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News in 2018

Theatre Travels to South Dakota for Annual Festival

Dec. 18, 2018 None

ESU Theatre will travel South Dakota to participate in the 51st meeting of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. KCACTF is a national theatre program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide. This year, Region V — representing Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota — meets from Jan. 20 to 26 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Campus to Close, Foundation Open During Holiday Break

Dec. 18, 2018 None

The Emporia State University Foundation will be open during the last week of the year to accept end-of-year gifts. The rest of campus, however, will be closed between noon Friday, Dec. 21 and 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

Gift Creates Endowed Professorship, Camp Program

Dec. 5, 2018 None

An Emporia State alum who spent his career working on NASA space projects is helping future generations experience the same types of programs and engaged professors who inspired him to reach for the stars.

Theatre Presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Dec. 3, 2018 None

Emporia State University Theatre’s third annual radio drama performance of “A Christmas Carol,” the timeless classic by Charles Dickens, will be December 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Karl C. Bruder Theatre. The performance will be streamed online, but it can also be watched live in the theatre. A suggested donation of $5 or a contribution of stable food items can be made at the door for the live performance. Cash donations will go toward theatre scholarships. Food items will be contributed to Corky’s Cupboard.