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Ichabod Insider

September 2017

Ichabod Insider September 2017


There's always something great happening at Washburn

Monsters University

Featured event:
Movie Night on the Jumbotron - Disney Pixar's Monsters University
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. | Yager Stadium
Cost: Free with donation of one non-perishable food item
Register today

More events:
Football Tailgate - Thursday, Sept. 7 | 4:30 p.m.
Free members/$5 non-members | Food and drinks before football games

After Hours - Friday, Sept. 8 | 5-7 p.m.
Free members/$5 non-members | Monthly social with drinks and snacks

Wakeup With Washburn - Thursday, Sept. 28 | 7:30-8:30 a.m.
$10 members/$13 non-members | Breakfast lecture series


Uncovering Kansas

Archaeology students work to find evidence of Kansas' earliest humans

Washburn Prof. Laura Murphy and a student in Meade County

Washburn students were halfway through the last day of a summer archeological dig when Daniel Hougland’s trowel scraped against something that wasn’t soil. “I found a feature,” he said. “I don’t know what it is, just a piece of rock.”

"Oh," his professor said, as she looked in. "That's kind of a big deal."

Read more about their findings and plans to analyze the samples this year.


Your gifts are doing amazing things at Washburn

First-generation student succeeding thanks to scholarships

Josh Scheck

"Not having student loans or huge bills to pay for is a weight lifted off my shoulders a lot of people would only wish for. That is truly a blessing that I am thankful for every day."

Scholarships are helping sophomore Josh Scheck get an education, and the Ichabod Success Institute is giving him the support system he needs to navigate college as a first-generation student.

Read Josh's story and learn how you can help students like him succeed.


Ichabods in the news

The Ichabod Spring 2016-17 CoverRead the latest alumni magazine.
Send us your class notes.

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 scholarship fund.


Showing your Ichabod pride with our services and products can save you money, and it often helps fund our legacy scholarships.

Featured services:
Show your pride and purchase an Ichabod license plate.
Wear your pride with Ichabod gear. Prep Sportswear | Ichabod Shop

Alumni Services

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

Upcoming trips:
October 2017 - Peru  |  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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