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News in 2024


Full-Ride Scholarships Awarded by ESU, Jones Foundation

Feb. 23, 2024 The Teachers College

Four high schools were filled with festive atmospheres as five students from three Kansas counties learned Thursday (Feb. 22, 2024) that they have full-ride scholarships to Emporia State University to pursue their career goals. Each of the five learned the news during assemblies at their high schools.



ESU Theatre Presents ‘Late, A Cowboy Song’ by Sarah Ruhl

Feb. 20, 2024 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University Theatre presents “Late, A Cowboy Song” by Sarah Ruhl. Performances are scheduled for Feb. 29 and March 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and March 3 at 2 p.m. in the Ronald Q. Frederickson Black Box Theatre, in Roosevelt Hall.



Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture Coming March 7

Feb. 19, 2024 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The 2024 Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture, featuring keynote speaker Wesley Hamilton, will take place on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in Albert Taylor Hall. The theme of the keynote is “Overcoming Any Obstacles by Allowing Disruptions.”



PAROC Hosts Women in STEM and Storytime Events to Engage Children with Science

Feb. 16, 2024 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Emporia State University’s Prophet Aquatic Research and Outreach Center, or PAROC, is planning several upcoming science-themed events designed to be fun and educational. PAROC continues its monthly Science Saturdays and adds an evening option for Science Storytime targeted at children 7 and under.


Update on Student Rec Center

Feb. 15, 2024 Student Life

After the significant damage on Sunday to the Student Recreation Center, we know that you have questions. Here are the answers we have so far.


ESU Eliminates Application Fee, Expanding Access for Future Hornets

Feb. 13, 2024 Administration

Emporia State University has taken a bold step to expand accessibility and remove a financial barrier for future students by eliminating the undergraduate application fee, making it free to apply to the university. This move streamlines the admissions process and simplifies a student’s first steps to becoming a Hornet.


SMaRT Kansas 21 Provides Big Scholarships, Stipends and More for Science and Math Educators at ESU

Feb. 13, 2024 The Teachers College

Emporia State University is proud to introduce the SMaRT Kansas 21 (Science & Math Recruitment of Teachers in Kansas for the 21st Century) program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at transforming teacher recruitment, preparation, and support in the state of Kansas. This innovative program is made possible by a legislative budget appropriation of $510,000 per year, demonstrating a strong commitment to the future of education in Kansas.