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News Archive for 2012

Students create art on the fly

Students create art on the fly

11/16/2012

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.

Native American flute artist John Two-Hawks to perform

11/16/2012

Grammy- and Emmy-nominated Native American flute artist John Two-Hawks will perform at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, in the U-Club of the Overman Student Center on the Pittsburg State University Campus. The performance, sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity and the Native American Student Association, is free and open to the public.

Tobacco Policy Task Force begins work

11/16/2012

The university’s Tobacco Policy Task Force met for the first time on Nov. 8 in the Wilkinson Alumni Center to begin its work studying the feasibility of making the campus tobacco free.

Symphony performance features ‘future stars’

11/16/2012

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.

SEK Symphony features ‘future stars’

11/14/2012

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.

Storyteller shares her favorite tales at PSU

11/14/2012

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.

PSU observes International Education Week

11/13/2012

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.

Father, sons share paver dedications

Father, sons share paver dedications

11/13/2012

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.

PSU students observe Great Gorilla Smokeout Thursday

11/13/2012

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.

KTC hosts tilt-up construction workshop

KTC hosts tilt-up construction workshop

11/13/2012

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.