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  • 8/7/13 7:08 am CDT
    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 12th. 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 the logosmore...
  • 7/30/13 7:08 am CDT
    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 Vegas, Nevada. 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...
  • 7/22/13 7:08 am CDT
    Bret Sidesinger of Topeka, will compete in the WorldSkills Cabinetmaking Qualifying Trial July 24-27 in Las Vegas, Nev. Sidesinger, a 2013 graduate of Washburn Tech’s cabinet and millwork program, qualified after earning a top score at SkillsUSA national championships in June. He and his fellow competitors also met the competition’s age requirement. Competitors will work in a fully-functioning 1,600 square foot cabinet shop for 27 hours andmore...
  • 7/16/13 7:08 am CDT
    David Marstall of Topeka, who is a student in Washburn Tech’s auto collision repair program and a member of the Marine Corps Reserve, is the recipient of two grants given by industry. He is a winner of the 3M Hire Our Heroes grant, as well as an Alcoa Aluminum Repair Training grant. Marstall is among 59 winners nationwide to receive a Hire our Heroes grant of $2,500 to purchase tools and equipment needed to start a career inmore...
  • 6/27/13 7:08 am CDT
    Superior math skills added up to a national award for Tanya Twombly, a 2013 graduate of Washburn Tech’s Practical Nursing program. The Delia resident won a silver medal at this year’s SkillsUSA Championships held on June 27th in Kansas City, Missouri. Twombly finished second in the Medical Math competition, in which contestants demonstrate their knowledge of general math concepts used in the health care field. It’s among 98 SkillsUSAmore...

Washburn tweets

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 33 min ago
We love seeing all the Washburn blue around campus! #BodsAtSea #WUBlueOut https://t.co/YxDrAp3n4h-7 hours 14 min ago
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 24 min ago