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News Archive for 2014

Sellout expected for Gorillas’ home opener

09/06/2014

Pittsburg State University’s home opening football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, is nearly sold out, according to university officials. Demand for tickets to the game against the Riverhawks of Northeastern State University has been particularly strong among the Gorillas’ student fan base.

17th GorillaFest kicks off Saturday

09/05/2014

The 17th season of GorillaFest, a free community tailgate party before each home PSU football game, begins at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, on the east side of Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium.

Parking, student seating added in advance of home opener

Parking, student seating added in advance of home opener

09/04/2014

In what has become a highly anticipated fall tradition, thousands of fans will pack Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium for the first football game of the season, Saturday. Hours before kickoff, thousands of red-clad fans will join in the traditional GorillaFest tailgate party outside the stadium, where there will be food, music and games for kids. To host an event of this magnitude is no small task, requiring months of planning and preparation not only in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, but also in various offices across campus.

PSU hosts Branding Expo

09/04/2014

Nearly 20 national and regional vendors of Pittsburg State University licensed merchandise and about 80 potential customers will come together Friday, Sept. 5, for the university’s 2014 Branding Expo. The event, sponsored by the Office of Marketing and Communication, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilkinson Alumni Center.

PSU celebrates successful scholarship campaign

09/04/2014

Pittsburg State University’s Office of Development will celebrate the successful completion of its Pathways to PSU scholarship campaign at the GorillaFest tailgate party preceding Saturday’s football game.

Students shop at Career Clothes Closet

09/03/2014

Nearly 800 Pittsburg State University students have gone shopping for free since the Career Clothes Closet opening in 2010, according to Mindy Cloninger, director of the Office of Career Services. The clothes closet held its fall open house, Wednesday.

Students learn about clubs, groups

Students learn about clubs, groups

09/03/2014

Pittsburg State University students got to see the wide range of interests and activities available to them at the annual Student Activities Fair, held Wednesday, on the Oval.

University helps students cope with homesickness

08/29/2014

Students at Pittsburg State University have a lot of people to turn to and a wide array of resources available to help them overcome the inevitable bout of homesickness.

Department finds small treasure in collectible furniture

Department finds small treasure in collectible furniture

08/27/2014

Although no one in Pittsburg State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is expecting riches, they do hope that several pieces of highly collectible furniture they’ve stored for decades will help furnish a room in their 10-year-old building.

PSU presents free family movie on the Jungletron

08/26/2014

On Friday, Aug. 29, the Pittsburg State University Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations will host a free family movie on the Jungletron in Carnie Smith Stadium.