Wichita State University news releases, media contacts and resources

The Strategic Communications news and media relations team supports the university and its many departments and centers with news coverage, from announcing major news to promoting upcoming events, all with an eye on the mission and vision of Wichita State.

 

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News and Media Relations staff

Lainie Mazzullo-Hart

Director of News and Media Relations (Primary media contact)

lainie.mazzullo@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3409

Abigail Klein

Public Relations Advisor

abigail.klein@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3013

Sara Ornelas

Marketing Content Strategist

sara.ornelas@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3456

Paul Suellentrop

Senior Communicator

paul.suellentrop@wichita.edu

(316) 978-5596

Resources and links

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May 18, 2022 — Wichita State President Rick Muma issues a statement thanking Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and the Kansas Legislature for their support of higher education.

May 18, 2022 -- Three Wichita State University students were named the champions of the 2022 Koch Innovation Challenge with their idea to ease parking frustrations via an app called Everwhen.

May 18, 2022 -- Wichita State University is working with a group of community organizations to make a popular pathway more welcoming and accessible to Wichita walkers and bikers.

May 12, 2022 — More than 2,400 students are eligible to participate in the 124th spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 14, at Wichita State University. Ceremonies will be held in Charles Koch Arena. 

May 12, 2022 — Former Wichita State University students might remember Clinton Hall as a dark and cold building, but starting in September, it will begin its metamorphosis into the bright and welcoming Shocker Success Center. This project will completely transform Clinton Hall into a holistic resource for student services, said Elizabeth King, president and CEO of the WSU Foundation. Centralizing access to these services will help students stay on course to graduate.