The Wichita Regional Chamber has named Ricki Ellison as its new director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Currently the Clinical Educator and Academic Advisor for the Sport Management Department of the College of Applied Studies at Wichita State University, Ricki’s first day at the …
In its third and final year of grantmaking, the Evergy Community Investment Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation (WCF) is granting $380,365 to 13 Wichita nonprofits serving zip codes 67208, 67214 and/or 67219. The funded projects will support community and environment enhancement or yout…
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When Shanelle Smith taught English to 8th graders at University Academy in Kansas City, MO, most of her students did not know much about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). If they did know anything about the 100 plus year-old institutions, their knowledge was usually very …
When Ramonda Scales hits the runway, she envisions herself walking on her insecurities, fears and anything stopping her from achieving. It’s the strategy she used earlier this month as she strutted and shined in her very first runway appearances at New York Fashion Week.
Even though Ron Walters' career took him around the country and around the world, his hometown of Wichita has not forgotten him.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, African-American children, children in urban districts, and children born in poverty are at the highest risk of dropping out of school. Those who drop out report a low sense of belonging and engagement in school.
The number of Missouri deaths from COVID-19 reported since Jan. 1 has exceeded the number reported during 2020.
The team behind the redesign of Chester I. Lewis Reflection Square Park has released conceptual plans for the new park this week. The park will serve as an entryway to the new Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine School while highlighting the life and legacy of one of Wichita's most promin…
Children's books are a vital instrument in developing young minds, and books, like mirrors, reflect our own experiences back at us; thus, reading is a form of self-affirmation. Sontia Levy-Mason, an author and publisher, sees the need to correct the lack of Black representation in children's…
Fashion has always been a huge part of William Haskell’s life. From growing up seeing his father always wearing dress pants – even while mowing grass -- to starting his first job in the clothing industry dressing mannequins and organizing window displays.
Preliminary results from Missouri statewide assessment tests administered last spring amid the pandemic show scores declined across nearly all grade levels and subjects tested, with the greatest drop in mathematics.