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Hornet Profiles

  • Marah  Carney
  • Marah Carney
  • Unexpected Opportunities
  • Graduating student Marah Carney found an unexpected passion during her time at Emporia State University. read more
  • Anya  Avramenko
  • Anya Avramenko
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • From Ukraine, Avramenko will graduate from Emporia State in December with a double-major: interpersonal communication and Spanish and modern literature. read more
  • Ashlea  Chapman
  • Ashlea Chapman
  • Ashlea began her student career with success and a strong set of goals in mind
  • Chapman, who is originally from Atchison, is graduating after eight semesters at Emporia State University with two degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Math. She minored in music. She also will graduate debt-free. read more
  • Elvira  Avdeyeva
  • Elvira Avdeyeva
  • From Turkmenistan to Dr. Seuss to Emporia State
  • You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go… read more
  • Michelle  Corkins
  • Michelle Corkins
  • From Emporia State to the White House
  • Michelle Corkins thought she would be extremely nervous, so she carefully practiced what she wanted to say. And who wouldn’t have some anxiety? It is not every day you get to meet the President of the United States. read more
  • Dr. David  Edds
  • Dr. David Edds
  • The Trip to Nepal
  • Scientists wanting to recognize Edds for his more than 35 years of study of aquatic life in Nepal have named 2 newly discovered fish species in his honor. read more
  • Dr. Abdullahi  Musa
  • Dr. Abdullahi Musa
  • Armed with Ph.D. from Emporia State University, Dr. Musa hopes to help eradicate polio in Nigeria
  • Musa’s dissertation investigated the critical question of why people resist health information provided by government and international donor agencies. read more
  • Nathaniel  Terrell
  • Nathaniel Terrell
  • Servant Professor
  • “We are like family. I tell prospective students, come to Emporia State and we will treat you like family.” read more
  • Jason  Suptic
  • Jason Suptic
  • Code for Life: Don’t Give Up!
  • This is an inspirational story of how Suptic pulled himself up out of the mess he had gotten himself into and turned it around to where he became a graduate of Emporia State University. read more
  • Col. Cameron  Leiker
  • Col. Cameron Leiker
  • Emporia State Alumnus Involved in Historical Moments
  • “We as alumni, as business leaders, as people outside the university, need to become mentors.” read more

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