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Recognition and Awards

2015 PSU Student Organization of the Year

2015 PSU Program of the Year "Love Your Body Month"

2014-15 BACCHUS NETWORK Area 5 Award of Excellence - Outstanding Program: "Love Your Body Month"

2014 BACCHUS - NASPA National Outstanding Advisor - J.T. Knoll

2014 BACCHUS & GAMMA Area 5 Outstanding Senior: Nicole Bishop

2013 PSU Leadership Institute Outstanding Program Award: “Do The Gorilla Thing"

2013 BACCHUS NETWORK Area 5 Award of Excellence - Outstanding Advisor: J.T. Knoll

2013 BACCHUS NETWORK Area 5 Award of Excellence - Outstanding Program: “Do The Gorilla Thing”

2011 BACCHUS Network National Outstanding Programming In Tobacco Control Programming

2011 BACCHUS NETWORK Area 5 Outstanding Advisor, J.T. Knoll BACCHUS Network National Outstanding Programming In Mental Health for Reduce Your Stress For More Success.

2008 PSU Leadership Institute New Horizon Award: “Karaoke Night”

2008 PSU Leadership Institute Unsung Hero Award: Kevin Harvey

2007 BACCHUS & GAMMA National Outstanding Advisor: J.T. Knoll

2006 PSU Leadership Institute Unsung Hero Award: Brenton Garrett

2004 BACCHUS & GAMMA Area 5 Outstanding Program: World AIDS Day; “Stigma & Discrimination”

2003 BACCHUS & GAMMA National Outstanding Student: Codi Whaley

2003 BACCHUS & GAMMA Area 5 Outstanding Program: Freshman Experience "Welcome To The Jungle"

2001 BACCHUS & GAMMA National Outstanding Student: Wesley Streeter

2000 BACCHUS & GAMMA National Outstanding Advisor: Dr. Gary Grimaldi

1999 BACCHUS & GAMMA Area 5 Outstanding Advisor: J.T. Knoll

PSU Leadership Institute Student Organization of the Year, 1999-2000

PSU Leadership Institute Most Improved Student Organization, 1998-1999

Please contact Jamease Roberts - Student Coordinator gorillasinyourmidst1@gmail.com or J.T. Knoll at 620-235-4062 or by email at jknoll@pittstate.edu for more information. Or stop by our office in the Campus Activities Center, 109 Overman Student Center. 

Upcoming Events


Do It Yourself - Self Care Kit Tables

August 24

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Overman Student Center Crossroads, Main Level


"Gorilla Get Down" D.J. Dance with GAB:

September 7th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Overman Student Center University Club


Speaker - Sarah Panzau - "Living Proof:" 

September 15th

7:30 pm

Bicknell Family Center for the Arts


Karaoke Nights:

October 19th, November 16th, December 7th

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Overman Student Center University Club


Alcohol Awareness Week:

September 25 - October 1


"Don't Text - Just Drive" Pledge Drive:

September 28 - Lindburg Plaza

October 8 - Gorilla Village


"Someone You Love - The HPV Epidemic:"

HPV Documentary and Physician Panel

November 1

7:00 pm

Overman Student Center Ballroom


Great Gorilla Smokeout:

November 10


HIV-AIDS Awareness Week:

November 28 - December 2


Free Anonymous HIV Tests:

September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15

Bryant Student Health Center

Stressed Out?

Sressed Gorilla

Feeling Stressed? Test Anxiety? Log off in one of the five massage chairs in the Relaxation Room adjacent to the U-Club in Overman Student Center or try one of these useful Relaxation/Visualization Exercises!