Washburn Tech Sets-up Temporary Classrooms

December 17, 2018

Topeka – Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) will begin classes in the East Topeka Community on Monday, Jan. 7, at Antioch Family Life Center at 1921 SE Indiana Ave. The facility will temporarily host classrooms until construction is complete at Washburn Tech East, being built nearby at 2014 SE Washington St.

“Construction delays have postponed the opening of the Washburn Tech East facility by several months, but Washburn holds firm to our commitment of providing educational opportunities in East Topeka at the start of the year,” said Jerry Farley, president, Washburn University. “Washburn is pleased to partner with Antioch Family Life Church and Pastor T.D. Hicks in fulfilling our promise.”

All programs and classes, scheduled for Washburn Tech East, will be offered at the temporary classroom location. Those programs include building technology, health aide, commercial truck driving and GED along with English as a Second Language classes. Prospective students can call 785.670.2200 to learn more. Financial aid and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Washburn Tech East is a partnership with Washburn University Institute of Technology, GO Topeka, the Joint Economic Development Organization and the East Topeka Community. The 11,000 square-foot facility is scheduled to open in Summer 2019 and provide educational opportunities for up to 400 students annually.

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