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International Food Festival is Saturday

March 25, 2019

Students enjoy preparing and sharing their native dishes with the local community during the 2018 International Food Festival.

Celebrate global cultures with Emporia State’s international students as they showcase the foods, traditions and entertainments from their countries.

The International Food Festival is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in Webb Hall of ESU’s Memorial Union. Foods are priced individually so they can be combined into a meal.

All proceeds go to the James F. Harter Scholarship Fund for international students at Emporia State.

Women’s History Month Reception and Awards Ceremony

March 25, 2019

Come celebrate the women of Emporia State University on Friday, March 29 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Phi Kappa Phi room of the Memorial Union. The Ethnic and Gender Studies program and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies are sponsoring the reception.

Campus Buzz From President Allison D. Garrett

March 20, 2019

Community Partnership Emporia State

Theatre Student Selected for Prestigious Open Jar Institute in New York City

March 5, 2019

Senior theatre major Hewleek McKoy of Olathe has been selected to attend the Open Jar Institute in New York City. He is the third ESU Theatre student since 2012 to earn the honor.

Tour Emporia’s Historic Stringtown Neighborhood

March 5, 2019

Emporia State Two groups of 14 will enjoy the 45-minute bus tours to experience the story of the ...

Hall of Fame’s Strickland Named an Icon of Education

March 5, 2019

Work with the National Teachers Hall of Fame and a lengthy teaching career led Carol Strickland to be named a 2019 Icon of Education by Ingram’s Magazine.

New director Dennis Turney brings ‘Romeo & Juliet’ to ESU Theatre April 24-27

March 5, 2019

The final show of the 2018-2019 theatre season at Emporia State University is William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Dennis Turney, who joined the ESU Theatre faculty last August, is making his directorial debut on the Bruder Theatre stage with this production that uses Shakespeare’s First Folio text. First published in 1623 — a few years after Shakespeare’s death, most consider the First Folio to be the most authentic version of the script as it was first performed by Shakespeare’s company.

Oscar Winner to Headline Great Plains Dinner

March 4, 2019

Award-winning writer and director Kevin Willmott will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Friends of the Plains Dinner on Friday, April 26. As a writer on the Spike Lee film “BlacKkKlansman,” Willmott won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay at last month’s Academy Awards.

Topeka Mayor to Deliver Bonner & Bonner Diversity Lecture

February 28, 2019

“Leading from Where You’re At” is the theme of the 2019 Bonner & Bonner Diversity Lecture: Civic Leadership for the Common Good. Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla will deliver the lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Albert Taylor Hall in Plumb Hall on the Emporia State University campus.

Campus Buzz From President Allison Garrett

February 28, 2019

Elite Company Kaylie Rahe, Block 3 student and pre-service teacher, won the Emerging PDS Leader Awardat the National Association for Professional Development Schools conference in Atlanta. Rahe was ...

2019 Class of Kansas Master Teachers Announced

February 26, 2019

Talented. Phenomenal. One in a million. These are the words used by the people who work and learn from the seven teachers chosen as the 2019 Kansas Master Teachers, announced today.

Lyon County Historical Society Receives Humanities Kansas Grant for Community Book Read

February 26, 2019

Humanities Kansas recently awarded $1,028 to the Lyon County Historical Society of Emporia in support of the Sarah Smarsh’s Heartland: A Community Read. Greg Jordan, executive director of the Lyon County Historical Society is the project director. The grant is a collaboration between the Society and the Center for Great Plains Studies at Emporia State University.

SLIM Opens New Program in Boise

February 13, 2019

Boise, Idaho, is the newest branch of Emporia State’s library science program offered through the School of Library and Information Management.

Library Science Program Expands to Las Vegas

February 13, 2019

Emporia State University’s library science program is expanding. A new cohort will open in fall 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. That makes seven programs for ESU’s School of Library and Information Management, including Sioux Falls, South Dakota, which opened in fall 2017.

Theatre Opens Spring Season with 'Steel Magnolias'

February 13, 2019

Emporia State University Theatre kicks off the spring season with “Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling. This production is under the direction of Theresa Mitchell, who retires this spring after 20 years with the Department of Communication and Theatre.

Campus Buzz from President Allison Garrett

February 13, 2019

Suited for Success A new collaboration with Dillard

Celebrate Founders’ Day

February 5, 2019

Emporia State University will mark 156 years of educational excellence with its annual Founders’ Day celebration.

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