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  • 11/5/18 10:32 am CST
         Washburn University gathered with representatives from Westar Energy today to announce a 20-year agreement for green energy produced by a new wind farm.  The university will be purchasing 4 megawatts of energy from the new 300-megawatt wind farm to be constructed in northeast Kansas.  That purchase will cover about 80 percent of the energy needs of the Washburn University and Washburn Tech campuses.  The new wind farm is expected to come online in the fourthmore...
  • 6/7/18 11:27 am CDT
    The Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) is sending a record number of competitors to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference this summer in Louisville, Ky. More than 50 students won gold medals at the SkillsUSA Kansas competition in April, which qualifies them to compete on the national level.“Washburn Tech brought home 116 medals from state competition in the spring, breaking the century mark for the first time in our history,” said Clark Coco, dean,more...
  • 5/21/18 5:51 pm CDT
            Topeka, Kan. – At 8:20 a.m. this morning, Monday, May 21, 2018, the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) received a phone call from an unknown individual stating that an explosive device was on the campus (5724 SW Huntoon). The Washburn Tech administration immediately followed university safety protocol.            The Washburn University police department assisted with themore...
  • 4/26/18 10:50 am CDT
         Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program is providing a lift to more local families in need. A ride-away ceremony, gifting two refurbished vehicles to those without reliable transportation, will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, in front of Morgan Hall on the Washburn University campus at 1700 SW College Ave. A donation from long-time supporter State Farm Insurance also will be presented.     “This program mirrors our objective at Washburn Tech and that ismore...
  • 4/26/18 10:46 am CDT
         Washburn Tech will host its 19th annual Car Show from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4 at 5724 SW Huntoon St. Entry fees for the show, which is free to the public, is $15 prior to the event or $20 on the day of the show.      Car entries will be divided into five classes: custom/low riders, antique cars and trucks, muscle cars, motorcycles and special interest. Additional attractions include food, a live band, a heavy equipment rodeo, a car bashmore...

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The Thanksgiving buffet is this Thursday! Make sure to pick up your tickets at a dining location before then to avo… https://t.co/lxp7qkc7yv-3 hours 29 min ago
Nall Speak Off is an opportunity for students in public speaking courses at Washburn to compete in a speaking compe… https://t.co/8wSamRUrdg-6 hours 3 min ago
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