Planning for the next chapter in Pittsburg State’s history will get underway this month and next with a series of meetings across campus to determine the direction the process will take. University officials will conduct 14 meetings between now and April 28 with governance and administrative groups, deans and department chairs and for the campus at large at which stakeholders can share their thoughts about what direction the university should take in the years ahead.
The Southeast Kansas Symphony has titled its next concert “'Vistuosi from the South” in honor of two Brazilian musicians who will join them in the performance. The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.
With prospects of a quick end to the Syrian civil war dim, it seems likely that for the foreseeable future, thousands of Syrians will continue to flee their war-torn country for refugee camps on the border. Some Pittsburg State University students are working on a design that could one day provide shelter for these and other refugees around the world.
The most used word at Friday’s launch of Pittsburg State University’s Community Campaign was “cooperation.” The event itself, which combined the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday Breakfast with the campaign launch in the Wilkinson Alumni Center was a cooperative event.
Hundreds of student jazz musicians from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma were on the Pitt State campus Friday for what organizers believe may be the largest one-day jazz festival in the Midwest. Officials said 66 bands were scheduled to perform.
Pittsburg State University this week honored three people for their service to the university. Barry Williamson and Steve and Mary Beth Robb were named the 2014 Dr. Ralf J. Thomas Distinguished Service Award recipients as part of PSU’s annual Apple Day celebration.
Because it comes from students, Pittsburg State University’s Outstanding Faculty Award has special meaning for the 2014 honorees.
Two panels of judges got serious about dessert on Wednesday for PSU’s annual Apple Pie and Dessert contest. The event leads into Thursday’s traditional Apple Day observance.
The Choirs of Pittsburg State University will present their annual spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. The University Choir, PSU Chorale, and Jazz Choir will be under the direction of Susan Marchant.
Pitt State fans at this week’s MIAA basketball tournament will get the first glance at new technology in the university’s sports broadcasting program. With new high-definition broadcasting equipment, Pitt State will be able to display HD video footage and replays on the video board inside Kansas City’s Municipal Stadium.