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...
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...
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
Scholarships for the current semester have been awarded to 24 Washburn
Tech students. The selection process is based on grades, attendance and
Recipients, as listed by hometown, are:
Alma: Laura Donaldson, practical nursing program, Topeka Community
Foundation Beaman Family Scholarship
Berryton: Lucas Springer, building technology program, Topeka Community
Foundation Beaman Familymore...
A simple field trip could open vast possibilities in the minds of local
students. Every seventh grader in USD 501 will have an opportunity to
tour the career programs offered at Washburn Tech, 5724 SW Huntoon St.,
during Youth Career Days set from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 1:45 p.m.
on April 30 and 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. on May 4 and 5.
The initiative is a joint venture involving Washburn Tech, Topeka Public