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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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Top of the Tower

Join us on March 20 for Top of the Tower with Monroe Dodd, the producer of the sesquicentennial coffee table book. Enjoy a soup and salad buffet for $10.

Register for the luncheon
Travel with Us

The Alumni Association offers alumni and friends trips each year to destinations across the globe. Join us!

Read about the trips

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

Where to stay
All About Our Events

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Events & Reunions

 Membership Appreciation event on Dec. 31, 2014

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.

Alumni Awards
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The 2015 Alumni Awards honorees are Ann Adrian and Gilbert Galle, Distinguished Service Award; Glenda Cafer, Lilla Day Monroe Award; Kirk Thompson, Col. John Ritchie Award; and Josh Looney and Hattie Mitchell, Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award.

About the Alumni Awards
Wake Up With Washburn

Priti Lakhani, an executive physician at Cerner Corp., returns to Washburn at 7:30 a.m. April 2 for Wake Up With Washburn. The cost for the breakfast lecture is $10 for members and $13 for non-members.

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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.

Read about the Fun Run
All About the Alumni Association
The Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center

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