Play on the Planes – Volunteers Needed 🗓

The Kansas Aviation Museum is hosting the special event, Play on the Planes Day, on Saturday, June 16th.  Join the SWE Wichita Section in hosting an activity booth at this fun event centered around STEM and aviation.  We will be bringing a hand-made wind tunnel to display and run as an interactive exhibit.  We need extra hands to make the day run smoothly.  There are multiple time slots available from 8:40 am to 5:10 pm.  If you can join us, please sign up using the link below.  No aviation knowledge required!  Reach out with any questions to

When: Saturday, June 16th 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd, Wichita, KS 67210
Sign Up To Volunteer:


Posted in Outreach, Upcoming Events

June General Meeting 🗓

Our final GM for FY18 will be on June 4th from 6-7 PM at MakeICT.  Everyone is welcome to join and discuss our review of the annual banquet and FY18.

Posted in Section News, Upcoming Events

Volunteers Needed for Kid’s Corner at Riverfest

MakeICT is hosting Kid’s Corner for a number of shifts at Riverfest this year and is looking for volunteers to help run the activity.  The available shifts and corresponding activities are listed below:

Day Time Activity 1 Activity 2
Sat 6/2 2-5 pm 3D Glasses Balancing Butterflies
Mon 6/4 5-8 pm Foam Robots LED Throwies
Tues 6/4 5-8 pm Brush Bots Foam Airplanes
Fri 6/8 5-8 pm Hydraulic Actuator LED Throwies
Sat 6/9 11-2 pm Sound Spinners Straw Rockets

If you are interested and available to help out with one of these fun and interactive activies, please contact our Outreach Committee Chair, Barb Davis.

Posted in Outreach, Upcoming Events

May General Meeting 🗓

Join us on May 7th to discuss SWE business including our upcoming banquet.  Everyone is welcome.

When: Monday, May 7th, 6:00 PM
Where: Make ICT, 1500 E. Douglas

Posted in Other meetings, Section News, Upcoming Events

SWE Picnic with WSU 🗓

Picnic Flyer

It’s time to celebrate! Come join us as we celebrate the collegiates with an end of the year party! There will be food, drink, yard games, and fun! Please RSVP here and join us!

When: May 3rd at 6 pm
Where: Chisholm Creek Park Picnic Area – 3228 N. Oliver Ave. (See Map Below)

Posted in Other meetings, Outreach, Section News, Upcoming Events, WSU

Cillessen and Sons Tour – May 9th 🗓


Join SWE Wichita in a tour of the traffic control and construction company, Cillessen and Sons.  Our member, Michelle Boehm will give us a private tour of the company’s shop and teach us about traffic control.  There will be an optional group dinner following the tour at a location TBD.  If you are interested in attending the tour, please RSVP to Michelle by May 8th.  Also, if you have a hard hat, please bring it.  Otherwise, let Michelle know you need one provided.

When: May 9th at 5:30-7:00 PM
Where: Cillessen and Sons, 2300 E. Tigua, Kechi, KS (Directions note: Tigua is just north of Hwy 254 and now goes all the way through from Woodlawn to Rock Rd. For those coming from the west, it is recommended to get off at Woodlawn to avoid turning left across the highway. This road doesn’t show up on google yet, so a picture is attached.)
RSVP: Michelle at by May 8th

Posted in Member News, Section News, Upcoming Events

Banquet tickets – Early Bird Special

Reminder: 1 more week of our early bird special!  Buy your banquet tickets by 5/1/2018 for a chance to be reimbursed the cost of one ticket!

Banquet will be Tuesday, May 22nd at Crestview Country Club, 5:30-8:30pm.

>>> RSVP and Buy Your Tickets HERE! <<<

We hope to see you there!

Posted in Section News

Trivia Night!

Join the SWE Wichita and Wichita State University Sections for another fun filled night of trivia!  There will be snacks and prizes. Everyone is welcome at this free event, however please RSVP so we know how many snacks and materials to provide.

When: Monday, April 23rd, 6-8 pm
Where: Experiential Engineering Building, Room 264 (See Parking Map)

Posted in Section News

Vote for FY19 SWE Wichita Section Officers

It’s here, the time to vote for our section’s FY19 Officers!  All paid SWE members in good standing are eligible to vote.  The nominating committee has proposed a slate of officers.  You can review the biographies of the proposed officers here.  Please submit your vote using this Google Form no later than May 15th.  If you have any issues with the link or viewing the attached PDF, please contact

Officers will be sworn in on May 22nd at our Annual Banquet.  Purchase your tickets here to be a part of this special event!

Posted in Member News, Section News, SWE news

Annual Banquet is May 22, 2018!

Tickets for banquet are on sale NOW!

>>> RSVP and Buy Your Tickets HERE! <<<

Early bird special: If you purchase your ticket by 5/1/2018, you will be entered into a drawing and the winner will be reimbursed for the cost of one ticket!

Posted in Section News


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Rachael Schwantes


Special Thanks

We would like to thank the following establishments for providing a location to hold our meetings:

Watermark Books & Café
Wichita Water Center