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  • 1/18/17 5:42 pm CST
         Making people feel good about themselves is what drew Kendra Gatzemeyer to the field of cosmetology. And, it is that philosophy that drew the attention of a local scholarship committee which has awarded the Washburn Tech student a $500 Great Clips Scholarship.     Gatzemeyer, of Valley Falls, is a student at the Washburn Tech Academy of Cosmetology which opened in Topeka last fall. She values the opportunity to utilize her artistic side, and ismore...
  • 12/12/16 12:12 pm CST
         St. Francis Health Foundation continues its commitment to high-quality health care through a $330,000 gift to the Washburn University Foundation. The funding will be used to support the Regional Simulation Center on the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) campus. The center was established last year with a federal grant, but that funding comes to an end in 2018.                      more...
  • 12/7/16 1:58 pm CST
         Three hundred fifty students are candidates to receive certification in their respective areas of study at the Washburn University Institute of Technology graduation at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15 in Lee Arena at Washburn University.     Washburn Tech offers 31 career programs in the divisions of construction, health care, human services, technology and transportation.  Short-term, continuing education courses also are available along with custom coursesmore...
  • 11/16/16 12:35 pm CST
         From homemade toys to cars, and we mean real cars, Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) is taking the season of giving to a whole new level. Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will give away two refurbished vehicles to families in need while students donate hundreds of toys to the Toys for Tots program at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Building K on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St.     Washburn Tech’s Recycled Ridesmore...
  • 11/14/16 12:11 pm CST
    For the fifth year in a row, Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) is turning into Santa’s Workshop to make toys for children in need this holiday season. Washburn Tech Student Government Association and Washburn Tech SkillsUSA Chapter are hosting Toys for Tots Build Day beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, in the auto collision lab in Building K at 5724 S.W. Huntoon. Students, technical instructors and volunteers plan to make wooden step stools, hobby horses andmore...

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Less than one week until Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement & one of TIME's Women of the Year, speaks at… https://t.co/FiVXiDR0W6-1 hour 38 min ago
Come hang out with Mr. Ichabod and his friends at Scorch on the Porch in the Union! https://t.co/GzYmII1ukv-4 hours 31 min ago
Professor Sharon Sullivan & students will discuss their experiences presenting at the United Nations' Commission on… https://t.co/dLyAVBfpoV-6 hours 22 min ago