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  • 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...
  • 9/30/16 10:56 am CDT
         Washburn University announced that it has selected the winners in the Be Ready Challenge entrepreneurship showcase in which 15 high school students had the opportunity to pitch new business ideas to a panel of judges. First place was awarded to Rachel Louise Taylor, a recent graduate of Shawnee Heights High School and current freshman at Washburn. Her presentation featured the business side of her singing career as a country artist. Taylor received a $2,500 scholarshipmore...
  • 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...
  • 9/21/16 10:55 am CDT
         High school student finalists in the Washburn University Be Ready Challenge will pitch their new business ideas on Wednesday, September 28, at noon in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. Scholarships will be awarded to the top three entries.     Selection of the participating competitors was based on each student’s or each team’s three-minute video that explained a business startup idea or an innovation for a current business or organization. Themore...
  • 8/9/16 3:54 pm CDT
    James Martin
                Washburn University has named Jim Martin as interim Vice President for Administration and Treasurer.  Martin will replace Rick Anderson who has accepted a new position at the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley.          Martin currently serves at Washburn as the Henrietta and G.W. Snyder Jr. Professor in the School of Business.  Before joining Washburn, he was themore...

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