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Taylor Kriley Returns to ESU as new VP

May 17, 2024 Student Life

Emporia State’s new vice president for student success and associate teaching professor returns to her alma mater with a passion for student success and experience to build a stronger department.

ESU to Provide Live Stream of Total Eclipse

March 28, 2024 Student Life

Emporia State University is offering the opportunity to view a total solar eclipse via live stream when the Earth’s moon moves in front of the sun on Monday, April 8. Viewers can watch by visiting The live stream begins at 12:40 p.m. CDT with an introductory video, followed by the eclipse, which will last until 3:25 p.m. CDT. Totality, or the mid-eclipse point, will occur at 2:08 p.m. CDT.

ASG Hosts Breaking Barriers Conference

March 5, 2024 Student Life

The Emporia State University Associated Student Government will host the third annual Breaking Barriers Conference on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference focuses on women in leadership with topics covering professional and personal support systems, civic engagement and the importance of showing up for yourself.

Update on Student Rec Center

Feb. 15, 2024 Student Life

After the significant damage on Sunday to the Student Recreation Center, we know that you have questions. Here are the answers we have so far.

ESU to Celebrate New Esports Arena Opening

Nov. 22, 2023 Student Life

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, will celebrate the opening of the new ESU esports arena. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and include games, refreshments and a player meet-and-greet.

ESU Alum Focuses on Community Engagement

Nov. 9, 2023 Student Life

An Emporia State student-athlete alum has returned to her alma mater to focus on community relations. Erica Self earned three degrees from ESU over six years before taking the role as director for student + community engagement.