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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.

Join or renew now!
Top of the Tower

Every other month, we host our Top of the Tower luncheon at the Bank of America building in downtown Topeka. Guest speakers have included President Farley, Coach Craig Schurig, Coach Bob Chipman and Coach Ron McHenry.

Register for the luncheon
Lodging

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

Where to stay

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.

Wake Up With Washburn

The Alumni Association partners with the School of Business to present Wake Up With Washburn, a breakfast lecture series, four times each academic year. The 2013-14 season is complete, and we are working on a 2014-15 lineup.

Register for the event
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.

Read about the Fun Run
2013 Alumni Fellows
Crowd shot from Alumni Fellows luncheon

We honored Thomas Bartlett, Michael Falk, Pamela Farrell, Jeff Jacobsen, Michael Lennen, Sue Parks and Beth Williams during our fellows luncheon Sept. 13.

Read about our Fellows
All about the Alumni Association
The Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

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