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The Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture: Civic Leadership for the Common Good, featuring Dr. Evelyn Hill, will take place on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00pm, in Albert Taylor Hall. Her speech is entitled Enabling Homeless Children to be Successful in School.  Dr. Hill currently serves as Community Engagement Director with Avenue of Life in Kansas City, and is a former member of the Kansas City Kansas Board of Education. Visit the Bonner and Bonner lecture web page for more information. 

​The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required and are available at the Memorial Union.

Honors College2/19/2018 8:26 AM
  

Faculty may apply for funding in support of new innovative high impact learning activities for undergraduate academic projects.  Proposals for the 2018-19 academic year are due April 1, and should be submitted electronically via email to bwiggins@emporia.edu.  Please consult the High Impact Learning Initiative web page for details and to download the application form. 

Associate Provost2/19/2018 8:26 AM
  

Please consider coming to celebrate some of the ESU Mentors who contribute to our campus everyday! Nominees up to win this year's 3 ESU Mentor Awards are listed below. 

Each will be regonized on Friday, Febraury 23rd @3PM in Preston Family Room. Anyone is welcome to come!​

DR. MELISSA BAILEY 
CLARICE BOLEN
DR. ZENI COLORADO 
DR. MICHAEL DENNIS 
DR. MIRAH DOW 
JAMES EHLERS 
ROGER HEINEKEN
CHRIS LOGHRY 
DR. KATHERINE O'MEARA 
DR. MELISSA REED 
DR. CEARA SHAUGHNESSY 
KAYLA SMITH
DR. JESSIE STALLINGS 
MICHAEL WILSON


Center for Student Involvement2/19/2018 8:27 AM
  

Math Family Night is Monday, February 26th at Emporia Middle School from 5:30-8:30 PM. We are looking for volunteers to help run the event. You do not need to be great at math to help. You just need a positive outlook on math! If you are looking for community service hours, this is a great opportunity to volunteer. 

​If you are interested or have any questions, email aoelschl@g.emporia.edu. 

Mathematics Department 2/19/2018 8:27 AM
  

The Educational Opportunity Fund was created by the Board of Regents in 1989 to provide funding for student financial aid and community/campus service programs. The EOF committee receives proposals, conducts hearings, and prepares a budget for expenditures from the fund. The committee includes two students, the Student Body President, ASG advisor, and Dean of Students.​

Departmental and Student applications may be found here: 


https://www.emporia.edu/getinvolved/asg/forms.html​


Use of the EOF monies is limited to the following purposes:

Students

  • Academic scholarships and fellowships for both graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Need-based grants, including awards to students with special expenses such as child care, or groups of students who have been historically under-represented in higher education.

Departments

  • Salaries or grants for students participating in public and community service programs.
  • Student salaries for student services and programs, such as tutoring, daycare, and peer counseling.​​

If your division is interested, a written proposal must accompany requests for EOF monies using the enclosed format. The proposals must include the name of the submitting group and a brief statement outlining the reasons for requesting EOF monies.

These proposals must be submitted by Thursday, March 1st, 2018 to Megan McReynolds, Campus Box 4065. Any questions may be directed to Megan McReynolds, asgpres@emporia.edu or by calling ext. 5494. EOF committee hearings will be held after proposals have been submitted.​

Associated Student Government2/19/2018 8:27 AM
  

​Thursday, February 22 

7:00 PM

Preston Family Room, MU

Cheryl Unruh’s newest book is a collection of poetry, Walking on Water (Meadowlark Books). She writes about the land, sky, the weather. About life and death. As a child, she helped her father maintain the township cemetery; her curiosity about death began there.

Her two books of Kansas essays, Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State, and Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays (Quincy Press), received the Kansas Notable Book Award.
Creative Writing Program2/19/2018 2:34 PM
  
Tomorrow, Tuesday February 20, IT will be launching a new version of our antivirus software, Symantec’s Endpoint Protection.  The new software will be installed on all ESU-owned Windows computers, including all laptops.  Beginning Tuesday night, and repeating Wednesday and Thursday nights, February 21, and 22, computers will receive the update overnight.

 

The software installs automatically, and your computer will re-boot spontaneously.

Remember to leave your computer on when you leave work on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

If the update does not install during any of the 3 time periods designated, IT personnel will contact you to ensure the update gets applied as soon as possible.  For those laptops that live off-campus all the time (SLIM Portland, for example) we can assist you remotely with installing the latest software.  You may call the Help Desk any time, after February 20th for assistance.

Thank you for your patience and assistance during this initiative as we work to keep ESU computers and data safe and secure.  Questions may be directed to the IT Help Desk at 341-5555 (toll free 1-877-341-5555).  Or go to myIT from Hornet.emporia.edu , and click on the Security/AntiVirus topic in the menu for all the details

Information Technology2/19/2018 2:35 PM
  

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Midnight Meow is unable to perform at Emporia State University on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. ​

Union Activities Council2/20/2018 2:49 PM
  

Thursday, February 22 

7:00 PM

Preston Family Room, MU

Cheryl Unruh’s newest book is a collection of poetry, Walking on Water (Meadowlark Books). She writes about the land, sky, the weather. About life and death. As a child, she helped her father maintain the township cemetery; her curiosity about death began there.

Her two books of Kansas essays, Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State, and Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays (Quincy Press), received the Kansas Notable Book Award.​
Creative Writing Program2/20/2018 2:49 PM
  

​Come out and watch the Associated Student Government President/Vice-President Candidate Debate on March 1st! It will be held in the Preston Family Room and run from 5:00pm-6:00pm. It is a great way to see who this years candidates are for Student Body President & Vice-President and learn about their respective platforms. 

Associated Student Government Election Commissioner 2/20/2018 2:49 PM
  

A reminder that during inclement weather conditions the campus community should either listen to KVOE AM radio station (1400) or  Kansas Public Radio; or  watch KWCH , WIBW, KSNT or KTKA television stations; or access the home page for the University ( www.emporia.edu ) for a possible closing of the University due to inclement weather.  There will be a notification sent only if there is a closing to be announced and the University's Text/Email Emergency Notification System will be activated (for those who have this service).  There will be no notification if the University is to remain open.

The prediction for the next several days for the chance for rain, freezing rain, or snow starting up during tonight and continuing through the weekend. There will be crews out when these events start to keep roads and sidewalks cleared.  Crews will continue to work through the weekend to clear and treat roads, parking lots and walks.  Church lots and the FOOD & LIBRARY PATHWAYS will be addressed first.                                                

During the weather event, also be aware that crews from the Academic, Residential and Memorial Union facilities will be working and treating around their respective buildings and entrances. Please report any trouble areas to the University Facilities Office (5331). You can view Snow Removal Maps indicating the priority and stages of work at http://www.emporia.edu/alerts/documents/campus_snow_removal_map.pdf.  Even with cleared walks and entrances, everyone should take extreme care due to continual thawing and freezing cycles occurring during and after each event.  Persons with mobility restrictions should take extreme precautions and request assistance (call Facilities @ 341-5331) if needed or arrange with their departments to remain at home.  Everyone should take extra time and be extra careful during and after the weather event. ​

Mark Runge2/20/2018 2:50 PM
  
Please join the Emporia Symphony Orchestra, Emporia State A Cappella Choir and Emporia Chorale for a combined concert on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Albert Taylor Hall! Featured music includes Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Handel's Zadok the Priest, Mahler's What Love Tells Me, and J.A.C. Redford's Rest Now My Sister. 

$5- General Admission
$4- Students & Senior Citizens
Free- Children 12 and under

Emporia Symphony League2/21/2018 8:27 AM
  

The Story:

Come and see what’s going on at Albert Taylor Hall this week!

Wednesday, February 21st

Event: Wind Ensemble Concert

Details: The Emporia State University Wind Ensemble is a 60 member group, consisting of the university’s premiere wind players and percussionists. The group has recently performed the music of composers such as Vincent Persichetti, Dmitri Shostakovich, William Schumann and Eric Whitacre. The Wind Ensemble has released two compact discs, Rituals of Fire and Racing With the Sun, featuring the music of ESU composers.

Time: 7:30pm

Admission: $5.00 for General Admission, $4.00 for Students, Senior Citizens and Children 12 and under are free

 

Albert Taylor Hall2/21/2018 1:29 PM
  

A reminder that during inclement weather conditions the campus community should either listen to KVOE AM radio station (1400) or  Kansas Public Radio; or  watch KWCH , WIBW, KSNT or KTKA television stations; or access the home page for the University ( www.emporia.edu ) for a possible closing of the University due to inclement weather.  There will be a notification sent only if there is a closing to be announced and the University's Text/Email Emergency Notification System will be activated (for those who have this service).  There will be no notification if the University is to remain open.

 

The prediction for the next several days for the chance for rain, freezing rain, or snow starting up during tonight and continuing through the weekend. The prediction tonight is from a trace to 0.2" of freezing rain.  There will be crews out when these events start to keep roads and sidewalks cleared.  Crews will continue to work through the weekend to clear and treat roads, parking lots and walks.  FOOD & LIBRARY PATHWAYS will be addressed first.

                                                                                     

During the weather event, also be aware that crews from the Academic, Residential and Memorial Union facilities will be working and treating around their respective buildings and entrances. Please report any trouble areas to the University Facilities Office (5331). You can view Snow Removal Maps indicating the priority and stages of work at http://www.emporia.edu/alerts/documents/campus_snow_removal_map.pdf.  Even with cleared walks and entrances, everyone should take extreme care due to continual thawing and freezing cycles occurring during and after each event.  Persons with mobility restrictions should take extreme precautions and request assistance (call Facilities @ 341-5331) if needed or arrange with their departments to remain at home.  Everyone should take extra time and be extra careful during and after the weather event.

 

Thank you.

Mark Runge,  Director of Facilities2/21/2018 1:29 PM
  

Two Laurence C. Boylan Scholarships will be available for 2018-2019.  Each scholarship award is for $2125.  The recipients will receive their awards during fall 2018/spring 2019.  Scholarship recipients will be required to enroll in at least 6 graduate credit hours.  The application deadline is March 9, 2018.  Applicants must be degree-seeking graduate students who have completed one year of study with a gpa of 3.0.  Applicants must also submit proof of financial need, letter describing how their education/degree relates to future plans, and three faculty references.  The electronic application can be found at http://www.emporia.edu/grad/scholarships-awards/laurence-c-boylan-scholarship-award.html.

 

Graduate School2/21/2018 1:30 PM
  

Thursday, February 22 

7:00 PM

Preston Family Room, MU

Cheryl Unruh’s newest book is a collection of poetry, Walking on Water (Meadowlark Books). She writes about the land, sky, the weather. About life and death. As a child, she helped her father maintain the township cemetery; her curiosity about death began there.

Her two books of Kansas essays, Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State, and Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays (Quincy Press), received the Kansas Notable Book Award.​
Creative Writing Program2/21/2018 1:30 PM
  

Ivan Pecel is a stand-up comic, and a skilled acrobat, Ivan has appeared on MTV, America’s Got Talent, and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Ivan can juggle ping pong balls, axes, and even bowling balls, all while doing stand-up comedy. If you didn’t love this art form before his show, you will after, or at least tolerate it… Don’t miss his show Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 pm in Bruder Theater.

Union Activities Council2/21/2018 1:30 PM
  

JOIN US FOR RELATIONSHIPS 101 , A ONE HOUR WEEKLY EVENT, EVERY THURSDAY 4:30PM-5:30PM @ THE STUDENT WELLNESS CENTER,​  WHERE WE SIT DOWN AD TALK ABOUT COMPONENT AND ASPECTS THAT ARE PART OF EVERY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP. THIS GROUP IS AIMED tO HELP ALL ESU STUDENT NAVIGATE THROUGH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS THEY HAVE REGARDING THEIR RELATIONSHIPS, SO PLEASE BRING QUESTIONS OR JUST COME LISTEN!

ESU,THRIVE2/21/2018 1:30 PM
  

​Baseball has moved its MIAA Opening Games to Trusler Sports Complex this weekend!  Hornets will host Northwest Missouri State Saturday at 3pm, Sunday at 1pm, and Monday at 1pm. Come out to Glennen Field at Trusler Sports Complex as the Hornets open Conference Play!

​Softball has added games on Monday, as they will host McKendree University for a Double Header.  The first game will start Monday at 12pm.  Games will be on Turnbull Field at Trusler Sports Complex.

Athletics Marketing 2/22/2018 2:26 PM
  

The Emporia Lions Club is hosting a Biscuit and Gravy Breakfast on March 3rd from 7am-11am! They are needing volunteers to help serve food, clean up, etc. If you are interested email chornets@emporia.edu​ for more information!
Thanks in advance!!! ​

Community Hornets2/22/2018 2:26 PM
  
Please join the Emporia Symphony Orchestra, Emporia State A Cappella Choir and Emporia Chorale for a combined concert on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Albert Taylor Hall! Featured music includes Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Handel's Zadok the Priest, Mahler's What Love Tells Me, and J.A.C. Redford's Rest Now My Sister. 

$5- General Admission
$4- Students & Senior Citizens
Free- Children 12 and under

Emporia Symphony League2/22/2018 2:27 PM
  

​Join us March 8th for Tamika D. Mallory! 

The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. Women’s March is committed to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive structures guided by self-determination, dignity and respect. Tamika D. Mallory will be in Albert Taylor Hall at 7pm Thursday, March 8th!

Union Activities Council2/22/2018 2:27 PM
  

The Kansas Leadership Center Faculty-in-Residence are planning to reschedule the Town Hall meeting on sexual harassment that was planned for today.

Watch your email for information on the new date and time.​

Kansas Leadership Center Faculty-in-Residence2/22/2018 2:29 PM
  

​Baseball has moved its MIAA Opening Games to Trusler Sports Complex this weekend!  Hornets will host Northwest Missouri State Saturday at 3pm, Sunday at 1pm, and Monday at 1pm. Come out to Glennen Field at Trusler Sports Complex as the Hornets open Conference Play!

​Softball has added games on Monday, as they will host McKendree University for a Double Header.  The first game will start Monday at 12pm.  Games will be on Turnbull Field at Trusler Sports Complex.

Athletics Marketing2/23/2018 8:25 AM
  
Please join the Emporia Symphony Orchestra, Emporia State A Cappella Choir and Emporia Chorale for a combined concert on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Albert Taylor Hall! Featured music includes Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Handel's Zadok the Priest, Mahler's What Love Tells Me, and J.A.C. Redford's Rest Now My Sister. 

$5- General Admission
$4- Students & Senior Citizens
Free- Children 12 and under

Emporia Symphony League 2/23/2018 8:25 AM
  

​The 2017 Service Awards Ceremony will be held on Monday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Webb Hall.

Please plan to attend and support our fellow employees being recognized for their years of service to Emporia State University and the State of Kansas.  Great entertainment and refreshments will be included! We look forward to seeing you there!

Human Resources 2/23/2018 8:25 AM
  

The Town Hall on Sexual Harassment has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the MU Preston Room.​

Members of the Kansas Leadership Center Faculty-in-Residence invite you to the Town Hall meeting to discuss this issue and to solicit from you concrete suggestions that will help us make our campus a place where everyone feels welcome and safe. 

Kansas Leadership Center Faculty-in-Residence2/23/2018 9:28 AM
  

Single Parent with Children Scholarship

The Single Parent with Children Scholarship assists single, divorced or widowed ESU students who are raising children and attending school simultaneously. $2000 is awarded for the academic year; half is disbursed in the fall semester and the remainder in the spring semester. Students must be a single parent with primary, sole, or joint custody of their child or children. Students are required to achieve and maintain 2.75 GPA, complete the FAFSA to demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for undergraduate students and 7 for graduate students.

Students previously awarded this scholarship may reapply as long as they meet all the eligibility requirements and submit a new application. 

This scholarship application is due March 2, 2018.

Please click the link below for more information about this scholarship.

https://www.emporia.edu/finaid/scholarships/#singleparent


Stephen & Karen Kohler Clegg Scholarship

The Stephen and Karen Kohler Clegg Scholarship was established to support students who are pursuing a secondary education degree in mathematics or science.  To be considered for this scholarship applicants must:

  • Be classified as a junior upon initial receipt of the award
  • Have a minimum 3.25 cgpa
  • Be pursuing a secondary education degree in math or science
  • Have financial need
  • Be a graduate of a Kansas high school
  • Submit application along with required essay of why the applicant has chosen teaching as a profession

Complete applications can be turned in to the Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Veterans Services office.  Deadline for the 2018-2019 application is 5 p.m., March 2, 2018.  

Click here for the 2018-2019 application.


Dirty Kanza Academic Scholarship

To be eligible students must:

  • Submit a completed application
  • Be a full-time undergraduate student
  • Have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Provide a letter of reference from a faculty member
  • Submit essay (topic provided on application)

Click here for the application.

Complete applications can be turned in to the Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Veterans Services office.

Deadline: 5 pm, March 2, 2018


Latino Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship has been established by the FIFHA Committee at ESU to help and assist students in need of financial help. Entering and current students from any major may apply for this scholarship. Students applying must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. The due date for the application is March 8, 2018. Please click the link below for more information about this scholarship.

https://www.emporia.edu/finaid/scholarships/#Latino Legacy 

 

 


Office of Financial Aid, Scholarships & Veterans Services 2/23/2018 1:23 PM
  

​On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Career Services will be conducting the Spring 2018 Teacher Career Fair and Interviews in the Memorial Union, 2nd Floor, KSTC Ballroom and Webb Hall.  The fair is from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., with scheduled interviews until 4:00 p.m. 

Our office will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

To see the registered schools, go to:  http://www.emporia.edu/careerservices/events/teacher-career-fair-attendees.html

 

Karla Olson2/23/2018 1:24 PM
  

This evening, Friday, February 23rd, IT will again be launching a new version of our antivirus software, Symantec's Endpoint Protection. The new software will be installed on all ESU-owned Windows computers, including all laptops.  Beginning Friday night, and repeating Saturday, and Sunday nights, February 24, and 25, computers will receive the update overnight.

We will need you to reboot your computer and leave it powered on for the weekend.

The software installs automatically, and your computer will re-boot spontaneously.

If the update does not install during any periods designated, IT personnel will contact you to ensure the update gets applied as soon as possible. For those laptops that live off-campus all the time (SLIM Portland, for example) we can assist you remotely with installing the latest software.  You may call the Help Desk any time for assistance.

Thank you for your patience and assistance during this initiative as we work to keep ESU computers and data safe and secure.  Questions may be directed to the IT Help Desk at 341-5555 (toll free 1-877-341-5555).  Or go to myIT from Hornet.emporia.edu​, and click on the Security/AntiVirus topic in the menu for all the details

Information Technology2/23/2018 1:48 PM
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