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Media Advisory: Washburn University July Events

07/06/17 05:07 pm CDT

Media Advisory: Washburn University July Events


What: In addition to summer classes, we have several events occurring on the Washburn University campus, 1700 SW College Avenue, during the month of July.

Note: These events present great visual opportunities for the media but the only event open to the public is the July 14 After Hours. The other events required prior registration or an invitation from the organization hosting the event.

When and Where:                                                             

July 10-14; July 17 – 21, 9 a.m. – noon, Junior ‘Bods Volleyball Camps in Lee Arena and Whiting Gym in Petro

Washburn University will host a series of camps for players in third grade through high school. The various camps will focus on general skills, setting, defense, and passing.

July 10, 8 a.m. – noon, Washburn University Police Department CPR Training in the Vogel Room in Memorial Union

July 11 – 15, beginning at 8 a.m., Youth Leadership Forum in the Living Learning Center and Memorial Union

The 2017 Kansas Youth Leadership Forum, a program of the Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy (KYEA), will be on the Washburn campus. Four students associated with the Washburn University Leadership Institute will present during the forum. KYEA contact is Carrie Greenwood 785-633-7255.

July 11 – 15, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Total Percussion Camp in Garvey and White Concert Hall

The 13th Annual Washburn University Total Percussion Camp will include ensembles, clinics, and concerts that cover the wide range of percussion. Campers will stay four nights in the Living Learning Center on the Washburn campus and dine in the university dining hall. On Saturday, parents will be invited to join the camp for a picnic dinner and a concert featuring all the campers performing in the various ensembles they have been working in all week.

July 11; July 18; July 25, 3 – 7:30 p.m., Topeka Cello Collective Summer Session in Garvey, room 323

The Topeka Cello Collective is a community of student cello players under the direction of Washburn University professor Erinn Renyer that play cello ensemble music, learn more about performance technique, musicality and have opportunities to perform at community concerts and events. Cello Collective members include players who range in ability from beginner (can read music fluently) through advanced levels. Repertoire varies from classical to contemporary musical arrangements. The Summer Session is every Tuesday June 6 – Aug. 8.

July 11, 3:30 – 9 p.m., Harp Workshops and Recital in Carole Chapel

July 14, 4-8 p.m., Washburn University After Hours in Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

After Hours is a monthly casual social where alumni, friends, faculty and staff can enjoy appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center from 5-7 p.m. the second Friday each month with the exception of Homecoming weekend.

July 17 -21; July 24 – 28, STEM Camp

A full press release will be sent out about the Washburn University STEM camp.

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Washburn University
Joy Bailes, (785) 670-2153
Assistant Director of University Relations
(785) 230-1648 (cell)

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