I'm a Hornet from President Shonrock
March 11, 2014
63% or 135 Classified Employees voted in favor of moving to University Support Staff status; 86% or 215 of the 249 eligible Classified Employees turned out for the USS vote. Special THANKS to the Alternative Service Committee (ASC) members for engaging and informing employees!
Professor and Chair Brent Thomas announced that ESU alumnus Ashton Rorebeck (B.S. Biology; Pre-dental Concentration, May 2012) has been accepted to the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (http://www.atsu.edu/mosdoh/).
ESU was the first in the nation to go live with eTranscripts on Wednesday, February 26! Special thanks to Elaine Henrie, Dianne Graves, Sandy Crofoot, Nikki Barnes, Sheila Markowitz, Renee Bass, Jane Lackey, and Alicia Dingman for their extensive work on this project!
The ESU Alumni Association recently announced the 2014 University Service Citation Award recipients including: Don Hill, Emporia, KS and Gail & George Milton, Emporia, KS.
RIGHT NOW, the anthem of the Hornet Nation, and creation by ESU students Gabe Andrews and Benny Bowden performing as Ten2One, has gone viral; the video release http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLvoWSGgtL4 and photographs http://www.flickr.com/photos/emporiastateuniversity/sets/72157641292491113.
Undergraduate Admissions, during week #29 of the recruitment cycle, added another 47 students bringing ESU to 292 registered students; 2012 was 171, 2013 was 192, and 2014 is 292!
Michael Shonrock welcomed more than 160 Kansas students, grades 4 through 12, competing in the 2014 Emporia Area Regional Science and Engineering Fair in ESU’s Webb Hall on Saturday, February 22. A big thanks to all the judges for this event!
Future Hornet Kylie Pfannenstiel (@KPfannenstiel)tweeted, 2/21/14, 4:55 PM: Been trying to pick between Emporia and K-State. And then Emporia sent me a birthday card. Emporia wins :)
Corky, ESU Spirit Squad, ESU International Students, Tyler Curtis and Michael Shonrock joined a PEP RALLY at Logan Avenue Elementary School, coordinated by Laura Eddy and Undergraduate Admissions, the gymnasium was buzzing with excitement; over $100 in pennies were also donated for Logan’s fundraiser!
The Now & Forever Campus Campaign is underway; thanks to our campaign co-chairs; Sharon Brown with Unclassified Commission, Racheal Countryman with Associated Student Government, Sheryl Lidzy with the Faculty Senate, and Laurie Pitman with the Classified Assembly.
The ESU Alumni Association recently announced the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients including: Daniel Busby, Winchester, VA – BSB 1963; Diane Debacker, Topeka, KS – BSB 1982; Rosemary Kirby, Wichita, KS – BSE 1952; and Tony Forcum, Plano, TX – BSB 1973.
Dr. Betsy Yanik attended the national EPSCoR meeting in Washington, D.C. visiting congressional leaders and discussing ESU’s STEM outreach work; Betsy received a 2004 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.
The Social Media Policy Workgroup created by the Kansas Board of Regents for the purpose of revising its social media policy has completed a preliminary draft policy; posted at this website www.emporia.edu/socialmediapolicy and will be available for comment through March 28.
Kristie Ogilvie, Dean of the School of Business, and the ESU Alumni Association teamed to visit alumni and friends at several Wichita-based businesses: BKD, Spirit Aerosystems, AGH, and Grant Thornton.
Elaine Henrie, Director Financial Aid & Scholarships & Registrar, Connie Corcoran, Associate Director, Thad Davidson, Assistant Director for Technology, and Jaime Morris, Assistant Director for Scholarships recently certified as Personal Financial Managers through Inceptia.
Along with Governor Sam Brownback, ESU Football Coach Garn Higgins and ESU Basketball Coach Shaun Vandiver joined Kansas Legislators in the Capitol Rotunda as part of the annual American Cancer Society’s Lobby Day http://www.wibw.com/home/headlines/Emporia-State-Coaches-Bring-Cancer-Fight-To-State-Capitol--246420691.html.
Roxana Peraza, Admissions Counselor, and Jason Brooks, Director of Multicultural Affairs, were invited to present at Pathways to College, an evening event for students and parents at Emporia High School.
The 7th ranked Emporia State Lady Hornets used a 17-0 run in the first half and never trailed afterwards in a 75-71 win over 8th ranked Central Missouri in the MIAA Tournament Championship Game; off to the 2014 NCAA Division II Basketball Central Regional Tournament (Arkansas)!
Student entrepreneurs complete first round of competition
March 7, 2014
Twenty teams of students from Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College are moving to the second round of the 3D Emporia competition, which stands for Dream It- Design It- Develop It....
Emporia State Student Foundation celebrates ‘Right Now’
February 21, 2014
It Performing as Ten2One, Gabe Andrews and ...
I'm a Hornet with President Shonrock
February 19, 2014
Gifts totaling $360,000 celebrated at Emporia State University
January 24, 2014
Now & Forever campaign surpasses halfway mark after just one year
Success continues in ‘Now & Forever’ campaign with upcoming dual announcements
January 22, 2014
Gifts to both academics and athletics will be honored at the next celebratory bell-ringing event at Emporia State on Friday, Jan. 24.
Regents recommend workgroup to review social media policy
January 2, 2014
Because of concerns expressed regarding the Board of Regents
New entrepreneur program is combined effort
December 26, 2013
ESU School of Business and Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce join forces to benefit students
Dual credit accounting program links Kansas high schools, ESU
December 11, 2013
Emporia State University is now the second Regents university in the state to integrate the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Program into its curriculum. This program, developed by Kansas State University,...
Investment opportunity available to help Lyon County businesses
December 10, 2013
Many Emporia businesses have benefited from the Incentives Without Walls (IWW) and Trusler business loan programs administered by Emporia Main Street. These types of opportunities will soon be ...
Anonymous gift establishes Distinguished Business Scholar program at Emporia State
November 21, 2013
During the past few months, several announcements of major gifts to Emporia State University
I'm a Hornet from President Shonrock — Nov. 13, 2013
November 13, 2013
The Emporia State University Foundation
Business school is host for ASUG Midwest Central Chapter meeting
November 12, 2013
More than 30 members of the Americas
Forward-thinking gift honors longtime professor, heightens School of Business profile
October 11, 2013
A leadership gift enhancing Emporia State ...
Momentum building in ‘Now & Forever’ campaign with upcoming announcement
October 4, 2013
Emporia State University
2013 Outstanding Recent Graduates announced
September 30, 2013
Emporia State University is honoring four alumni who have launched distinguished careers soon after receiving their diplomas. Outstanding Recent Graduate awards will be presented during Emporia State
New online MBA program coming from School of Business
September 23, 2013
A new online Master of Business Administration degree at Emporia State University will provide advanced education in business administration to those seeking advancement to middle and upper managerial...
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