News Archive for 2011
A team of Pittsburg State University finance students is taking part in an international competition focused on analyzing the stock market - while picking up skills they need for their future careers in business.
The Pittsburg State University peer health education group, Gorillas in Your Midst, along with the Office of Student Prevention and Wellness, Student Health Services and the Crawford County Health Department have joined to observe World AIDS Week Nov. 28-Dec. 1.
From now through the end of the year, the air and the airwaves will be filled with holiday music. KRPS 89.9, the public radio station at Pittsburg State University, is no exception, with more than 100 hours of holiday music and programs scheduled.
Cookies, hot apple cider and Christmas carols are almost guaranteed to get even the grumpiest Grinch in a holiday mood. The PSU Wind Ensemble and the strings section of the Southeast Kansas Symphony will share all three with the public at their annual free Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 4. The concert takes place at 2 p.m. in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.
Business owners, investors and economists will be watching anxiously this weekend for important signals from shoppers about the slowly improving national economy. Black Friday has become retail’s biggest day of the year and is seen by many as a harbinger for a season in which many retailers earn more than half of their annual revenue.
This year’s Thanksgiving holiday for Pittsburg State University’s MIAA-Championship football team may not resemble a Norman Rockwell painting, but local food service providers are doing their best to ensure that even if the football players can’t make it home, they’ll at least get a taste of it.
The Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts, on Dec. 7 and Dec. 9, are not just a holiday gift to the community from Pittsburg State University. They are also a showcase for an iconic campus building and a lasting tribute to the benefactor who made it all possible.
For one day in Gibson Dining Hall last week, there was no pizza, no french fries or grilled cheese sandwiches. On Nov. 17, the dining hall staff served up a traditional Thanksgiving meal for a hungry crowd of about 1,000 students.
The Pittsburg State University Opera Workshop, in conjunction with the PSU Department of Music, will perform Mozart's "The Magic Flute" at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 20 in Pittsburg's Memorial Auditorium. Both performances will be accompanied by the Southeast Kansas Symphony under the direction of Dr. Selim Giray.
More than 200 students from 24 high schools in Kansas and Missouri are expected to participate in the annual Family and Consumer Sciences Day at Pittsburg State University on Monday, Nov. 21. PSU's Department of Family and Consumer Sciences hosts the event to not only introduce prospective students to their programs, but also to educate students about a variety of career options they may not be aware of.