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  • 7/25/16 1:02 pm CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Students who want to train for a cosmetology career now have another option in Topeka. Washburn Tech Academy of Cosmetology will open this fall at 109 SW 29th St., Topeka, in the South City Plaza.      Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) and Washburn University leaders believe they can open this career path for local residents by providing an educational choice at half the price of private institutions.more...
  • 6/29/16 12:32 pm CDT
         A Washburn Tech student is polishing his hardware from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky. William May, of Topeka, won a silver medal in the Automotive Refinishing Technology competition. He graduated from Washburn Tech’s auto collision program this past spring.     May was among 26 Washburn Tech students who competed in the event, which occurred June 20-24.  The annual competition is a showcase of careermore...
  • 6/6/16 9:58 am CDT
         Dr. Randy Pembrook, Washburn University’s vice president for academic affairs, has accepted a new position as chancellor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL.  Pembrook, who has been at Washburn University since 2011, will start in his new position in Illinois in August.     As chancellor, Pembrook will be the chief operating officer of the 14 thousand student Edwardsville      campus overseeing all aspects ofmore...
  • 5/16/16 10:31 am CDT
              Topeka, KS –Storms couldn’t dampen the energy of Washburn University alumni, faculty and staff who gathered last week to learn the results of the Washburn University United Way campaign. Washburn University president Jerry Farley revealed the $28,868 campaign total to enthusiastic applause.            “Washburn University believes in the United Way,” said Farley. “We want to live in anmore...
  • 5/13/16 1:36 pm CDT
                Topeka, KS – A sea of caps and gowns will flood Washburn University’s campus Saturday, May 14, as more than 900 candidates for graduation participate in commencement ceremonies.            “This is one of my favorite times of the year,” said Jerry Farley, Washburn University president. “Washburn University faculty and staff dedicate themselves to helping our studentsmore...

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President Farley has been a part of Move-In Day for 20 years, and he's always excited to welcome new Ichabods to ca… https://t.co/BN1pXxXmfS-3 hours 51 min ago
The team is working hard on Move-In Day! In just a few months we'll be watching them work hard on the… https://t.co/hDG05FuALw-8 hours 1 min ago
RT : Over 400 faculty, staff and students on hand to welcome new Ichabods for Move In! Talk about family! #WUMovesU #GoBods-8 hours 16 min ago