Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News University helps students cope with homesickness http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5bf62e52-29c9-4e05-93a7-3ec420e1dfc4 Students at Pittsburg State University have a lot of people to turn to and a wide array of resources available to help them overcome the inevitable bout of homesickness. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:46:09 CDT 5bf62e52-29c9-4e05-93a7-3ec420e1dfc4 Department finds small treasure in collectible furniture http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=29c94375-e4ea-4646-90ca-91e0c7ad9800 Although no one in Pittsburg State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is expecting riches, they do hope that several pieces of highly collectible furniture they’ve stored for decades will help furnish a room in their 10-year-old building. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:53:29 CDT 29c94375-e4ea-4646-90ca-91e0c7ad9800 PSU presents free family movie on the Jungletron http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=94fcf669-c618-4136-a5db-0e0109dc126c On Friday, Aug. 29, the Pittsburg State University Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations will host a free family movie on the Jungletron in Carnie Smith Stadium. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:16:15 CDT 94fcf669-c618-4136-a5db-0e0109dc126c Students trade shirts from other universities for Gorilla pride http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fb7d662f-7447-4d23-8541-8d3c3c7f447f On Monday, Twitter users began sharing the news about “Trade Your T Tuesday,” so Pittsburg State University students began streaming to the Oval on Tuesday morning to trade in their used t-shirts sporting other universities’ logos for new shirts proclaiming their Gorilla pride. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:17:58 CDT fb7d662f-7447-4d23-8541-8d3c3c7f447f Rosen takes reins of ACIS http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8c81a870-f48b-45d7-93df-e250a6f8c5d4 The new fall semester at Pittsburg State brings with it a new challenge for Peter Rosen, new chair of the Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:37:21 CDT 8c81a870-f48b-45d7-93df-e250a6f8c5d4 Fraternity, president earn high honors http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7feed765-731e-4de2-8812-458a3d326461 A Pittsburg State fraternity and its leader recently received high honors by its parent organization. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:16:18 CDT 7feed765-731e-4de2-8812-458a3d326461 Exhibition features sculpture, mixed media http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d83c1ac4-8ee4-493f-b04b-0ac85f9c547b The Harry Krug Gallery at Pittsburg State University will host an exhibition of the sculpture and mixed media of artist Neil Lawley, beginning on Monday, Aug. 25. The exhibit, entitled “Point Clouds,” will run through Dec. 4. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:55 CDT d83c1ac4-8ee4-493f-b04b-0ac85f9c547b Winzer named Phi Kappa Phi regional VP http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=03072e75-fa9a-4785-bba9-752aabb7d3e1 Pittsburg State University engineering technology professor Randy Winzer has been named a regional vice president for Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest honor society in the U.S. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:06:00 CDT 03072e75-fa9a-4785-bba9-752aabb7d3e1 Bicycle loan program sends a positive message http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2b3aaf2f-76b6-4c3e-9964-e858647accaa The first week of the fall semester at Pittsburg State University can be hectic for just about everyone, but are busier than Don Smith. For the past 32 years, Smith, a minister with Campus Christians, has been repairing and loaning donated bicycles to international students. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:13:41 CDT 2b3aaf2f-76b6-4c3e-9964-e858647accaa Fair connects students, community http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8f459123-c18b-4c48-9f79-3038c4d5ab69 For two hours, Wednesday, representatives of businesses and organizations tempted PSU students with everything from pizza and home-baked cookies to water bottles and book bags. The primary goal at PSU’s annual community fair was to get the students’ attention, and it worked. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:27:30 CDT 8f459123-c18b-4c48-9f79-3038c4d5ab69 President responds to challenge http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c960a08e-cfb7-4271-b801-4f416dbabeb5 With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge spreading like wildfire across the nation, it was just a matter of time until a member of Gorilla Nation tagged Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott in this Internet fundraising sensation. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:08:50 CDT c960a08e-cfb7-4271-b801-4f416dbabeb5 One freshman’s unlikely path to college http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=76373c24-63f3-4984-b0ba-38e906b8c82a Isauro Tevalan Maldonado is like many of the thousand or so freshmen beginning classes at PSU, but in some very important ways, is story is unique. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:47:47 CDT 76373c24-63f3-4984-b0ba-38e906b8c82a Exhibit combines ceramics, video http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=04fce17a-ef58-46d2-91e7-3347e3d9f010 Pittsburg State University’s Art Department has opened its fall exhibition season with “Semiotic,” an exhibit of the work of ceramicist and new media artist Colby Parsons. The exhibit runs through Sept. 26. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:26:48 CDT 04fce17a-ef58-46d2-91e7-3347e3d9f010 Eager, excited Gorillas move in http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=62ec74ae-d321-4932-aef9-6ff7391c9fba More than 1,200 eager, excited Gorillas move in to PSU's residence halls in advance of the first day of the fall semester, on Monday. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:52:02 CDT 62ec74ae-d321-4932-aef9-6ff7391c9fba Bid Day 'best feeling in the world' http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ef9125b4-016b-46a4-87b6-7013066dcd1a With smiling faces and arms wide open, the three sororities at Pittsburg State welcomed their newest members during the annual Sorority Bid Day event on Friday, Aug. 15. The event, which culminates a week of sorority rush and recruitment activities, was conducted in The Oval. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:44:35 CDT ef9125b4-016b-46a4-87b6-7013066dcd1a President Scott opens PSU’s 112th academic year http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=83acdc05-59ec-486c-980e-88989680a27e Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott opened the university’s 112th academic year on Thursday with an address that recognized both big successes in the past year and also acknowledged stressful times for higher education. He shared his vision for the coming year, including several major events and planning for the future. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:55:04 CDT 83acdc05-59ec-486c-980e-88989680a27e Fraternities, sororities plan leadership weekend http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b08f9de3-68ec-4bbc-baa3-660c6120dc1a Nearly 500 Pittsburg State University fraternity and sorority members will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for the annual Fraternal Leadership Summit at the University of Arkansas. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:48:45 CDT b08f9de3-68ec-4bbc-baa3-660c6120dc1a New faculty orientation a 'crash course' on PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=33aec6ac-8246-4ba0-8fba-a4f797bc2c33 New faculty are learning all about Pittsburg State University this week during New Faculty Orientation. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:21:52 CDT 33aec6ac-8246-4ba0-8fba-a4f797bc2c33 Band tunes up for fall season http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=975e9afa-c1a3-42d8-9fdf-ca78be6348f8 The estimated 200 members of the Pride of the Plains Marching Band began preparing this week for a busy semester of pre-game and half-time shows, parades and pep rallies. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:59:16 CDT 975e9afa-c1a3-42d8-9fdf-ca78be6348f8 New international students begin PSU adventure http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3ba15889-2883-40ef-b28e-9a492f635eab The hallways in Whitesitt Hall were full of eager students from just about every corner of the globe, Monday, as new international students began a week of registration and orientation at Pittsburg State University. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:18:51 CDT 3ba15889-2883-40ef-b28e-9a492f635eab