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We are looking to collect opinions on your experience with BuzzIn and what features you would like in a future portal. Feedback is welcome from all students, faculty, and staff. Those that complete the survey will have the option to be entered to win an iPad. 


Information Technology10/17/2017 1:25 PM
  

In celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Steve Riat is coming to campus tomorrow to give a presentation about technological developments of the future and the security implications of our information age. An entertaining and motivating speaker, Steve speaks and facilitates seminars on technology, business growth and Cloud Solutions, along with communications services. Steve has more than two decades of business technology experience with contacts ranging from Microsoft, IBM, and other top-tier technology companies. 


Steve Riat "Exponential Change"
October 18, 2017
7 p.m.
Preston Room, MU

This event is open to the Emporia community and no prior knowledge of technology is required to join! Refreshments will be provided and the first 50 attendees will receive a door prize. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and talk with Steve and our IT security staff.
Information Technology10/17/2017 12:47 PM
  

Looking for high impact opportunities in the U.S. or abroad to build your experience?  ​The offices of International Education and Career Services are hosting Global Opportunities Days this Thursday and Friday, October 19-20 from 3-5pm.  This program will take place in the PKP Room, Memorial Union, lower level.  Including valuable resources for internaitonal and domestic students alike, this program is a come and go event with information tables from 3-4pm, followed by a CPT/OPT (practical training) session presented by Dr. Mark Daly.  Stop by and enjoy an ice cream sundae bar and learn about high impact opportunities around the world. Questions?  Contact June Coleman at jcoleman@emporia.edu​ or 341-5407.  

Career Services10/17/2017 12:46 PM
  

Memorial Union Bookstore will be having a Clearance Flash Sale on Thursday Oct. 19th from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

All Clearance items will be an additional 50% off the price marked!!

Come check it out...great Christmas gifts at a fraction of the price.

T-shirts, Long Sleeve T's, Crew's, Hoodies & 1/4 zips​

Mike McRell10/17/2017 12:46 PM
  

​Can the Bods boxes are still in place throughout campus departments, residence halls, and at the front desk of the Center for Student Involvement! The donations of non-perishable goods to these boxes will provide continued support for our campus food pantry, Corky's Cupboard. We also hope to raise more items than our rival school, Washburn University, in this friendly competition. It's not too late to donate! Thank you for your consideration and generosity!​

Associated Student Government10/17/2017 12:46 PM
  

All ESU students are invited to ACES workshop to learn about time management and how to balance your academic life with other aspects of life.

The workshop will take place on Thursday, October 19th at 1pm  in the WAW Library, Seminar Room 222.

We hope to see you there!

Academic Center for Excellence and Success10/17/2017 12:46 PM
  

Kathrine K. White Faculty Incentive Grant

Originally established in 1988, the Kathrine K. White Faculty Incentive Grant Program provides the opportunity for ESU faculty members to receive grants toward teaching, faculty development, or research activities.  Emporia State University Foundation is pleased to announce that funding is once again available for the 2017-18 academic year.  

Applications are due to Sarah Eimer, Box 4002 or seimer@emporia.edu, by Thursday, November 16, 2017.  For application and detailed description of the grant program go to:  http://www.emporia.edu/foundation/gifts-in-action/

ESU Foundation10/17/2017 12:45 PM
  

​Do you BLEED Black and Gold?

Apply to be an ESU Ambassador!

ESU Ambassadors is a diverse organization that works with Admissions and the Alumni Association to give campus tours to ALL prospective students and visitors, organize student programming events like EZONE and Becoming a Forever Hornet: Traditions Keeper Program, and work events and network with Alumni.

We are looking for students with excellent communication skills, the ability to communicate with diverse audiences, and who LOVE ESU.

Minimum requirements:

  • Full time student
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Involved on campus
  • Available for weekly meetings
  • Must be able to give one campus tour a week

For more information and to APPLY ONLINE: go to bit.ly/esuambassadors

Deadline to apply is Friday, October 20.

ESU Ambassadors10/17/2017 12:45 PM
  

Spend a spooky night with the ESU and Emporia Public LIbraries as you and your friends try to navigate a Halloween-inspired obstacle course! No registration is required. The course will be set up along Kellogg Circle. For more information, call Tiffany Fay at the Emporia Public Library (620-412-68977) or email Megan Mahoney at ESU (mmahone1@emporia.edu​).

Megan Mahoney, ESU Libraries and Archives10/17/2017 12:44 PM
  
The city of Emporia is holding a clean sweep!! A clean sweep is a time when the dump is open and free for people to drop off items. Items include: furniture, brush, electronics, ect. The city is needing volunteers to help with unloading, sorting, and traffic control.
This is a two day event and goes on October 21st and October 22nd from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day. This is a great opportunity to get community service hours and help the city of Emporia. 
**Closed toe-shoes required, boots and work pants recommended. 

Community Hornets10/17/2017 12:43 PM
  
Emporia School District is hosting a city-wide clothing drive going on now through October 30th! 

The district is looking for volunteers to help sort the clothing after the drive. The clothing sort is an on going event, and will last two weeks! Please feel free to sign up for multiple one hour shifts. They are in DESPERATE need for help. 

Grab some friends and go help out the Emporia School District! 

Community Hornets10/17/2017 12:41 PM
  
The Flint Hills Mall is hosting their 10th Annual Halloween at the Mall. 
This event is from 5:30 to 8:00pm on October 31st, 2017. The mall is requesting volunteers to pass out candy, judge the costume contest, and run game stations. ​
Get spooky at the mall and help out the Flint Hills Mall. 

Community Hornets10/17/2017 12:41 PM
  

Want to learn some tips and tricks about Windows 10, Outlook Calendar, OneDrive, or Cognos?

Check out our myIT Training Calendar for topics and click sign up to reserve a spot! A minimum of 5 participants is required to hold each session.

What topics would you like to see in future sessions? Visit our Suggestion Box at this link.

Information Technology10/16/2017 2:01 PM
  

The Interdisciplinary Secondary Education Alliance is having a Pumpkin Carving social event (open to any secondary education major) from 6:00-8:00pm on October 18th at the Bland residence in Americus. BYO pumpkin and carving kit, but we'll have hotdogs and smores. Email Dr. Bland (pbland@emporia.edu​) for directions. Hope to see you there!

Interdisciplinary Secondary Education Alliance10/16/2017 2:00 PM
  

Find out how you can become an official! Emporia State Coaching Education and Recreation Services will be holding official workshops this semester to develop officials who wish to work games. The goal is to develop officials who wish to work beyond intramural games and officiate middle school and high school games. Officiating is a great way to stay involved in sports and earn extra money. 

The first meeting will be held on October 25th at 7:00 p.m. in Rm 204 of the HPER building. 
Anyone interested in officiating is welcome to attend. 

 Contact: Mark Stanbrough at mstanbro@emporia.edu or 620-341-5399 

Mark Stanbrough10/16/2017 12:32 PM
  
Applications are now available for Alternative Spring Break 2018! If you're a student interested in spending your spring break volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, traveling, and getting to know new people, consider applying for Alternative Spring Break! We will hold an informational meeting where we will discuss estimated cost, trip details, and the application process. The info meeting is highly recommended if you're interested in the trip!

Informational Session:

  • Monday, October 16, 8-9pm in the Miller Room MU

To request an application email hornetsforhabitat@gmail.com. Applications are due to hornetsforhabitat@gmail.com by 5pm October 18th.


Alternative Spring Break & Hornets for Habitat10/16/2017 12:31 PM
  

Due to an unexpected vacancy in the Faculty Senate executive team this year, the Faculty Senate will be holding a special election this fall to elect a new 2nd Vice President for the current academic year (2017-2018). The Senate’s Nominating Committee intends to submit its list of candidates to the Committee on Campus Governance no later than Friday, October 27th. Additionally, the Nominating Committee is beginning its effort to identify candidates for the normal 2nd Vice President elections to be held in the spring. The candidate elected in the spring will serve as 2nd Vice President during the next academic year (2018-2019).

All faculty members are encouraged to submit the names of potential nominees to their Senators or by contacting the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Dr. Steven Lovett at slovett1@emporia.edu​.

Dr. Steven Lovett, 1st Vice President of the Faculty10/16/2017 12:30 PM
  

​The IT Security team is hosting its second annual Donuts & Coffee with the ISO event! All ESU faculty and staff are invited to join this roundtable discussion of current information security topics.

Is there something you always wanted to know about how to store passwords, keep your accounts secure or related issues? Get your questions answered!

October 26, 2017
3 p.m.
Greek Room, MU

Secure your spot by October 20 at http://sky.emporia.edu/itsecurity/Pages/Donuts-and-Coffee.aspx

 


Information Technology10/16/2017 12:26 PM
  

​Student Wellness Center has received its next shipment of flu shots, and we'll be vaccinating in the Student Wellness Center on Tuesday, October 17th from 9am to 12pm and Thursday, October 19th from 4 pm to 6 pm. ESU's senior nursing students will be doing clinicals with us on Tuesday so with their assistance it should move quickly.  Please wear a short sleeved shirt and bring your insurance card to get protected from one of winter's worst.  If you can't make it during one of the clinic times, please call the Student Wellness Center to set up an appointment at  620-341-5222.

Student Wellness Center10/16/2017 12:25 PM
  

​Leave your Legacy will be tabling Tuesday in Memorial Union 10-12, and Wednesday in the HPER lobby 10-12. Special Collections and Archives started Leave your Legacy to encourage students today to donate their items from their experiences here at Emporia State University that will help tell the story.  This month’s featured items include past donations from our Sorority and Fraternities collection. Stop by and check it out!


Items to donate: photos, t-shirts, flyers, artwork, notebooks, etc.  

Special Collections and Archives10/16/2017 12:25 PM
  

If you would like to have a ​FREE personal training service, come down to the student recreation center to sign up for a trainer. Spots are filling up fast so it is on a first come, first serve basis! Training will begin this week! If you have any questions, email Eli Egger at eegger1@g.emporia.edu​

Recreation Services10/16/2017 12:25 PM
  

​Interested in going to Vietnam during Winter Break? Come learn about participating in a faculty-led trip to Vietnam on Wednesday at 11 am or Thursday at 12 pm in the Xi Phi Room (Memoiral Union 250F)! Students will learn 3 credit hours while exploring rural and urban Vietnam. 

For more information, contact Prof. John Barnett at jbarnet1@emporia.edu​ or 620-341-5475

​Hope to see you there!

Office of International Education10/16/2017 11:28 AM
  

This Friday (October 20) is the National Day on Writing (NDOW).

The Composition Program will be celebrating this day by hosting a table in the Union Main Street, 10am-4pm.

There will be a RAFFLE to win a $25 gift card to Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore (the rad indie bookstore just south of campus on 1122 Commercial Street). 

Entering the raffle is simple:

  1. Take a selfie or post a photo during the NDOW celebration.
  2. Be sure to include BOTH the official hashtags #WhyIWrite and #NDOW2017.
  3. Tag the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism! (Like us on Facebook to tag us, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @emlj_esu)

A winner will be randomly chosen from all the posts. Thanks to the EMLJ Composition Program for sponsoring this prize!

There will also be a number of additional activities for you to participate in:

  • Respond to writing prompts on giant post-it notes, and take some more home with you
  • Send handwritten notes to ESU professors, your K12 teachers, or local politicians
  • Talk about writing with ESU's composition instructors who will be manning the table

Writing is an integral part of the student experience at ESU. We encourage all Hornets passing through the Memorial Union on Friday 10/20 to participate. We'll see you there. Write on!!​

Dr. Kat O'Meara, Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism10/16/2017 11:27 AM
  

​March 1, 2018

The Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture will be held at 7:00 pm on the evening of Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Albert Taylor Hall.

Consistent with the tradition of the lecture series to promote diversity and inclusion, the role of civic leadership in making progress on challenges facing our communities will also be included in each lecture.

Honors College10/16/2017 11:27 AM