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Celebrate Founders’ Day at ESU

Feb. 13, 2023 Alumni

Emporia State University will celebrate 160 years of educational excellence and opportunity with its annual Founders’ Day celebration this week — and provide an opportunity for friends of ESU to offer birthday gifts through the annual Day of Giving at the ESU Foundation.

Four Recognized with University Service Citation Awards

Sept. 27, 2022 Alumni

The ESU Alumni Association’s University Service Citation Award recognizes alumni and friends of the University who have made unique and significant contributions to the University, its students and staff members.

Saturday Recognizes Veterans on ESU Campus

Nov. 2, 2021 Alumni

Veteran’s Day 2021 will be celebrated on the Emporia State University campus on Saturday, Nov. 6, with two special events — the annual Veterans Celebration followed by the dedication of a new Student Veteran Center on campus.

Homecoming Festivities Unite ESU Alumni, Emporia Community

Oct. 18, 2021 Alumni

As Emporia State alumni return to campus for in-person celebrations, the university welcomes the Emporia community to also enjoy the special events. Homecoming 2021 begins Thursday, Oct. 21 and concludes with a matinee of the musical on Sunday, Oct. 24. In between these dates will be a celebration with a live concert, food trucks and a special announcement about Together, Forward, The Campaign for Emporia State.

Students Win Scholarship Essay Contest

March 10, 2021 Alumni

Two graduate students at Emporia State University have additional scholarship dollars after sharing how the university has changed their lives.