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Technology boosts recycling at Pitt State



Just about anywhere they look on campus, Pittsburg State University students can find a place to recycle their cans and bottles. But thanks to a new piece of technology, they can really step up their game. view more

Students lead mission trip to India


${URLMapContent.title} For Pittsburg State students and married couple Rachel and Zach Sachs, serving others is more than a passion. It's a calling. "It fills our hearts with joy that we are able to make a difference in the world," said Rachel, who is pursuing a master's degree in mathematics. view more

Biology major helping in national pollinator protection effort


${URLMapContent.title} According to the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, bee pollination adds more than $15 billion in value to agricultural crops each year. That’s why, earlier this year, the Obama administration announced new steps toward promoting the health and well-being of bees and other pollinators. view more

Pitt State launches Gorilla Shuttle


${URLMapContent.title} Getting across campus will become a bit easier for students and faculty this fall thanks to the launch of a new Gorilla Shuttle service. The service is the result of a partnership between Pittsburg State University Student Government Association and Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP). view more

Solar panels provide power, education


${URLMapContent.title} Workers with Good Energy Solutions from Lawrence labored in the Kansas sun Wednesday on a project to capture some of that intense solar energy for Pittsburg State University’s Robert W. Plaster Center. The project was made possible by a grant from Westar Energy to both supply power and provide an educational opportunity on the PSU campus. view more

PSU works to keep construction debris out of the landfill



Tonya Pentola may get a thank you card from Mother Nature. Pentola, who spearheads Pittsburg State University’s recycling services, is working with contractors remodeling PSU’s Mitchell residence hall to keep tens of thousands of pounds of construction refuse from going to the landfill. view more

Graduate to join Nepal rebuilding efforts


Natalie Black mug shot When Natalie Black graduates from Pittsburg State University on Friday, she will begin a journey that will take her half way around the world, to a place that is desperately in need of some kind, willing hands. view more

Construction student prepare for shelter competition


Students in Pittsburg State’s School of Construction are gearing up for their second trip to the John Brown University shelter design competition. The 2015 contest, which challenges teams to design and a build a prototype of a disaster shelter for rapid deployment and set-up, is sponsored by JBU and Samaritan’s Purse. It will take place April 23-25 at JBU in Siloam Spring, Ark. view more

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