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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

Sara Ornelas

Marketing Content Strategist

sara.ornelas@wichita.edu

(316) 978-3456

Paul Suellentrop

Senior Communicator

paul.suellentrop@wichita.edu

(316) 978-5596

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Jan. 26, 2021 -- This semester, students at Wichita State University have become the first in Kansas to put their innovation skills to work in solving real-world national defense challenges as part of the Hacking for Defense (H4D) program, thanks to the FirePoint Innovations Center and WSU’s Masters of Innovation Design program.

Jan. 25, 2021 — From a field of more than 800 applicants, Wichita State University has selected the top 14 finalists in the annual Distinguished Scholarship Invitational. Winners will be announced Friday, Jan. 29.

Jan. 22, 2021 — Wichita State University will receive $684,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for three programs aimed at increasing safety measures for the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Jan. 22, 2021 — Neymara Freeman — a senior at Sumner Academy of Arts & Science in Kansas City, Kansas — has been named the 2021  Linwood Sexton Scholarship  at Wichita State University.

Jan. 19, 2021 — A Kansas couple has pledged an estate gift of $3.5 million to the WSU Foundation to endow a general scholarship fund for Wichita State University students who demonstrate financial need.