Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Alumni office launches new web show http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c0579767-ddf2-4917-83ad-684d7059ad7f If he could, Jon Bartlow would meet personally with each of Pittsburg State’s 63,000 alumni. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:35:07 CDT c0579767-ddf2-4917-83ad-684d7059ad7f Indian students share Festival of Colors tradition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=937bf599-d7f6-41e4-a0ac-532cab6187b3 The Pittsburg State University Indian Students Association will host its annual celebration of Holi, the Festival of Colors, from noon until 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, east of the softball fields in the Bicknell Sports Complex. The public is invited and the ISA will provide the colored powders and music. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:34:10 CDT 937bf599-d7f6-41e4-a0ac-532cab6187b3 Master of illusion to perform at Bicknell Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e96fb2ee-cf9d-4626-ac71-76bbcaf3507f 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. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:33:00 CDT e96fb2ee-cf9d-4626-ac71-76bbcaf3507f Planetarium programs examine the search for planets http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9cf16285-99a6-4f64-a2fa-eb32210eecd5 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?” Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:23:16 CDT 9cf16285-99a6-4f64-a2fa-eb32210eecd5 New harpsichord makes its concert debut http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f1389027-5377-4203-bd16-1ddba465c8bc A custom-built harpsichord will make its concert debut on March 30 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:57:17 CDT f1389027-5377-4203-bd16-1ddba465c8bc Professor leads national statistics honor society http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=76dc10fc-abbc-4c0e-9353-afaa7c48c4a8 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. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:06:57 CDT 76dc10fc-abbc-4c0e-9353-afaa7c48c4a8 Auto Tech hosts annual Orientation Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=27b44172-0e68-4fb8-854f-888643f98190 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. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:49:44 CDT 27b44172-0e68-4fb8-854f-888643f98190 Student recognized for environmentally friendly research http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4d23334a-c738-4db1-b6c2-c6af799e509b 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. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:53:34 CDT 4d23334a-c738-4db1-b6c2-c6af799e509b Students say 'thank you' during TAG Week http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=71ef1c65-37ac-4635-aac0-9b0e248ec07c Pittsburg State students say “thank you” to private donors during the annual Thank A Gorilla (TAG) Week. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:04:43 CDT 71ef1c65-37ac-4635-aac0-9b0e248ec07c PSU Spring Career Day continues to grow http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1def713f-a5c4-4634-9725-2953c1d38830 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. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:10:06 CST 1def713f-a5c4-4634-9725-2953c1d38830 Symphonic Band offers ‘No Ordinary Concert’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=224d77ff-6acd-437f-bd02-a7163529a52d 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.” Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:39:16 CST 224d77ff-6acd-437f-bd02-a7163529a52d Choirs to perform spring concert on March 13 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=21ecac68-23dd-4380-9256-fa1ef84555eb 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. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:08:59 CST 21ecac68-23dd-4380-9256-fa1ef84555eb Students select Outstanding Faculty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4c9d7982-a492-4d2c-9c01-95f2c8f341f4 Of all the honors and accolades Pittsburg State University faculty may get over their careers, the one they seem to cherish the most is the Outstanding Faculty Award given each year by students. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:11:32 CST 4c9d7982-a492-4d2c-9c01-95f2c8f341f4 Art, wood tech students collaborate on exhibit http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ed6ffa04-9ab4-4723-9a0e-55ad623cfa4c In many ways, the Pittsburg State Department of Art and wood technology department could not be further apart. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:53:43 CST ed6ffa04-9ab4-4723-9a0e-55ad623cfa4c Rondelli voice competition set for Saturday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d547a072-ee18-42ef-9a94-735f5a63b738 Pittsburg State University will host the first Barbara Rondelli Kansas Statewide Classical Voice Competition on March 11 in Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The competition will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. with a winner’s concert slated for 4 p.m. The entire competition is free and open to the public. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:32:40 CST d547a072-ee18-42ef-9a94-735f5a63b738 Writer Francine Prose to read at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=91aaa7ff-d16b-4ea5-a248-87ce4808729e Francine Prose, one of America’s most esteemed and prolific writers, will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in the Miller Theater in PSU’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:34:46 CST 91aaa7ff-d16b-4ea5-a248-87ce4808729e Series welcomes versatile vocalist http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=56200c62-6340-4547-ae5b-0ed8b5c7d961 Irish mezzo-soprano Naoimi Louisa O’Connell, accompanied by pianist Brent Funderburk, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in Pittsburg State University’s McCray Hall. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:55:49 CDT 56200c62-6340-4547-ae5b-0ed8b5c7d961 Library exhibit explores university history and traditions http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cc0bd0ea-57b2-4129-afec-df306db3d2a8 In conjunction with Apple Day, a celebration of a pivotal moment in PSU’s history, Axe Library has staged a new exhibit in Special Collections and the University Archives. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:07:14 CST cc0bd0ea-57b2-4129-afec-df306db3d2a8 Celebrated author Francine Prose to speak http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=140dfcb3-5eea-449e-a5a1-bd6babfb356b Francine Prose, one of America’s most esteemed and prolific writers, will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in the Miller Theater in PSU’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:55:40 CST 140dfcb3-5eea-449e-a5a1-bd6babfb356b PSU honors two for service http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1b6855ec-fab7-4f23-9c93-8a7e7d6131d5 In conjunction with its 2017 Apple Day observance, Pittsburg State will honor two alumni with its Dr. Ralf J. Thomas Distinguished Service Awards. This year’s honorees are Al Brown, a senior technical service representative for household, industrial and chemical blow molding at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Homer Cole, a retired businessman and former mayor of the City of Pittsburg. 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