Public Service Recognition Week 2018

May 6 through 12

Public Service Recognition Week May 6-12, 2018

Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is a national week-long celebration to honor those who serve our communities as federal, state, county and local government employees. The Public Policy & Management Center, has several activities planned to honor and celebrate our partners in public service.

Watch @WSUPPMC Twitter and Facebook during PSRW, May 6 through 12. And thank a public servant yourself, using the hashtag #PSRW!

Public Policy & Management Center PSRW Activities

Monday, May 7

Operation Donut Drop

Public Policy and Management Center staff will divide into special ops teams to infiltrate Wichita's public service arenas with yummy treats of thanks. Operation Donut Drop is our way of thanking our incredible partners who make our work possible throughout the year.

Tuesday, May 8

PPMC Graduate Assistants visit Enders Elementary School

Our graduate assistants will share with students at Enders Open Magnet Elementary School about Public Service and all the different ways it affects their lives. We love that Enders emphasizes important skills like leadership and social responsibility that turn students into responsible, engaged citizens!

Thursday, May 10

WSU Project Wichita Focus Group

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The Public Policy and Management Center will host a WSU Project Wichita focus group for campus staff, faculty and students to share their vision for the Wichita area's next 10 years. Right now, Project Wichita focus groups are being hosted across the city, and we want to celebrate our public servants right here on campus by gathering their thoughts and ideas.

WSU Project Wichita Focus Group
Thursday, May 10 | 4 - 4:45 p.m.
Pike Room, RSC 266

Think you'll make it? Let us know!
RSVP is not required for attendence, but it helps us plan. One RSVP participant will win a prize!

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Friday, May 11

ASPA Kansas Panel Discussion & Awards Ceremony

American Society for Public Administration Kansas Chapter

Join ASPA Kansas in celebrating Public Service Recognition Week with presentations of the Outstanding Public Service Leader Awards to two public servants who have served through exceptional leadership. Also enjoy a panel discussion with nonprofit and local government leaders on “Nonprofits Helping Our Community Grow,” followed by a tour of the Envision facilities. Sponsored by the WSU Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs. The cost for this event is $10 at the door.

3:00 - 5:00 pm | Friday, May 11
Envision, 610 N Main St.
Wichita, KS 67202

Please RSVP to Pay $10 at the door. Seating is limited.

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