Excitement is building for the 2022 season of Friday Nights, a six-week series of free events created for Emporia State University students that showcase Emporia as an exciting home during their college careers.
Finalist teams for the fourth annual Community Impact Challenge will pitch to a panel of judges composed of members from the Emporia community and Emporia State University at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27. Finalists have a chance to win a grant to put their ideas to address challenges facing the Emporia community into action by the end of the 2021-22 school year.
Two groups of Emporia State students have planned early trick-or-treating opportunities for local children.
The Emporia Marching Hornets, cheer squad and ESU football players will lead the route at 11 a.m. Saturday as Emporia State students in recognized student organizations travel campus between White Library and the tailgate area on the north end on Saturday morning.
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 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.
The Emporia community is invited to tour the renovated Abigail Morse Residence Hall on the Emporia State campus Saturday, July 31.
New research shows the impact of COVID-19 on the experiences of Emporia State University students, including their access to basic needs like food and housing.
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.
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.