Washburn University students, faculty and staff involved in the fifth
annual Leadership Challenge Event™ are excited to announce that two
sponsors have stepped up to be title sponsors this year.
Westar Energy and Capitol Federal® Foundation each have committed
$10,000 to the Leadership Challenge Event.
“We are thrilled that Westar Energy and Capitol Federal® Foundation are
supporting the Leadership Challenge Event in such asmore...
Thirty-six Washburn University students were recently initiated into Phi
Kappa Phi national honor society.
Those elected to membership include juniors in the top 7.5 percent of
their class and seniors in the top 10 percent of their class, along with
outstanding graduate students, faculty, professional staff and alumni.
Phi Kappa Phi, founded in 1897, is the nation's oldest all-discipline
honor society. The mission of themore...
Washburn University students will kick off national Hunger and
Homelessness Awareness Week on Monday, Nov. 17 by opening an on-campus
food pantry. A ribbon cutting event will begin at 11 a.m. in the lobby
of the Henderson Learning Resources Center, followed by tours of the
The pantry, known as The Exchange, is the first new piece of a
student-driven hunger-alleviation and nutrition education initiative
known as Bodsmore...
Melissa Jarboe, executive director for Military Veteran Project, will be
guest speaker at the 27th annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Washburn
University set for 11:40 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11. The event will be at
the Vietnam Memorial at the corner of 19th and Mulvane streets on the
The event will begin with a cleansing and blessing of the memorial by
Standing Bear Intertribal Brotherhood and conclude with a reception andmore...
Washburn University students faculty and staff collected 14,000 cans for
three local hunger-relief efforts in the annual Can Emporia food drive
Results of the competition were announced Saturday during halftime of
the Washburn vs. Emporia State University football game at Yager Stadium
at Moore Bowl. In total, more than 73,000 cans were collected.
Although short of the goal set by Washburn Student Governmentmore...