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News Archive for 2010

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.

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.

PSU Bands Christmas Concert Dec. 5

12/03/2010

The PSU Bands will add their special talents to the holiday season with a free Christmas concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in Pittsburg's Memorial Auditorium.

Family Art Night Dec. 2

12/03/2010

The Pittsburg State University Art Department will host a free Family Art Night from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in Porter Hall on the PSU campus.

Christmas books for kids: An expert's list

12/02/2010

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.

Indian Student Assoc. offers dance lessons

12/02/2010

Members of the Indian Student Association have offered to teach interested persons traditional Indian dance steps associated with the celebration of Navratri, a traditional nine-evening festival. The students will demonstrate the dance and offer lessons at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom.

Tech ed students, high schoolers come together to make Christmas gifts

Tech ed students, high schoolers come together to make Christmas gifts

12/02/2010

Students at Pittsburg High School will get a real-life lesson in mass production next week when a Pittsburg State technology class guides them through a group assembly project of original games and products.

Indian Student Association offers dance lessons at Navratri celebration

12/02/2010

Those captivated by the movements of Indian dance will have an opportunity to learn it themselves when the Indian Student Association begins the celebration of Navratri, a traditional nine-evening festival, this Sunday at Pittsburg State University.

Jazz ensembles perform Dec. 2

12/01/2010

The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will present a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pittsburg's Memorial Auditorium. The PSU Jazz Ensembles will be joined for the concert by the 2010 KMEA District II Jazz Band, which is composed of selected high school students from Southeast Kansas high schools.

Thanksgiving Bash a diverse gathering

11/24/2010

When Cathy Lee Arcuino returned to the United States after working abroad for nearly nine years, she vowed that when it came to the holidays, hers would be a home where anyone would be welcome.