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Alumni Association Networks + Connections Events

Events happening on campus, regionally and beyond

2024 Schedule of Events

February

15 Kellogg Society Reception, Program

  • Memorial Union, Preston Room | 10:00 a.m.

15 Founders’ Day Lunch

17 Alumni Board Meeting

  • Sauder Alumni Center | 9:00 a.m.

17 Together, Forward Campaign Celebration

  • Memorial Union | 6:00 p.m.

March

2 Turnpike Tussle Pregame Social

  • TBD

10-17 Spring Break

  • ESU Campus

21 Chamber After Hours Event, partnership with ESU Alumni Board and Lyon County State Bank

  • Sauder Alumni Center | 5:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m

28 ESU Track Relays

  • Welch Stadium

April

20 Ambassador Alumni Reunion

  • Memorial Union Skyline | 5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m

20 Phi Delta Theta White Carnation

  • Sauder Alumni Center | 5:30 p.m.

22-26 Senior Week

25 Spirit of Excellence Awards Featuring Newberg

  • Sauder Alumni Center | 6:00 p.m.

May

10 Graduate Commencement

  • W.L. White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave., Emporia, Kan. | 6:00 p.m.

11 Undergraduate Commencement

  • W.L. White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave., Emporia, Kan. | 9:30 a.m.

23-25 National Track Meet & Hornet Heritage Recognition

  • Welch Stadium

June

13 Wichita Wind Surge

  • Wichita, KS | TBD

21 Tucson Cactus Connection Golf Tournament

  • Arizona

21-23 Alumni Board Meeting Weekend

22 Phi Delta Theta 55th Anniversary

  • Sauder Alumni Center

July

12 Kansas City Golf Tournament

  • Falcon Lakes, Basehor, KS | 8:00 a.m.

September

12 Boulevard/PC Event

  • Kansas City | 4:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m

19 Alumni Board Meeting

  • Virtual | 3:30 p.m - 5:30 p.m

20 Football Reunion

Sauder Alumni Center | 6:00 p.m.

21 ESU Family Day / Legacy Day

  • ESU Campus

October

5-6 Homecoming

  • ESU Campus
  • Reunion Groups: 50-Year Class, Softball, Baseball, Emporia Connection, Band/cheer/dance

5 Black and Gold Gala

  • Memorial Union, Webb Hall | 5:30 p.m.

18 Don Edwards Topgolf Tournament

  • Wichita, KS | 5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m

November

9 Veterans Appreciation Celebration

  • Flag Ceremony/Veteran Celebration | 10:00 a.m, Plumb Hall

9 Volunteer Appreciation

  • Lunch / Volunteer Appreciation | 11:30 a.m, Kossover Parking Lot

9 University Service Citation Recognition

  • USC Recognition | During the Football Game

December

13 Graduate Commencement

  • W.L. White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave., Emporia, Kan. | 6:00 p.m.

14 Undergraduate Commencement

  • W.L. White Auditorium, 111 E. Sixth Ave., Emporia, Kan. | 9:30 a.m.

February 2025

14 Kellogg Society Reception & Program

  • Memorial Union, Preston Room | 10:00 a.m.

14 Founders' Day Lunch

  • Memorial Union, Webb Hall | 11:30 a.m.

14 Alumni Board Meeting

  • Memorial Union | 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m