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News Archive for 2014

Enactus earns multiple grants for projects

11/19/2014

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.

Interior design student repeats at Design Wars

Interior design student repeats at Design Wars

11/19/2014

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.

Art exhibit features faculty work

Art exhibit features faculty work

11/18/2014

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.

JHS students win national honor for statistics poster

11/17/2014

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.

Jazz Ensembles, high school honors band to perform

Jazz Ensembles, high school honors band to perform

11/17/2014

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.

Opera, Symphony combine for ‘Enchanted Evening’

11/17/2014

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 survey helps lure new restaurants

11/17/2014

Student-led surveys have played a role in attracting new restaurants to Pittsburg, officials say.

Athletics purchases 250 playoff tickets for PSU students

11/16/2014

Pittsburg State University students have a reason to get up early Monday morning. The first 250 students to present their student ID at the PSU ticket office will receive a free ticket to the Gorillas’ home playoff game, courtesy of the athletics office.

PSU names Bicknell Family Center for the Arts performance hall

11/14/2014

Pittsburg State University has announced that it has named the performance hall within the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in honor of Linda and Lee Scott, in recognition of a $5 million gift made in 2012 on their behalf by the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas.

Athletes help ‘deck the halls’

Athletes help ‘deck the halls’

11/14/2014

The Wilkinson house is ready for the holidays this morning thanks to a crew of Pitt State track athletes who spent Thursday evening putting up trees, stringing lights and placing treasured Christmas decorations throughout the house.