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  • 12/16/16 11:51 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University concluded their Toys for Tots collection campaign on Thursday with a record number of toys collected. Over a five week collection period, 607 toys were donated, along with $1775 in monetary donations. All of these donations will provide children with gifts for the holiday season.     “I’m overwhelmed with the response from the Washburn community,” said Kaitlin West, chair of the Toys for Tots committee. “Students, faculty,more...
  • 12/8/16 3:29 pm CST
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University senior Jack Van Dam is one of five college students across the nation chosen as a recipient of the 2017 Jordan Smith Undergraduate Student Fellowship Award.     Van Dam is a political science major from Wichita and is involved in many activities on campus including acting as a First-Year Experience Peer Educator. He is on the Dean’s and President’s Honor Rolls, has been recognized as Who’s Who of Washburn, Mortar Board, Inc. honor societymore...
  • 12/8/16 11:08 am CST
    WHAT: The Helping Hands Humane Society is bringing dogs and cats to Washburn University. Students can take a break from studying for finals to spend time with the animals.WHEN: Friday, December 9, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.WHERE: Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Washburn University campusWHO: Washburn University students, Helping Hands Humane Society employees and volunteersVISUALS: Washburn University students with dogs and catsDETAILS: Spending time with pets is proven to cut down onmore...
  • 12/7/16 3:51 pm CST
    Washburn University Students with Supplies
         Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University students delivered 20 bins of school supplies to Eisenhower Middle School Tuesday, Dec. 6. Notes from 80 Washburn students to the Eisenhower students accompanied the supplies. The goal of this donation is to help provide a brighter school year for students and teachers.     The planning and work for this gift began in Spring 2016 when students Becca Shelton and Abraham Pfannenstiel proposed adding a service event to Washburnmore...
  • 11/30/16 1:41 pm CST
         Washburn University is one of eight colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Business magazine in its Winter 2016 Models of Excellence recognition program. Sponsored by CASHNet, the Models of Excellence program recognizes innovative approaches to encouraging and nurturing student success on campus.     “Transition doesn’t stop after freshmen year. Washburn demonstrates how assisting academically at-risk students into theirmore...

Washburn tweets

Congrats Bods! We're proud of your hard work and decision to academics AND athletics #GOBODS https://t.co/NUbXJs9sWh-3 hours 29 min ago
It's National Mascot Day and we're celebrating Mr. Ichabod! A frequent guest on "most unusual mascot" lists, Mr. Ic… https://t.co/RiFJAr0GRe-21 hours 33 min ago
RT : Congrats to former Washburn student athlete Gary Woodland on his U.S. Open win! #GoBods #USOpen https://t.co/wTiBeW6o4F-1 day 36 min ago