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News in 2018

Presentation Explores William Allen White’s Resistance Against the KKK

Oct. 19, 2018 None

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives will host “William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: A Real American Goes Hunting,” a presentation and discussion by Beverley Olson Buller, on October 29 at 7 p.m. in the exhibit hall on the first floor of William Allen White Library. Campus and community members are invited to attend the free program, which is made possible by Humanities Kansas. Audience is limited to 30.

Homecoming Festivities Unite ESU Alumni, Emporia Community

Oct. 17, 2018 None

While ESU alumni return to the Hornets’ Nest for Homecoming, the campus welcomes the Emporia community to enjoy the special events. Homecoming 2018 begins Thursday, Oct. 18 and concludes with a matinee of the musical on Sunday, Oct. 21.

Gifts Launch New Kossover Family Tennis Complex at ESU

Oct. 17, 2018 None

Major gifts from two Emporia State University alumni and former tennis student-athletes will result in a new, unprecedented indoor-outdoor tennis complex for the university. Inspired by their passion for tennis, Wichitans Greg Kossover and Ken Hush are partnering with ESU to propel the tennis program forward.

Relationships, Service Highlight Upcoming Hayes Lecture

Oct. 11, 2018 None

A former Emporia State basketball player now working for the nation’s fourth-largest real estate and investment firm returns to his alma mater to deliver the eighth-annual Sam E. and Jeannene Hayes Lecture to kick off 2018 Homecoming activities.

ESU Hires New Title IX Coordinator

Oct. 3, 2018 None

An attorney with more than a decade of experience with gender discrimination and violence is the new full-time Title IX Coordinator at Emporia State University. Jennifer Ananda, currently deputy Title IX coordinator and policy specialist at The University of Kansas assumes her new role on Nov. 5.