The sixth annual Midwest Trumpet Festival, Oct. 12-13 at Pittsburg State University, will bring together some of the top trumpet teachers and performers in the U.S. Festival Director Todd Hastings, a member of the PSU Department of Music faculty, said the two-day festival is a mixture of continuing education sessions, master classes, recitals and concerts.
Pittsburg State University’s 2014-15 Solo and Chamber Music Series continues on Friday, Oct. 10, with a performance by the award-winning pianist Yael Weiss. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall, 205 E Lindburg, on the PSU campus.
Gorillas in Your Midst, a peer health education group at Pittsburg State University, will observe Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 6-12, with a number of events designed to educate students and encourage healthy behavior.
More than 550 high school students from across the four-state region will visit the KTC on Oct. 3 for the annual College of Technology Open House event. Students will tour the KTC and get a first-hand look at what the Pitt State College of Technology has to offer.
The Kansas State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management announced that Pittsburg State Professor Robert Schwindt received the 2014 Trombold Achievement and Kansas HR Professional of the Year Award.
The wood technology program at Pittsburg State received a significant upgrade this semester thanks to the support from two major wood technology companies.
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.
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.
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.
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.