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ESU Theatre Presents Sarah DeLappe’s ‘The Wolves’ for Spring Production

Feb. 9, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents Sarah DeLappe's “The Wolves” as its first spring 2021 show. Three performances will be live-streamed from the Frederickson Blackbox Theatre via emporia.booktix.com. Performances are at 7:30 p.m Friday, March 5, and Saturday, March 6, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 7. All times are Central Standard. The production runs 90 minutes.


ESU Offers New Master of Science in Nursing Program

Feb. 4, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A new Master of Science in Nursing program at Emporia State University will help nurses advance their careers while benefitting rural health care settings in need of educators and managers.


FHTC, ESU Collaborate for 2+2 Communication Degree Program

Feb. 1, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Students who earn an associate degree in multimedia design at Flint Hills Technical College can easily transfer to Emporia State University to complete a bachelor’s degree in communication under a new agreement between the two institutions.




Euripides’ ‘Medea’ is Fall Production for ESU Theatre

Oct. 19, 2020 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents Euripides’ “Medea,” in a new version by Ben Power, as its fall 2020 show. Two free performances will be presented on the steps of ESU’s Memorial Union at 5 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 with an alternate performance scheduled for Nov. 1, in case of inclement weather. The production runs 90 minutes.


ESU Theatre Live-streams ‘Monday Mini-Musicals’ for Homecoming Show

Oct. 1, 2020 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

In a pandemic-era homage to ESU Theatre’s annual Homecoming musical, three 20-minute programs will live-stream Mondays at 7:30 p.m. on ESU Theatre’s Facebook page. The free performances will be broadcast live from the Karl C. Bruder Theatre, featuring different songs nightly.


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Max McCoy Named Strader Award Recipient

Sept. 8, 2020 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Max McCoy, ESU English, Modern Languages, and Journalism professor and advisor to the ESU Bulletin student newspaper, was recognized by the College Media Association as the 2020 Noel Ross Strader Award winner.


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Pete Rydberg New Director of Theatre

July 21, 2020 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The new director of theatre at Emporia State University brings to campus his expertise in theatre history, acting, directing, devised theatre, theatre for social justice, and public speaking. Dr. Pete Rydberg is also certified in fight directing with a specialty in unarmed, rapier and dagger, broadsword.