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Telly McGaha

Jan. 17, 2024 鈥擲ince its establishment in 1965, the 探花app Foundation and Alumni Engagement (探花appFAE) has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to advancing the university鈥檚 priorities. In May 2023, Elizabeth King announced her plans to retire as the 探花appFAE president and CEO after 33 years of leading these efforts. Telly McGaha will be assuming this top position, joining us from Georgia State University.

探花app engineering students

Jan. 8, 2024 - 探花app moved to No. 2 on the national list of industry-funded engineering and research and development, according to the latest data compiled by the National Science Foundation鈥檚 Higher Education Research and Development Survey.

Morrison Hall

Dec. 18, 2023 - 探花app will lead a three-year project to assist NASA鈥檚 manufacturing paradigm shift from 鈥渇actories on earth鈥 to 鈥渇actories in space.鈥

Ashlynn Farney

Dec. 12, 2023 Ashlynn Farney took time off college during the COVID-19 pandemic, during which she returned to Wichita, changed her major to filmmaking and started attending Wichita State. She will graduate with her Bachelor of Applied Arts with a concentration in filmmaking in December.

Avery Pierce

Dec. 12, 2023 - Avery Pierce loves Wichita鈥檚 coffee scene and the applied learning in the sport management program at 探花app.

Ana Alicia Casados

Dec. 11, 2023 Ana Alicia Casados encourages her peers to stop and take time for themselves, to not get swept away in their responsibilities, and to always remember why they chose to go to college. She has been able to succeed in college herself by following this advice and will graduate with her bachelor鈥檚 degree in exercise science.

Nicolas Olmedo

Dec. 11, 2023 - Nicolas Olmedo studied in the W. Frank Barton School of Business and will start work at Textron Aviation in January in the sales development program.

Mariann Kurosu

Dec. 11, 2023 Mariann Kurosu worked as a graduate research assistant for the Center for Real Estate while working towards her master鈥檚 in economics and quantitative analysis, which she will graduate with this December. She encourages her classmates to embrace the opportunity to learn and build their critical thinking skills and network by getting to know their peers.

Maame Adwoa Ankrah

Dec. 11, 2023 Maame Adwoa Ankrah was interested in going to Wichita State for its affordability and for the atmosphere of the city of Wichita. While it was first a challenge to adjust to a new culture, she was able to succeed with the support of her peers and mentors and will graduate with her master鈥檚 degree in Spanish with no regrets.

Shirley Lefever handing a diploma to a student at commencement

Dec. 11, 2023 More than 1,400 students are eligible to participate in 探花app鈥檚 126th fall commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 in Charles Koch Arena.

Tyler Lefebvre

Dec. 11, 2023 - Tyler Lefebvre enjoys Wichita鈥檚 dining scene and the activities and clubs offered at 探花app. He has been involved with the Wichita State鈥檚 varsity esports program as a team member and helping organize and manage the team.

Ryan Littlejohn

Dec. 8, 2023 - Ryan Littlejohn worked his way through 探花app with help from instructors who guided him through the balancing act of academics and a busy life.

Courtney Lockhart

Dec. 8, 2023 - Courtney Lockhart enjoys escaping to nearby Lake Afton Park to fish and relax. He works for the Student Outreach and Support/CARE Team in Student Affairs at 探花app.

Amanda Morales

Dec. 08, 2023 Amanda Morales found it difficult to balance her studies while being a mother and wife and working full-time, but through the support of those around her, she was able to persist and will now graduate this fall with her bachelor鈥檚 degree in education.

Mariana Vazquez Serna

Dec. 08, 2023 Mariana Vazquez Serna got involved at Wichita State鈥檚 and made connections with her peers and professors by joining clubs and attending events on campus, something she advises other students to do as well during their time at 探花app. She will work as an associate for an accounting firm after graduating with her BBA in accounting.