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News Archive for 2018

Campus celebrates library renovation

Campus celebrates library renovation

02/22/2018

The transformation of the second phase of the renovation of Axe Library — the third floor — is complete, and was celebrated Thursday morning with a ceremony attended by students, faculty, staff, and administrators. 

Co-founder of Google Earth to speak at Pittsburg State   

Co-founder of Google Earth to speak at Pittsburg State   

02/21/2018

Brian McClendon, co-founder of the startup which became Google Earth and famously made his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, the center point of the Google Earth Globe, will share his experiences and expertise Friday with students in Pittsburg State's Engineering Technology program.  

Band directors, music teachers form group so they can perform 

Band directors, music teachers form group so they can perform 

02/21/2018

During the annual Pittsburg State Four State Honor Band Festival last year, University Professor of Music Craig Fuchs overheard a group of band directors discussing how much they missed playing in an ensemble themselves.

TEDx speakers announced; ticket sales to begin soon

TEDx speakers announced; ticket sales to begin soon

02/20/2018

Organizers of Pittsburg State's first TEDx event, "Diversity in Our World," have chosen 10 diverse speakers out of a slate of many who auditioned.  

Science Day to draw more than 700 students

02/19/2018

When Dixie Smith taught high school science, her students had many questions about not just what it's like to attend a university, but what specific degree programs are all about.

Wood Tech Companies to visit campus in search of hires

02/19/2018

More than 32 companies from across the country will visit campus on Thursday and Friday for Pittsburg State's Wood Tech Company Day in search of interns and full-time hires, as the industry is thriving. 

PSU selected for artwork inspired by science of climate change  

PSU selected for artwork inspired by science of climate change  

02/19/2018

Pittsburg State was chosen to receive one of 20 pieces of artwork from Environmental Graphiti, a non-profit initiative inspired by the science of climate change.  

Poet Kevin Rabas to Read at Pittsburg State University

Poet Kevin Rabas to Read at Pittsburg State University

02/19/2018

Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will read from his own work at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Governors Room in the Overman Student Center.  

Districts, students hope to make a match

Districts, students hope to make a match

02/14/2018

Soon-to-be graduates hoping to become new teachers have a good shot on Thursday, as the Office of Career Services and the College of Education are anticipating the highest number yet of participating school districts at Teacher Interview Day.

Students chosen to present research at Capitol 

02/14/2018

Five Pittsburg State students will present their research in rotunda of the Capitol Building in Topeka on Wednesday, and five more will do so on Feb. 20.