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Emporia State University is one of the renowned universities in the United States. The university is also known as ESU while it was established in the year of 1863. The ESU is one of the state funded university which is located in Emporia of Kansas. The accurate place is in the east of the Flint Hills of the Lyon County. The overall management is done by the Kansas Board of Regents. The current working president of the Emporia University is Michael D. Shonrock and was appointed from the 3rd of January in the year 2012. While the vice presidents are Werner Golling who monitors the Fiscal affairs and also the administrations and DenaSue Potestio who is in charge of the advancement of the university. Jim Williams is also one of the vice presidents of the university who has got control over the affair of the students. On the month of February in the year of 1923 the school was named to Kansas State Teachers College and later in the year of 1974 it got its name as Emporia Kansas State College. Then finally on the 21st April in the year of 1977 the name of the university was finalized to Emporia State University. The college had got the approval from the Kansas Legislature and from the Board of Regents.

Emporia State University has been monitored by the Kansas Board of Regents and from the year of 1863 there had been more than 150,000 students enrolled at the university. In the year of 2013, the university has completed its 150th year of the establishment. Emporia State University has got the association with the colleges of its own which includes the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Teachers College and also the School of Library and Information Technology. Then on the month of July in the year 2013, the ESU has also been named Great College to Work For while it was also categorized as Best of the Midwest institutions from the higher education. The Emporia State University School of Business is a public business school which is situated on the main campus of the Emporia State University. The school of business which is the association of the Emporia University has been established in the year of 1868. The college has got more than 30 members working as the faculty staffs and has got more than 300 students enrolled in the various courses. The business school has got the official approval from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The included program has been of great quality which has been recognized all over the world.

Emporia State University also has got the associative to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences while the offerings are made to the undergraduates and also for the graduates in the several degrees which has got emphasis on different health sectors. The courses has been for the health professions and also its related programs. The programs offered has also the biological as well as the biomedical sciences along with the social sciences. The major courses which are offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has been in the main campus, on the satellite campuses and also online. Going detailly with the courses offered, it has emphasized the Arts, Music, Nursing, Social Sciences and also Sociology, Anthropology and Crime and Deliquency Studies. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has also got the offerings for Biological Sciences which also includes the learning of cellular biology, aquatic biology. Wildlife biology, genetics, Zoology, Biodiversity along with various related topics. Apart from that Emporial State University also comprises the School of Library and Information Management. The School of Library and Information Management has got the official approval from the American Library Association (ALA) and also has the Master of Library Science. The degree can be acquired from the Emporial State University or other locations which are Overland Park, Kansas, Denver, Colorado, Utah, Orem, Salt lake City and also in Portland, Oregon. One of the offerings has also been for the Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Management which has been offered by the Emporia State along with other certificates and programs.

Apart from those colleges, The Teachers College which is affiliated from the Emporia State is one of the post secondary institutions from the four from the United States which has been recognized as an Exemplary Model Teacher Education program which has been done by Arthur Levine in the year of 2006 from the national study of teacher education programs. Talking about the sports activities and the athletics, the Emporial State competes in the Division II which is of the NCAA and also later got to be the member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) in the year 1991. The Emporial State University has associated 15 different sports which are, basketball for the men and women, baseball, football, men’s and women’s cross country. While the ESU also supports the women’s soccer along with tennis for the men as well as the women, softball, women’s volleyball and lastly men’s and women’s track & field. The ESU athletes has got top spot for four of the sports over the past four years. The top finishes are in Women’s basketball, baseball, softball and in the Men’s Track and Field. The winnings had been in the year of 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2011 respectively. The athletes team of the Emporial State University has also been nicknamed as Hornets.