Shoppers can get a jump on the holiday shopping season at the annual
Washburn Tech Holiday Gift and Craft Fair. More than 40 vendors will
display their merchandise from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday,
November 9th inside Washburn Tech’s Conference Center at 5724 S.W.
Huntoon. Admission for shoppers is free.
“This year we have another outstanding group of vendors who are joining
us and we’re looking forward to another successfulmore...
Members of the Kansas House and Senate budget-writing committees will
embark on a higher education tour beginning at Washburn Tech from
8:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22.
Washburn University President Jerry Farley first will address the group
inside the Heavy Diesel Construction Technology Center located on the
northwest corner of campus at 5724 SW Huntoon. Following a question and
answer period, legislators will tour Washburn Techmore...
Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program is getting more mileage thanks,
in part, to a donation from State Farm Insurance to the Washburn
University Foundation. A check presentation of $10,000 is scheduled for
3:30 p.m., Friday, October 18 at Washburn Tech’s auto collision facility
at 5724 S.W. Huntoon. A past Recycled Rides recipient also will be on
hand to share her experience with the program.
Inside the facility at 5:30 p.m., themore...
Washburn Tech is adding more students and services in the 2013-2014
school year. Preliminary numbers indicate a 20 percent increase in
enrollment for the upcoming semester, which begins on Monday, August
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Washburn Tech Bookstore is also
scheduled Monday, August 12th, at 2:00 p.m. on the main campus at 5724
SW Huntoon St. It will offer books, supplies and school apparel sporting
A recent Washburn Tech graduate has earned the distinction of second
best cabinetmaker in America. Brett Sidesinger, of Topeka, placed second
in the WorldSkills Cabinetmaking Qualifying Trial last week in Las
The winner of the competition will compete in the 2015 WorldSkills
competition in Brazil. As runner-up, Sidesinger will take his place if
he is unable to attend. Sidesinger graduated in May from Washburn Tech’smore...