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Kristy Pacheco

Nov. 30, 2023 鶹ƽ State University is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life. To help with their transition, 鶹ƽ State offers a number of resources to first-gen students to support them during their time in college, including F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.

Raul Leyva-Montes

Nov. 20, 2023 鶹ƽ State University is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life. To help with their transition, 鶹ƽ State offers a number of resources to first-gen students to support them during their time in college, including F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.

Sheney Redmond

Nov. 20, 2023 鶹ƽ State University is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life. To help with their transition, 鶹ƽ State offers a number of resources to first-gen students to support them during their time in college, including F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.

Anna Heacock

Nov. 13, 2023 - Anna Heacock works as an emergency room nurse and runs for the 鶹ƽ State University track and field team. 鶹ƽ State is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life.

Keydy Sebastian-Perez

Nov. 10, 2023 - Keydy Sebastian-Perez loves the community and spirit of Shocker rowing, part of her first-generation experience at 鶹ƽ State University. 鶹ƽ State is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students.

Jacey Arnett

Nov. 7, 2023 - Jacey Arnett chose 鶹ƽ State University for its physician assistant program and its campus atmosphere. 鶹ƽ State is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students.

Brianna Escoto

Nov. 6, 2023 鶹ƽ State University is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life. To help with their transition, 鶹ƽ State offers a number of resources to first-gen students to support them during their time in college, including F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.

Eduardo Avila

Nov. 6, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students, individuals whose caregivers weren't able to complete a college degree and who lack the firsthand experience to tackle college life. To help with their transition, 鶹ƽ State offers a number of resources to first-gen students to support them during their time in college, including F1RST GEN SHOCKERS.

Hallie Fritz

Oct. 26, 2023 - Support from the Rudd Scholars program helped Hallie Fritz adjust to college and find internships. She is active in the St. Paul Catholic Student Center and works at Credo Coffee Shop. 鶹ƽ State is proud of its role helping Rudd Scholars pursue passions and realize dreams in the state’s largest city.

Leslie Rudd Learning Center at League 42

Oct. 25, 2023 - 鶹ƽ State’s Rudd Scholars work with youngsters in the “Bright Lights Educational Enrichment Program” at the Leslie Rudd Learning Center at League 42’s McAdams Park baseball complex. Each afternoon, several of them work on math skills with students in fifth through eighth grade and literacy with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

WSU student Cat Kee at National Stage Combat Workshop

Oct. 17, 2023 - WSU seniors Emily Redfield and Cat Kee attended the National Stage Combat Workshop in Ruston, La. The three-week course offered instruction, testing and certification with weapons such as swords, shields, firearms, rapiers, daggers and quarterstaffs.

Fall 2023 enrollments for WSU and WSU Tech

Sept. 27, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University's efforts to transform the educational experience for students and redefine the role of a university to foster statewide economic growth have yielded remarkable results: the highest enrollment in its 128-year history.

Greg Heiman and Murphy Ownbey hold a FireaPoint sign in front of a yellow background with black letters that spell out

Sept. 19, 2023 — Through the inaugural Student Practical Architecting Challenge (SPARC), FirePoint Innovations Center at 鶹ƽ State University awarded nearly $40,000 to two student-based teams for their novel innovations in devising future-ready, modular and adaptable software systems to support the Department of Defense's (DOD) Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) initiative.

Students working on handrails for Koch Arena

Sept. 5, 2023 - 鶹ƽ State University students designed handrails for Charles Koch Arena and producing around 400 for installation. The applied learning project will make walking up the arena stairs safer for fans and is a response to surveys and listening sessions.

Amenities like the new lactation and wellness room in the John Bardo Center are part of WSU’s efforts to further provide a supportive environment for faculty, staff, employees and students to reach their breastfeeding goals.

Aug. 30, 2023 – 鶹ƽ State University has received the Gold Level Employer Supporting Breastfeeding award and has been designated as a Breastfeeding Welcome Here campus by the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition.