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ESU Program Receives $1.4M Grant Over 5 Years

Sept. 9, 2021 Student Life

More than 500 students in intermediate, middle and high schools in Emporia and northeast Kansas will benefit from services provided by a $1.4 million grant to Emporia State University’s TRIO office.


Live Concert Kicks Off Fall Semester

Aug. 16, 2021 Student Life

Live performances of two Kansas musicians will kick off Emporia State’s Friday Nights, six straight weeks of events to launch the school year with weekend fun. Lucas Parker Band and Travis Marvin will perform on Friday, Aug. 27, on the Kellogg Circle lawn in front of Plumb Hall.

Chris Singleton Event Open to Public

Feb. 10, 2021 Student Life

Emporia State’s Union Activities Council and Diversity Student Programs would like to invite the Emporia community to enjoy a speaking event by Chris Singleton — “Love Is Stronger than Hate.” The virtual event is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25.

Students Compete for Grants in Community Impact Challenge

Oct. 27, 2020 Student Life

Finalist teams for the third annual Community Impact Challenge will make their pitches at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, for a chance to win a grant to put into action their ideas to address challenges facing the Emporia community.

ESU’s Talent Search Open to Students in Emporia, Atchison, Leavenworth

Sept. 30, 2020 Student Life

For some students, college is always on their radar, but differences in access, education, family traditions and location may keep some graduates from knowing how to make decisions about their future in higher education that are right for them. For students in Emporia, Leavenworth and Atchison, Emporia State University’s Talent Search program is helping bridge the gap between high school and postsecondary education.

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ESU Welcomes New Rudd Scholars

Sept. 30, 2020 Student Life

In a year noted for unpredictability and changed plans, five first-time students at Emporia State are able to pursue their college dreams with one certainty — their education is paid for thanks to scholarships from the Rudd Foundation of Wichita.