Because of the generosity of Earl W. Sauder, a devoted fan and supporter of Emporia State University, 51 Hornet student-athletes from each of ESU’s intercollegiate sports were honored at a luncheon on Nov. 16 as Earl W. Sauder Athletic Scholars for 2023-24.
On Thursday, Oct. 26, Emporia State University held a celebration marking the official opening of the Feltner Student Union Square. The square, between the Memorial Union and Plumb Hall, has been completely renovated through a gift made by Dr. Ray Feltner and his wife, Robyn.
Emporia State’s new, full-ride scholarship opportunity for incoming freshmen majoring in education or nursing is the most recent in a long history of collaboration with the Jones Foundation. The new Jones Premier Nursing and Education Scholarship will fund up to six students per year who attend ESU to eventually work in two fields currently facing workforce shortages.
Emporia State University is building a new path forward focused on investing in programs that best serve today’s students and the Kansas workforce. The ESU Foundation has committed $3 million in support of the university’s new direction.
Given that many donors choose to make a gift during the month of December, ESU Foundation Staff will be available on call Dec. 27 through 31, and the Sauder Alumni Center, 1500 Highland St., will be open on Dec. 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A devoted alumnus of Emporia State University is carrying on his family’s legacy by leaving a significant gift to the Earl W. Sauder Athletic Scholarship Fund. The gift was announced on May 4 at the annual Earl W. Sauder Athletic Scholars luncheon.
A tuition voucher program that has helped thousands of Emporia State University students from Lyon, Coffey and Osage counties is being expanded to offer more financial assistance to qualified students.
Emporia State University and the Department of Music will honor an Emporia woman who, with her husband, changed the look of the campus and the lives of hundreds of students.
Hornets gave from their hearts during the first-ever Emporia State University Day of Giving, raising more than $62,000 in the 24-hour period.
The recent creation of one representative group for Emporia State non-faculty employees has resulted in a new scholarship gift agreement with the ESU Foundation.