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There's always something great happening at Washburn

After Hours crowd

Featured event:

After Hours | Friday, July 12 | 5-7 p.m.
Join us the second Friday each month at the Alumni Center for beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks and kick off your weekend with fellow Ichabods.
Free for members/$5 guests

More Washburn events:

Washburn Wednesday | Wednesday, July 10 | 5:30-8 p.m.
Catch up with fellow Ichabods in the KC area the second Wednesday each month. This month we'll be at Tanner's in Overland Park.
Complimentary appetizers are provided

Western U.S. Alumni Receptions | July 25 - Aug. 3
Join us and guests from Washburn University and Washburn University School of Law in Denver on July 25, Las Vegas on July 26, Southern California on July 27 and Seattle on Aug. 3.
Registration deadlines are quickly approaching


Beautiful Music

White Concert Hall celebrated 50 years this past school year and showed once again during Sunflower Music Festival why it's a community gem

White Concert Hall celebrated its 50th anniversary during the 2018-19 academic year

Opera singer Richetta Manager, ba ’75, has performed in concert halls around the world, but she still counts Washburn's among her favorite venues. “I’ve always felt at home in White Concert Hall and on its stage,” Manager said. “It’s very much a part of me.” Read more.


Ichabods Around Town

Have you seen all 14 statues in Topeka? Check out this new page and map and make it part of your summer fun!

Ichabods Around Town at Westar

Washburn partnered with local and regional artists to create fiberglass Ichabod statues in celebration of Washburn's 150th anniversary in 2015. Local businesses sponsored each statue and display them in various locations throughout Topeka. Thank you to those businesses sponsoring Ichabods Around Town statues and to the artists sharing their talent and time for this community art project. Learn more.

More Ichabods in the news

The Ichabod magazine spring 2019Read the latest alumni magazine.

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See the world with fellow Ichabods

Alumni Association trips across the globe are some of our most popular events. Relax and let us do the planning. We just announced three trips for 2020, so check them out and look for registration information soon.

Upcoming trips:

Oct. 2019 - Scotland & Ireland*
Feb. 2020 - Dominican Republic
May 2020 - Iceland
Nov. 2020 - European Cruise

* Sold out. Waiting list available.


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 Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships.


Alumni Association services and products can save you money and help fund legacy scholarships.

Featured services:
Show your pride with a Washburn License Plate.
Members save on a number of insurance coverage options with the Alumni Insurance Program.

Alumni Services

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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Topeka, KS 66604
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