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Nursing Department Hosts Open House Friday

May 5, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University’s Department of Nursing will open National Nurses Week with public events on Friday, May 6.


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Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Emporia State University Partnering to Provide New Fishing Opportunity

April 26, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

King Lake, on the northern edge of Emporia State University and I-35, will soon be Kansas' newest waterbody open to the public for fishing, thanks to an ongoing partnership between Emporia State and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Positioned in front of ESU's newly constructed Prophet Aquatic Research and Outreach Center, King Lake's fishery will be managed by ESU students enrolled in Fish Ecology and Fisheries Management courses, with the guidance of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fisheries biologists.


Exterior of Central Morse Hall on Emporia State University's campus

Nursing Department Plans Move to Emporia State Campus

April 25, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Plans are on the table to move the ESU Department of Nursing to the university’s campus, which will benefit both Emporia State University and Newman Regional Health. The entire process, which involves gaining approval from the State of Kansas and Kansas Board of Regents, along with soliciting bids, has a timeline of two years.


Theatre closes season with comedy by W. Somerset Maugham

April 25, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents “The Constant Wife” by W. Somerset Maugham April 28 through May 1 at the Karl C. Bruder Theatre. Performances April 28, 29 and 30 are at 7:30 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m.


Art Education Students To Host Show Titled ‘Alter Ego’

April 20, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Seniors Mara Fox, Cassandra Jenkins, Elizabeth Mayer and Gavin White, of Emporia State University’s Art Education Department, will host a group art exhibition entitled “Alter Ego.” The show will be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 25 through May 6 at Memorial Union Second Floor at Emporia State University.


Women’s History Month Reception and Awards Ceremony

March 22, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Come celebrate the women of Emporia State University on Friday, March 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Greek Room of the Memorial Union. The Ethnic and Gender Studies Program is sponsoring the reception.


KVC Health Systems and Emporia State University launch data analytics research to benefit children in foster care

March 16, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Across every sector, the value of data analytics is skyrocketing. Data analytics can answer important, real-world questions by transforming raw data into insights that influence business decision-making, shape policy, and improve people’s lives. Now, child welfare leader KVC Health Systems and graduate students at Emporia State University are working together to unlock the power of data analytics for the state’s most vulnerable children — those served by the child welfare system.


Internet, Social Media Focus of Next ESU Forensic Science Seminar

Feb. 4, 2022 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Are you curious how law enforcement and others might use social media? Do you want to know how to be as safe as possible on the Internet? An online presentation sponsored by Emporia State University on Monday night can help.


KDWP Expands Research Footprint with Additional Office in Emporia

Dec. 20, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A second Emporia location will provide the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) with additional storage, laboratory and office space, affording Emporia Research and Survey staff the ability to scale future research efforts. KDWP purchased the former Dynamic Discs building at 3601 W. Sixth Ave. earlier this fall. The agency’s location at 1830 Merchant St. will remain its full-service office for public services such as fishing and hunting licenses, boat registrations, and park permits.


Deadline Looms for Premed Fellowship

Nov. 22, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Applications are due next week for the premedical fellowship offered by Emporia State University. The program, in its fourth year, now includes a summer clinical experience at Newman Regional Health in Emporia.