A Fulbright Visiting Scholar from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh is spending the spring 2020 semester in the School of Business at Emporia State University.
News in 2020
Cold temperatures and chances for snow and ice may be part of weather forecasts right now, but severe weather season is right around the corner.
Three finalists for the position of dean of The Teachers College at Emporia State University will visit the campus during February. Each candidate’s visit will include a presentation to the campus community and public followed by questions and answers. In addition to these presentations, each candidate will meet with the search committee and administrators, faculty, staff and students as they complete the interview process.
Ed Eilert (BSB 1962, MS 1962) was named an Outstanding Kansas Citian of the Year by The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City. Eilert is chair of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners. The award is designed to recognize individuals who have contributed to the well-being and/or historic preservation of the greater Kansas City metro area, through their professional work, civic engagement or volunteerism, or who have simply become part of Kansas City’s history.
Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives and the William Allen White Community Partnership, Inc. invite the community to a program in celebration of William Allen White’s 152nd birthday and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
An important and influential family with an Emporia State family legacy is being recognized this weekend at the ESU basketball game. Paul and Odessa Terry didn’t merely dream that all eight of their children would graduate from college; they expected it. The children didn’t disappoint and, as a result, the Terrys will be honored as a 2020 Hornet Heritage Family by Emporia State University’s Alumni Association on Saturday, Feb. 8, during the Hornets’ home basketball game.
The Emporia State University Theatre program was well-represented at Festival 52 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region V. The gathering was held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the week of Jan. 19 through 25.
Emporia State University President Allison Garrett was elected vice chair of the NCAA Division II Presidents Council at the conclusion last week of the NCAA’s annual meeting. Garrett joined the Presidents Council at its April 2017 meeting.
Carly Bowden, an Emporia State alumna who was inspired in high school to become a math teacher, won a $25,000 Milken Educator Award on January 9. Bowden (BSE 2015) teaches at Andover Central Middle School. She is shown above with Brad Nicks (BSE 2009), who was Bowden’s high school math teacher when he received a Milken Award.
Five alumni of Emporia State are members of the 2020 Kansas Teacher of the Year Team.