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News Archive for 2018

University events attracting visitors and helping local economy

University events attracting visitors and helping local economy

04/18/2018

Susan Marchant may be the busiest professor this week on Pittsburg State’s campus. As chair of the Music Department, she’s preparing to host more than 2,000 of the region’s finest musicians at two separate music competitions over the next three days.  

President Scott expresses frustration with state funding during Legislative Town Hall 

President Scott expresses frustration with state funding during Legislative Town Hall 

04/17/2018

The capital city of Topeka may be nearly 200 miles from Pittsburg State University, but the actions state lawmakers take within its statehouse over the next few weeks will make a big difference to this southeast Kansas campus.  

Teams prep entries for competition with real-world impact

Teams prep entries for competition with real-world impact

04/17/2018

Large-scale natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes happen in very geographically diverse regions, from Joplin, Missouri, and Baxter Springs, Kansas, to Japan and Haiti, but they all have one thing in common: They leave people displaced from homes. 

Student group plans, markets large-scale concert open to all 

Student group plans, markets large-scale concert open to all 

04/17/2018

Don't be surprised if you see students tooling around campus in a golf cart this week handing out swag in an attempt to market their biggest undertaking yet: a large-scale concert and festival that they hope fills Carnie Smith Stadium with not just fellow students, but faculty, staff, and the public, as well. 

Student work chosen for display at downtown gallery

Student work chosen for display at downtown gallery

04/16/2018

A community partnership has given students in the Pittsburg State Graphics & Imaging Technologies program a unique opportunity: The chance to have their work publicly displayed in the Beverly Corcoran Art Gallery in Memorial Auditorium in downtown Pittsburg.

Hundreds of students to fan out across Pittsburg for Big Event 

Hundreds of students to fan out across Pittsburg for Big Event 

04/12/2018

When Shelby Bicknell was a sophomore, her experience as a volunteer at the annual community-wide Big Event was so positive, she set out to climb the ladder to become its director. 

KCCTE approved as third-party mentor for teachers

04/10/2018

The Kansas Center for Career and Technical Education has been approved by the Kansas State Department of Education as a third-party mentor for Career and Technical Education teachers across Kansas. 

Bedene named student employee of the year for university and state of Kansas

Bedene named student employee of the year for university and state of Kansas

04/09/2018

The desire by Michaela Bedene to take charge, achieve success, and excel was what made her stand out to judges as the clear choice as Pittsburg State's 2017-18 Student Employee of the Year.  

Pittsburg State announces 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award recipients  

Pittsburg State announces 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award recipients  

04/09/2018

Pittsburg State University announced today that Terry Clark, Ivan Crossland Jr., John Roderique, and Laurel Brouse Rosenthal have been selected to receive the 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award, the university’s highest honor.

Pitt State to celebrate student employees Monday 

Pitt State to celebrate student employees Monday 

04/06/2018

Heather Burger loves her job in the advisory office of Pittsburg State's Kelce College of Business. As a senior, she’s well-versed in the academic requirements of the university and helps her fellow students with their enrollment questions.