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News Archive for 2013

Legislative leader delivers Women in Government lecture

11/14/2013

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle told students, campus and community members Thursday that success doesn’t teach us much. “I believe our best teacher in life is a crisis,” Wagle said. “That’s when we learn about ourselves. That’s when we learn about others.”

Comet ISON the subject of Observatory program

11/14/2013

Will Comet ISON be the show of the century or a big disappointment? Josh Cochran at the Pittsburg State University-Greenbush Astrophysical Observatory will talk about the comet’s swing around the Sun and what or what not to expect if it survives that perilous journey at a free public program at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at the observatory.

PSU expects more than 900 for Rumble in the Jungle Saturday

11/14/2013

Saturday will be a big day on the Pittsburg State University campus, and not just because the Gorillas are meeting their cross-border rivals in both football and volleyball. Jon Bartlow, assistant director in the Office of Admission, said they are expecting more than 900 high school students and parents for Rumble in the Jungle.

Oil executive, PSU grad to speak on campus Friday

11/14/2013

It’s been 40 years since Chris Williford graduated from Pittsburg State with a degree in business administration, and it’s been nearly 30 years since his last visit to campus. Williford returns to campus Friday, Nov. 15, for the Kelce College of Business Executive On Campus program.

Alumnus returns for stadium flyover

Alumnus returns for stadium flyover

11/14/2013

It’s not unusual for Pittsburg State University alumni to return for a football game. But when Dr. Allan Stuber comes to Pittsburg to see the Gorillas take on the MSSU Lions Saturday, he’ll see things from an unusual perspective -- 1,000 feet in the air.

Student-run Krimson Kultuur open for business

Student-run Krimson Kultuur open for business

11/14/2013

After months of planning and preparation, Pittsburg State’s Enactus group is ready to open its new store in downtown Pittsburg.

Native American artist, entrepreneur talks of ‘Walking in Two Worlds’

11/13/2013

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Pittsburg State University’s Office of Student Diversity and PSU’s Tilford Group will sponsor a presentation by Gary “Litefoot” Davis at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center.

KSDE honors PSU wood tech program

KSDE honors PSU wood tech program

11/12/2013

Earlier this year, the Kansas State Department of Education asked Pittsburg State University's Wood Technology program to build a new desk for the KSDE board room. “And what we ended up with was a piece of art,” said Dale Dennis, KSDE deputy commissioner.

International students share cultural differences

11/12/2013

This week, as part of the International Education Week observance at Pittsburg State University, students from around the globe are making cultural presentations and participating in various activities that highlight the diverse cultures of the 464 international students at PSU.

PSU and community honor veterans

PSU and community honor veterans

11/12/2013

Army chaplains and their special form of service and sacrifice were among the veterans recognized at Pittsburg State University’s annual Veterans Day observance on Monday.