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News Archive for 2017

Master of illusion to perform at Bicknell Center

Master of illusion to perform at Bicknell Center

03/24/2017

Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, at Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Zimet’s performance is sponsored by the Gorilla Activities Board.

Planetarium programs examine the search for planets

Planetarium programs examine the search for planets

03/23/2017

As the search for planets in other solar systems ramps up, the L. Russell Kelce Planetarium at Pittsburg State University presents two programs that look at what these strange worlds may look like and pose again the great question, “Are there other habitable worlds like Earth?”

New harpsichord makes its concert debut

New harpsichord makes its concert debut

03/20/2017

A custom-built harpsichord will make its concert debut on March 30 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts.

Professor leads national statistics honor society

03/17/2017

Ananda Jayawardhana, a professor in the Pittsburg State University Department of Mathematics, has been elected president of the Mu Sigma Rho, the National Statistics Honorary Society, for the 2017-2019 term. He served as the vice-president for the organization from 2014 until 2016.

Auto Tech hosts annual Orientation Day

03/15/2017

More than 50 automotive technology industry professionals from across the nation will be at Pittsburg State on Thursday, March 16, for the College of Technology’s annual Automotive Orientation Day.

Student recognized for environmentally friendly research

Student recognized for environmentally friendly research

03/13/2017

Charith Ranaweera, a graduate student in Pittsburg State University’s polymer chemistry program, has recently been recognized for his research on flame resistant polyurethane foams that are based on limonene, an extract from waste orange peels.

Students say 'thank you' during TAG Week

03/13/2017

Pittsburg State students say “thank you” to private donors during the annual Thank A Gorilla (TAG) Week.

PSU Spring Career Day continues to grow

03/10/2017

Reflecting a brighter jobs picture, nearly 150 companies and organizations have reserved booths for Spring Career Day on Tuesday, March 14, in the Robert W. Plaster Center.

Symphonic Band offers ‘No Ordinary Concert’

03/10/2017

The Pittsburg State University Symphonic Band’s upcoming concert is so different from anything they’ve performed in the past that the only way Director Doug Whitten can think to describe it is, “No Ordinary Band Concert.”

Choirs to perform spring concert on March 13

03/10/2017

The Choirs of Pittsburg State University will present their annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall of McCray Hall.