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SLIM Opens New Program in Boise

February 13, 2019

Boise, Idaho, is the newest branch of Emporia State’s library science program offered through the School of Library and Information Management.

Accepting its first group of students for fall 2019, Boise is the eighth program offered by the university. Other locations are the home campus in Emporia plus Overland Park, Kansas; Denver, Colorado; Portland, Oregon; Salt Lake City, Utah; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Las Vegas, Nevada.

SLIM’s master of library science program offers a hybrid format. Online instruction, discussions and assignments are combined with two face-to-face sessions each semester scheduled for Friday night and all day Saturday. These classes offer direct interaction between fellow students, faculty and the regional director.

SLIM also offers Emporia State’s only doctoral program, a Ph.D. in library and information management. This program is offered at the Emporia, Kansas, campus.

For more information about the Boise cohort, contact the regional director, Dale Monobe, at or 801-946-5265 or go online to 

Library Science Program Expands to Las Vegas

February 13, 2019

Emporia State University’s library science program is expanding. A new cohort will open in fall 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. That makes seven programs for ESU’s School of Library and Information Management, including Sioux Falls, South Dakota, which opened in fall 2017.

Theatre Opens Spring Season with 'Steel Magnolias'

February 13, 2019

Emporia State University Theatre kicks off the spring season with “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling. This production is under the direction of Theresa Mitchell, who retires this spring after 20 years with the Department of Communication and Theatre.

Campus Buzz from President Allison Garrett

February 13, 2019

Suited for Success A new collaboration with Dillard

Celebrate Founders’ Day

February 5, 2019

Emporia State University will mark 156 years of educational excellence with its annual Founders’ Day celebration.

Students Excel at Theatre Festival

February 5, 2019

Emporia State University Theatre returned from their trip to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival 51 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Saturday afternoon Jan. 26 after a busy week of auditions, competitions, showcases and performances. They also brought back a number of awards and commendations.

Four Undergrads to Present Research at Statehouse

February 5, 2019

Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol is Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Six undergraduate researchers from Emporia State University will get the chance to present their work on the first-floor rotunda of the State Capitol in Topeka.

Graduate Student Research on Display

February 5, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, the 16th Annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit will take place. This event highlights Kansas-related research conducted by graduate students at Regents institutions across the state.

The Campus Buzz from President Allison Garrett

January 30, 2019

Shattering the Record In his Emporia State debut at the UCM Invite in Warrensburg, Missouri, Carey McLeodbecame the first Hornet to go over 25 feet indoors in the men

Andersen Collection Exhibit Opens Feb. 1

January 25, 2019

On Feb. 1, Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives will present the exhibit "A Thousand Words: Photographs from the Walter M. Andersen Collection." Locally known as

Fully Licensed Starbucks Store Coming to ESU’s Memorial Union in 2019

January 23, 2019

Sodexo, the food-service contract holder with Emporia State University, will begin construction on a new fully licensed Starbucks store in the Memorial Union this spring with plans for a grand opening by the end of 2019.

Students Can Complete for $1863 in Scholarship Money

January 7, 2019

Emporia State University has been changing lives since 1863. Thanks to the President’s Community Advisory Council, ESU President Allison Garrett has $1,863 in scholarship money to give away.

Kansas Teachers Achieve National Board Certification

January 3, 2019

Nineteen Kansas educators are among the 3,907 nationwide who achieved the highest professional credential they can earn — they attained first-time certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2018.

The Campus Buzz from President Allison D. Garrett

December 19, 2018

Inauguration Poetry Dr. Kevin Rabas, Poet Laureate of Kansas

Campus to Close, Foundation Open During Holiday Break

December 18, 2018

The Emporia State University Foundation will be open during the last week of the year to accept end-of-year gifts. The rest of campus, however, will be closed between noon Friday, Dec. 21 and 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

Theatre Travels to South Dakota for Annual Festival

December 18, 2018

ESU Theatre will travel South Dakota to participate in the 51st meeting of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. KCACTF is a national theatre program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide. This year, Region V — representing Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota — meets from Jan. 20 to 26 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Escape Room Raises Funds for United Way

December 18, 2018

Can you escape from Professor Umbridge’s office in 45 minutes? Or will the Dementors take you to Azkaban?



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