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  • 5/11/17 10:18 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. - Washburn University will give four honorary doctorates during spring 2017 commencement ceremonies May 13, 2017. The honorary degree is the highest academic recognition Washburn University can bestow. These recipients have demonstrated high standards of excellence in their life and work as evidenced by scholarship, public service, and in commitment to the development of Washburn University.Kerry E. McQueen, doctor of lawKerry E. McQueen was born in Kirwin, Kan. He received amore...
  • 5/10/17 11:16 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University will host four commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13. We are sharing three stories that help highlight the class of 2017.Salina-native Discovers Her Love for Education - Kaylee EricksonAn education major from Salina, Kan., Erickson is the first Ichabod in her family. Washburn wasn’t originally on her college radar but an offer of a softball scholarship made her reconsider.“Washburn could not have been a more perfect place for me. I have always said thatmore...
  • 5/4/17 11:09 am CDT
           The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has awarded Washburn University’s College of Arts and Sciences a grant to operate a National Summer Transportation Institute in Topeka.  The grant is funded through a U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration program designed to address the need for a diverse workforce this 21st Century and to create an awareness of the career choices and opportunities that exist in the transportationmore...
  • 5/3/17 3:44 pm CDT
    Kelley Hunt

    Music festival features wide variety of music, Kelley Hunt as headliner

                 It’s been more than 60 years since the Supreme Court ended “separate but equal” schools with the landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision.  This year, the co-sponsors plan to create a special musical festival to commemorate the decision as well as Topeka’s prominent role in the modern civil rights movement.            The Brown Foundation (formally known as the Brown Foundationmore...
  • 4/28/17 12:16 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Phi Theta Kappa Alumni of Washburn University (PTKAW) will be chartered by the international headquarters of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as an official university-based Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter Sunday, April 30.Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society of the two-year college, and Washburn is one of the most generous senior institutions to alumni of PTK for scholarship opportunities. PTK confers official recognition on active groups of alumni at four-more...

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