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  • 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...
  • 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...

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Tomorrow, July 16, work will begin to replace the air conditioning unit for Stauffer Commons in the Union Market. T… https://t.co/xnrJ7i87uE-20 hours 44 min ago
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