Cecil O’Brate and the late Walter Beech have been announced as the 2020 Kansas Business Hall of Fame inductees. This marks the 32nd year of inductions into the Kansas Business Hall of Fame, located at Emporia State University in the School of Business’ Cremer Hall.
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Emporia State students brought home top 10 finishes from competitions at the national Phi Beta Lambda virtual leadership event held in late June. Originally set for June 24 through 27 in Salt Lake City, the COVID-19 pandemic moved the event to a one-day virtual experience.
A professor with a wide breadth of experience beyond accounting is the new chair of the Accounting, Information Systems, and Finance Department in the School of Business at Emporia State University. Dr. Mary Teal assumes the role Monday, July 20.
Ryan Wagner, a senior marketing student at Emporia State University from Silver Lake, landed the internship of his dreams — working for Stamford Media Center as a digital marketing and operations intern. The current environment and COVID-19 restrictions haven’t stopped him from getting an amazing experience, despite doing all of his work from home in Emporia.
To help prospective students who want to work toward graduate degrees, the School of Business at Emporia State University is waiving the Graduate Management Admissions Test requirement for those who apply for summer and fall 2020 terms.
Mitchell DeWalt was announced the winner of the Emporia Entrepreneur Challenge on April 15, the first time the competition used a virtual format.
High school students across the state have received their awards from the third annual statewide Kansas Business Hall of Fame essay contest. The contest was open to students in Grades 9–12 in Kansas. Home school entries were accepted.
Eight students from Emporia State University’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda hosted and competed in the 2020 State Leadership Conference held at the School of Business, Cremer Hall, at Emporia State. ESU was one of eight schools that competed at the event.
A Fulbright Visiting Scholar from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh is spending the spring 2020 semester in the School of Business at Emporia State University.
In May 2019, first-generation student Malcolm Dade walked across the stage at White Auditorium and followed in the steps of his older sisters to become one of the first members of his family to receive a college degree.