Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News University, City of Pittsburg exchange land http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b4ba304a-6862-4c36-8976-ccd37f062185 Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg late last month received final approval from Kansas’ Attorney General on an agreement in which the two entities will exchange just over 100 acres of land. To celebrate the moment, city and university leaders held a special signing ceremony just prior to the City of Pittsburg’s commission meeting. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:09:31 CST b4ba304a-6862-4c36-8976-ccd37f062185 Pittsburg State events an economic boost for city http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a6f08b33-a114-4a9e-9e1e-86e2754e30a8 It’s been quite a week at Pittsburg State University and the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:57:48 CST a6f08b33-a114-4a9e-9e1e-86e2754e30a8 President Clinton visits PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=835e8fe3-a61b-4953-9df6-ac9734d44f59 On Monday, Nov. 23, President Bill Clinton became the first U.S. president to visit the campus of Pittsburg State University. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:31:59 CST 835e8fe3-a61b-4953-9df6-ac9734d44f59 Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts set for Dec. 2, 4. http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0789198b-8e3a-43c4-a422-7af94979cbb9 For nearly 50 years, the Pittsburg State University faculty have offered a special holiday gift to the community in the form of the Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts. That tradition continues at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, and Friday, Dec. 4. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:09:48 CST 0789198b-8e3a-43c4-a422-7af94979cbb9 Kelce Planetarium presents ‘Season of Light’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=74af4a2a-e108-4b93-8613-083ccc52d6ce The L. Russell Kelce Planetarium at Pittsburg State University will present a special seasonal program at 6 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1, 8 and 10. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:37:40 CST 74af4a2a-e108-4b93-8613-083ccc52d6ce University urges ticketholders to arrive early for Clinton speech http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=075edc0b-2db6-4771-9a3c-e14ccf29accd Security officials have offered some guidelines and suggestions for persons who will be attending President Bill Clinton’s address Monday at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University. Sat, 21 Nov 2015 17:27:23 CST 075edc0b-2db6-4771-9a3c-e14ccf29accd High school artists compete at Art Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=effa7e33-1e28-454d-bc0e-2356e5005450 More than 350 art students from 30 high schools demonstrated both their imagination and their ability to work together at Pittsburg State University’s High School Art Day on Nov. 19. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:51:22 CST effa7e33-1e28-454d-bc0e-2356e5005450 Alum recalls work on Clinton Presidential Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eb5e4ec1-5b7a-49e7-ae27-ddf80d0a2fe9 President Bill Clinton will be on campus Monday, Nov. 23 for the inaugural event in the H. Lee Scott Speaker Series. One PSU alum shares his experience working with President Clinton on the construction of the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:04:32 CST eb5e4ec1-5b7a-49e7-ae27-ddf80d0a2fe9 Diwali set for Saturday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4fbb17c2-8240-4818-b28b-b7e328d17e0e Pittsburg State University’s Indian Student Association will host Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The event is open to the public and offers an insight into the culture and traditions of India. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:43:23 CST 4fbb17c2-8240-4818-b28b-b7e328d17e0e Research examines technology that reduces workplace sitting http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e1f552b4-9e40-4168-8ccb-30ed022a739d Sitting for long periods of time at work can be a killer, but are office workers ready to accept technology that gets them out of their chairs? That’s one of the questions a group of students at Pittsburg State University is hoping to answer in a research project now underway on campus. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:43:14 CST e1f552b4-9e40-4168-8ccb-30ed022a739d PSU to livestream President Clinton’s campus appearance http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8d1a107f-0726-4e50-afcc-6b754e838f12 Pittsburg State University today announced it will livestream former President Bill Clinton’s campus appearance on Monday, Nov. 23. The former president is the inaugural speaker in the university’s newly established H. Lee Scott Speaker Series: An Examination of American Life. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:40:12 CST 8d1a107f-0726-4e50-afcc-6b754e838f12 International students share their cultures with the community http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6047a290-b360-458b-906a-48e363002244 The 550 students from 47 nations who call Pittsburg State University home will share their cultures with members of the community through “Tastes and Sounds of Nations,” from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, on the PSU campus. Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:45:18 CST 6047a290-b360-458b-906a-48e363002244 Student signs country music record deal http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=811eeb4b-417c-4473-b677-912cbcef848f In October, in one of those dream-come-true moments, PSU freshman Brody Caster signed a record label deal with the Nashville-based SMG Records. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:56:27 CST 811eeb4b-417c-4473-b677-912cbcef848f Campus mourns the loss of renowned artist Ted Watts http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dcd686df-532d-4dbf-98aa-dca8971af054 Pittsburg State Alumnus and nationally renowned sports artist Ted Watts passed away today at the age of 72. Jim Johnson, director of intercollegiate athletics, issued the following statement upon learning of Watt’s death. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:27:58 CST dcd686df-532d-4dbf-98aa-dca8971af054 Beta Alpha Psi earns distinguished status http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=652c6a38-90d9-4ef9-82d9-f8e2e91b7a40 Pittsburg State’s Lambda Gamma Chapter of the national Beta Alpha Psi organization achieved distinguished status during the 2014-2015 academic year. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:49:50 CST 652c6a38-90d9-4ef9-82d9-f8e2e91b7a40 Pitt State celebrates International Education Week http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=edc77303-e532-4f89-8577-3215dd371eff Pittsburg State University will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 16-20 with a series of events designed to highlight the multiple cultures and countries represented at Pitt State and to encourage students to think about study abroad. The theme for this year’s observance is “Many countries, one Gorilla Nation.” Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:42:54 CST edc77303-e532-4f89-8577-3215dd371eff PSU jazz ensembles & area high school musicians present free concert http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a0e249b4-2bd0-47ee-9d95-fd4d5d4dcf74 The PSU jazz ensembles and the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) Southeast Kansas District High School Honor Jazz Ensemble, will present a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The concert is free and open to the public. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:44:48 CST a0e249b4-2bd0-47ee-9d95-fd4d5d4dcf74 University, community honor veterans http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e19704a5-e6b5-4486-bf2a-0f8e8d79152b Veterans, their families and community members were joined by more than 250 sixth graders from Pittsburg Community Middle School for the event, which was moved to the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts because of the threat of rain and storms. Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:42:05 CST e19704a5-e6b5-4486-bf2a-0f8e8d79152b New sound system installed in Plaster Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fbf51fe2-c3ba-445c-93a3-d989b47d404c A new speaker system currently being installed in the Robert W. Plaster Center will make it one of the premier facilities in the Midwest. Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:11:15 CST fbf51fe2-c3ba-445c-93a3-d989b47d404c Westar solar panels enhance tech education http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0851aa63-a89d-4010-8b9d-d6f7b6d42fd2 In the summer of 2014, Westar Energy chose Pittsburg State as one of 15 Kansas entities for its Solar Photovoltaic Project, an initiative aimed at promoting and analyzing uses for solar energy. Wed, 11 Nov 2015 11:43:33 CST 0851aa63-a89d-4010-8b9d-d6f7b6d42fd2