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Events & Reunions

Washburn Alumni Association membership

Show your Ichabod Pride by joining the Washburn Alumni Association or renewing your membership. You'll receive numerous benefits as a member and be giving back to the University.

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President's Holiday Party

Join President Jerry Farley, wife Susan Farley and several University deans for a holiday party at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Boulevard Brewing Co. in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is $20 per person, which includes hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Space is limited, and reservations will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Looking for a place to stay while you're in town? Our lodging page includes a list of several area hotels.

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Events & Reunions

 Peggy and Paul Lee at our 2013 Ameristar event

You can enjoy a cold drink after work, attend a breakfast lecture presented by a former Ichabod or travel to Kansas City for a T-Bones game during the summer. Washburn University and the Alumni Association offer a number of activities for alumni and friends

Events & Reunions

  • Enjoy food and drinks and visit with fellow Washburn graduates and friends at After Hours.
  • Each year, the Alumni Association honors Fellows from each of the university’s colleges and schools.
  • Each year, the Alumni Association honors Washburn alumni achieving in their fields and the community with Alumni Awards.
  • You can help current Washburn students by participating in the Fun Run, which funds Alumni Association scholarships.
  • Join us for reunions honoring alumni who graduated 50, 60 and 70 years ago.
  • Join us during football season for tailgating! Enjoy hot dogs, beer, chips, cookies and water before each home game.
  • Every other month, the Alumni Association hosts a Top of the Tower luncheon at the Bank of America building in downtown Topeka.
  • You can experience the world through the Alumni Association. We’ve traveled with alumni to China, The Baltics and several other countries on our travel opportunities.
  • During each academic year, you have four opportunities to hear Washburn alumni talk about their careers at our Wake Up With Washburn breakfast series.
  • Other events include stops in Manhattan, Kan., Phoenix, Ariz., and Washington, D.C. We also host an event at Ameistar Casino in Kansas City. Check out our Gatherings page for information on more events.

Please contact us for more information on our events. Call 785.670.1641 or send us an email.

Top of the Tower

We host a Top of the Tower luncheon bi-monthly in downtown Topeka. Our next luncheon will be on Jan. 22 at the Bank of America Building (534 S. Kansas). The cost of the event is $10 and includes a soup and salad buffet. Please check back here in the upcoming weeks for more information on our guest speaker.

Wake Up With Washburn

Our 2014-15 lineup is set: Rick LeJuerrne on Sept. 25, John Hunter on Nov. 20, Mark Beffort on Feb. 19 and Priti Lakhani on April 2.

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Run for Fun
Gayle Smith and Elaine Adair at the 2012 Fun Run

During the fall, the Alumni Association hosts a Fun Run and Campus Walk, which benefits our scholarship fund.

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