The critters in Pittsburg State University’s Nature Reach finally moved back to the familiar surroundings of Heckert-Wells Hall Monday.
Pittsburg State University today announced that it has named the theater within the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in honor of local arts patrons and philanthropists, Dotty and Bill Miller. The naming of the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater was made possible by a generous gift from the Nancy and Richard Miller family and the Faith and Dick Coleman family.
The Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble will close out the year on Sunday, Dec. 7, with a free concert that is designed to get listeners in the holiday spirit. The concert, which begins at 3 p.m. in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, will include both music for the wind ensemble and music for the holiday season.
From numerous outreach efforts at local businesses to managing their own store, Krimson Kultuur, in downtown Pittsburg, Enactus students strive to make a positive impact on the community. Their efforts were rewarded recently with a variety of grants that will help support their projects.
PSU senior Cassandra Stanley was, for the second consecutive year, on the winning team at the International Interior Design Association’s Design Wars competition in Kansas City.
A new exhibit in the University Gallery at Pittsburg State University features the most recent works of nine members of the Department of Art faculty. “Assembly Required: Pittsburg State University Department of Art Faculty Exhibition” runs Nov. 18 through Jan. 23. A reception to meet the artists will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21.
Adam Bennett, a PSU alumnus and math teacher at Joplin High School, had two students win first place in a national statistics poster contest this year.
The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will close out the year with a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. PSU’s two jazz ensembles will be joined in the concert by the Southeast Kansas Music Educators Honor Jazz Band, a group of high school musicians selected by audition for the prestigious ensemble.
The Pittsburg State University Opera Theatre, together with the Southeast Kansas Symphony, will present “An Enchanted Evening,” a concert of operatic and musical theater gems at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.
Student-led surveys have played a role in attracting new restaurants to Pittsburg, officials say.