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  • 10/22/15 2:05 pm CDT
    Washburn Tech is well-represented on the SkillsUSA State Officer Team for the 2015-2016 school year. Six students from Washburn Tech have been selected to serve among the 14 state officers for SkillsUSA Kansas.David Praiswater, Washburn Tech instructor and SkillsUSA advisor, said nearly two dozen candidates applied and campaigned for the officer positions at the Fall Leadership Conference. The selected students will travel to events across the state and share the message of career andmore...
  • 10/12/15 4:53 pm CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn Tech, in cooperation with Caterpillar Work Tools in Wamego, Kansas, is launching a short-term training program to quickly get MIG welders in the company’s pipeline. Weld Now, a project through the Kansas Department of Commerce, connects economic and workforce development under the new Workforce AID (Aligned with Industry Demand) initiative – Right Training. Right Job. NOW.Beginning in November, Washburn Tech will deliver eight weeks of training that includes hands-onmore...
  • 10/1/15 5:28 pm CDT
    Cutting vehicles apart and putting them back together are the reasons for two events scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, on the Washburn Tech campus. At 1:45 p.m., dozens of local first responders will begin the hands-on portion of a training program called First Responders Emergency Extrication (FREE). Prior to that, at 1 p.m., Washburn Tech’s Recycled Rides program will give-away a refurbished vehicle to a local person in need. Both activities, held in and around Building K at 5724 SW Huntoonmore...
  • 9/25/15 1:26 pm CDT
         Washburn University announced its fall 2015 enrollments this morning. The university said that it made positive strides this year in reducing enrollment losses on the traditional campus. As a result, the fall total enrollment is 6,615, 107 students less than 2014. Total credit hour enrollment is 71,091, 2,311 hours less than 2014.      Despite the overall reduction in headcount, Washburn said it has seen growth in important segments of the studentmore...
  • 9/24/15 3:04 pm CDT
    See us in action! That is the idea behind Washburn Tech’s Fall Open House from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 2, at 5724 SW Huntoon St. The come-and-go event is an opportunity for prospective students, friends and family to learn about training opportunities that can lead to career opportunities.“Washburn Tech offers 30 career programs, and each program area will be represented in either their classroom or lab area,” said Nicole Bollig, associate director of admissions, Washburnmore...

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