News Archive for 2012
Teams of students raced against the clock, Thursday, folding, tearing and taping acres of newsprint in order to transform classmates into robot warriors, as part of Pittsburg State University’s Art Day. More than 330 students and teachers from high schools in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma participated in the event.
The Southeast Kansas Symphony will feature the 2012 concerto and aria winners on Sunday, Nov. 18, in a performance entitled “Future Stars.” The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the Sharon Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall on the Pittsburg State University campus.
Carmen Agra Deedy, an internationally known storyteller, will share some of her favorite tales when she appears on the Pittsburg State University campus on Saturday, Nov. 17. Deedy’s presentation, at 7:30 p.m. in McCray Hall, is part of PSU’s Performing Arts and Lecture Series. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
An organization that started when four men scraped together $200 for a student scholarship, has passed the half-million-dollar mark in gifts for scholarships for students in Pittsburg State University’s School of Construction (SOC).
Gorillas in Your Midst, a student peer health education group at Pittsburg State University, will staff an information table in the Overman Student Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, to promote the Pitt State Great Gorilla Smokeout 2012.
Pittsburg State University is observing International Education Week with programs every day this week ranging from international fashion shows and cultural presentations to featured international foods and movies. The observance is sponsored by the Office of International Programs and Services.
For Shontae Cobb, a sophomore in PSU’s School of Construction, class lectures only teach so much. The real education begins when she can “get my hands dirty.” Cobb, from Kansas City, Mo., and her fellow construction management schoolmates got the chance to do just that on Saturday, Nov. 10, when they took part in a tilt-up construction workshop at the Kansas Technology Center.
Among the things that Jack L. Leigh and his three sons have in common is military service. On Monday, Jack Leigh’s sons came from Idaho, California and South Korea to share something else with their father. As cameras clicked, the men officially dedicated stone pavers at Pittsburg State University’s Veterans Memorial as part of Veterans Day ceremonies.
Hundreds of students, teachers and industry representatives filled the Kansas Technology Center Nov. 8-9 for the 70th annual Four-State Regional Technology Conference.
The Pittsburg State University Solo and Chamber Music Series reaches the mid point of its 2012-13 schedule with a performance by Wayward Sisters at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, in McCray Hall.