Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Professor says international experience made her a better teacher http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=27916b22-c7de-4f8b-8f92-35fb8fdd60be This time last spring, Casie Hermansson was just beginning her teaching experience at a university in Finland. Now, back at Pittsburg State University, Hermansson says she’s a better teacher because of her Fulbright experience. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:16:36 CST 27916b22-c7de-4f8b-8f92-35fb8fdd60be Concert features baritone Sidney Outlaw http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cd232bd9-d3ef-4c55-9d6c-0341b89045bc Four-State audiences will have the opportunity to hear one of the top young operatic voices in the U.S. when baritone Sidney Outlaw takes the stage on Friday, Jan. 30, as part of Pittsburg State University’s 2014-2015 Solo and Chamber Music Series. Outlaw’s performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall, 205 E. Lindburg. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:25:03 CST cd232bd9-d3ef-4c55-9d6c-0341b89045bc Pittsburg State sets new summer work schedule for campus http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=927d5113-b4b3-450c-b730-b7a6af601795 Pittsburg State employees will enjoy a slightly different summer work schedule this year. The university has approved a new schedule that will result in campus closing at noon on Fridays. Employees will work additional hours throughout the week to compensate for the noon closing. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:51:56 CST 927d5113-b4b3-450c-b730-b7a6af601795 Programmer develops app to help grandmother http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=af90d8ba-7818-4da6-8137-1357bbf195f6 OIS programmer John Kuefler, along with his father, has developed the Simplicity Center iPad app that is designed to help senior citizens navigate the Web and email in a safe, secure manner. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:14:13 CST af90d8ba-7818-4da6-8137-1357bbf195f6 Group plans stalking awareness program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a3049792-e1aa-4f91-9382-0ea29c60dccd In honor of National Stalking Awareness Month, Pittsburg State University’s Students For Violence Prevention will hold a roundtable discussion at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 107 of Grubbs Hall on the PSU campus. The event is entitled “P.S. I Love You: Stalking Awareness Evening.” Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:08:50 CST a3049792-e1aa-4f91-9382-0ea29c60dccd KCOB faculty earn research award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2f30d509-34d4-4142-a0d1-26b03572f712 Research conducted by Kelce College of Business faculty has been singled out for its contribution to the field of economic study. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:39:31 CST 2f30d509-34d4-4142-a0d1-26b03572f712 Faculty textbooks have global impact http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f045d3bb-6234-4d1a-9ca6-250fb75c162d Their classrooms may be in Pittsburg, Kan., but faculty in the Kelce College of Business are touching students around the world. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:16:48 CST f045d3bb-6234-4d1a-9ca6-250fb75c162d Tango benefits Symphony http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=434052db-0ce1-49ca-877c-cdd93d1370a8 Participants will be invited to learn to tango at a Valentines Day fundraising dinner concert for the Southeast Kansas Symphony. The Pittsburg State University Strings will be joined by Cuarteto Tanguero, a tango group from Bloomington, Ind.; the Midwest Regional Ballet Co.; and tenor José Ortega on Saturday, Feb. 14, in the lobby of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in Pittsburg. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:48:51 CST 434052db-0ce1-49ca-877c-cdd93d1370a8 Students provide testing at YMCA Senior Adult Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=40b79091-ab42-4469-81d1-4e4f0186a17e Students in Janice Jewett’s Personal Training class got to demonstrate what they’ve been learning Tuesday at the Pittsburg Family YMCA’s Senior Adult Day. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:27:28 CST 40b79091-ab42-4469-81d1-4e4f0186a17e Pair technology with knowledge, fitness experts say http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3452f4f6-6756-4518-91e2-8b65eafbf61d Can technology make us healthier? Fitness experts at Pittsburg State University say the colorful fitness trackers showing up on wrists everywhere may provide information that wearers can use to improve their workouts and daily activities. But most users, they say, probably don’t have the knowledge to make the most of the new devices. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:04:23 CST 3452f4f6-6756-4518-91e2-8b65eafbf61d Block Kids Contest at KTC Saturday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=30410323-81f2-41bd-86f2-04e2579fea9b The Pittsburg State School of Construction and the southeast Kansas chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will host the annual Block Kids Contest this Saturday at the Kansas Technology Center. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:56:31 CST 30410323-81f2-41bd-86f2-04e2579fea9b Ticket sales dates announced for Bicknell Center events http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8233e8c6-ca07-4d96-a0f9-f102005d8e29 Pittsburg State University officials today announced ticket sale dates for three of the most anticipated events of the Bicknell Center’s inaugural season. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:00:11 CST 8233e8c6-ca07-4d96-a0f9-f102005d8e29 New solo exhibit opens in Krug Gallery http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=35c5401b-ff66-4e79-9b3a-db508fc6ee6c Storytellers, a solo exhibition of the mixed-media art of Teresa J. Harris, will open in Pittsburg State University’s Harry Krug Gallery in Porter Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The exhibit runs through April 30. Harris will talk about her work at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, at the gallery and a reception will follow.’ Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:32:58 CST 35c5401b-ff66-4e79-9b3a-db508fc6ee6c Scholarship application deadline is Feb. 1 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=986d3fc9-c111-4549-9c71-a41c8d0e13f1 Pittsburg State University students have a little over two weeks to apply for scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:51:01 CST 986d3fc9-c111-4549-9c71-a41c8d0e13f1 Tuesday last day to add a class http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8df80bd5-c124-43db-a0ad-40d6e101a09f Pittsburg State University officials reminded potential students today that the deadline for adding a class for the spring semester is Tuesday, Jan. 20. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:55:10 CST 8df80bd5-c124-43db-a0ad-40d6e101a09f MBA Association gains first sponsor http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b7d9f07a-d660-4e81-9769-2701a3cdd0f4 The MBA Association at Pittsburg State University has its first official sponsor. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:18:50 CST b7d9f07a-d660-4e81-9769-2701a3cdd0f4 Landscaper plans for spring thaw http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8b95bdfc-8c51-4614-9b13-f55b327d9905 Although the ground underfoot may be frozen like tundra, Cate Breneman is already well along in her planning for the spring planting season. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:21:20 CST 8b95bdfc-8c51-4614-9b13-f55b327d9905 Hasselblad donates camera to GIT program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=34957f7e-f7ec-43f7-969f-8bf769bed4e1 The photography program in the College of Technology received a donation of a Hasselblad camera and two lenses. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:36:07 CST 34957f7e-f7ec-43f7-969f-8bf769bed4e1 Health officials offer flu advice to returning students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bc78a503-820f-4d97-8bde-85249ac16d81 Officials tell returning students that their best weapon against the flu virus is already in their hands -- good hand washing. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:08:03 CST bc78a503-820f-4d97-8bde-85249ac16d81 Gorillas, Hornets ready for nationally-ranked contest http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eadc5084-3d47-48da-ac7c-5ee478da539c A top-five national match-up comes to John Lance Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 14, as the No. 2 Gorillas meet up with No. 3 Emporia State at 5:30 p.m. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:19:05 CST eadc5084-3d47-48da-ac7c-5ee478da539c