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  • 2/15/17 4:10 pm CST
    Jeffrey B. Early
         Jeffrey B. Early will be the featured speaker at the annual Lecture Series in Economics and Free Enterprise sponsored by Washburn University School of Business. Early serves as Texas Regional President for Northern Trust, an international financial services company. The program will be held 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, 17th and Jewell Avenue, Topeka.      Breakfast will be served. Reservations are required. RSVP bymore...
  • 11/17/16 2:47 pm CST
    Dr. Pamela J. Schmidt
         The American Accounting Association (AAA) Midwest Region recently honored Washburn University Assistant Professor of Accounting Pamela Schmidt with a national award for the Best Education Paper Award.  Schmidt received the award for her educational business case paper “Casey’s Collections: A Risk Assessment Case,” co-authored with Kimberly Swanson Church, Assistant Professor of Accounting at University of Missouri-Kansas City.    The Best Education Papermore...
  • 10/21/16 1:03 pm CDT
         The team of Connor England and Mark Feuerborn won first place in the Washburn Pitch Competition held October 20 at Washburn University. Their business proposal for Allspice, an electronic spice rack that dispenses exact measurements of spices, was among four pitches presented in the Finals Round of the competition. England is a business major from Topeka; Feuerborn is a mass media major with a minor in business from Overland Park. Both students are juniors at Washburnmore...
  • 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...

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