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  • 7/3/19 8:40 am CDT
         Gary Bayens, associate dean of applied studies at Washburn University, has been named interim dean of Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech). He replaces Dean Clark Coco who retired at the end of June.     “I am grateful to Dean Coco for his incredible leadership over the past seven years,” said Jerry Farley, president of Washburn University. “I have every confidence that Dr. Bayens will keep the momentum that has been built at Washburnmore...
  • 6/21/19 1:02 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech East Ribbon Cutting
         A group of local partners is fulfilling a decades-long dream of the East Topeka community by officially opening Washburn Tech East on Friday, June 21. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony that begins at 10 a.m., the public and community stakeholders are invited to tour the new facility at 2014 SE Washington St. as part of grand opening festivities.     “We have recognized a need for more educational opportunities in East Topeka and we are glad to be part of thismore...
  • 6/19/19 4:50 pm CDT
    MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  A ceremony and ribbon-cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Washburn Tech East; tours of the new facility to followWHEN:  10 a.m. on Friday, June 21WHERE:  Washburn Tech East, 2014 SE Washington St., Topeka, Kan.WHO:  This event, hosted by Washburn Tech, Washburn University, GO Topeka and Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO), is an invitation to the community to tour this state-of-the-art facility while celebrating new educationalmore...
  • 5/8/19 2:36 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech brought home a record 63 gold medals from the SkillsUSA Kansas competition April 22-24 in Hutchinson. In addition, Washburn Tech students won 25 silver and 19 bronze medals for a total of 107 medals in the statewide contests.“This is the second year in a row that our medal count has broken the century mark,” said Clark Coco, dean, Washburn Tech. “The hardware goes to reinforce what we already know about our students. They are very talented and skilled in their trade, and will bemore...
  • 4/24/19 11:51 am CDT
    Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will hand over the keys to a brighter future at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, in Building K on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St. Two refurbished vehicles will be presented to local families or organizations in need. In addition, a donation from State Farm Insurance will be presented. “State Farm is proud to be a long-time supporter of Washburn Tech and their Recycled Rides program,” said State Farm spokesperson Kevin Gamble. “Wemore...

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