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  • 5/23/18 2:26 pm CDT
    Left to right: Jacob Struber, Matt Spezia and Reed Trease
         Topeka, Kan. – A trio of Washburn University students keep earning recognition with an idea they brought to life in 2017. Jacob Struber, Matt Spezia and Reed Trease competed against students from around the world and placed second in the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Worldwide Business Plan Competition. They earned second place with their business plan for Moderno Metros, an app that uses GPS and interactive maps to help drivers locate parking spots andmore...
  • 5/7/18 9:27 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. – Washburn University is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Business Plan Competition. The competition is for any Washburn University or Washburn Tech student to present their original business idea to a panel. Students can enter as individuals or teams. The top five entries win cash prizes. The 2018 winners are:First place: Blake Tomasino with the business plan for Top Kan Spirits, a brewery/distillery partnership in Topeka.Second place: Andrew Foreman, Deon Duncan-Taylormore...
  • 3/1/18 3:06 pm CST
              Topeka, Kan. – William B. Greiner will be the featured speaker at the annual Lecture Series in Economics and Free Enterprise.  The lecture is sponsored by the Washburn University School of Business.  Greiner is the chief investment strategist and spokesperson for Mariner Wealth Advisors.             The program will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 15 at Bradburymore...
  • 2/27/18 9:38 am CST
          Topeka, Kan. - The Kansas Department of Commerce partnered with the Washburn University School of Business to “JumpStart Kansas” by offering innovation grants to Kansas entrepreneurs. Nine new business or expanding businesses that focus on innovative products, services or processes received grants, ranging from $10,000 to $5,000.     “JumpStart Kansas aims to provide support to entrepreneurs with business opportunities, showing the potentialmore...
  • 2/21/18 11:58 am CST
         Topeka, Kan. – Three Washburn University School of Business students, along with Assistant Professor Pamela Schmidt, brought home the Best Undergraduate Paper Award from the 2017 Midwest Region meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA). The team presented “Metro Bike Ride Share: A Data Conversion and Data Analysis Business Case Utilizing Weather and GPS Source Data.”      Students Liberty Beecham, Maureen Dombrow, and Matthew Hicksmore...

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