Emporia State University’s School of Business and Technology is preparing to host several of the nation’s leading cybersecurity experts next week at CyBERCON, an on-campus event that will highlight ESU’s expanding cybersecurity academic programs and the job opportunities for graduates trained in the protection of online data and computer systems.
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Aren Trost of McPherson won the Emporia Entrepreneur Challenge (EEC) on May 3. He received a prize of $1,500 for his idea, Balance Craft Furniture and Design LLC.
Restructuring the business administration program in Emporia State’s School of Business is designed to help graduates be even more successful in their careers.
Each of the 11 Emporia State students who attended the Future Business Leaders of America — Collegiate State Leadership Conference earned top placements in competition. They all are eligible for national competition this month in Atlanta. In addition, four were honored as outstanding chapter members in the Who’s Who of FBLA.
A relaunched program with increased support will benefit both Emporia State students and local businesses. The Community Internship Consortium pairs the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce with Emporia State’s School of Business.
Investments in the Computer Science program in Emporia State’s School of Business will prepare students for the fastest-growing career fields in the nation and answer student and employer needs.
Emporia State University students who competed in the Phi Beta Lambda national competition returned with four first-place awards within a total of 15 Top 10 finishes. A total of 10 Emporia State students attended the event June 24 through 27 in Chicago, Illinois.
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will be on the Emporia State University campus Wednesday, July 6, to share details of a federal grant for a cybersecurity center on campus.
Jillian Patton and Lillian Reynolds were announced the winners of the Emporia Entrepreneur Challenge on April 28. The Emporia Entrepreneur Challenge is a venture idea competition that is open to all students from Emporia State University with $3,000 in cash prizes: $1,500 for first, $1,000 for second, and $500 for third.
Joseph J. Bisogno and the late brothers Joseph and Louis Wenger have been announced as the 2022 Kansas Business Hall of Fame (KBHF) Contemporary and Historical inductees, respectively. These three were officially inducted at the Business Appreciation Dinner on May 11 at the Topeka Country Club hosted by the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.