Wichita State Receives Funding

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. is pledging $120,000 to help Wichita State University establish a center that will teach students about global trading.

The Wichita State University Foundation said in a news release that the Koch Global Trading Center is slated to open this summer in a building that houses the business school.

The center will be equipped with real-time quotes, international data feeds and analysis software. It is designed to prepare students for careers in the financial and commodity markets.

Cargill’s gift brings the total amount raised for the project to $850,000. The ultimate fundraising goal is $1 million.