March 22, 2019 -- Wichita State University has been named to CollegeNET Inc.’s list of Social Mobility Innovators for 2019. Making the list means WSU has a proven track record of successfully enrolling students from low-income backgrounds and graduating them into promising careers.

March 5, 2019 -- Wichita State University has been awarded $4.2 million dollars in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to implement GEAR UP in Haysville school district USD 216 through 2025. Every student in 6th and 7th grade will benefit from GEAR UP’s college prep resources.

Feb. 28, 2019  -- Sandra Sanchez is a first-generation student who will graduate with a degree in social work in May 2019

Feb. 15, 2019 -- Former Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson and his wife, Stacy, have established a generous scholarship at Wichita State University to help children of undocumented immigrants earn their degrees to pursue the American Dream.

Dec. 19, 2018 -- As a nontraditional student who was the first in his family to go to college, the thought of college was scary for David Bustos-Morales. But spurred on by the desire to make his family proud, he pushed through and graduated in December 2018.

December 6, 2018-- First generation student Ana Lopez found that determination and passion trumped uncertainty every time.

Nov 26, 2018 -- Wichita State strategic communications major and first-generation student Seth Crawford always knew that he was meant to go to college.

Nov 21, 2018 -- Senior nursing student Flor Maritza Mercado is one of the thousands of people in the United States who is impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Nov 21, 2018 -- Wichita State senior and sport management major Barak Cole Segura is not afraid of change. Originally from Oklahoma City, Barak chose Wichita State University to be his second home.

Nov. 15, 2018 -- Wichita State University is participating in a massive new effort in which 130 public universities and systems will work together to increase college access, close the achievement gap, and award hundreds of thousands more degrees by 2025.

Nov. 15, 2018 -- First generation student Tony Ibarra is much more than just a mechanical engineering major.

Nov. 13, 2018 -- Jaci Ignudo, a senior graphic design major, explains what it's like being a first-generation student.

Nov. 8, 2018 -- Providing a pathway to success for first-generation college students is one of Wichita State University's highest priorities and a success story that everyone can be proud of.

Sept. 27, 2018 - Zane Storlie, a junior majoring in computer science at Wichita State, has received a $10,000 a year scholarship from High Touch, a Wichita technology company. The scholarship is renewable and honors the memory of Pat Riddle, a WSU alumna and former High Touch employee.