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News in 2018

McCoy's River Journey Book Wins National Award

Nov. 20, 2018 None

An Emporia State journalism professor who has won a national award for his book about a trip down the Arkansas River hopes the account will inspire others to conserve and protect the environment.

Theatre Presents ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’

Nov. 19, 2018 None

Emporia State University Theatre is presenting “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Jethro Compton. The play premiered in 2014 at the Park Theatre in London and is based on the 1953 short story of the same name by Dorothy M. Johnson, a longtime educator at the University of Montana in Missoula. A celebrated writer of Western fiction, Johnson’s other titles include “A Man Called Horse” and “The Hanging Tree.” “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” will play in the Ronald Q. Frederickson Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 through 30, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1.

Flag Ceremony Kicks Off Veterans Events at ESU

Oct. 31, 2018 None

A new event at Emporia State University helps kick off the 2018 All Veterans Tribute Week, designed to celebrate Emporia as the Official Founding City of Veterans Day.

ESU Accounting Major Receives $10,000 Scholarship

Oct. 30, 2018 None

Kristi Pickett, senior accounting major at Emporia State University’s School of Business from Burlingame, Kansas, was named a recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

WWI Program Offered at ESU

Oct. 29, 2018 None

ESU Special Collections and Archives, Department of Communication and Theatre, Department of Social Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Lyon County History Center present “Emporia’s Company L in World War I.”