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  • 6/7/17 12:11 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. - Twenty high school students from Shawnee County will participate in the inaugural High School Leadership Academy (HSLA) June 11 – 17, 2017 at Washburn University. Made possible by a grant from the Topeka Community Foundation, the academy is a collaboration between the Foundation, Washburn University and the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce. Students will live on the Washburn campus for the week and will be guided through a comprehensive program that will introduce conceptsmore...
  • 3/24/17 10:04 am CDT
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University has named Margaret Pabst Battin as its 2017 Ruth Garvey Cochener Fink Visiting Professor in Leadership. Each year, the visiting professor speaks to classes at Washburn and gives a formal lecture. Battin’s lecture, “Suicide: That One Truly Serious Philosophical Problem,” will discuss the ethics of suicide and controversies over the role a person may have in ending their own life.     Battin’s lecture will be March 28 at 3:30more...
  • 2/22/17 2:07 pm CST
         Topeka, Kan.—The Washburn University Leadership Institute will host a record-number 33 high school and college teams for the 2017 Leadership Challenge EventTM (LCETM) March 2 and 3. This is the seventh annual LCE the Leadership Institute has hosted.     The LCE simulates the real-world process of leadership through a two-day event consisting of a live, interactive leadership simulation. Student teams compete to fulfill the challenges and overcomemore...
  • 9/7/16 1:25 pm CDT
    WHAT: Seventh Annual Leadership Challenge Event LaunchWHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Washburn University - off of 17th Street.WHO: Students, alumni, faculty, staff, community membersDETAILS: The Leadership Challenge Event is hosted by the Washburn University Leadership Institute. The event is a unique leadership competition, facilitated by the students of the Leadership Institute, which gives high school and college studentsmore...
  • 8/9/16 12:47 pm CDT
         Washburn University is creating a new pathway for aspiring leaders with a Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership. The program is scheduled to launch in time for the fall 2016 semester. The program can be completed entirely online and will be offered in eight-week modules to provide a flexible schedule for working professionals. The MA in Communications and Leadership program is 30 credit hours and can be completed in two years.     “Thismore...

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