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News Archive for 2010

Poetry reading set for Dec. 9

12/06/2010

A poetry reading featuring selections from "Disclaimer in Red: A Collection of Poems" will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Special Collections Room at PSU's Axe Library, followed by a reception. Admission is free.

Open session set for campus master plan

12/03/2010

Representatives from the architectural firm Gould-Evans will lead an open forum for the community on Wednesday, Dec. 8, related to the development of Pittsburg State University's new campus master plan. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Wilkinson Alumni Center at Ford and Joplin streets.

Construction students make Community Garden accessible to handicapped

Construction students make Community Garden accessible to handicapped

12/03/2010

A group of Pittsburg State students are giving back to the community this holiday season by using what they've learned in the classroom to help those in need.

World AIDS Week

12/03/2010

Students at Pittsburg State University have scheduled a number of events this week in observance of World AIDS Week

FCS prepares for largest career day ever

12/03/2010

Organizers are expecting more than 300 high school students to participate in Family and Consumer Sciences Career Day on Monday.

PSU honors 2 for Meritorious Achievement

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University will honor two alumni with its Meritorious Achievement Award during winter commencement exercises on Dec. 17. A reception for the honorees will be held at 5 p.m. at the Wilkinson Alumni Center. This year's recipients are Calvin E. Mein, a board certified vitreoretinal surgeon in San Antonio, Texas; and Daniel L. Mildfelt, president and chief executive officer of Community National Bank and Community Bancorp, Inc., in Chanute, Kan.

New course shows methods for uncovering cybercrime

New course shows methods for uncovering cybercrime

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University students interested in a career uncovering fraud and crime can get a fresh perspective through a new course in the Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems.

President Scott reads to preschoolers

President Scott reads to preschoolers

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott sat down with 17 preschoolers on Nov. 16 to read a book about vegetables. In honor of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week, Dr. Scott read "Up Down and Around" by Katherine Ayers to students in the PSU Preschool.

Christmas books for kids: An expert's list

Christmas books for kids: An expert's list

12/03/2010

Dr. Susan Knell suggests that families can lower stress and enhance the holiday atmosphere in their homes by adding a new holiday tradition to their busy routine – reading. Knell, a member of the faculty in Pittsburg State University’s College of Education and a reading expert, said that the weeks leading up to Christmas can be a magical time for children who are read to and who have good books to read.

Rigging safety seminar preps construction students for new standards

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University construction management students and faculty will get the latest information on construction rigging safety next week during a special seminar offered by an industrial partner.