News Archive for 2010
After what has felt like a very long economic downturn, Mindy Cloninger, director of PSU's Office of Career Services, is grateful for a fall semester that appears to have much more potential when it comes to students finding jobs.
The 68th annual conference was a way for high school and community college technology teachers to learn about the newest technologies being used in both industry and the university classroom.
Pittsburg State University will celebrate International Education Week with a wide variety of foods, music and cultural experiences beginning on Monday, Nov. 15. In addition to events that highlight the culture of several nations, Sodexo Campus Services is participating by offering a dish from a different country each day in the Overman Student Center's Gorilla Crossing.
Pittsburg State University will observe Veterans Day with a special 2 p.m. ceremony at the PSU Veterans Memorial at 1909 S. Rouse. In addition to the installation of 22 new pavers honoring veterans, the university will dedicate the new black granite Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the National Guard Armory/Student Recreation Center.
The PSU Opera Workshop, in conjunction with the PSU Department of Music, will present two one-act operas by Gian Carlo Menotti on Nov. 19 and 21. The workshop will present "Amahl and the Night Visitors" and "The Telephone" at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 and 3 p.m. on Nov. 21 in the Lakeside Elementary School Auditorium, 709 S. College in Pittsburg.
With plans for the 2011 Baja SAE Kansas competition well underway, the event has already filled up with teams who will travel to Pittsburg State University to compete.
A more intimate career fair giving students an opportunity to sit down with employment advisers, Career Boost focuses on the basics of getting a job, such as writing a solid cover letter and perfecting interview skills.
Pittsburg State University is one of the best schools in the country to earn an MBA according to the Princeton Review, which has named the PSU College of Business within its annual list of top business programs.
Brett Eugene Ralph will read poetry Thursday, Nov. 11, in Grubbs Hall 109, as a part of the PSU Distinguished Visiting Writer series. The reading is at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
A parked car. A quiet street. A laptop, some books and a purse in plain view on the seat. It is an open invitation to a thief and a scenario that all too often costs students precious dollars.