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Sauder Family, Scholarship Recipients Celebrated at Annual Luncheon

Nov. 20, 2023 Foundation

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.

New Jones Full-Ride Scholarships Aimed at Nursing, Education Majors

Oct. 11, 2023 Foundation

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.

ESU Foundation Open to Accept Year-End Gifts

Dec. 20, 2022 Foundation

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.

Jones Foundation Enhances Scholarship Program

April 13, 2022 Foundation

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.

Concert Remembers Augusta Shepherd

April 11, 2022 Foundation

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.