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  • 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...
  • 5/23/16 9:38 am CDT
    Washburn University students win international business plan competition.
         TOPEKA, KS—Washburn University students won first place in the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Business Plan Competition.      Kennedy White, a 2016 business graduate from Holton, senior business major Connor England, Topeka, and junior mass media major Mark Feuerborn, Overland Park, won the competition with their idea and a business plan for D18, a service that helps restaurants, manufacturers, and hotels save moneymore...
  • 4/7/16 12:39 pm CDT
            A team of Washburn University students has advanced to the final round of the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Business Plan Competition. Business majors Kennedy White, Holton, and Connor England, Topeka, and Communications major Mark Feuerborn, Overland Park, entered the competition with the idea and a business plan for D18, a service that helps restaurants, manufacturers, and hotels save money by identifying tax exemptionmore...

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