center 266. For more information and to register, go to wichita.edu/transgender.
Safe Zone Training will take place from 2:30p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11 in Rhatigan Student Center 264. For more information and to register, go to Wichita.edu/safezone.
Shockers After Dark Friday, September 14 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. RSC First Floor and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes Student Affairs invites students, faculty and staff to a new event Shockers After Dark. Come by the Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) for 3 hours of outrageous FREE fun! Activities include a tarot card reader, a poker tournament, gaming, character artist, dancing and bingo. There will also be FREE food, t-shirts and prizes. For more information please contact Student Affairs at 978-3021 or visit wichita.edu/studentaffaris.
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. This workshop will be from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. October 2, in Room 217, Ablah Library. For more info call Meghann Kuhlmann at (316) 978-5075.
In the “Trademark Basics: Protect Your Business Name” workshop, 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. this workshop will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. September 25 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more information, contact Sara Butts at (316) 978-5017.
In the “Planning for Success: Finding Facts to Support Your Business Plan” workshop, successful business plans require reliable data – learn what information you need and where to find it. Learn resources and strategies for market research – discover industry trends, identify competitors at home and abroad, determine your target market and find where your best customers are located. This workshop will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. September 18 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more info call Meghann Kuhlmann at (316) 978-5075.
Learn how to present information with charts, tables, smart art, and infographics to engage your audience. Discover new ways to spice up your PowerPoint presentation with fun designs, sounds, transitions, and animations. This is a hands-on workshop will be from 2 – 3:30 pm October 4 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more information contact Sara Butts at (316) 978-5017.
Intro to SurveyMonkey workshop will be from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. September 27 in RM 217 Ablah Library. Learn how to create surveys, get responses, analyze results, and display results graphically using the web based tool SurveyMonkey. During this hands-on workshop each participant will practice creating a simple survey. For more info contact Kathy Delker at (316) 978-6331.
The “Website Creation and Management Using WordPress” workshop will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. September 20 in RM 217 Ablah Library. Quickly explore how a website is hosted, designed, and maintained within the WordPress environment. Bring any questions you may have about website creation and get them answered while working on hands-on design. No web design experience required. For more information call Sam Willis at (316) 978-5104.
The “Digital Literacy Basics” workshop will explore the basic concepts comprising Digital Literacy – a framework necessary to effectively understand, use, and create with digital technologies. What is it necessary to know and what must I be able to do in order to possess the know-how required for skillful participation in digital media? This workshop will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, September 13 in Room 217 in the Ablah Library.
Inventions, designs, original works of authorship, and trade secrets can provide you with economic benefits. Learn the basics of intellectual property protection! The “Intellectual Property Basics” workshop will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 11 in RM 217 of the Ablah Library.
Learn to use Endnote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document. The “How do I get started in Endnote?” workshop will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 14 in Room 217 of the Ablah Library.
Discover, locate, and evaluate scholarly sources your instructors will think are awesome. The “How can I find sources my instructor will like?” workshop will be held Sept. 12 in Room 217 of the Ablah Library from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
The annual Study Abroad Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the RSC first floor. Come to the fair to visit over 20 different informational tables and hear about student experiences related to study abroad programs at WSU.
Mark your calendars for the Shocker Store’s first one-day-only sale of the school year! On Tuesday, September 18, the Shocker Store will have two t-shirts available for $7.00 each, while supplies last. Store opens at 8:00 a.m. and they will sell out, so hurry in that day! Limit 3 per customer. Sale is in store only. Offer not valid with other discounts or promotions and all sales are final.
The “syzters” of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. would like to invite you out to our Fall 2018 Recruitment Week! Events will take place the week of September 10th, and full details can be found on our website at www.wichitasigmas.com or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/syz.alphatheta
Stop by the Mini Wellness Fair 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on September 12 on the RSC North Patio to learn about all of your resources on campus and enter to win a Fitbit watch.
From Wichita State Navigators: “Join the Wichita State Navigators for Nav Night every Thursday at 7:30pm in either RSC 233 or Hubbard 209. We exist to know Christ, make Him known, and help others do the same!”
From Christian Challenge: “Christian Challenge is a group of students who meet weekly to explore the life and teachings of Jesus. Christian Challenge meets every Thursday night at 7:30 PM at River Community Church (2130 N. Oliver).”
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship is a student organization that meets every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Rhatigan Student Center. For more information, follow their Facebook page “Chi Alpha Wichita.”
Wichita State University is a National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps site. The Shocker Innovation Corps nurtures and supports Wichita State entrepreneurial teams interested in accelerating their STEM ideas, research and product commercialization. Ideas/projects can originate from student or faculty work, research and institutional/industrial projects. Apply at https://www.wsuventures.org/icorps.
Turn the lights down and music up during cosmic bowling in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes! You can enjoy cosmic bowling from 8:00 p.m. to Midnight on Fridays and Saturdays for $2 per person, per game. Or stop by from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Sundays to bowl for $1 per person, per game. Shoe rental is not included. Availability may vary due to group reservations and special events.
Shocker PROUD helps create a welcoming environment for all who serve and are served by the university. The PROUD in Shocker PROUD stands for Professional, Responsive, Open, Understanding and Dependable. If we, as a campus community, can embrace and utilize tools that help us deliver on these promises to all within our community we will not only help celebrate and lift WSU’s Strategic Enrollment initiatives to grow enrollment, but we will continue to develop an experience we can all be proud of.
Interested in joining an organization of the Multicultural Greek Council? Check out each organization’s week!:
Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority Week: September 10-14
Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity Week: September 10-14
Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Week: September 16-22
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Week: November 11-17
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Week: November 4-10