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Ichabod Insider

October 2017

Ichabod Insider September 2017


There's always something great happening at Washburn

Football Tailgates

Featured event:
Homecoming weekend including pancake feed, parade, tailgate and Bow Tie Bash
Oct. 20-21, 2017 | Washburn University Campus
There are numerous free activities as well as ticketed events that require advanced registration.
See full schedule and register today

More events:
Movie Night on the Jumbotron - Saturday, Oct. 14 | 7 p.m.
Free screening of Monsters University with non-perishable food donation

Washburn Wednesday - Wednesday, Oct. 11 | 5:30-8 p.m.
Free appetizers | Monthly social hosted by the Kansas City Ichabod Club

Rita Blitt Gallery & Sculpture Garden Opening - Friday, Nov. 3 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Free | Gallery and sculpture garden displaying Rita Blitt's legacy collection


Dedicated Mentor

John McConnell, bs '60, inspires passion for science in his Colorado community

John McConnell

Technically, John McConnell's working years ended in 1990, but he has devoted retirement to sharing his knowledge with children, helping to open doors that can be unlocked by an education in science.

"At least they have some knowledge of science so they can become a better citizen along the road, no matter what career they choose," he said.

Read more about his work at the John McConnell Math and Science Center in Grand Junction, Colorado.


Your gifts are doing amazing things at Washburn

Three-time All-American using final year to focus on passion to help others

Sarah Vicory

“Whether it's being able to do their daily activities, live with less pain, or run a marathon, I just want to help people,” three-time All-American Sarah Vicory said of working as a physical therapy assistant.

Vicory’s volleyball and academic scholarships give her the financial freedom to focus on experiences that help identify her passions. She thanks donors who made that possible.

Read her story and learn how she is working toward for her passion to help people.


Ichabods in the news

The Ichabod Spring 2016-17 CoverRead the latest alumni magazine.
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Legacy scholarship applications now open

If you will attend Washburn in 2018-19 and have a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a graduate or is attending Washburn, you may qualify. Learn more and apply before the Dec. 1, 2017 deadline.

Show your Ichabod pride and join the Washburn Alumni Association. You'll get free or discounted admission to events like After Hours and tailgates, and discounts to local and national businesses. Your dues support the Alumni Association legacy scholarship fund.


Showing your Ichabod pride with our services and products can save you money and help fund legacy scholarships.

Featured services:
Show your pride and purchase an Ichabod license plate.
Save money with the Alumni Insurance Program.

Alumni Services

Alumni Association trips across the globe are some of our most popular events. Relax and let us do the planning!

Upcoming trips:
January 2018 - Mexico  |  May 2018 - Provence and Paris
October 2018 - Cuba


DillonsSign up for the Dillons Community Rewards Program and give back to the Alumni Association scholarship fund.


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  • Engage with alumni through free or discounted events like After Hours, tailgates and Wake Up With Washburn.
  • Take advantage of hundreds of discounts to local and national businesses.
  • Support the Alumni Association scholarship fund with your dues.

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