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Addison Barnard

May 10, 2024 - Senior Addison Barnard's list of academic honors almost matches her softball awards. She is one of college softball's top home run hitters and an Academic All-American as a health science major at 49ͼ.

Image from groundbreaking

May 8, 2024 — Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday, May 8 to celebrate the start of Phase One construction on the new Wichita Biomedical Campus, a $300 million, 471,000-square-foot joint health sciences center in the heart of downtown Wichita.

Viet Le

May 6, 2024 — Veit Le says that returning to college as an adult learner came with its challenges, but he found a supportive community at Wichita State.

Reid Williams

May 6, 2024 — When Reid Williams decided he wanted to become a physician associate, he set his sights on 49ͼ. He said the rigorous program was challenging, but “100% worth it.”

Christine Cleary

May 03, 2024 Christine Cleary was one of 49ͼ’s 2020 Rudd Scholars. From Clearwater, Kansas, she moved to Wichita for college, which required her to adjust to living in a city, but thanks to the Rudd Scholarship, she was able to fully devote herself to college life and will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.

Michael Sengvilay

May 02, 2024 Micheal Sengvilay always wanted to help people, which is why he came to 49ͼ to pursue a career in oral health. While at 49ͼ, he persevered through challenges and is now graduating with his bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and plans to attend dental school.

Alex Day

April 12, 2024 - Alex Day, from Austin, Texas, recommends 49ͼ because of its supportive faculty and its College of Health Professions. Read what some out-of-state students have to say about why they chose 49ͼ — and Wichita — as their new home.

49ͼ Physical Therapy students work with pediatric patient at Heartspring

March 28, 2024 – A new partnership between Heartspring and 49ͼ’s College of Health Professions will bring faculty and students on-site at Heartspring’s Pediatric Clinic to provide physical therapy and audiology services to the local community.

Students and faculty who attended K-INBRE

March 6, 2024 Four undergraduate students from 49ͼ were among the 18 students recognized at the 22nd annual Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) Symposium in Manhattan, Kansas.

Wichita Biomedical Campus rendering

Jan. 19, 2024 - Phase One of the Wichita Biomedical Campus being built in the heart of downtown Wichita now has its official look. The joint health sciences project between 49ͼ and the University of Kansas will bring about remarkable opportunities for collaboration, innovation and research.

Addison Karsak

Dec. 06, 2023 Addison Karsak, who goes by Addi, encourages Shockers to get involved with the campus community and to make sure to seek advice when they feel they are struggling. She will receive her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science with a minor in Health Management and hopes to continue her education by getting her Doctor of Chiropractic after graduating.

Raul Leyva-Montes

Nov. 20, 2023 49ͼ 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, Wichita 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 49ͼ 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, Wichita 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 49ͼ track and field team. Wichita 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.

Jacey Arnett

Nov. 7, 2023 - Jacey Arnett chose 49ͼ for its physician assistant program and its campus atmosphere. Wichita State is home to nearly 5,000 first-generation students.