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  • 9/29/16 4:27 pm CDT
         Students at Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology have three minutes to pitch a new business idea to a panel of judges in the Washburn Pitch Competition. Through a collaborative partnership with GO Topeka, $25,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to students with the top four presentations, the top freshman entry, and the top Washburn Tech entry. The competition is open to all Washburn and Washburn Tech undergraduate and graduate students.  more...
  • 9/28/16 4:32 pm CDT
    Seeing is believing and that is the premise behind the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) Fall Open House from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 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’s 38 career programs offer hands-on, interactive learning. So during our Open House, prospective students have anmore...
  • 9/6/16 11:34 am CDT
    District Judge Nancy Parrish will hold court, so to speak, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, in the Conference Center on the Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St. She is serving as guest speaker of an event that is designed to mark Constitution Day, which is officially Sept. 17 and recognizes the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens.Parrish was appointed to the bench in 1994 and served as Chief Judge frommore...
  • 8/11/16 11:35 am CDT
    WHAT: Washburn University will welcome students back to campus with a week of fun activities. The week begins with faculty and staff helping students move in Friday, August 18 and will conclude with WU Fest, with games, music, food, and student organization displays, Tuesday, August 23. Below are the events the media are invited to attend. The community is invited to attend Traditions Night and the Movie on the Big Screen. The movie being shown is The Jungle Book, released earlier this year.more...
  • 8/9/16 5:23 pm CDT
    Students can add mileage to their professional future by enrolling in Commercial Truck Driving, a new program being offered this fall by Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech). “Both locally and nationally, there is a huge demand for commercial truck drivers,” said Clark Coco, dean, Washburn Tech. “By putting more professionals in the driver’s seat, we hope to meet the needs of business and industry while steering individuals toward a solid career.” Students,more...

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