Wichita State University

Ted Woodward
September 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
The 15th annual Shocks, Cops, Fire & Kids 2019 event is coming up on Saturday, September 28th, at Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. This is a free event for youngsters 3rd through the 8th grades. The event features Shocker athletes, free t-shirts, and free lunch &...
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Wichita State University
June 19, 2019 - 10:36 am
Wichita State University hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Student-Athlete Success Center on Tuesday; the ceremony took place on the lawn southeast of Charles Koch Arena. The project has two main components. The largest is the construction of the Student-Athlete Success Center, a 36,...
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Matthew Harding
June 02, 2019 - 5:20 pm
Wichita State will formally introduce the 22nd head coach in Shocker baseball history Tuesday evening. The press conference is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday evening in the Armstrong Room in the Marcus Center on the WSU Campus. The Marcus Center is located on Mike Oatman Drive just east of Eck...
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May 25, 2019 - 11:13 am
Wichita State University, WSU Tech and Butler Community College are in talks to bring a new culinary arts program in downtown Wichita, though all have stressed that nothing has been agreed upon. On May 14th, the Wichita City council approved a memorandum of understanding with Douglas Market...
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American Athletic Conference
April 18, 2019 - 11:09 pm
The American Athletic Conference and Southeastern Conference will meet on the hardwood, starting next basketball season. The new alliance between the conferences will feature four teams from each conference playing home-and-home series over each of the next two seasons. All of the games will be...
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Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT/Sipa USA
April 16, 2019 - 5:10 am
Wichita State University is planning a public event to celebrate the life of its late president, John Bardo. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 9 in the university's Shirley Beggs Ballroom of the Rhatigan Student Center. The school says the program will include speakers and...
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April 10, 2019 - 11:20 pm
The Oklahoma State Cowboys scratched across one run in the top of the fifth inning and held on to post a 1-0 shutout win over the Wichita State University baseball team Wednesday evening, April 10, at Eck Stadium, Home of Tyler Field. Wichita State (18-15, 3-3 American) is scheduled to host Houston...
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March 28, 2019 - 8:16 pm
The Kansas Board of Regents has named former regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins as interim president of Wichita State University. The regents announced Thursday that Thompkins will serve as interim president until a full-time replacement is found. Tompkins will replace John Bardo, who died...
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March 16, 2019 - 7:55 pm
Nysier Brooks scored 13 points and Cane Broome hit the go-ahead layup with 23.5 seconds left to give No. 24 Cincinnati a 66-63 victory over Wichita State in Saturday's semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament. Tre Scott had 12 points and eight rebounds, Jarron Cumberland, the...
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March 13, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Wichita State University has announced the death of its president after an illness. The university said in a news release that John William Bardo, 70, died Tuesday at Wesley Medical Center. He was admitted to the hospital in late November suffering from a chronic lung condition. Bardo spent several...
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