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  • 6/26/17 3:18 pm CDT
         Students at Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) are among the most skilled in the country and now they have hardware to prove it. Four Washburn Tech competitors won medals at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held June 19-23 in Louisville, Ky. The annual event attracts more than 6,000 students, from around the country, who compete in 100 occupational and leadership skill areas.     The team of Kevinmore...
  • 5/4/17 11:09 am CDT
           The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has awarded Washburn University’s College of Arts and Sciences a grant to operate a National Summer Transportation Institute in Topeka.  The grant is funded through a U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration program designed to address the need for a diverse workforce this 21st Century and to create an awareness of the career choices and opportunities that exist in the transportationmore...
  • 5/3/17 3:25 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech is gearing up to host its 18th annual Car Show from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5 at 5724 SW Huntoon St. Entry fees for the show, which is free to the public, is $15 prior to the event or $20 on the day of the show.Car entries will be divided into five classes: custom/low riders, antique cars and trucks, muscle cars, motorcycles and special interest. Additional attractions include food, a live band, a heavy equipment rodeo, a car bash as well as a golf contest and othermore...
  • 5/1/17 12:17 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Joshua Wilhelm, a Washburn Tech student and Holton High School senior, believes his training at Washburn Tech is preparing him to excel as an automotive service technician. Now, he has a gold medal to prove it after winning first place at SkillsUSA Kansas.“In the competition, we diagnosed electrical problems, made measurements and compared them to specifications, determined if parts could be reused and had a job interview,” said Wilhelm. “By winning first place, I am the bestmore...
  • 4/3/17 10:02 am CDT
    Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program is hitting a new milestone by giving away its 19th and 20th vehicles to local folks in need. The Ride-Away ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, in Building K on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St. A donation from long-time supporter State Farm Insurance also will be presented.“It is hard to believe that we will  have presented 20 individuals, families or organizations with the wheels they need to succeed,” said Eric Showaltermore...

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