Wichita State University - Event List

Today

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Quality Matters Training
Location: Media Resources Center Room 171C
Cost: Free to WSU employees

Quality Matters is an internationally accepted nationally recognized set of standards for quality online course design. This one-hour session will provide an introduction to the standards, discussion their value for both online and face-to-face instruction.

This training is cost-free for WSU employees, but registration is recommended. Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3060

For more information, contact the Media Resources Center at 316-978-3575.
Open to WSU employees.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

Today

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Workshop: Starting a Business for Work-at-Home Spouses
Location: WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

If being home to take care of your family is your priority, but you would also like to supplement your family income and use your skills, consider starting a business. This workshop will provide you with the basics that you need to get started.

For more information, call 316-978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center

This Week

Friday, August 1, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Brainshark Training
Location: Media Resources Center Room 171C
Cost: Free to WSU employees.

Brainshark helps higher education organizations leverage cost-effective video-based communications. Brainshark presentations are ideal for on-demand eLearning, enabling faculty members to quickly create dynamic online courses for students to review anytime, anywhere, from any device.

This training is cost-free for WSU employees, but registration is recommended. Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3061


For more information, contact the Media Resources Center at 316-978-3575.
Open to WSU employees.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Friday, August 1, 2014
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2-day event: 08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014
Astronomy: Apollo to the Moon
Location: Lake Afton Observatory

Commemorate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing by observing some of the six Apollo landing areas through the observatory's big telescope. Then, look at the future as we observe Saturn and speculate what a trip to the outer reaches of our solar system might be like. "Apollo to the Moon" will be presented on Aug. 1-2, 8-9 and Sept. 5-6.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Special family rate is $15 for two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education

This Week

Saturday, August 2, 2014
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2-day event: 08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014
Astronomy: Apollo to the Moon
Location: Lake Afton Observatory

Commemorate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing by observing some of the six Apollo landing areas through the observatory's big telescope. Then, look at the future as we observe Saturn and speculate what a trip to the outer reaches of our solar system might be like. "Apollo to the Moon" will be presented on Aug. 1-2, 8-9 and Sept. 5-6.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Special family rate is $15 for two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education

This Week

Monday, August 4, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop: Meeting the 3Ms - Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B
Cost: Free

If you want to start a new business, the three Ms are critical. This workshop offers essential information about marketing, management and money that will help you assess the feasibility of your business idea and start writing your business plan.

For more information, call 316-978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center

This Week

Tuesday, August 5, 20143-day event: 08/05/2014 - 08/07/2014
Shocker Fall Kick-Off Classic
Location: 4500 N Oliver, Valley Center, KS
Cost: Free

The WSU Shooting Sports Team is pleased to announce that it will host this inaugural tournament - the Shocker Fall Kick-Off Classic. We are looking for up 180 competitors to attend from colleges and universities around the Midwest. Learn more about the Shooting Sports team at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3004

For more information, contact Tom Binyon at tgbinyon@wichita.edu or 316-250-1524

This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Title Sponsor, Park City, KS.

This Week

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Blackboard Collaborate Training
Location: Media Resources Center Room 171C
Cost: Free to WSU employees

Blackboard Collaborate is an online collaboration platform providing web conferencing, mobile collaboration, instant messaging, and voice authoring. In this training, instructors will learn how to use the Collaborate tools effectively for class sessions, office hours, meetings, and project collaboration.

This training is cost-free for WSU employees, but registration is recommended. Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3062


For more information, contact the Media Resources Center at 316-978-3575.
Open to WSU employees.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Wednesday, August 6, 20143-day event: 08/05/2014 - 08/07/2014
Shocker Fall Kick-Off Classic
Location: 4500 N Oliver, Valley Center, KS
Cost: Free

The WSU Shooting Sports Team is pleased to announce that it will host this inaugural tournament - the Shocker Fall Kick-Off Classic. We are looking for up 180 competitors to attend from colleges and universities around the Midwest. Learn more about the Shooting Sports team at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3004

For more information, contact Tom Binyon at tgbinyon@wichita.edu or 316-250-1524

This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by Title Sponsor, Park City, KS.

This Week

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Panopto Training
Location: Media Resources Center Room 171C
Cost: Free to WSU employees

Panopto provides instructors with the ability to create rich, effective learning objects by capturing lectures with audio, video, slides, and screen capture, to create rich, effective learning objects. This training will provide orientation and best practices.

This training is cost-free for WSU employees. Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3066


For more information, contact the Media Resources Center at 316-978-3575.
Open to WSU employees.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop: Customer Service Series - Gracefully Meeting Customer Challenges
Location: WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B
Cost: $20

Customers are not always right, but how you deal with them will determine whether or not you can keep them. Learn how to set and maintain reasonable expectations with your customers to ensure smooth transitions.

For more information, call 316-978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center

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