Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News PSU names 2016 outstanding seniors http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=413a5552-d905-45b4-917e-cc6d785fb19e Pittsburg State University has selected Lynzee Marie Flores, of Lamar, Mo., and Viet C. Nguyen, from Hanoi, Vietnam, as its outstanding senior woman and outstanding senior man for 2016. The university’s highest student honors were announced at the annual student leadership and awards banquet on April 22. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:03:11 CDT 413a5552-d905-45b4-917e-cc6d785fb19e Third-grade fun emphasizes lifetime fitness http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=161f1248-fd0c-4b41-9c85-13ab888a54b3 Nearly 1,000 third graders from 16 southeast Kansas schools will run, jump, kick and twist at Pittsburg State University on Friday, April 29, in an annual celebration that focuses on fitness and safety. Kansas Kids Fitness and Safety Day, which is hosted by PSU’s Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, begins at 10 a.m. in Carnie Smith Stadium. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:11:17 CDT 161f1248-fd0c-4b41-9c85-13ab888a54b3 Top area high school musicians to perform http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6b096b4d-eb3a-48cb-82ff-be6cc8aeb41b Some of the best high school musicians in the Four-State area will come together to perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The concert, which includes the PSU Wind Ensemble, is free and open to the public. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:47:00 CDT 6b096b4d-eb3a-48cb-82ff-be6cc8aeb41b Father, son earn degrees together http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cc33d1cc-1d5a-401d-a582-65e781bbf588 Fathers and sons do a lot of things together – ball games, fishing, hunting, and the like. But for Jim Kidd and his son James, of Columbus, the activity that’s brought them together most over the past five years has been going to class. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:41:00 CDT cc33d1cc-1d5a-401d-a582-65e781bbf588 Wood tech seniors put heart into final projects http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0e9c1b9f-5764-42a6-9d58-e78265ba3d2d Seniors in Wood Technology put their hearts and lots of hours into designing and building their senior projects. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:34:01 CDT 0e9c1b9f-5764-42a6-9d58-e78265ba3d2d President shares gloomy budget news, urges hope and action http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=55de68c3-017c-4b32-9e67-5d26c3b7043a President Steve Scott and Shawn Naccarato, director of government and community relations, didn’t sugarcoat the message at Pittsburg State University’s legislative town hall, Monday. Despite the grim news that Scott and Naccarato shared, the president told the university staff to remain hopeful. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:26:10 CDT 55de68c3-017c-4b32-9e67-5d26c3b7043a Campus beauty grows from pride, hard work http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b3ab8c1c-7cd7-414c-9ecb-bbbcb9e209f5 A lot of work and pride goes into planning, planting and caring for the striking beds of flowers and plants that help make the campus beautiful all seasons of the year. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:27:29 CDT b3ab8c1c-7cd7-414c-9ecb-bbbcb9e209f5 President comments on proposed budget cuts http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ca96085e-d6c2-4363-857e-2afeac4de51d On Thursday, PSU President Steve Scott issued the following message to the campus community about budget cuts proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback in response to the most recent consensus revenue estimates: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:37:15 CDT ca96085e-d6c2-4363-857e-2afeac4de51d MBA Association hosts Women in Leadership panel http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9d91629b-3fd8-4472-96bb-2e368a99b992 Three members of the Pittsburg State University faculty and staff will discuss their career experiences Friday evening as part of a Women in Leadership panel. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:43:02 CDT 9d91629b-3fd8-4472-96bb-2e368a99b992 Campus preps for annual sale http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d8b59d5e-c164-4bf9-8864-eb44715a5196 Pittsburg State University is cleaning out the attic this week in anticipation of the university’s annual spring sale, which begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, in the parking lot at Ford and Joplin streets on the PSU campus. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:53:19 CDT d8b59d5e-c164-4bf9-8864-eb44715a5196 2016 Enactus team advances to nationals http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b53c8a7e-9069-46fa-b5f3-dbef11b2ac33 The Pittsburg State Enactus team will return to national competition in May after earning a regional championship earlier this month. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:06:40 CDT b53c8a7e-9069-46fa-b5f3-dbef11b2ac33 PSU hosts Earth Day presentation, discussion http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e06024d2-b6c1-4d52-b3cc-8d6dc80fe2d4 In recognition of Earth Day, Pittsburg State University’s Tilford Group will host a presentation by Craig Wolfe, the communications director for the Kansas Sierra Club and volunteer president of the Heartland Renewable Energy Society, followed by a panel discussion on the environment and social justice. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:17:58 CDT e06024d2-b6c1-4d52-b3cc-8d6dc80fe2d4 Alum enters Kansas Teachers’ Hall of Fame http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d67c5076-afdb-4d97-9765-181389c7dcc2 David Torbett, alumnus and national president of the PSU Alumni Association, has been inducted into the Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:38:48 CDT d67c5076-afdb-4d97-9765-181389c7dcc2 Theatre presents ‘The Shape of Things’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f7fcf250-54f3-4ebb-af69-5c5fa04c077a The Pittsburg State University Theatre will conclude its 2015-2016 season April 21-24 with a presentation of Neil LeBute’s contemporary play, “The Shape of Things.” The production will open at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in the Miller Theater, located in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:31:01 CDT f7fcf250-54f3-4ebb-af69-5c5fa04c077a Online summer courses hit record number http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a949c16f-d565-4ae8-8de9-7a315222950e Pittsburg State University is offering a record number of online courses for the 2016 summer session. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:56:04 CDT a949c16f-d565-4ae8-8de9-7a315222950e Earth Day concert celebrates nature’s beauty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d0703072-0a15-4b8b-a422-5e26b8c9e530 The Pittsburg State University Choirs will celebrate Earth Day 2016 with a concert that celebrates the beauty of nature and the precious gift of the planet that serves as our home. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:26:15 CDT d0703072-0a15-4b8b-a422-5e26b8c9e530 Student Publications staff sweeps top state awards http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2335ab2b-93fe-44e4-8346-4b57c5834ba3 Students of Pittsburg State University’s Student Publications Department won an unprecedented three All-Kansas awards at the annual spring conference of the Kansas Collegiate Media in Wichita. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:36:53 CDT 2335ab2b-93fe-44e4-8346-4b57c5834ba3 Business student receives academic honor http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=98361f65-f499-4867-9932-1bb67d66703d Pittsburg State senior Viet Nguyen has been honored as an outstanding student in finance and accounting by the Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:50:00 CDT 98361f65-f499-4867-9932-1bb67d66703d Symphonic Band concert includes PHS Band, PSU Percussion Ensemble http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=435c3989-666b-4c03-9a18-aab118f18035 Doug Whitten, who directs Pittsburg State University’s Symphonic Band, said he’s excited about the ensemble’s upcoming spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:39:03 CDT 435c3989-666b-4c03-9a18-aab118f18035 Ford partners with PSU to solve plastics problems http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0ae601e6-e0d9-46ae-a2eb-b723c086e094 Ford Motor Company has partnered with researchers at Pittsburg State to solve a longstanding problem with plastic fuel systems. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:32:38 CDT 0ae601e6-e0d9-46ae-a2eb-b723c086e094