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News Archive for 2015

SNL star to perform at PSU

SNL star to perform at PSU

12/18/2015

Nationally-acclaimed comedian to perform at Pittsburg State.

University, regional and local leaders explore research park expansion

12/17/2015

Pittsburg State University is working with community and regional leaders in an effort to expand the research park next to PSU’s Tyler Research Center. The university hosted more than 60 leaders on its campus Thursday during a special conference led by experts from the Association of University Research Parks.

Alumnus honored as leader in audit field

Alumnus honored as leader in audit field

12/17/2015

Cate Neeley turned her passion for auditing into a successful career, as she now serves as assistant director and internal audit manager at the University of Kansas. And earlier this fall, she was named a 2015 Emerging Leader by Internal Auditor magazine.

Students develop textbook search app

12/17/2015

Kelce College of Business students developed an app to help students find the cheapest prices on textbooks.

PSU honors fall graduates

PSU honors fall graduates

12/16/2015

Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott offered words of advice for the estimated 560 graduates who participated in PSU’s fall commencement on Friday, Dec. 11. It was the largest fall graduating class in the university’s history.

PSU Choirs produce holiday CD

PSU Choirs produce holiday CD

12/15/2015

The old idiom “sing for your supper” means to do something for someone else in order to receive something in return. The Pittsburg State University Choirs, however, have actually been singing in order to earn a trip to England and Wales. The students are using proceeds from their new CD of holiday and seasonal music, “Light in the Dark,” to help finance a tour of England and Wales next spring.

Art student brings old letterpresses back to life

Art student brings old letterpresses back to life

12/14/2015

Pittsburg State University senior art major Cat Jepson is living proof that those who wrote the obituary for letterpress printing in the 1980s were dead wrong. Thanks to people like Jepson, this early form of printing, developed by Johannes Gutenberg in the mid 15th century, is enjoying a worldwide renaissance.

Tech ed students lead mass production project

Tech ed students lead mass production project

12/11/2015

Pittsburg State technology and engineering education students this semester received a hands-on lesson in mass production, while also getting a preview of their future teaching careers.

Student gains knowledge and learns a life lesson

Student gains knowledge and learns a life lesson

12/10/2015

Djavan Hairabedian, who will graduate Friday with dual majors in plastics engineering technology and polymer chemistry, has learned a lot of things in his years at Pittsburg State University.

Power Wheels project no 'child's play'

12/10/2015

It may have featured a kid’s toy, but a graduate project featuring a Power Wheels car was far from child’s play for a group of Pittsburg State engineering technology students.