Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Students host bone marrow registry Thursday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d1fca126-7ca0-4c7d-9ff1-d85c417de625 Members of Pittsburg State University’s chapter of the Kansas Association of Nursing Students (KANS) will hold a bone marrow registry from noon until 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the first floor lobby of the Overman Student Center. The event honors Alex Talbott, a PSU alumnus from Webb City, Mo., who is currently battling leukemia. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:16:49 CST d1fca126-7ca0-4c7d-9ff1-d85c417de625 Trumpet virtuoso performs at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=35b41034-56ae-4750-9761-4299c4463284 Internationally acclaimed trumpeter Mark Clodfelter will perform a guest recital at 6 p.m. on Sat., March 7, in McCray Hall’s Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall on the Pittsburg State University Campus. The recital is free and open to the public. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:44:23 CST 35b41034-56ae-4750-9761-4299c4463284 Choirs celebrate the coming spring http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=398c6235-4261-4cb5-9c41-7a17c37b23e5 The choirs of Pittsburg State University will present their annual spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at PSU. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:18:04 CST 398c6235-4261-4cb5-9c41-7a17c37b23e5 International students eager to share their food, culture http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7db0e5d4-10c5-4a38-af28-8d0dd9864be5 Local residents can take a trip around the world, all in one night, at Pittsburg State University’s International Food and Culture Fair from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, in the lower level of Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. The event is sponsored by PSU’s International Student Association. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:23:31 CST 7db0e5d4-10c5-4a38-af28-8d0dd9864be5 PSU honors three for volunteer service http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6b44fc1a-64fe-433b-81ec-84df7a606e68 Pittsburg State University will honor three of its alumni this week for their volunteer service to the university. PSU’s Alumni Association will present its Ralf J. Thomas Distinguished Service Award to Jan Allai and Pete and Shirley Esch as part of PSU’s Apple Day celebration on Thursday, March 5. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:39:38 CST 6b44fc1a-64fe-433b-81ec-84df7a606e68 Tompkins to deliver Apple Day address http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9934bb2c-656a-41ff-a113-1bfb2b477424 Andy Tompkins, president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, will deliver the keynote address at Pittsburg State University’s 108th observance of Apple Day at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Tompkins will speak on “Servant Leadership.” Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:35:50 CST 9934bb2c-656a-41ff-a113-1bfb2b477424 Group lists PSU online master’s degree education programs among nation’s best http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ff39e4d8-21db-4fa2-a799-dfab97ac1497 Teach Tomorrow, an online service for persons considering careers in education, has ranked Pittsburg State University 35th in the nation on its list of the Best Online Master’s in Education Degrees. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:52:05 CST ff39e4d8-21db-4fa2-a799-dfab97ac1497 PSU to observe 108th Apple Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2be9f62c-351b-42bf-86ba-776229facc00 The Pittsburg State University students who participate in the apple scavenger hunt, the apple pie and dessert contest, the apple pie eating contest and the all-university convocation this week may not always realize it, but they will be carrying on a tradition almost as old as the university, itself. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:53:11 CST 2be9f62c-351b-42bf-86ba-776229facc00 Women’s History Month presentation focuses on Ella Buchanan http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4e5f6276-126b-416f-97de-c09091a927fa Pittsburg State University will begin its observance of Women’s History Month with a presentation on Ella Buchanan, just one of the many women who have played a significant role in the city’s history. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:02:36 CST 4e5f6276-126b-416f-97de-c09091a927fa Young alum, RED inventor launches second company http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=24df4cc9-feaa-49a5-9534-1cf1e87ec0e0 Alumnus Patrick Stoddart, inventor of the RED messaging service, has launched a second company designed to help organizations engage supporters and connect them to their local, regional and state elected officials. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:04:26 CST 24df4cc9-feaa-49a5-9534-1cf1e87ec0e0 McCracken named to state emergency management team http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=75f0d4a7-a0d5-43da-b914-c6b4326039f9 Mike McCracken, director of Police and Parking Services, has been named to the Kansas Region 7 (southeast Kansas) Incident Management Team. The regional teams, functions of the Kansas Department of Emergency Management, provide assistance to state and local agencies during disasters and other emergencies in Kansas and surrounding states. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:35:05 CST 75f0d4a7-a0d5-43da-b914-c6b4326039f9 New minor program off to fast start http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=02898e26-9840-4018-ae08-837bef30384f In the spring semester of 2014, Pittsburg State launched a new minor aimed at promoting creativity, entrepreneurship and new ways of thinking. One year later, the minor has proven to be not only effective, but also popular. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:37:27 CST 02898e26-9840-4018-ae08-837bef30384f KTC hosts Wood Tech Company Days http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a9e636a0-caa5-41dd-aed0-e55f2fabc66b Wood technology companies from across the country will get a close-up look at potential employees this week during Wood Tech Company Days at Pittsburg State University’s Kansas Technology Center. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:43:46 CST a9e636a0-caa5-41dd-aed0-e55f2fabc66b PSU partners with university in France on business degrees http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=89d2806e-6bcf-4c7c-9a7c-25cce0af1a9d The Pittburg State Kelce College of Business recently reached a dual degree agreement with La Rochelle Business School in La Rochelle, France. The agreement gives PSU students the opportunity to earn both a master’s degree in business administration from Pitt State and a master’s degree in management from La Rochelle, ranked by The Financial Times as one of the top 80 business schools in Europe. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:45:36 CST 89d2806e-6bcf-4c7c-9a7c-25cce0af1a9d Warhol’s ‘Beethoven’ finds a home in PSU's Bicknell Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=928be33d-e6e0-4b1b-961f-3a75b178a27b Ludwig van Beethoven seems right at home in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Members of the campus and community gathered Wednesday morning in the James S. and Treva J. Dawson Lobby of the Bicknell Center to officially unveil Andy Warhol’s “Beethoven, II. 390.” The 1987 serigraph is a gift of Robert D. and Gwendolyn Tyler. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:36:14 CST 928be33d-e6e0-4b1b-961f-3a75b178a27b All-female band headlines Jazz Festival concert http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f7ad15d6-64f4-4e8d-b554-4f60acce4935 The 41st annual Pittsburg State University Jazz Festival concert, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, will feature one of the only all-female big band jazz ensembles in the U.S. DIVA will join PSU’s Jazz Ensemble on the stage at Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, for the closing concert of the festival, which draws scores of high school jazz bands from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:05:27 CST f7ad15d6-64f4-4e8d-b554-4f60acce4935 Production a ‘perfect choice’ to open new theater http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=485a9550-0cf7-4270-b62b-116bfbb86e5f Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice,” the first theater production in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, is the perfect choice to christen the new space, according to Cynthia Allan, chair of PSU’s Department of Communication and the play’s director. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:47:33 CST 485a9550-0cf7-4270-b62b-116bfbb86e5f Materials scientist to deliver polymer lecture http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=df02216f-9a80-4875-8c3b-44d428a92858 Christopher Kemper Ober, the Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Materials Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University, will give a public talk on polymers in nanotechnology at Pittsburg State University on Friday, Feb. 27. Ober will discuss “Making Structures the Length Scale of Molecules” at 3 p.m. in 102 Yates Hall. His presentation is part of PSU’s Distinguished Polymer Lecturer Series. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:33:01 CST df02216f-9a80-4875-8c3b-44d428a92858 Speaker advocates using free resources to drive down education costs http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1d7f3942-9427-4992-b707-8c0b861c4b3a Open Educational Resources (OER) is not a fad or just another educational buzz word, but a revolution in education, according to Cable Green, director of global learning at Creative Commons. Green will talk to Pittsburg State University faculty about the “Moral, Business and Police Case for OER” at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, in 102 Yates Hall. Green’s PSU visit is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:44:24 CST 1d7f3942-9427-4992-b707-8c0b861c4b3a Bush tickets sell out quickly http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=254f9544-0602-4386-85ad-9f909f2b0fd6 The line to purchase tickets for former First Lady Laura Bush’s appearance on April 22 began forming almost two hours before the PSU Ticket Office opened at 8:30 a.m. today and a little more than 90 minutes later, the last of the tickets had been snatched up. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:16:27 CST 254f9544-0602-4386-85ad-9f909f2b0fd6