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  • 10/28/15 11:22 am CDT
    Washburn Tech will officially unveil a new, state-of-the-art Health Care Simulation Center at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, in Building A at 5724 SW Huntoon St. This multi-million dollar lab, built to mirror a hospital setting, will train future health care workers by utilizing the latest technology including patient simulators which breathe, talk and even bleed.“Our new simulation lab will provide students a safe and realistic environment to experience nursing scenarios,” said Jerry Farleymore...
  • 10/23/15 4:54 pm CDT
    Leroy Lattimore, of Topeka, Kan., believes he is on the road to a better life thanks to a new set of wheels. Lattimore is the latest recipient of a refurbished vehicle provided through Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program. He received the keys during a special presentation on Wednesday, October 21, on the Washburn Tech campus.Lattimore says he will use the car, a silver 2009 Ford Focus donated by Geico Insurance, to go back and forth between home and work. Up to this point, he has relied onmore...
  • 10/22/15 2:05 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech is well-represented on the SkillsUSA State Officer Team for the 2015-2016 school year. Six students from Washburn Tech have been selected to serve among the 14 state officers for SkillsUSA Kansas.David Praiswater, Washburn Tech instructor and SkillsUSA advisor, said nearly two dozen candidates applied and campaigned for the officer positions at the Fall Leadership Conference. The selected students will travel to events across the state and share the message of career andmore...
  • 10/12/15 4:53 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn Tech, in cooperation with Caterpillar Work Tools in Wamego, Kansas, is launching a short-term training program to quickly get MIG welders in the company’s pipeline. Weld Now, a project through the Kansas Department of Commerce, connects economic and workforce development under the new Workforce AID (Aligned with Industry Demand) initiative – Right Training. Right Job. NOW.Beginning in November, Washburn Tech will deliver eight weeks of training that includes hands-onmore...
  • 10/1/15 5:28 pm CDT
    Cutting vehicles apart and putting them back together are the reasons for two events scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, on the Washburn Tech campus. At 1:45 p.m., dozens of local first responders will begin the hands-on portion of a training program called First Responders Emergency Extrication (FREE). Prior to that, at 1 p.m., Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will give-away a refurbished vehicle to a local person in need. Both activities, held in and around Building K at 5724 SW Huntoonmore...

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