Because of the impending dangerous weather forecast for Thursday and Friday, the Emporia State University campus will shut down early for winter break.
News in 2022
Given that many donors choose to make a gift during the month of December, ESU Foundation Staff will be available on call Dec. 27 through 31, and the Sauder Alumni Center, 1500 Highland St., will be open on Dec. 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Class of 2020 Inductee Dr. Melissa Collins is the 2022-2023 Tennessee Teacher of the Year. Collins is a second-grade teacher at John P. Freeman Optional School in Memphis-Shelby County Schools in Memphis where she has taught since 1995. Collins will represent Tennessee in the National Teacher of the Year competition and serve as an ambassador for education in the state throughout the 2022-23 school year.
Emporia State University’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs has long shown his leadership abilities throughout his career at ESU. Dr. Brent Thomas was announced as the new academic leader this afternoon.
Three representatives from The National Teachers Hall of Fame will travel to Newtown, Connecticut, on Wednesday to pay tribute to the Sandy Hook educators and lay a wreath at the new memorial dedicated in November in Newtown.
More than 700 Emporia State University students are candidates for degrees during winter commencement ceremonies at White Auditorium on Dec. 16 and 17.
Additions in Emporia State’s Communication program expand on the department’s communication, emerging technology and society concentration that was introduced in fall 2020.
A relaunched program with increased support will benefit both Emporia State students and local businesses. The Community Internship Consortium pairs the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce with Emporia State’s School of Business.
When the Farmer's Bank and Trust Live United Bowl football game kicks off at noon tomorrow in Texarkana, Arkansas, all eyes will be on the Emporia State University football student-athletes. Yet there is another group of students who will be in the stadium with their own important role — the Emporia State Marching Hornets.
A new undergraduate degree program at Emporia State was created by faculty in the Emporia State Department of Social Sciences, Sociology and Criminology who wanted to counter declining enrollments in two separate programs. The new bachelor of science degree in History and Government was approved this month by the Kansas Board of Regents and will launch in fall 2023.