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News Archive for 2014

Enactus store earns innovation award

10/16/2014

Krimson Kultuur, the student-run store created by Pittsburg State’s Enactus program, recently earned high honors in an innovation awards competition.

Regents OK new polymer chemistry graduate degree

10/15/2014

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved a new master’s degree in polymer chemistry at Pittsburg State University. The board took the action at their regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

STEM education focus of annual conference

STEM education focus of annual conference

10/15/2014

Conducted at the Hilton Branson Convention Center, the conference featured a variety of STEM-related sessions and activities aimed at advancing the attendees’ understanding of how to teach STEM principles to students of all grades.

Students and faculty learn at Midwest Trumpet Festival

Students and faculty learn at Midwest Trumpet Festival

10/13/2014

Students weren’t the only ones learning during the Midwest Trumpet Festival at Pittsburg State University, Monday.

PSU unveils Champions Plaza and begins a new tradition

10/11/2014

Thousands of PSU alumni, students and staff joined President Steve Scott for the unveiling of Champions Plaza and its central feature, a massive bronze Gorilla created by Kansas City sculptor Tom Corbin.

Yell Like Hell 2014

Yell Like Hell 2014

10/10/2014

University Archivist Randy Roberts said Yell Like Hell traces its roots to the mid 1970s and was actually a continuation of pep rallies and skits that had gone on for many years before. Roberts said the first Yell Like Hell competitions were intended to boost school spirit.

PSU mourns death of student

10/09/2014

Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott issued the following statement upon learning of the death of 20-year-old PSU student Taylor C. Thomas. According to Pittsburg Police, Thomas died shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday as a result of an injury suffered during a disturbance at 907 N. Taylor in Pittsburg, Kan.

Student broadcasters receive regional recognition

10/09/2014

Student broadcasters from Pittsburg State University were honored seven times at the 2014 South Central Regional Broadcasting Conference in Edmond, Okla.

Hasselblad to conduct camera workshop at PSU

10/09/2014

Representatives from Sweden-based Hasselblad, one of the world’s leading photography equipment manufacturers, will conduct a series of photography workshops at Pittsburg State University next week.

PSU crowns Homecoming royalty

10/08/2014

The 2014 Homecoming queen and king are Emily Mika and Brian Walker. Mika, from Shawnee, Kan., is a senior Nursing student.