Hewleek McKoy is one of 60 students from across the nation that was selected by the Open Jar Institute in New York City for their summer intensive program. McKoy is a senior theatre major at Emporia State.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Three University of Kansas fraternity brothers on a spring break trip to Florida are credited with rescuing a young boy from a riptide.
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Unlike many other rural cities, Dodge City is experiencing a strong economy that is making it an anchor in Kansas' southwest region.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to toss out a lawsuit filed by two female students alleging Kansas State University refused to investigate their rapes and other sex assaults at off-campus fraternity houses.
NEW YORK (AP) — In some ways, the college-admissions bribery scheme newly revealed by federal prosecutors seemed almost inevitable. Ethics experts say Americans these days are barraged with accounts of corruption, greed and amoral behavior to the point that many likely wonder, "Why should I …
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Many Kansas universities are seeing a drop in the number of enrolled international students, which education leaders said hurts campuses' cultural diversity and school finances.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas is expanding care for transgender students at its health center so students no longer have to leave campus to seek hormone therapy.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Trump administration is ‘incredibly welcoming of immigrants’ and is focused on helping people around the world study at the ‘greatest universities in the world,' during an interview today with five student journalists.
Editor’s Note: Michael Pompeo, the Secretary of State for the United States of America, held a conference call style press conference for five student journalists to talk about his and the state department’s support of entrepreneurship during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit today. In atte…
Candidates for the Faculty Senate second vice president spoke about their platforms and how they plan on helping Emporia State at the open forum held last Wednesday .
When Associated Student Government opened elections this Tuesday, there was only one pair on the ticket for president and vice president and there are only nine senators running for ASG senator positions.
Associated Student Government’s Fiscal Affairs Committee finished their individual Recognized Student Organization meetings to decide which RSOs will be receiving allocations.
The Teacher’s College at Emporia State started the search for a new dean after the announcement that the current dean, Kenneth Weaver, would be retiring at the end of this academic year. Two candidates were brought out as finalists and neither were selected.
According to RAINN, someone is sexually assaulted every 92 seconds in the United States. However, it is estimated that only about a quarter of all sexual assault cases end up being reported to the police. Unfortunately, sexual and domestic assault remain one of the most harmful and common ac…
Special Archives and Collections hosted the final part of their trilogy over LIFE magazines coverage on William Allen White and his family, “On Margaret’s Journey, Barbara White Walker’s Adoption & Wedding.”
Faculty Senate will be holding a forum where the three candidates for the position of 2nd Vice President will be held at 1 p.m. March 6 in the Phi Kappa Phi Room in the Memorial Union.
The Associated Student Government Fiscal Affairs Committee has been meeting this week for the allocation hearings for Recognized Student Organizations. The first meeting was held Monday, and the committee met with about 16 RSOs.
Last week, it was announced through an email that Emporia State will be switching to a new enrollment style that staggers how each classification of students can enroll and allows earlier enrollment times.
Associated Student Government voted to give Phi Sigma Kappa $1,100 as a reserve fund request and recognized Recreation Club as an official registered student organization during their meeting on Feb. 21.
Three students won a $500 Community Impact Challenge grant yesterday to put together their “Bag-a-Birthday” project which will provide supplies for underprivileged families to have birthday parties for their children.
Student government’s engagement on campus was the main topic of a debate Tuesday night among candidates running to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Ethnic and Gender Studies Program is accepting nominations for the Dr. Mary Headrick award. The award will be given out at the Women’s History Month reception and award ceremony on Friday, March 29.
Emporia State is sending two partnerships to the Midwest Sociological Society conference in Chicago this April to present their research projects.
The Student Wellness Center and Center for Student Involvement is hosting a C.H.E.W. event on Feb. 21 in the basement of the 1st Christian Church across from Beach Hall.
A call for Associated Student Government to be more responsive to student concerns and to not be silent about undocumented immigrants was met with more silence from the senators during the meeting yesterday.
The Educational Fund Committee met to begin the semesters activities by divvying up reviews of student and department-based allocation requests last Friday. The EOF was created by the Board of Regents in 1989 to provide funding for student financial aid or other campus-based programs accordi…
Associated Student Government’s Fiscal Affairs Committee met Monday and approved $600 for Phi Sigma Kappa’s past trip and discussed upcoming allocation deadlines for Registered Student Organizations.
The Recognized Student Organization workshop was held by Associated Student Government at 5 p.m. last Thursday in the Skyline Room in Memorial Union.
When Michael Shonrock was fired as president of Lindenwood University without being given a reason last week, the board of trustees named a person who never went to college as interim president.
Jeremiah Morris, an expert bloodstain pattern analyst from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory, shared his personal stories of some of his most interesting cases with photographs from real crime scenes, Monday in the Science Hall.
Faculty Senate got updates from Michael Webb, Associated Student Government president and senior business administration major, and also discussed the bill requiring attendance at Faculty Senate meetings.
When Jennifer Ananda, Emporia State’s current Title IX coordinator, began her undergraduate career at KU she had high hopes of changing the world through film documentaries covering sexual assault and domestic violence. However, when reality crashed down, she applied to law school.
Editor’s note: This story is reprinted in its entirety from Lindenwood Legacy, the campus newspaper in St. Charles, Missouri. Shonrock was president of Emporia State from 2012-2015.
ST. CHARLES, MO. — Two weeks after the president of Lindenwood University-Belleville officially left his post after going on administrative leave, the president of St. Charles, Mo.-based Lindenwood University System has been placed on paid administrative leave.
David Cordle, Emporia State provost, sent an email late last semester reminding faculty that they could not sell the desk copies of textbooks given to them by the publisher, as they are automatically property of the state of Kansas.