Washburn School Of Law Washburn University Washburn Tech
Washburn University Newsroom

Press Releases

  • 5/12/16 8:25 am CDT
    All 29 electrical students at Washburn Tech have some newly-acquired power in their field. Students in the Electrical Technology program, led by instructor Kelvin Woodland, have earned International Residential Code (IRC) certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Considered by many to be the most significant code and standard credential in the commercial construction industry, Washburn Tech is the only college in Kansas to participate in the ICC examination process.“Our 100%more...
  • 5/12/16 8:24 am CDT
    Washburn Tech is answering the call for more 911 dispatchers by offering a new program, Emergency Communications. This training, in partnership with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, begins in August and is open to both high school and adult students.“Emergency dispatchers form the vital link in our community between callers in distress and emergency response teams,” said Clark Coco, dean, Washburn Tech. “Local officials say it is challenging to find and keep well-qualified dispatchers,more...
  • 5/12/16 8:24 am CDT
    A Topeka veteran and a single dad with five children are the latest recipients of refurbished vehicles through Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program. Governor Sam Brownback and United Way President/CEO Miriam Krehbiel presented the keys at a special ride-away event on Tuesday, May 3, outside the Kansas Statehouse.David Earl rode way in a 2007 Saturn Aura donated by State Farm Insurance, which also made a $15,000 donation to Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program. Earl is a full-time volunteermore...
  • 5/10/16 3:36 pm CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University president Jerry Farley will announce the university’s United Way fund-raising campaign totals during an Alumni Association After Hours event cosponsored by the Washburn University Employee Wellness Program and United Way of Greater Topeka.President and CEO of United Way of Great Topeka Miriam Krehbiel and others from the United Way of Greater Topeka office will be in attendance.WHEN: Friday, May 13 at 5 p.m.WHERE: The Washburn Room, in the Memorial Union, on themore...
  • 4/26/16 2:04 pm CDT
         Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will roll out more opportunities for folks in need at the next Ride-Away at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 3 on the south apron of the Kansas Statehouse. In addition to giving away two vehicles, State Farm Insurance will present another major donation to the program through the Washburn University Foundation. Gov. Sam Brownback plans to attend.      “State Farm continues its promise of being a good neighbor asmore...

Washburn tweets

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 50 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 33 sec ago
RT : Over 400 faculty, staff and students on hand to welcome new Ichabods for Move In! Talk about family! #WUMovesU #GoBods-8 hours 15 min ago