WSU Haysville: Past Events

Here are some of the events hosted at WSU Haysville since its opening in July 2018.

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WSU Haysville Inauguration. WSU Haysville was officially inaugurated on October 2, 2018 in a ceremony attended by VIPS including the WSU Provost Dr. Muma, the WSU Tech President Dr. Utash, and the Haysville Mayor Bruce Armstrong. The ribbon-cutting assisted by Wu, was followed by facility tours and a reception.  Pre-Ribbon Cutting
Career Workshop. Our first Career Workshop for students from Haysville and the surrounding communities. The workshop aimed to help students with looking and applying for jobs these skills could then be applied to their own job search whether they were searching then or later in their lives. Career Workshop
The WSU Haysville Network of Little Free Library. WSU Hayville and WSU South Associate Director spearheaded in 2019 the establishment of the WSU Haysville Network of Little Free Library in collaboration with the City of Haysville, USD261, and other community partners. The LFL locations were strategically chosen in different neighborhoods of the city; usage of the LFLs by all age groups has been phenomenal. WSU Haysville continues to maintain the LFLs and accept book donations. This is an ongoing project as more LFLs will come online in the future. WSU Haysville Netork of Little Free Library

Q3 Regional EDO Meeting – August 2019. 

The 2019 third quarterly EDO meeting for the Greater Wichita Partnership was held at WSU Haysville. This meeting was held to discuss relevant, regional topics, increase engagement among the organizations and agencies and encourage collaboration. 

Q3 Regional EDO Meeting

Coffee With Cops – March 2020. This event series lets community members to get to know the officers of the Haysville Police Department by asking questions and voicing concerns. It helps break down the barriers between the police officers and the citizens they serve.

Coffee with Cops

Haysville GEAR UP – October 24, 2020
As a community-oriented university, WSU Haysville was happy to host a meeting for the staff and students from Haysville GEAR UP.


Haysville GEAR UP


Virtual Job Fair – June 2021. It was conducted through Handshake and was for students of all majors at Wichita State, high school seniors, and those from the surrounding communities. It provided a way for those who registered and attended the event to meet and chat with various employers that had part-time, full-time or summer positions available.

Virtual Job Fair

Blood Drive - October 19, 2021. We thank all the blood donors! There were twenty three donors, including some of our current and former staff, that showed up for the WSU Haysville Blood Drive yesterday.

Blood Drive 21

Haysville Chamber of Commerce Coffee - June 15, 2022.

At this month’s Haysville Chamber of Commerce Coffee with Businesses, the venue was at WSU Haysville. The theme was on paying respects and special thanks to the USD261 maintenance crew for their efforts and professionalism in taking care of our and other USD261 buildings. We had a great turnout at the meeting, and the maintenance folks were happy to be honored at the reception that also had a drawing for gifts for these folks!
Haysville Chamber of Commerce monthly coffee with biz