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News Archive for 2017

‘Fan Bus’ headed to Gorilla bowl game in Texarkana

‘Fan Bus’ headed to Gorilla bowl game in Texarkana

11/17/2017

Pittsburg State University is reaching out to Gorilla football fans interested in reserving seats on a special “Gorilla Fan Bus” to watch Pittsburg State battle Arkansas Tech on Dec. 2 in the Agent Barry Live United Bowl in Texarkana, Ark.

Teacher inspires her former fifth grader to pursue teaching

Teacher inspires her former fifth grader to pursue teaching

11/17/2017

When Daniel Golden was a fifth grader at Central Elementary in Baxter Springs, his teacher, Angela Abbott, wrote him a letter, in cursive, praising how much he had progressed as a student and his kind and cooperative nature.

PSU, city seek restaurant for Block 22

PSU, city seek restaurant for Block 22

11/16/2017

Calling all restaurateurs: downtown Pittsburg wants you.

KRPS Public Radio begins online streaming

KRPS Public Radio begins online streaming

11/16/2017

KRPS Public Radio has launched an online streaming service that General Manager Tim Metcalf says is designed to keep an already connected listening audience engaged whenever they are outside the coverage area or not near a radio.

Unique student project helps SEK Humane Society 

Unique student project helps SEK Humane Society 

11/15/2017

A unique project by the Pittsburg State University Graphic Arts Club began as a way for students to give back to the community: help the financially struggling SEK Humane Society ramp up pet adoptions and raise money. 

Alumnus to be inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame

Alumnus to be inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame

11/10/2017

Pittsburg State University will honor the service of one of its proud alumni Saturday with the induction of Lt. Col. Gary Hatfield, USA, Retired, into its ROTC Hall of Fame. Hatfield, who was also a member of the 1957 and 1961 NAIA championship football teams, will become just the 37th graduate to earn this distinction.

Tailgating brings family friends together at Pittsburg State

Tailgating brings family friends together at Pittsburg State

11/10/2017

Keith Richey’s day job, as the marketing sales manager for AZZ Incorporated in Pittsburg, has him focused on business during the week. But on game day weekends at Pittsburg State, his attention turns to a topic for which Gorilla fans have become famous: tailgating.

PSU Veterans Day ceremony set for Friday

PSU Veterans Day ceremony set for Friday

11/09/2017

Pittsburg State University will host the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the PSU Veterans Memorial at 10 a.m. on Nov. 10. The event is presented annually as a civics lesson for local sixth graders and is open to the public.

PSU ranked among highest in nation for degree programs

PSU ranked among highest in nation for degree programs

11/08/2017

When it comes to offering options to students also balancing work and families, Pittsburg State University has been ranked among the nation's best for three degree programs. 

3-D Printing focus of Distinguished Polymer Lecture Series

3-D Printing focus of Distinguished Polymer Lecture Series

11/07/2017

Imagine being able to print your next set of eye glasses at your kitchen table. Or, rather than having to stock hundreds of spare parts, your auto dealer simply prints the part you need while you wait. These scenarios may sound like science fiction, but they may soon become reality thanks to advances in 3-D printing, and polymer chemistry.