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News Archive for 2008

Construction Alumni Association grants more than $30,000 in scholarships

11/18/2008

The Pittsburg State University Construction Alumni Association is lending a helping hand to dozens of current construction students with a donation of $30,750 in scholarships.

Smokeout aims to help students kick the habit

11/18/2008

Health and wellness-centric groups at Pittsburg State University are planning to help smokers kick the habit with various events to coincide with the 2008 Great American Smokeout, to be held Thursday, Nov. 20.

KRPS opens studios for live holiday performances

11/18/2008

KRPS Public Radio, 89.9 FM, will kick off the holiday season with the second annual "Music, Memories and More: A KRPS Old-Fashioned Christmas Radio Special" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. The special will take listeners on a trip through time to when radio was the primary source of entertainment for the family.

International Education Week features Tastes and Sounds of Nations

11/13/2008

Nearly 500 international students from 40 countries are attending Pittsburg State University this year, reflecting continued global interest in Pittsburg State University. To honor these students and their cultures, PSU will celebrate International Education Week, featuring a wide range of activities to be held Nov. 17-21.

Professor examines moral meaning of apology

11/13/2008

McBain aims to tackle one everyday ethical issue with a public talk titled "But I Really Am Sorry! Rethinking the Moral Meaning of Apology," to be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in 409 Russ Hall.

Building program helps kids learn real-life math skills

Building program helps kids learn real-life math skills

11/13/2008

Perry Wilson seems right at home talking to sixth graders. In a way, he is home - he's sitting on the porch of the 8-foot by 10-foot house that he and a group of sixth-graders from Pittsburg Community Middle School just built from the ground up.

Kansas students sharpen math skills through national home-building project

11/13/2008

More than 650 sixth-graders from Southeast Kansas are participating in a revolutionary math program that has historically been available only in larger, urban areas, thanks to collaboration efforts between Pittsburg State University, Crossland Construction, and 5-Mile Camp in Miami, Okla.

College of Business to offer Mini-MBA program

11/12/2008

Ever wanted to learn more about running a business but lacked the time or money to pursue an MBA? The Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University may have a solution with their new Mini-MBA program.

Pre-Med students offer free health screenings

11/12/2008

Members of the Pittsburg State University Pre-Med Club are doing some hands-on advertising for the PSU Free Clinic, while earning valuable experience at the same time.

PSU to honor veterans

11/11/2008

A Crawford County veteran, along with many of his fellow soldiers, will be honored for his service in front of hundreds of area sixth graders and the community during Pittsburg State University's Veterans Day 2008 Program, to be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the PSU Student Recreation Center and Kansas National Guard Armory.