This summer, Wichita State Career Development placed 235 students in internships, several of which we have shared across our social media channels. Go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?5693 and click on any drop to see where students are interning each semester. #wichitastate
Troy University students and visitors will find convenient parking a little easier later this fall when a new 548-space parking lot opens in the campus’ center. Located adjacent to the Trojan Center, Dean of Student Services Herb Reeves said the lot provides easy access to both academic buildings and student services, as well as additional athletic venue parking.
The 64th National Junior Classical League Convention has brought 1,700 people to Troy University’s Troy Campus this week. Middle and high school students from around the country have gathered to celebrate their love of classical civilizations through games and workshops that are both academic and athletic in nature.
Amy McClain is gaining workplace experience before heading into her senior year at Wichita State. Learn more about her internship at Burns & McDonnell: http://bit.ly/2eO9Cii
#TBT to 1958 when students participated in walkout day activities on the Nodaway County courthouse square. Freshmen can be identified in the photo by the green beanies on their heads.
“I am excited about constantly looking at new inventions and being able to learn about a wide range of technology.” Learn how one graduate's interest in music and experience at WSU Ventures led to a full-time job at Global Patent Solutions LLC. http://bit.ly/2uZAGl4
#NWTrivia: In what year did "Saturday Night Live" star and comedian Adam Sandler perform at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts? a. 1990 b. 1994 c. 2000 d. 2004
The Sorrell College of Business has streamlined the process for non-business majors to enroll in the MBA program through a certificate program. The Master in Business Administration, often considered the premier graduate business program, is a highly desired degree, even by students who did not originally major in business. Unfortunately, such students generally lack business prerequisites for the MBA program, said Dr. Judson Edwards, Dean of the Sorrell College of Business.
Follow along on Snapchat (wichitastateu) with senior mechanical engineering student Isaac Brethour as he interns for Black & Veatch, a KC engineering company, at one of their Florida solar power plant field sites.
#OTD in 2010, Northwest's Administration Building, with its century-old towers standing as symbols of culture, education and economic development, was added to National Register of Historic Places.
Join WSU professor Dave McDonald, along with WSU student and Aero Plains Brewing intern Andrew Scanlan for "The Science of Beer" from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3. Register for this free event: http://bit.ly/2twmrEL
Billy Martin, director and research scientist at the National Center for Aviation Training NIAR Facility Environmental Test Lab, has invented a prototype that protects wind turbines from multiple lightning strikes. Read more about his invention: http://bit.ly/2uHUeua #wichitastate
The bachelor’s degree program in social work is coming to Troy University’s Montgomery Campus this fall. The program will be offered in a blended format, featuring both in-class and online courses, and provides an excellent opportunity for working adult students to pursue their career goals while maintaining their job and family responsibilities.
Looking to work on campus? Make plans to attend the On-Campus Job Fair from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, July 27, Wichita State University - Rhatigan Student Center. #wichitastate
Troy University is hosting a series of Summer Send Off parties starting this week at venues around the state and in northwest Florida designed to welcome new students to the TROY family. Incoming freshmen and transfer students are invited to attend and meet future classmates, learn more about the University and kick off their TROY experience. Alumni, parents, prospective students and other friends of the University are invited to take part as well.
The Howard University Office of the Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies is sponsoring its third TEDxHowardUniversity event on September 14, 2017 in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, Howard University main campus. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. in advance of filming.
Aerial view of campus from the Lawlor Events Center looking south onto the Joe Crowley Student Union, University of Nevada, Reno Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, and the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center.
Troy University's Study Abroad program recently took students on a trip to Cuba with Dr. Johanna Alberich to learn about the language, culture and history of the island. See what TROY senior Nathaniel Rodriguez had to say about the experience.
A trip to get a once-in-a-lifetime view of the upcoming solar eclipse has proven quite popular, with two busloads filling up in mere hours. Learn more about the Office for Workforce, Professional and Community Education trip to view this amazing event. http://bit.ly/2gQMyAf
Recent graduate Katie Deutsch is assisting economists in conducting legislative and judicial research at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in D.C. this summer. Learn more about her experience: http://bit.ly/2uNFCKk
The 64th Annual National Junior Classical League Convention will be held on the Troy campus next week and the presence of the organization is starting to be seen. Names of classic Roman and Greek cities have been placed on the quad's directional sign! The NJCL looks to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature, and culture of Ancient Greece and Rome!
We're on a #NewLevelHU! All of the new renovations at Howard Plaza Towers West will be a wonderful kick off to housing this school year! Take a sneak peek at the renovations and visit www.housingathoward.com for more.
Wichita State physicists are playing a key role in the creation of a massive global science lab involving more than 1,000 scientists and engineers from around the world. Read what they're doing: http://bit.ly/2ujtLRn Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wichita State University Tabor College Bishop Carroll Catholic High School Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Sanford Underground Research Facility
Flags for Vets recently visited the TROY campus to honor one of Troy's veterans, Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr.See what Flags for Vets founder Jamie Popwell and Hawkins had to say about the honor.
Mary Stoltze was part of the first group of kids to take part in Troy University’s Summer Spotlight on Creative Drama nine years ago. Now a year past the cutoff age for inclusion, she’s back to help a new generation of kids explore their creative sides.
Follow along on our Instagram story (wichita_state_u) as senior economics student Jenny Nguyen studies abroad in Pau, France as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Experience through Wichita State University Study Abroad and W. Frank Barton School of Business (Wichita State University). #wichitastate
Microsoft's eighth annual DigiGirlz Camp inspires young women to pursue an education in STEM through workshops and motivational speakers. The camp is taking place today and tomorrow in The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno . "The DigiGirlz Program aims to break down the stereotypes associated with careers in technology, stresses the importance of education and shows how skills in math and science can help advance technology skills." -Kelsey Shade, DigiGirlz Program Coordinator
At times, the teachers resembled their own students during the third day of the Wiregrass Math, Science and Technology Leadership Academy at Troy University’s Dothan Campus. As Dothan Police Cpl. Jeremy Conner led one of his bomb squad robots into the Harrison Room of Malone Hall, the dozens of area teachers couldn’t hide their childlike sense of awe, snapping pictures and capturing videos with their phones.
U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, will provide the keynote address, and receive Troy University’s Distinguished Leadership Award, during the University’s summer commencement on July 28 in Trojan Arena.
Tune into our Snapchat channel (wichitastateu) for a special takeover, as senior Kristen Boxman studies Spanish as part of WSU's summer program in Puebla, Mexico! #wichitastate
Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico.
We are wrapping up our American Athletic Conference virtual tour! Get to know your WSU Go Shockers and the city of Wichita! Thanks for following along! We can't wait to get started! http://bit.ly/2u8WJTX #wichitastate #addedpower Wichitans: let everyone know what you love about Wichita in the comments!
Those in the Montgomery area looking to advance their communications careers will have a new opportunity to take an in-class course from the master’s program in Strategic Communications to help them in their efforts this fall at Troy University Montgomery. The TROY Montgomery campus, along with TROY’s Hall School of Journalism, is launching a new initiative this fall, providing graduate students in the Master of Science in Strategic Communications the chance to take a new course, Media Management, in a blended format at the Montgomery Campus in Term 1. Students will attend class meetings on the Montgomery Campus three times during the term, with the remaining meetings being offered on online.
Our President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick met with Senator Bernie Sanders to give an update on our innovative academic programs, the successes of our high academic achieving students, and the University's efforts to provide financial assistance, especially to those who are Pell Grant eligible. #CommittedtoServe
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's program continues to excel and expand with a new OB/GYN Department which will increase support and education for women's health programs in Nevada.
Krysta Palmer, Nevada Wolf Pack diver, will be competing in the FINA World Championships starting today. Her coach, Jian Li You, has helped guide her to success and continues to establish Nevada as one of the premier diving schools in the region. Go Pack! #Battleborn #PackPride
Only two weeks left to register for the Kevin Nickelberry Youth Basketball Camps at Howard University. Camps will be held at Burr Gymnasium from July 31st – August 4th. Youth Camp will be for players from ages 6-15 on July 31st – August 3rd, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily. Exposure Camp will be open to all high school students who have not completed or started their senior year of high school and will be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. and Friday, August 4th from 9 a.m. -6 p.m. You can register at or mail in the attached brochure. If you have any questions feel free to contact Coach Whalen at 301 741 8490. http://www.coachnickelberry.com/ s
Hello Wolf Pack, My name is Precious Gbenjo and I am your new Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada. I would like to formerly invite all students, faculty and staff to the 2017 Northern Nevada Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, July 22, 2017! For this year’s Pride, our goal is to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community as ONE Pack and to show that our institution welcomes and affirms the identities of all people at the University of Nevada. Whether you are a part of the LGBTQIA+ community or an ally, we want you to know that Pride is for you. It is our belief that we all need each other to build and sustain a strong community. We also encourage you to sign-up for the Pride Parade through GivePulse so we can measure the impact you have made in the community. Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions, comments or concerns. Please join us in showcasing our #PackPride. Happy Pride, Precious Gbenjo Director of Diversity and Inclusion Associated Students of The University of Nevada 3rd Floor Joe Crowley Student Union The University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557 email@example.com
When prospective students step into the Adams Administration Building on the Troy Campus, they are not walking into a building – they are walking into an immersive experience among the best on any college campus in Alabama. Re-opened in June, the newly renovated Admissions Office space in Adams Administration not only creates a new front entry along University Avenue, but provides an interactive space that welcomes prospective students and gives them access to information about the campus, the city and the University as a whole.
It’s not easy to maintain a 4.0 GPA while running your own retail business. It’s even harder to do those things while trying to build a community. Yet Hiram Faircloth, a graduate student in Troy University’s clinical mental health counseling program, is doing just that with Fanatix - Troy, Troy’s only comic book and gaming shop, which Faircloth opened last fall.
Troy University’s biggest IMPACT new student orientation to date is underway at the Troy Campus, with 2,000 incoming freshmen and transfer students learning everything they need to know about becoming Trojans.
Just a couple of sessions remaining for IMPACT! These IMPACT leaders have done a great job this summer welcoming students to TROY during the new student orientation!
Today's #POTD is of this #HowardStudent and children who represented us all the way from Accra, Ghana 🇬🇭 for #ASB2017. What service initiatives are you involved in this summer? Tag us in your 📷 and let us know! #service #summerofservice
The website BestColleges.com has put TROY in the top spot for its 2017 list of the “Best Online Colleges in Alabama.” The site ranks colleges based on quality, affordability, and online competency. TROY was praised for its cost, flexibility and services available to online students, including the virtual student union Trojan Café.
Incoming Freshman, Some students say staying in a Triplet is one of the best things that could've happened to them because now, they have friends for life! Here are 5 tips on how to make any Roommate situation a fun, healthy one. See our notes page for other tips.
The School of Medicine stands out as not only a prestigious medical program with a collaborative environment and innovative research, but it also offers students the opportunity at an affordable cost. #PackPride
More than 60 teachers from 35 schools will get free training and support during the Wiregrass Math, Science and Technology Leadership Academy starting July 13 in the Harrison Room at Troy University’s Dothan Campus. The Academy, in its seventh year, is sponsored by TROY and the Alabama Commission on Higher Education and is aimed at providing quality professional development for teachers in the areas of math, science and technology.
Proud to host more than 100 Senior Researchers Officers from across the country Monday evening on the University campus, where they visited the renowned Earthquake Engineering Laboratory and watched a demonstration (with cameras ready to record the action!), walked through the historic Quad and enjoyed a reception in the Honor Court. Professor Ian Buckle and his team of faculty, staff and students led the Laboratory visit and demonstration. University President Marc Johnson, VP Research & Innovation Research and Innovation Mridul Gautam and Council on Research Chair and Arizona State Executive Vice President Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan welcomed the group at the reception. It was all part of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Council on Research 2017 Summer Meeting taking place in Reno.
The June edition of the Bison Beat Newsletter features a story on 2 Howard Women’s Unconventional Journey Toward Attaining Doctorate Degrees. Take a look at their journeys here: http://bit.ly/2ubCjfQ
Attend Yoga on the Yard sponsored by the Howard University Sesquicentennial Committee and hosted by Yoga Heights DC. This event is free and open to the entire public. All people, including students are welcome!
Education majors had a chance to gain some hands-on experience during Troy University’s annual Summer Spectacular. The month-long learning enrichment camp took place during June at the Dothan Campus and allowed TROY students to lead patriotic-themed lesson plans for more than 50 children between the ages of 4 and 12.
The June edition of the Bison Beat newsletter features stories about our 149th Commencement Convocation, Summer Innovation across campus, recent administrative appointments, and even Alumni Spotlights. Please read and share. http://bit.ly2ubCjfQ
Welcome to the more than 150 senior research officers from public and land grant universities across the nation convening for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Council on Research 2017 Summer Meeting at Reno’s Silver Legacy Resort Casino Reno. Research collaboration, multidisciplinary work, innovation, advocacy and impact are themes that weave through the agenda. The full session opened Monday morning with a discussion of bridging the arts, humanities and sciences that included University of Nevada, Reno-College of Liberal Arts Dean Debra Moddelmog and VP Research and Innovation Mridul Gautam on the presentation panels. This afternoon conference attendees visit the University campus. See you all soon! (Pictured from left to right: Chair of APLU’s Council on Research and Executive Vice President at Arizona State University Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, University of Nevada, Reno Assistant Vice President for Research Administration Charlene Hart and University Vice President Research and Innovation Mridul Gautam.)
During the last week of June, TROY welcomed 15 deaf or hard of hearing high school seniors to campus for Camp Success. The Interpreter Training Program at Troy University and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services help put on the week long camp that helps the students prepare for college. Thanks to Sydni Sikes, a graduate of the Interpreter Training Program at Troy University for helping with the video.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bellio sighs as he looks down from the stands at Veterans Memorial Stadium for the first time. “Wow,” he says, gripping the guardrail in front of him and turning his eyes to the scoreboard. “This is awesome.” It’s mid-April. Bellio has been a Troy University student since 2010, but he’s never set foot on the Troy Campus until this day. Bellio, a management and business administration major, was in town for a Phi Kappa Phi honor society initiation, but that’s just the latest of his achievements. In 2016, the USO named him Airman of the Year after his heroic actions saved the life of a woman who had been involved in a traffic accident.
It can be hard going to college thousands of miles from home. But a group of young women from Malawi who came to Troy University as part of a scholarship program found something unexpected here—a home away from home.
NPR explores the exciting startup scene in Reno, including Capstak based in UNR Innevation Center. The University and the Innevation Center are proud to help anchor the New Nevada economy and the creation of jobs, and to be part of the success of Capstak. #NewNevada
Howard University College of Medicine's Mark Lorthe has been named recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award by the American Medical Association Foundation. bit.ly/2tVvteb
Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. watches as Jamie Popwell puts the finishing touches on the flag pole and flag that now reside in front of the chancellor's home. The flag is in honor of Hawkins' military service in a program called Flags for Vets.
Today's #POTD is entitled "Spirit of Sisterhood," created in the year 2000 by School of Communications, Howard Alum, Aida Muluneh. This is now a permanent piece of the collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the University. Dr. Dubroy will assume the duties associated with this role on October 2, 2017.
It is with profound sadness that the Department of Music and the entire university community announces the passing of acclaimed musician & Alumna Ms. Geri Allen (HU '79). She will be missed.
"We will to move forward with our modernization plans to address health and safety issues, and improve the overall quality of Howard Manor." Click here to learn more about future plans to improve our historical building for the better. http://bit.ly/2tprbLP
A partnership agreement was signed with the QUT (Queensland University of Technology) to collaborate on the advancement of new technologies, autonomous vehicles, air quality, exhaust emissions and hydrologic sciences. The relationship will also explore business and trade opportunities for both universities. #NewNevada
It was an exciting day at the University! Alongside President Marc Johnson, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed three bills into law that will directly impact the University and #NewNevada.
The University celebrated the groundbreaking of the University Arts Building, which will expand the arts program and its impact in the community. Speakers at the event included College of Liberal Arts Dean Debra Moddelmog, Nevada System of Higher Education Chair Rick Trachok and University President Marc Johnson. Entertainment was provided by the University World Percussion Ensemble and a student jazz trio. A live painting demonstration also took place. School of the Arts at UNR
High school and middle school students interested in engineering can attend the College of Engineering's summer camps.The Civil Engineering camp and the Young Women in Engineering camp still have available spots. To register, go to http://bit.ly/2soYlda