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WSU Spring Family Carnival

2022 WSU Family Carnival (spring)

The annual WSU Spring Family Carnival will be held this month on campus.  The Family Carnival is a much anticipated tradition at Wichita State University, hosted every year by the WSU Student Activities Council. This fun family event features inflatables, a petting zoo, and tons of carnival games, food trucks, activities, and treats!  Admission is FREE and […]

Free WSU Open House Weekend

Wichita State University will be holding a free Open House weekend September 28-30, 2018. They’ll have three days of events, food, and fun for the whole community. A highlight of the event will be visiting the new Braeburn Square, a 20-acre development with shopping, dining, and entertainment options. You’ll also be able to participate in […]

WSU Family-Friendly movie night

Wichita State University’s Student Activities Council is planning another fun community event. The Big Hero 6 Dinner and Movie event is open to the public (adults and kids) as well as WSU students and staff. On Friday, April 14, 2017 they’ll be serving kid-friendly food at 6 p.m., doing fun activities, then showing the movie. […]

Dueling Pianos at WSU

Flyer for Dueling Pianos at WSU

The WSU Student Activities Council will have a fun musical event for students, staff, and the community. On Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. two local musicians, Emily Strom and Jason Irvin, will battle it out on pianos in the Marcus Welcome Center on campus. This will be a high-energy, all-request sing-along where the audience is […]

Mad Chad the Chainsaw Juggler at WSU Theater

mad chad (chad taylor) the chainsaw juggler

The Student Activities Council at Wichita State University will host Chad Taylor, aka Mad Chad the Chainsaw Juggler, on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are only $5 for the general public, $3 for WSU faculty and staff, $1 for children under 12, and FREE for WSU students. Mad Chad, […]

Free Outdoor Concert at WSU Rhatigan Student Center

free outdoor concert adam capps at wsu

The Rhatigan Student Center at Wichita State University will host a FREE outdoor concert with Adam Capps and the Dirt Road Drifters on Friday evening, October 2, 2015. This concert is open to the public. Families are welcome to bring food and (non-alcoholic) drinks to enjoy a picnic accompanied by live music on the East […]

Friday afternoon workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs

WSU Center for Entrepreneurship Business Booster Workshop

Grow your business beyond its current boundaries with expert, practical advice in a series of Friday afternoon workshops at WSU. The workshops, presented by Meritrust Credit Union and the WSU Center for Entrepreneurship, are open to everyone in the community, whether you’re a sole proprietor, employer, or just thinking about starting a business. Topics are based […]

2015 Wichita Jazz Festival

The Wichita Jazz Festival has been dedicated to fostering great jazz in Wichita for 40 years. This April 23-24, the WJF will be featuring a festival centered around the jazz musicians of Kansas. Guest artists this year include young piano star Addison Frei, Kansas City saxophone heavyweight Matt Otto and quartet, and on our Friday […]

How to Save Money on College by Renting Textbooks Online

Paying for a semester of college is expensive enough, but the cost of college textbooks adds a significant amount to the price of your higher education, since almost every class requires one or more books. Buying a textbook outright can be costly and it will generally lose value after use. Renting a textbook, on the other hand, […]

Finding Money for College: Free Online Course from WSU

Wichita State University has a newly revised online course that offers a step-by-step approach to choosing and paying for college or vocational/technical school. The course, which is free, intends to teach personal financial management topics that will help students and families make wise decisions regarding choosing and paying for college, and to help students learn […]

FREE Business Forum with Hobby Lobby CEO & Founder, David Green

Wichita State University Center for Entrepreneurship Forum Series David Green Nov. 8

Wichita State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship will host a free lecture with David Green, the CEO and founder of Hobby Lobby. The lecture is the final event in the Fall 2012 Entrepreneurship Forum Series, which will be held Thursday, November 8, in 107 Devlin Hall on the WSU campus. The event begins at 3:30 p.m., […]

Entrepreneurship Training Anyone Can Afford

The WSU Center for Entrepreneurship is wrapping up its spring 2010 series* with a seminar on Elevating Your Social Media Savvy. The seminar is very hands-on, with each participant sitting in front of a computer and actually doing and seeing firsthand how to use social media to build business. The instructor will be Lou Heldman, […]

Quick! Free Workshop: Choosing a Business Legal Structure

The Kansas Small Business Development Center is hosting a free workshop today, Wednesday, February 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex. J. Scott Pohl from Hinkle Elkouri Law Firm, LLC, will discuss the legal implications of different business structures such as Sole Proprietor, LLC, and Corporation. If you missed […]