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Washburn University graduates during commencement.

Alumni & Friends

Purchase a brick: Leave a legacy
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Leave a lasting impression by purchasing a personalized brick on the Sesquicentennial Ichabod Plaza in front of the Welcome Center. The brick will pave the way for future students and visitors to campus. Friday, Feb. 27 is the deadline to purchase a brick in time for it to be placed in the plaza for the University's Grand Homecoming celebration.

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Washburn Alumni Association Membership
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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!
Get your Washburn gear!
Washburn Alumni Association T-shirt

Looking for a Washburn T-shirt, hat or other apparel? Check out our online store for Ichabod gear!

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Celebrating 150 years

The countdown is on to Washburn's sesquicentennial! Find out what's in store this year.

About the sesquicentennial

'Not for ourselves alone'

Young alumni and students at After Hours

When longtime professor and dean of women Charlotte Mendell Leavitt recommended non nobis solum as Washburn’s motto more than a century ago, she envisioned a school that had a tremendous impact on its students, alumni and the community.

As the university celebrates the countdown to our sesquicentennial in 2015, we continue to take the motto, translated as “not for ourselves alone,” to heart.

Washburn continues to give back to alumni and friends, from hosting signature events such as our Alumni Fellows and Awards programs, to our service to the community, to numerous other activities.

Your connection

Serving more than 4,000 members, the Washburn Alumni Association nurtures and supports the relationship between alumni and the university.

We keep you informed on university activities and bring the alumni together to promote fellowship and serve your alma mater.

In addition to hosting a number of events for alumni and friends, the Alumni Association connects you with the university through our mailings, magazine, website and social media.

We also offer traveling opportunities several times a year, including trips to countries across the globe.

Read more about what the Alumni Association has to offer.

Student Alumni Association

Take advantage of the opportunity to connect with Ichabods in the community while you're attending Washburn University or Washburn Institute of Technology.

Members of the Student Alumni Association receive the same benefits, including dozens of discounts, as members of the Alumni Association. 

The Alumni Association also hosts events specifically for students and can help connect you to alumni already working in your chosen field.

Also, you must be a member of the Student Alumni Association if you are attending Washburn or Washburn Tech to apply for an alumni legacy scholarship.

For only $10 a year, you can join the Student Alumni Association.

Giving back to Washburn

You can help Washburn in a number of ways, including:

  • Alumni Fun Run: The Washburn Alumni Association’s annual 5K run and two-mile walk funds our scholarships, which contribute thousands of dollars to dozens of legacy students every year.
  • Give to Washburn: The Washburn University Foundation provides numerous opportunities for alumni and friends to support whichever program they choose.
  • LinC: Learning in the Community is one of the signature service organizations at Washburn. LinC works with organizations and agencies throughout the community and state and is quick to lend support in times of need such as the Harveyville, Reading and Joplin tornadoes.
  • Call us at 785.670.1641 or send us an email for more information on giving back to Washburn.
Top of the Tower

Monroe Dodd, producer of the sesquicentennial coffee table book, will be our speaker at the March 20 Top of the Tower in downtown Topeka.

Register for the event
License plate program

Show your Ichabod Pride and contribute to our scholarship fund by buying a Washburn University license plate.

Purchase a plate
Which benefits do you want?

At which businesses in Topeka and nationally would like you to received discounts?

Send your submissions
Insurance program
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The Alumni Association offers several insurance programs for alumni and friends.

Read about the insurance
Wake Up With Washburn

The Wake Up With Washburn breakfast lecture series continues at 7:30 a.m. April 2 with Dr. Priti Lakhani, an executive physician at Cerner Corp.

Register for Wake Up
Keep in touch
Winter 2014 magazine cover

Catch up with the latest news at Washburn in The Ichabod magazine

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