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News Archive for 2014

New equipment boosts wood tech program

New equipment boosts wood tech program

09/29/2014

The wood technology program at Pittsburg State received a significant upgrade this semester thanks to the support from two major wood technology companies.

PSU sets enrollment record

09/26/2014

A record number of students are enrolled at Pittsburg State University this fall. According to figures released by the Kansas Board of Regents Friday, PSU has 7,479 students enrolled for the fall semester. That’s an increase of 79, or just over 1 percent, compared to 2013.

Sell-out expected for Family Day game

09/26/2014

Tickets for this weekend’s Family Day game at Carnie Smith Stadium between the No. 8 Gorillas and the Fort Hays State Tigers are nearly gone. No tickets will be sold at the stadium ticket booths on game day.

COT Company Day largest in PSU history

09/26/2014

The Pitt State College of Technology hosted its largest ever Company Day this week. More than 200 companies visited the KTC to meet, talk with and potentially hire Pitt State technology students.

Fiesta Carnival planned for Saturday

09/25/2014

Pittsburg State University will observe Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 27, with a nod to Hispanic Heritage Month. The Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations, with the Campus Activity Center and the Office of Student Diversity, will host a Fiesta Carnival, “Dia de la Familia Fiesta,” from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Gorilla Village, just east of Carnie Smith Stadium.

PSU names 2014 Honorary Family

PSU names 2014 Honorary Family

09/25/2014

The 2014 Honorary Family is Bill and Sherry Joseph, their son, Forest, a junior at PSU, and their daughter, Sara, a PSU senior, who nominated the family.

Concert is a tribute to America

Concert is a tribute to America

09/23/2014

The PSU Wind Ensemble will present a free concert, “America: A Tribute to our Great Nation,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. The ensemble is under the direction of Craig Fuchs.

PSU Preschool lab celebrates 50 years

09/22/2014

The Early Childhood Preschool Laboratory in the Pittsburg State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will celebrate its 50th birthday with a reception and tours from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25. Visitors may gather in the lobby of the FCS building, located on the south side of the PSU Oval, where early childhood majors will lead the tours.

Symphony highlights ‘Future Stars’

09/22/2014

The Southeast Kansas Symphony, under the direction of Raul Munguia, will open its 2014-15 concert series on Thursday, Sept. 25, with a concert that looks to the future. The symphony will present “Future Stars” at 7:30 p.m. in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine.

Family Day tickets selling fast

09/18/2014

Tickets for the Family Day football game on Sept. 27 are selling fast and Jim Johnson, director of intercollegiate athletics, believes the university will soon be looking at another sell-out.