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Gwen Larson, Director Media Relations
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Malcolm Dade Set for Success in Business Career

Dec. 4, 2019 School of Business

In May 2019, first-generation student Malcolm Dade walked across the stage at White Auditorium and followed in the steps of his older sisters to become one of the first members of his family to receive a college degree.


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Campus Buzz from President Allison Garrett

Dec. 4, 2019 Administration

Dr. Joan Brewer, ESU interim dean of The Teachers College and professor of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, co-wrote “Splash, Spin, Sprint,” a school curriculum for ages 6 through 12. Launched by USA Triathlon, the curriculum is a esource for physical educators as well as a call-to-action to address the growing health problems related to physical inactivity and obesity among American youth. Billy Mills Middle School in Lawrence is piloting the program.


ESU Campus to Close, Foundation Open During Holiday Break

Dec. 9, 2019 Foundation

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 5:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 and 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.