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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.

Retired Col. Laura Trinkle wears her Army uniform

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.

Cheerleaders and flags

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.

Poster reading: "Let's Celebrate, Founders Day 2021"

Celebrate Founders’ Day at ESU

Jan. 27, 2021 Alumni

Emporia State University will mark 158 years of educational excellence with its annual Founders’ Day celebration.