Hornet Profiles

  • Michelle  Corkins
  • Michelle Corkins
  • From Emporia State to the White House
  • Michelle Corkins thought she would be extremely nervous, so she carefully practiced what she wanted to say. And who wouldn’t have some anxiety? It is not every day you get to meet the President of the United States. read more
  • Dr. David  Edds
  • Dr. David Edds
  • The Trip to Nepal
  • Scientists wanting to recognize Edds for his more than 35 years of study of aquatic life in Nepal have named 2 newly discovered fish species in his honor. read more
  • Dr. Abdullahi  Musa
  • Dr. Abdullahi Musa
  • Armed with Ph.D. from Emporia State University, Dr. Musa hopes to help eradicate polio in Nigeria
  • Musa’s dissertation investigated the critical question of why people resist health information provided by government and international donor agencies. read more
  • Nathaniel  Terrell
  • Nathaniel Terrell
  • Servant Professor
  • “We are like family. I tell prospective students, come to Emporia State and we will treat you like family.” read more
  • Jason  Suptic
  • Jason Suptic
  • Code for Life: Don’t Give Up!
  • This is an inspirational story of how Suptic pulled himself up out of the mess he had gotten himself into and turned it around to where he became a graduate of Emporia State University. read more
  • Col. Cameron  Leiker
  • Col. Cameron Leiker
  • Emporia State Alumnus Involved in Historical Moments
  • “We as alumni, as business leaders, as people outside the university, need to become mentors.” read more
  • Preston  Mossman
  • Preston Mossman
  • Passion for Business and Helping People Leads to Success
  • "I've had so many people that have helped me along the way, I wouldn't be here without them. I want to give back." read more
  • Alisha  Lyon
  • Alisha Lyon
  • A House Divided, Changed by Emporia State University
  • "I loved Emporia State more than I ever thought I would." read more
  • Derrek  Harter
  • Derrek Harter
  • Hornet From Day One, Now Flying High in Computer World
  • "I love Emporia State," continued Harter. "I’ve had so many good memories from ESU, but I think what I’ve enjoyed mostly is all the close personal connections that I made during college." read more
  • Ethan  Crapser
  • Ethan Crapser
  • Theatre, Band, Education, Endly Scholarship, and AVID All Match Up for Crapser
  • I picked Emporia because when I visited it felt like everyone was genuinely excited that I was even considering attending Emporia State, and it made the school seem like a place people wanted to be at. read more

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