Education and action to combat food insecurity locally is the focus of March to End Hunger, which kicks off Monday, March 2.
Winners of Emporia State University’s Community Impact Challenge are launching a donation drive this week to collect hygiene products for students in need in the local school district.
A signing ceremony last week on the Emporia State University campus brought together students, faculty and staff committed to fighting food insecurity both on campus and off. Emporia at the Table: Ending Hunger in our Community, called the EAT Initiative, is collaborating with programs that already exist and working across campus to share the message in classrooms and to the public.
Three teams face off in the finals of the second annual Community Impact Challenge (CIC), a grant competition to encourage students of Emporia State University to make an impact on pressing issues facing the Emporia community. The finals will be at 5 p.m. Oct. 23, in the Blue Key Room in ESU’s Memorial Union.
Registration is open for the Nitty Gritty Tie Dye Run on the Emporia State campus Sept. 21. All who register by Sept. 18 receive a free T-shirt.
Emporia State’s new senior diversity officer is excited to execute the university’s goal “to become a model for diversity, equity and inclusion.” Dr. Aswad Allen begins his position Aug. 12.
Before students move into Schallenkamp Hall, the public is invited to tour the newest residence hall on the Emporia State University campus. The building at 1230 Market St., Emporia, will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, for tours.