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News in 2021

Kansas Teachers Achieve National Board Certification in Spite of Pandemic

Feb. 8, 2021 The Teachers College

Doing the work required to become board certified in any profession is difficult. When the board certification demands you demonstrate your skill – like teaching in a elementary, middle, or high school classroom – and schooling goes mostly online makes it extremely difficult. However, 10 Kansas determined educators persevered and earned their first-time certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

ESU Offers New Master of Science in Nursing Program

Feb. 4, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

A new Master of Science in Nursing program at Emporia State University will help nurses advance their careers while benefitting rural health care settings in need of educators and managers.

FHTC, ESU Collaborate for 2+2 Communication Degree Program

Feb. 1, 2021 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Students who earn an associate degree in multimedia design at Flint Hills Technical College can easily transfer to Emporia State University to complete a bachelor’s degree in communication under a new agreement between the two institutions.

Celebrate Founders’ Day at ESU

Jan. 27, 2021 Alumni

Emporia State University will mark 158 years of educational excellence with its annual Founders’ Day celebration.

New KBOR Policy

Jan. 26, 2021 Administration

Universities are complex organizations that exist to better our communities, state, nation and world by educating students to achieve their dreams and by conducting research that enhances others’ quality of life and the economic prosperity of their regions.

Regarding Recent Events

Jan. 15, 2021 Administration

Over the past week, I have given much thought to the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and the subsequent fallout that we have all witnessed. We are all reeling, and each day brings new information and imagery more troubling than the day before. Images of the Confederate flag in our capitol building, our country’s symbol of freedom and democracy, haunt me.