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Emporia State Now Offering $63 College Courses to Area High School Students

April 19, 2024 Administration

April 19, 2024: High school junior and seniors who want a Jump Start on their college careers now have an option to take college classes on the Emporia State University campus for just $21 per credit hour. This scholarship offering to our regional high school students is another example of the university’s commitment to reduce costs for students and their families.

April Outreach Events highlighted by Earth Day, Documentary Showing

April 10, 2024 Administration

Outreach initiatives take center stage as Emporia State University offers a month full of exploration, learning and fun. Participants can enjoy a variety of activities including a planetarium show, science story time, a bilingual event and an Earth Day celebration.

ESU hosts ‘Hot Times in the Heartland’ film, Q&A with Filmmakers

March 28, 2024 Administration

Emporia State University will host a showing of the documentary film “Hot Times in the Heartland” on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in Science Hall 72. The documentary explores how a changing climate is impacting Kansas and the approaches communities are taking to adapt.

Women's History Month Reception and Awards Ceremony

March 26, 2024 Administration

Come celebrate Women’s History Month of Emporia State University on Friday, March 29, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Sherrer Room of the Memorial Union. The Ethnic and Gender Studies Program is sponsoring the 2024 Women’s History Month Reception and Awards Ceremony.

Aubrey Wilson Announced as New Director of Theatre

March 26, 2024 Administration

The new director of theatre at Emporia State University brings a diverse background of stage management and instructional experience. Aubrey Wilson is welcomed into the new role after teaching theatre appreciation and directing Sarah Ruhl’s “Late, A Cowboy Song” in the School of Visual and Performing Arts during the 2023 academic year.

ESU March Science Outreach Events Open to All

March 20, 2024 Administration

Emporia State University invites the community to participate in multiple science-focused outreach events during March. From the wonders of physics and chemistry to a tour of the stars, there are options for everyone.

ESU to Host National Weather Service Storm Safety & Spotter Training

March 20, 2024 Administration

On Wednesday, March 27, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Topeka will present weather safety information. This training will focus on severe storm safety, preparedness, and awareness. Storm structure and accurate identification of important cloud features associated with supercell and squall line thunderstorms will also be covered.

ESU Eliminates Application Fee, Expanding Access for Future Hornets

Feb. 13, 2024 Administration

Emporia State University has taken a bold step to expand accessibility and remove a financial barrier for future students by eliminating the undergraduate application fee, making it free to apply to the university. This move streamlines the admissions process and simplifies a student’s first steps to becoming a Hornet.