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Emporia State University has announced plans for its 157th Founders Day later this month.


The celebration will be Feb. 21 at the Memorial Union Webb Hall. The program includes a buffet lunch. It also involves awards to the annual 1863 Scholarship essay winners; recognition of the Kellogg Society, which supports ESU through planned gifts; special recognition of Alan and Margene Schwartz after their planned gift for faculty development; and special recognition of Ray Grieshaber for establishing the Albert and Louise Grieshaber Endowed Scholarship for undergraduate students.

Tickets are $6 and are mandatory for the luncheon. Those are available by calling Fionna Lee at 341-6466 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Emporia State had its first day of classes Feb. 15, 1865, with 18 teacher education students. It now serves nearly 6,000 students.

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