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News Archive for 2011

New foundation supports PSU research

New foundation supports PSU research

11/18/2011

In a move geared toward the future, Pittsburg State University this month held the first meeting of the PSU Research Foundation (PSURF). The foundation will allow the university to better manage its current research projects and become a resource for researchers throughout the university.

Students to learn about careers, programs in FCS

11/18/2011

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.

PSU Opera, SEK Symphony present 'The Magic Flute'

PSU Opera, SEK Symphony present 'The Magic Flute'

11/18/2011

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.

Jazz Ensembles prepare for concert Dec. 1

11/18/2011

The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will wrap up the fall semester with a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Pittsburg's Memorial Auditorium. Director Bob Kehle, a member of the PSU Music Department faculty, said the concert will cover a wide range of music from a variety of big bands as well as jazz standards.

PSU thanking fans for support with free parking for playoff game

11/16/2011

Playoff fever is hitting Gorilla fans throughout the country, as Pittsburg State University prepares to host its first post-season game since 2008. Fans lined up at the PSU ticket office early Monday morning in order to secure their seats for the Nov. 26 game, a sign of the intense passion fans have for their Gorillas.

Cultural exchange happens on campus, too

Cultural exchange happens on campus, too

11/15/2011

Last year, when Anupam Thakur came half way around the world from his native India to Pittsburg, Kan., he expected to learn about America. What he didn't expect was that the heartland of the U.S. would be a place where he would learn about many other cultures from around the globe.

PSU hosts high school artists

11/15/2011

More than 200 high school art students from the region are expected for High School Art Day on Nov. 17.

Student groups plan for Smokeout

11/15/2011

Pitt State students will try to convince some of their fellow Gorillas that this is the year to quit, during the Great American Smokeout, Nov. 16-17. The peer health education group Gorillas in Your Midst, along with the Student Government Association and the PSU Office of Prevention and Wellness will sponsor several information activities on those two days.

Pittsburg State observes International Education Week

11/15/2011

Students and faculty at Pittsburg State University will celebrate 2011 International Education Week Nov. 14-18 with a full schedule of activities, ranging from the educational to the entertaining.

Choirs prepare for annual Madrigal Dinner

11/14/2011

The Pittsburg State University Choirs are preparing for their annual Madrigal Dinner, a long tradition on campus that will also help make an international tour possible for the choirs. Dr. Susan Marchant, who directs the choirs, said tickets for the dinner, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom, are now on sale and she expects them to go quickly.