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  • 11/8/17 12:50 pm CST
    Washburn University is named the first Purple Heart University in Kansas

    Ed

         Washburn University is being recognized on Thursday, November 9, as the for its commitment to veterans and members of the military with designation as the first Purple Heart University in Kansas.  The award is being presented by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, an organization chartered by Congress in 1958 to recognize men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat.  The organization advocates on behalf of veterans and runsmore...
  • 11/2/17 12:03 pm CDT
    Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) will thank our veterans by hosting a patriotic ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in the Conference Center at 5724 SW Huntoon St. The Veterans Day event will feature the talents of many Washburn Tech students as they honor those who have served our country. Approximately 30 veterans are currently enrolled in career programs at Washburn Tech. Their friends and family are welcome to attend. The public also is invited.more...
  • 11/1/17 1:37 pm CDT
               Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has become the newest chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) Honor Society. Washburn’s Upsilon Nu chapter joins with more than 300 other chapters across the country.              Founded in 1946, ASL partners with colleges and universities to celebrate the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education. ASL’s mission ismore...
  • 11/1/17 1:02 pm CDT
    Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.Wednesday, November 1, 20174:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  – Henderson Hall, Roommore...
  • 10/31/17 1:45 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – The Washburn University office of student life will host Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Nov. 4 for current and former members of America’s armed forces. Beginning at 10 a.m., members of the military and Washburn communities will be available to explain military education benefits and answer any questions from military-connected people or their family members. Other events include a visit from the Rolling Thunder and inflatables for kids. This eventmore...

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