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News Archive for 2017

Concert to be broadcast on KRPS Friday

12/20/2017

The SEK Symphony's Holiday Extravaganza concert at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts was so well received, audiences gave it a prolonged standing ovation.  

Longtime accounting teacher dies

Longtime accounting teacher dies

12/19/2017

Don Cash Sr., a retired faculty member who taught in the Kelce College of Business for 30 years, of which he spent 10 as chair of a department, died earlier this month after battling Parkinson's Disease and cancer. 

Schick remembered for her innovative and enduring art style

Schick remembered for her innovative and enduring art style

12/19/2017

Porter Hall lost a little of its color this week.

PSU gets approval for TEDx event 

12/18/2017

Pittsburg State University has been granted a 12-month license to host a TEDx event, thanks to the work of Courtney Blankenship, legislative affairs director for the Student Government Association.  

More than 500 earn degrees at Fall Commencement

More than 500 earn degrees at Fall Commencement

12/18/2017

More than 500 students achieved personal milestones with the conferring of degrees Friday at Fall Commencement: 141 of them earned Master's, Doctor of Nurse Practice, and Specialist in Education degrees, and 375 of them earned Bachelor's and Associate degrees.

Economic report paints bright picture for Pittsburg

Economic report paints bright picture for Pittsburg

12/14/2017

Local lodging revenue, room sales, and related jobs are up. Way up — to the tune of a 25.3 percent increase in total room revenue for the first 10 months and up double digits every month since February.

Students design mark to leave on downtown Pittsburg

Students design mark to leave on downtown Pittsburg

12/13/2017

Three seniors in Denice Bertoncino’s Interior Design class each will have an impressive portfolio when they graduate: They will include plans that the students crafted for a real-world customer — a new business in downtown Pittsburg.

Commissioning ceremony a major milestone for student from Haiti

Commissioning ceremony a major milestone for student from Haiti

12/12/2017

Clyvens Exantus is on the cusp of accomplishing two of his life goals in one day. The 25-year-old Pittsburg State student and Army ROTC cadet is set to commission as a Second Lieutenant and earn his bachelor’s degree in political science on Friday.

Student authors book to honor mother, country

Student authors book to honor mother, country

12/12/2017

Graduate student Luis Carlos González Rodríguez, of Venezuela, was not supposed to have been born.

College of Education honors current, future teachers

College of Education honors current, future teachers

12/11/2017

At today's annual recognition ceremony, the College of Education honored the Distinguished Service Administrator and the Distinguished Service Teacher award recipients for Fall 2017, along with two current students chosen as 2017 Teachers of Promise.