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.
News in 2018
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.
It’s International Education Week at Emporia State University and our students want to share their cultures with the campus and Emporia community.
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.
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.
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.”
Sarah Smarsh, author of “Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth,” will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Tallgrass Writing Workshop, the Center for Great Plains Studies at Emporia State announced.