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  • 7/27/15 10:38 am CDT
    A donation from LKQ Keystone is driving more opportunities for auto collision students at Washburn Tech. The company has given product worth approximately $10,000 to Tech’s Auto Collision program. The donation, which includes sanding block kits and paint, allows Washburn Tech students to practice their skills and be even more prepared to successfully enter the collision industry.“These products are something we have in our budget. However, not having to purchase them will free up money to buymore...
  • 7/24/15 10:38 am CDT
    Washburn Tech is one of ten schools in the country that is now an automotive technician training center for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US).FCA US, in partnership with the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), has established the Mopar CAP Local program, which will build a critical stream of highly-trained technicians for FCA dealers nationwide.“Mopar CAP Local is an elite training program that will prepare our graduates for an outstanding career path and make them highlymore...
  • 7/20/15 10:37 am CDT
    A new partnership is driving classes that add another skill to the resumes of local union members. Washburn Tech is providing Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training to members of United Steelworkers Local 307. The two-day course, offered several times during the summer, is a fast and convenient option for workers who want to obtain a CDL.“This is a great idea and a great benefit offered by United Steelworkers union to their membership. We are helping the members of Local 307 build anmore...
  • 7/8/15 10:35 am CDT
    More training opportunities will soon be available in Topeka for people wanting to deliver emergency medical services. Washburn Tech is partnering with Topeka Fire Department and American Medical Response (AMR) to provide an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program on the Washburn Tech campus. Stormont-Vail Health Care also has agreed to serve as a clinical site. In addition, AMR is donating two older ambulances to the program which will facilitate hands-on training.Currently, EMT trainingmore...
  • 6/10/15 7:08 am CDT
    During today's luncheon at the Kansas Board of Regents 2015 Data Quality and Planning Conference, Dr. Andy Tompkins, President and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, presented Butler Community College and Washburn Institute of Technology with Kansas Board of Regents Data Quality Awards. Now in its third year, the award serves as a way to recognize institutions for excellence in the quality of data submitted and the timeliness ofmore...

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