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  • 11/8/16 10:35 am CST
         Area Boy Scouts will embark on a new type of exploration at Merit Badge University from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech), 5724 SW Huntoon St.     More than 80 scouts will try their hand at several badge topics such as surveying, cooking, automotive service and other skilled trades. Instruction in the various disciplines will be provided by Washburn Tech instructors. Such eventsmore...
  • 10/20/16 12:00 pm CDT
         Clark Coco, dean, Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech), is on the cutting edge, literally, of a new program. He will be the first customer of Washburn Tech’s Academy of Cosmetology at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 109 SW 29th St., Topeka, in the South City Plaza. The salon will officially open to the public at 10 a.m.      Washburn Tech began offering the cosmetology program in August after a national beauty school chainmore...
  • 10/7/16 1:59 pm CDT
         The Knockout Round of the Washburn Pitch Competition was held at Washburn University on October 6. More than 100 student entrepreneurs participated from Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech), representing 69 teams. Each team had three minutes to present, or pitch, a new business idea to a panel of judges. The top four teams will advance to the Finals Round.      The top four teams and their business ideas are:more...
  • 9/29/16 4:27 pm CDT
         Students at Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology have three minutes to pitch a new business idea to a panel of judges in the Washburn Pitch Competition. Through a collaborative partnership with GO Topeka, $25,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to students with the top four presentations, the top freshman entry, and the top Washburn Tech entry. The competition is open to all Washburn and Washburn Tech undergraduate and graduate students.  more...
  • 9/28/16 4:32 pm CDT
    Seeing is believing and that is the premise behind the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) Fall Open House from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 14, at 5724 SW Huntoon St. The come-and-go event is an opportunity for prospective students, friends and family to learn about training opportunities that can lead to career opportunities.“Washburn Tech’s 38 career programs offer hands-on, interactive learning. So during our Open House, prospective students have anmore...

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