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Week Ahead on Wednesday for December 6, 2017

12/06/17 01:12 pm CST
Week Ahead on Wednesday for December 6, 2017

Welcome to a special newsletter from the Public Relations staff at Washburn University.  This newsletter goes out every Wednesday when classes are in session.  It's designed to showcase events and story possibilities in the coming week.  For more information about any of these events or story tips, contact Washburn's Public Relations Department at wurelations@washburn.edu or at 785-670-1711.

Success Week is Underway

Finals start Saturday, December 9

Washburn is wrapping up the fall semester with Success Week – dedicated to review and preparation for finals which start on Saturday and continue through next week.

Education Department seeking comments on program quality

The Department of Education at Washburn University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on March 4, 2018. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).

We invite you to submit written testimony to:


1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

Or by email to: callforcomments@caepnet.org

Feel free to use more than one paragraph.  Paragraphs single spaced.  Double space between paragraphs.  Arrange items in chronological order.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Noon – 3:00 p.m.  – Neese Gray Theatre in Garvey Fine Arts) -- Free & Open to the Public

Washburn theatre students hold winter showcase

Come and watch Washburn students perform monologues, dances and scenes they’ve learned during the fall semester. Come and watch for a little while or stay for all of the performances.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

4:00 p.m.  – White Concert Hall -- Open to the Public/Donation Requested

Washburn Holiday Vespers Concert returns on Sunday

Vespers at Washburn University is another holiday tradition, this one dating back to the college’s founding.  White Concert Hall will be full for the program which will include the Washburn Choir and Singers, and the Washburn Symphony Orchestra performing seasonal music.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  – Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

Holiday Photos with Mr. Ichabod

Bring your family and friends and have a free picture taken with Washburn's jolliest old elf, Ichabod! He'll be posing Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. Wear your holiday best, your Ichabod gear or your ugliest sweater and show all your friends your Washburn holiday cheer! Register at wualumni.org/holiday-photos.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

6:00 p.m.  – Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

Multicultural Graduation Celebration

Washburn students, faculty, and staff as well as the media are invited to attend the Multicultural Graduation Celebration. The ceremony will honor multicultural students who have worked in multicultural organizations and celebrate Washburn's diverse graduates and their academic achievements.

The Multicultural Graduation Celebration is Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Ruth Garvey Fink Convocation Hall of Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. RSVP by Friday, Dec. 8 at the following link: http://tinyurl.com/Multicultural-grad


Washburn University
Patrick Early, (785) 670-1711
Director, Public Relations
(717) 385-1119 (cell)

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