September 13, 2019 

The Public Policy & Management Center and the Division of Diversity & Community Engagement present Engage WSU, a day that brings together University, public, nonprofit and community leaders for current research and knowledge exchange in public service.

Who Should Attend

→ Local government managers
→ Nonprofit professionals
→ Elected officials
→ Community leaders
→ WSU faculty, staff, partners, students and alumni 

 Register by September 10

2019 Event Information

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                   Breakfast Sponsor 
7:30 a.m. - Noon                                                                                                                                                                   holidayinn
Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.

Wichita State University Marcus Welcome Center
1845 Fairmount St.
Wichita, KS 67260

$50 includes breakfast



Registration and Breakfast | 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m., with opportunities for networking with fellow attendees.

Introduction and Welcome | 8:00 a.m.

WSU VP for Diversity and Community Engagement Dr. Marché Fleming-Randle will present words of welcome.

Parting Words from Brenda Dietzman | 8:00 a.m.

Retired Sedgwick County Undersheriff, Brenda Dietzman will share her parting words and call to action that we "Stay Curious."

Keynote Presentation: Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers | 8:30 a.m.

Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, Lynn Rogers will share about economic development and the connections between rural and urban success.

Breakout Session 1: 9:30 a.m.

Media Coverage of Community Driven Issues 

Breakout Session 2:  9:30 a.m.
Profiles of High Utilizers of Mental Health Community Services 
Breakout Session 3: 10:15 a.m.
Connecting Conversations | Talent: Attraction, Retention & Advancement 
Breakout Session 4: 10:15 a.m.
IN SOUL | Division of Diversity and Community Engagement | Kevin Harrison,  Community Engagement Coordinator
Know Your Place: Creating Spaces for All | 11:00 a.m.
WSU's Placemaking Coordinator Kristin Beal will share about placemaking, a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces.
Closing | 11:40 a.m.

Conference end

More Information

Marcus Welcome Center is at the northeast corner of the WSU campus on Mike Oatman Dr., east of Eck Baseball Stadium. See a map.

Free parking is available next to Marcus Welcome Center. Visitors can park all day in any lot with a green or yellow permit sign. Free reserved parking will be available across the street in the lot next to Eck Stadium (marked with traffic cones). For more information and parking maps, visit WSU Parking.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing by e-mail, mail or fax. Cancellations received five days prior to the event will receive a 75% refund. Cancellations received fewer than five days prior to the event will not receive a refund.