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Homecoming 2018

Homecoming is your chance to come back to campus and catch up with classmates, friends and faculty to celebrate being an Ichabod. Fun activities for all ages include After Hours, a pancake feed, parade, tailgate and the football game.

Featured events:

After Hours | Fri., Oct. 12 | 5-8 p.m.
The Homecoming After Hours social is free for everyone. Enjoy a performance by Brothers Blue at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center.
Free | Beer, wine, soda, snacks | More information

Pancake Feed | Sat., Oct. 13 | 8-10 a.m.
All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. Bloody Mary cash bar available.
$5 per person/Free for children 5 and under | Register

Homecoming Tailgate | Sat., Oct. 13 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Enjoy lunch and fun activities like a caricature artist, plinko and tattoos. Lunch includes pulled pork, pulled chicken, sides, desserts and drinks.
$8 per person/Free for children 5 and under | Register

More Washburn events:

Theatre Department Reunion Show | Sat., Oct. 13 | 7:30 p.m.
Alumni, students and friends will put on a varied show with proceeds benefiting the theatre department scholarship fund.
$20 | More information

Alumni Fellows Luncheon | Fri., Nov. 9 | 11:30 a.m.
Honor distinguished alumni from each of the colleges and schools
$15 members/$18 non-members | Lunch served


Tuning it out

For alumna with hearing loss, success comes at every step on path to become a doctor

Bonnie McKee Crume poses on a Boston street

Dr. Bonnie McKee Crume has seen success at every step of her journey from small-town Kansas, college at Washburn, medical school in Kansas City and now medical residency in Boston. What often goes unnoticed about her is that she was born with hearing loss. Read more.


Increasing opportunities

Kansas Heritage Foundation provides aid for business students

Students in a business class

The Kansas Heritage Foundation recently made two gifts to the Washburn University School of Business with hopes to increase students’ exposure to business education. Read more.


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Legacy scholarship applications being accepted

If you will attend Washburn in 2019-20 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, 2018, deadline.

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. Join us Dec. 16-19 when the men's and women's basketball teams play in Las Vegas. The tournament host is offering hotel and transportation discounts.

Upcoming trips:

Dec. 2018 - Las Vegas
Jan. 2019 - Mexico

June 2019 - Danube River Cruise
Oct. 2019 - Scotland & Ireland*

* 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:
Save money with the Alumni Insurance Program.
Members save with local and national shopping, dining, travel and entertainment discounts.

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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