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  • 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...
  • 3/30/17 11:10 am CDT
    Making the leap from college to career is the focus of Washburn Tech’s Career Fair. The two-day event is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on April 8 and April 13 in the Washburn Tech Conference Center at 5724 SW Huntoon St. It provides Washburn Tech students with an opportunity to meet potential employers and polish their interview skills.This is the first year that Washburn Tech is splitting the event into two, separate days. Divided by program, the change is designed to give companies moremore...
  • 3/29/17 1:50 pm CDT
    A record-number of spring graduates is prompting Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) to host two commencement exercises in May. Both will be held on Thursday, May 11, in Lee Arena on the Washburn University campus.Starting at 5 p.m., Washburn Tech students graduating from the following programs will walk across the stage: Advanced Health Care Technology, Advanced Systems Technology, Emergency Communications, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Care Technology, Machinemore...
  • 3/23/17 11:11 am CDT
         Exploring work turns into fun for kids attending Washburn Tech’s Summer Camp. Registration is now open for two sessions, scheduled in June, that are designed to excite and inspire young minds as they explore their interests and even consider future career choices.     Campers choose from a dozen career explorations in the areas of construction, health care, human services, technology and transportation. One day, campers might design colors of a vehicle andmore...

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Mr. Ichabod got in on the fun at Yell Like Hell last night with his own #BodsAtSea themed dance! https://t.co/917quEK8eN-3 hours 38 min ago
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Topeka community, join Washburn for a fun evening of trick or treating through our residence halls! Trick or Treat… https://t.co/HTZxSD1GmT-22 hours 29 min ago