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ROTC Contact Information

Department Chair:

LTC Kenneth Hutchison

Contact Person:
Mr. Josh Shay

Phone: (620) 235-4859
Fax: (620) 235-4862

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Jack Overman

• Jack H. Overman graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in Business Administration in 1940.

• In 1951, PSU as the first Director of the Student Center, a position he held for 34 years until his retirement in 1985.

• In the early 1950’s, the ROTC unit was formed on this campus and Mr. Overman became associated with the Military Science Department and its activities.

• Mr. Overman always felt it was his responsibility to help cadets and officers to plan for military balls and other activities.

• The PSU Student Center was rededicated and renamed the Jack H. Overman Student Center in 1985, and he received the PSU Alumni Meritorious Achievement Award at Commencement in 1986.

• His leadership has included: Chamber of Commerce, the Red Cross and many others.

Jack Overman