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The following are archived stories from our publications. Read the latest features or check out new and archived editions of The Ichabod, Washburn's alumni magazine.

Giving a Spark: Retired electrical contractor and wife supporting scholarships, illuminating athletics
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2019

Smart Investment: Hard work paying off for finance major, offensive lineman Luck
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2019

Magical Experience: Donors enhancing all aspects of the student-athlete experience for Kelsey Gordon
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2019

Life Spark: Welding education gives Sheila Kjellberg, certificate '17, foundation for career, leadership
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

On a Mission: Barry Feaker, ba '80, h '13, tackles challenges leading homeless shelter
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Stepping Up: Angie Price, aa ’88, aa ’89, b music ’89, coaching Dancing Blues to recent success
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Trash Mountain: Brett Durbin, bs '03, mcj '05, works internationally to defeat extreme poverty
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Beautiful Music: White Concert Hall celebrates 50 years of providing students, community amazing venue
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Head of the Class: Lifelong learner Linda Dishman, b ed '12, receives Milken Educator Award
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Uphill Battle: Stephen Jeffery, ba '63, completes Tahoe Rim Trail before 80th birthday
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Unbeatable: Ichabods win first MIAA tennis title since 2012 with undefeated conference season
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Career Ichabods: Faculty and staff remain connected after decades-long careers
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Giving a Lift: Washburn Tech's Recycled Rides drives an impact that goes on for miles
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Grateful Service: Scheibmeir retiring after 10 years of thoughtful, passionate leadership
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Dignified Work: Coco retiring after career of educating, empowering students
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Washburn College Bible: Work by Bradbury Thompson, b '34, h '65, still source of pride for alumni 40 years later
From The Ichabod - Spring 2019

Legendary Faculty: James Concannon reflects on almost 50 years of service to Washburn Law
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Honorary Degree: Teri Wilford Wood, jd '78, continues to hone expertise on international employment law
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Third Year Anywhere: Program will prepare students to practice in the substantive and geographic area they want
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Making Old New Again: Karla Jones-Wilson, jd '03, works to acquire and restore historic properties
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Leading the Best: Midwest trial lawyer associations are led by Washburn Law graduates
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Seasoned Advocate: Pageant participant Jennifer Salva, jd '19, knows her experience will be important as she begins legal career
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Focus After Football: Les Pico, jd '92, guides NFL players through trappings of fame
From Washburn Lawyer - Spring 2019

Service to All: Bob Dole, ba '52, jd '52, h '69, h '85, displays humility, humor, tears as statue unveiled
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

A Wish Come True: NCAA Championships Festival builds winners on and off court
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

High School Ichabods: Concurrent enrollment lets high schoolers take college courses at half price
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Applied Service: Lessons from online learning still important to France Hoang, mcl '00
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Giraffe Chatter: Alumni team up to bring new digital content to KTWU, Topeka Zoo
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Composition Layers: Aaron Martin, b music '05, ba '05, communicates emotion in any context with music
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

For the Love of Food: Alicia Mowder, ba '08, shapes food world with new products, branding
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Staging a Comeback: Washburn lessons help Darrell Rodenbaugh, bba '86, grow Texas theater
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Keep Going: Marti Graves, ba '85, proves learning is a life-long adventure
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

From the Ground Up: Women’s sports at Washburn celebrate 50 years
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Fetching Fans: IchaDogs show passion for Washburn with social media support
From The Ichabod - Winter 2019

Breaking Things: Two-sport star Kyle Hinton is breaking records and a little more
From Athletics Spotlight - Spring 2019

Full-court Experience: Hunter Bentley takes leading role on court while expanding her education overseas
From Athletics Spotlight - Spring 2019

From the Pulpit to the Courtroom: Mark Cowell, jd '94, serves Western Kansas as bishop and attorney
From Washburn Law Alumni Newsletter - Winter 2018-19

Exciting & Demanding: Intellectual property law connects Iasha Chaudhry, jd '14 to science background
From Washburn Law Alumni Newsletter - Winter 2018-19

Family Practice: Spigarelli sisters follow in father's footsteps
From Washburn Law Alumni Newsletter - Fall 2018

Water Laws: A passion for natural resources law flows through Associate Prof. Burke Griggs
From Washburn Law Alumni Newsletter -  Fall 2018

Drafting a Legacy: John Adams, h '08, leaves estate gift funding art travel and scholarships
From Bell Tower - 2018

Solving the Math Problem: Donors draw on own experience, know the importance of math education
From Bell Tower - 2018

Building a Strong Platform: Graves believes new law building will meet technological demands
From Bell Tower - 2018

Valuing Leadership: Aleshires invest in teachable leadership moments
From Bell Tower - 2018

Investing in the Future: Major gift from the Capitol Federal Foundation will help build athletics facility
From Bell Tower - 2018

In Perfect Harmony: Snooks retire after 28 years on music faculty
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Driving Success: Beckler thankful for opportunities golf facility giving team
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2018

Blast from the Past: Jim Remar, ba '95, leads preservation of moon landing control consoles
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Teaching Overseas: Conducting classes from the Netherlands, Jackson providing Washburn Law students valuable experience
From Washburn Law Alumni Newsletter - Fall 2018

Career Path: Alumnus giving back after hard work, scholarships advance journey to become doctor
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2018

Tuning it Out: Bonnie McKee Crume, bs '14, seeing success at every step to becoming doctor in spite of hearing loss
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Balancing Act: Three Ichabods, four sports and six Academic All-America awards
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Drawn to Washburn: New law dean focuses career on inclusion, civil rights  
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Civic Pride: Trey Cocking, bs '02, sees drive for improved communities wherever he travels
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Built from a Need: Washburn Tech East connects East Topeka with county's workforce gap
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

All Due Respect: Myron Frans, bs '72, balances budgets and opinions with confidence
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

New Zeal for Life: Casyn Buchman, ba '15, transplants herself into overseas coaching role
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Coaching is Teaching: From inner city to overseas, Dan Smith, ba '99, teaches and coaches success
From The Ichabod - Fall 2018

Managing Success: Law school shifted career outlook for Michael Manning, jd '77, honorary '07, now he's giving back to building campaign 
From Foundation Focus - Summer 2018

Family Legacy: Lowry siblings make gifts in memory of their father, Gordon Lowry, ba '41, jd '46 
From School of Law Alumni Newsletter - Summer 2018

Providing Better Experiences: Greg, bba '88, and Jaena, ba '89, Greenwood support new facility for future Ichabods
From Foundation Focus - Summer 2018

Increasing Opportunities: Kansas Heritage Foundation provides aid for business students 
From Foundation Focus - Summer 2018

Inspired to Give Back: Petros make gift to nursing, indoor athletics facility
From Foundation Focus - Summer 2018

Supporting Future Nurses: Campbell and Skoch families choose nursing education after St. Francis Foundation closes 
From Foundation Focus - Summer 2018

A Force to be Reckoned With: Young alumni like Candice Alcaraz, jd '16, gain confidence from strong legal education 
From The Lawyer- Summer 2018

Relationship Building: Lynn McCreary, jd '94, works to replicate experience of mentoring others
From The Lawyer - Summer 2018

On the Road Again: Stephen Stern, jd '98, reaches underserved areas in his Mobile Law Center 
From The Lawyer - Summer 2018

Challenges Accepted: Giving challenges increase participation in School of Law buidling campaign 
From The Lawyer - Summer 2018

Assisting Rural Communities: Spring break trip shows law students importance of rural law issues 
From The Lawyer - Summer 2018

Teaching and Mentoring: Danielle Hall, ba '06, jd '09, mentors students in free time, teaches industry practices at Kansas Bar Association 
From School of Law Alumni Newsletter - Summer 2018

Indoor Athletics Facility: Washburn receives $1 million gift from Sunderland Foundation
Released June 11, 2018

First Among Equals: Patricia Joyce, bsn '77, merged life experiences into work on nursing faculty
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

The Son Also Rises: All-American Brady Skeens, bba '18, follows parents' lead to success
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Cultivating Change: Washburn Transformational Experience celebrates 10 years of success
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Scientific Method: Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris, bs '10, impressed with student work in return to Washburn
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Getting Back Home: Masons support scholarships to strengthen local communities
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

All-American Journey: International athlete glad scholarships, supportive teammates led him to Washburn
From Athletics Spotlight - Summer 2018

Back with her Coach: Moore looking to add one more chapter to her storybook career
From Athletics Spotlight - Summer 2018

Community of Help: Crystal Leming, ma '12, focuses on student wellbeing as director of Counseling Services
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Serve and Protect: Chief Chris Enos, bs '16, WUPD committed to campus safety, student success
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Going the Distance: Former Ichabod starter brings his talent, work ethic to Mariners organization
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Painting the Scene: How Joe Perry, aa '96, bs '97, created a blank canvas for change
From The Ichabod - Spring 2018

Homegrown Leaders: High School Leadership Academy formed after community investment
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Big Hearts: Alumni in Texas helping with Hurricane Harvey relief
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

One of Seven: Alumni, friends travel to Peru to visit Machu Picchu
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Making Strides: Free wellness program helps seniors with exercising, healthy lifestyles
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Innovative Model: School of Nursing focuses on community outreach, education at new clinic
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Back in the Game: Partnership with Stormont Vail brings alumnus into the action again
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Coming Full Circle: Faculty member, alumna Lori Edwards focuses on giving back to people in need
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

In the Fast Lane: Washburn education led School of Law alumnus to career with Uber
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

Perfect Timing: Sophomore claims All-American honor, MIAA championship in program's second season
From The Ichabod - Winter 2018

The Perfect Fit: Reagan Phelan finds perfect fit finding baskets at Washburn
From Athletics Spotlight - Winter 2017-18

Building Trust: Player buy in, alumni support important to Brett Ballard as he builds program
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Resilient: Linda Jeffrey, ba '74, jd '77, focuses on faith, community during challenging times
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Uncovering Kansas: Prehistoric findings on archaeological dig excite students, keep them busy
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Dedicated Mentor: John McConnell inspires passion for science in his Colorado community
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Unconventional Life: Law graduate, LGBTQ rights activist Scott Curry-Sumner, jd '97, buys pirate ship in Amsterdam
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Rewarding Research: Dr. Tony Ware, bs '74, devoted to improving length, quality of life through drug research
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Clearing the Bar: Competitive nature, desire to help others drive Menghini
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Family Ties: Graduates uncover connections to Ichabod Washburn
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

Building Community: International Programs coordinates overseas trip for high schoolers
From The Ichabod - Fall 2017

The Prepared Nurse: Student reflections on impacts from the 150 Forward campaign
From 150 Forward Focus - Fall 2017

The Artist: Student reflections on impacts from the 150 Forward campaign
From 150 Forward Focus - Fall 2017

The Rural Lawyer: Student reflections on impacts from the 150 Forward campaign
From 150 Forward Focus - Fall 2017

From Cleats to Scrubs: Minnich Excelling as goalkeeper, nursing student
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2017

Above Average: Ballentine successful as two-sport athlete, business student
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2017

Building Washburn: Ferrells support growth of athletics, campus programs
From Athletics Spotlight - Fall 2017

Washburn Pride: John Mcgivern, bba '83, gives back to program that boosted him
From Athletics Spotlight - Summer 2017

Crafting a Legacy: John Buckner still sharing his passions in retirement
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

A Charge for Change: Tawanna Black, ba '00, and her mission to make a lasting impact
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

Two Educations: Battling cancer as a student strengthened life's lessons for Stephanie Davies, b ed '16
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

Big-League Leadership: T.C. Broadnax, ba '91, took over as Dallas city manager in February
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

Roach Hill Downs: Tom Turpin, bs '65, takes a unique approach to the world of insects
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

A Coach for Life: Bob Chipman more than basketball coach to family, friends, players
From The Ichabod - Spring 2017

A Tradition that Stuck: Betty McEnroe Casper's pre-game tradition endures throughout Chipman's career
From Athletics Spotlight - Winter 2016-17

True Grit: Ichabod Success Institute honored as "Model of Excellence"
From The Ichabod - Winter 2016-17

World Champions: Three entrepreneurs join forces to win international business competition
From The Ichabod - Fall 2016

Motivated Through Hardships: WWA scholarship fulfills dream of college degree for Ashley Sumpter, bas '16
From Belltower - 2016

Putting in the Work: From walk-on to all-conference, Krane thankful for opportunities donors provide
From Athletics Spotlight - Summer 2017

Helping Others Succeed: Three-time All-American Sarah Vicory using fifth year to focus on future
From Athletics Spotlight - Summer 2017

Support and Guidance: Encouraging parents, athletics scholarships setting Skeens up for career in business
From Athletics Spotlight - Winter 2016-17

Spring 2020 Alumni Mag

The Ichabod tells our story with features on alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends, along with the latest campus news. Read the 2019-20 spring edition online and look for it in mailboxes in May.

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