Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Symphony presents concert for youngsters http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=01d1fdbf-c28d-47d7-aa61-70a33f3c64db The Southeast Kansas Symphony presented its annual Young People’s Concert at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, where the students learned, laughed and even got to test out some of the instruments they saw on stage. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:55:16 CDT 01d1fdbf-c28d-47d7-aa61-70a33f3c64db The Well Reds to perform at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2fba6e32-5f47-478b-ab71-a1baa1553389 The Well Reds, an up-and-coming Alt-Pop Rock quartet from Atlanta, Ga., will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The free performance is part of the Student Activities Council series. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:53:33 CDT 2fba6e32-5f47-478b-ab71-a1baa1553389 PSU, city grow economic development partnership http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a74ae572-9c0a-44ba-9d29-d28b8057cc90 Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg are taking their economic development partnership to new levels. Daron Hall, Pittsburg city manager, said the city has agreed to invest $20,000 into the production of two regional economic reports that are developed by Pittsburg State business faculty. The two reports are the quarterly Pittsburg Micropolitan Area Economic Report and the annual Pittsburg Micropolitan Area Economic Profile. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:32:08 CDT a74ae572-9c0a-44ba-9d29-d28b8057cc90 High school students learn about nursing, college life http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=55e8b9b5-0024-467c-9811-86caebeb4759 About 50 high school seniors spent Thursday in Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing where they had lots of questions about the profession and perhaps even more about college life, like “How hard are the classes?” Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:42:44 CDT 55e8b9b5-0024-467c-9811-86caebeb4759 Gaming, gadgets and old-school comics on display at G3 Expo http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cb21ee7c-4c0d-4548-8e87-475e6ef0468a Graphics, gadgets and games will again be on display at the Kansas Technology Center this year during the annual G3 Expo hosted by the Pittsburg State Graphics and Imaging Technologies Department. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:44:06 CDT cb21ee7c-4c0d-4548-8e87-475e6ef0468a TAG Week honors private donors http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6168b686-c2af-48b7-a55c-b9ac8c62a46f The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, the Gorilla statue in Champions Plaza and the Robert W. Plaster Center were among the newest campus additions to get tagged this week as part of the annual Thank A Gorilla (TAG) event. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:04:42 CDT 6168b686-c2af-48b7-a55c-b9ac8c62a46f ISA reschedules Holi celebration for April 4 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=52ca19ff-b543-4cd2-a638-1e33c31bce18 Pittsburg State University’s Indian Students Association has rescheduled its annual Holi: Festival of Colors celebration for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, near the soccer fields in the Bicknell Sports Complex. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:59:35 CDT 52ca19ff-b543-4cd2-a638-1e33c31bce18 Discussion focuses on SEK women and poverty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e9da69a3-3bdf-466e-ae29-4cc967c11abb In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the Pittsburg State University Women’s Studies program will host a panel discussion featuring some of the people and organizations that work every day to make a difference in the lives of Southeast Kansas women. The program, which is supported by SEK Women Helping Women: a Fairy Godmother’s Fund, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in Room 307 of Grubbs Hall. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:24:04 CDT e9da69a3-3bdf-466e-ae29-4cc967c11abb Professor cheers Grammy success http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=993b4ef8-b998-4f12-b619-6612559b20fb Until this year, the choral group Conspirare had been nominated for a Grammy Award five times, but had never won the top prize. Stella Hastings, associate professor of music at Pittsburg State University, said she felt pretty good about the group’s chances when they received their sixth nomination for their CD, “Sacred Spirit of Russia.” Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:21:30 CDT 993b4ef8-b998-4f12-b619-6612559b20fb Senior projects have lasting impact http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3feba082-04e2-4de7-a46a-95da1ec06fce Two senior projects by Pittsburg State engineering technology students have turned out to be more than just a demonstration of what the students have learned in class. They will have a lasting practical effect in two different programs. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:28:13 CDT 3feba082-04e2-4de7-a46a-95da1ec06fce Renovated meeting rooms just a hint of what’s to come http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eed7dde7-5638-48af-a160-2e9d063ddef5 It’s been 11 months since Pittsburg State University broke ground on a major expansion and renovation of its Overman Student Center. Throughout the construction process, much of the building has been shuttered behind temporary walls and caution tape, but in just a few days, students will get a hint of some of the things to come. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:22:05 CDT eed7dde7-5638-48af-a160-2e9d063ddef5 Guide ranks PSU high on its ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ list http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2efb80b5-ad1c-413b-ab19-303b3466d987 According to the Washington Monthly, students at Pittsburg State University are getting a pretty good deal. The publication’s newest College Guide ranks PSU as No. 10 on its “Best Bang for the Buck” list of 403 colleges and universities in the Midwest. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:24:50 CDT 2efb80b5-ad1c-413b-ab19-303b3466d987 Lark Quartet to perform at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2eb39426-878b-4279-8c46-cb36f22011b8 The Pittsburg State University 2014-15 Solo and Chamber Music Series continues at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, with a concert by the Lark Quartet. The concert will take place in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in PSU’s McCray Hall. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:21:04 CDT 2eb39426-878b-4279-8c46-cb36f22011b8 Fisk Organ Series hosts Dongho Lee http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=810898d7-88c0-47a4-9c78-6d07b416c722 Pittsburg State University’s Fisk Organ Series continues on Tuesday, March 24, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. by the award-winning organist Dongho Lee in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in PSU’s McCray Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:59:10 CDT 810898d7-88c0-47a4-9c78-6d07b416c722 Survey helps PSU improve http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0485af48-a249-4603-91ba-3b6c661013fe It’s really hard to get college students to give up a few minutes to take a survey, but that’s just what officials at Pittsburg State University hope a selected group of freshmen and seniors will do. On Feb. 17, the College Student Report asked a sample of PSU freshmen and seniors to take the anonymous online National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and PSU officials are hoping many of the university’s students do. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:18:42 CDT 0485af48-a249-4603-91ba-3b6c661013fe National Geographic Live comes to PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a7e20d3e-60e3-434e-be09-80bc7e58fcc2 Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts will welcome Albert Yu-Min Lin, National Geographic emerging explorer, research scientist and engineer, to the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, for a special program of exploration and technology entitled, “Chasing Ancient Mysteries: A Digital Expedition.” Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:25:47 CDT a7e20d3e-60e3-434e-be09-80bc7e58fcc2 GIT launches new packaging emphasis http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=94c7cea8-51e8-494d-9f7f-49feba49bb89 The Pittsburg State Graphics and Imaging Technologies Department has launched a new emphasis that focuses on how product packages are designed and marketed. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:23:45 CDT 94c7cea8-51e8-494d-9f7f-49feba49bb89 Program explores the mysteries of the Shroud of Turin http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=128bcf2c-1ff4-46bd-8fc6-b503cf8aaea6 “Shroud Encounter,” a program that uses a CSI approach to explore the science and history around the famous Shroud of Turin, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, at Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The program is sponsored by PSU’s Newman Club. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:36:12 CDT 128bcf2c-1ff4-46bd-8fc6-b503cf8aaea6 Alum earns top score on state CPA exam http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bb44c2b9-8678-460a-9a4a-aee8c29bb9af Alumna Ashlee Phillips not only passed the rigorous CPA exam on her first try, she was the top scorer in the state. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:23:07 CDT bb44c2b9-8678-460a-9a4a-aee8c29bb9af Event connects schools with teachers to be http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6bbdcd85-68d7-4834-b1ec-df14bc0ec6e5 For most students, Pittsburg State University’s Teacher Interview Day is an opportunity to make connections with school districts that may lead to a job offer weeks or even months down the road. But some lucky job hunters got offers on the spot. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:49:56 CDT 6bbdcd85-68d7-4834-b1ec-df14bc0ec6e5