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.
Fighting food insecurity is a timely topic on the Emporia State campus during October with a Can COVID donation campaign for Corky’s Cupboard food pantry, a grant to expand the pantry and access to the “Hungry to Learn” documentary.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Emporia State University a federal TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $1,694,855 over the next 5 years to help students succeed in and graduate from college.