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Introduced in House (02/15/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 73


Congratulating Emporia State University for 150 years of outstanding service to the State of Kansas, the United States, and the world.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2013

Mr. Huelskamp submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


RESOLUTION

Congratulating Emporia State University for 150 years of outstanding service to the State of Kansas, the United States, and the world.

    Whereas Kansas State Normal School was founded by the Kansas Legislature in 1863 for “the instruction of persons, both male and female, in the art of teaching, and in all the various branches that pertain to good common school education, and in the mechanic arts, and in the arts of husbandry and agricultural chemistry, and in the fundamental laws of the United States of America, and in what regards the rights and duties of citizens”;

    Whereas Emporia State University has played a significant role in providing higher education to the citizens of Kansas since its founding and throughout its history;

    Whereas Kansas State Normal School became Kansas State Teachers College in 1923, Emporia Kansas State College in 1974, and Emporia State University in 1977;

    Whereas over 75,000 alumni have served in the arts, banking, business, education, engineering, finance, government, health care, information management, library science, military affairs, science and technology, and other occupations;

    Whereas Emporia State University empowers and engages excellent intellectual opportunities for the people of Kansas, the United States, and the world through its nationally recognized programs;

    Whereas Emporia State University brings State, regional, national, and international prominence to the State of Kansas through its outstanding academic, cultural, and athletic events;

    Whereas Emporia State University will celebrate its sesquicentennial throughout 2013 under the theme, “Changing Lives Since 1863”; and

    Whereas Emporia State University will commence to celebrate its 150th anniversary on Founders Day, February 15, 2013: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates Emporia State University for 150 years of outstanding service to the State of Kansas, the United States, and the world.


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