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A Paraguayan journey

February 03, 2016

A Paraguayan journey Alheli Aranda-Britez was just 17 when she arrived on the Pitt State campus five years ago from her home in Paraguay. It was frightening, exciting and sometimes confusing, all at the same time. Today,  Aranda is a confident young woman who is about to embark on an exciting career and sometimes she marvels at how much has taken place for her in the time she has spent in Pittsburg. view more

2016 Ranking of Top 50 Most Affordable MBA Programs Released by Top Management Degrees

January 18, 2016

Top 50 Affordable MBA Programs 2016 Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees ( has published a ranking of the 50 most affordable Master of Business Administration degree programs: 
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Art student brings old letterpresses back to life

December 14, 2015

Art student brings old letterpresses back to life Pittsburg State University senior art major Cat Jepson is living proof that those who wrote the obituary for letterpress printing in the 1980s were dead wrong. Thanks to people like Jepson, this early form of printing, developed by Johannes Gutenberg in the mid 15th cetnry, is enjoying a worldwide renaissance. view more

Power Wheels project no 'child's play'

December 10, 2015

PowerWheels It may have featured a kid's toy, but a graduate project featuring a Power Wheels car was far from child's play for a group of Pittsburg State engineering technology students. view more

Research examines technology that reduces workplace sitting

November 17, 2015

standing desk Sitting for long periods of time at work can be a killer, but are office workers ready to accept technology that gets them out of their chairs? view more

Online HR degree ranked 4th in nation

October 30, 2015

Best Online Colleges HR 2016 Pittsburg State University's online Bachelor of Science Degree in Workforce Development is among the best online human resource degres in the nation, according to the Affordable Colleges Online (AFC) website. view more

Plasma cutting systems donated to tech program

September 30, 2015

${URLMapContent.title} Students in the Pittsburg State Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program at Pittsburg State are getting their hands on two new pieces of state-of-the-art equipment. view more

PSU honors 2015 Outstanding Alumni

September 29, 2015

Tim Puetz Pittsburg State University will honor four alumni with its 2015 Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Awards during Homecoming activities Oct. 2-3. view more

Alumni, friends 'felt call' to teach

September 28, 2015

${URLMapContent.title} When Pittsburg State alumni and friends Rion Huffman and Andrea McConnaughey joined the Graphics and Imaging Technologies faculty together in the fall of 2013, they noticed that many things had changed since their time as students. view more

Pitt State researcher seeks keys to a brighter energy future

September 25, 2015

${URLMapContent.title} Since Man forged the first plow and stuck it into the earth, rust has been an enemy. But to Ram Gupta, an assistant professor and research scientist at Pittsburg State University, rust, or iron oxide, may be one of the keys to a world powered by inexpensive, abundant and environmentally friendly energy. view more

KCOB appoints new leadership team

August 17, 2015

Four faculty members in Pittsburg State Kelce College of Business have assumed new leadership roles for the upcoming academic year. view more

Journal Honors Stotts

June 30, 2015

${URLMapContent.title} B.B. Stotts, director of graduate and continuing studies at Pittsburg State University, gives much of the credit for her recent selection as one of the Joplin Regional Business Journal's "Most Influential Women" to the Girl Scouts. view more

PSU's first doctoral students hit the books

June 2, 2015

PSU’s first doctoral students hit the books As the first 16 students in Pittsburg State University's first doctoral program got to work this week, they were often reminded of the historic significance of the occasion. view more

Researcher attracts ticks - on purpose

April 30, 2015

${URLMapContent.title} Most folks in the Four-State region go to great lengths to repel ticks and other summer pests. Ali Hroobi works even harder to attract them. view more

Group lists PSU online master's degree education programs among nation's best

March 2, 2015

Teach Tomorrow Teach Tomorrow, an online service for persons considering careers in education, has ranked Pittsburg State University 35th in the nation on its list of the Best Online Master’s in Education Degrees.  view more

PSU gets high ranking for online programs

December 02, 2014

Affordable Colleges Online (ACO), an Internet-based company designed to help students find affordable and accredited online educational programs, has named Pittsburg State University among its top 20 universities in its list of "Best Online Master's Programs" for 2014-15. view more

Student wins national broadcasting award

November 11, 2014

${URLMapContent.title} Adrian Herrera, a Pittsburg State University graduate student from Topeka, has won a national award for a video public service announcement he created to promote the university's switch to GusNet, a secure campus wireless system. Herrera received a first-place award at the National Student Media Convention sponsored by College Broadcasters Inc. in Seattle, Washington. view more