Searching for—and recognizing—the best


You know them—those brilliant people who make everything they touch turn Hornet gold. In fact, maybe you’re one of them.

Now’s a great time to tell us about those people and give them the recognition they deserve. Honor them with a nomination for an Emporia State award or board position—or put your name in the hat for consideration.

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Nomination deadlines:

  • Emporia State Foundation Board of Trustees—Aug. 1
  • Distinguished Alumni—Oct. 1
  • Hornet Heritage Award—Nov. 1
  • Alumni Association Board of Directors—Nov. 1
  • University Service Citation Award—Dec. 1