Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Nationally-recognized Churchill impersonator coming to campus  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=540332b1-b3d4-4e9a-b27a-ad0dd95be36e Randy Otto was a theatre student at the University of Wisconsin when he enrolled in a course that would change his life path and help keep the life of a once legendary statesman from gathering dust.    Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:43:31 CDT 540332b1-b3d4-4e9a-b27a-ad0dd95be36e Honors College students announced for 2018-19 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d64c8af6-f8b1-475a-be39-470072ad2233 The following incoming students have been selected for admission to the Honors College at Pittsburg State for the 2018-19 academic year: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:02:23 CDT d64c8af6-f8b1-475a-be39-470072ad2233 Community welcomes PSU grad home from military deployment http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5c56e5e2-c0bf-487a-b41f-355d1f23ccff Josh Shay wasn’t certain what to expect as he and his wife Michelle drove home from the airport. A Major in the Army National Guard, Josh was returning home after a 10-month deployment to Jordan. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:23:39 CDT 5c56e5e2-c0bf-487a-b41f-355d1f23ccff Plaster Center delivers multi-million-dollar economic impact for region   http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3601b6aa-d589-4241-b02f-43e58b79626a It’s been just over one week since the NCAA Division II Indoor National Track and Field Championships were held at Pittsburg State University’s Robert W. Plaster Center.   Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:08:49 CDT 3601b6aa-d589-4241-b02f-43e58b79626a Pittsburg State mourns death of longtime supporter, alumnus http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ab59a3ce-fa73-4dc3-80df-30355c854363 Pittsburg State University is mourning the death of Alan Whetzel, a longtime supporter and alumnus who died March 18, 2018. He was 81. Whetzel was an active supporter of his alma mater and, together with his wife Roberta, instrumental in helping the university improve the lives of its students and community. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:48:15 CDT ab59a3ce-fa73-4dc3-80df-30355c854363 National foundation picks Pittsburg State students for scholarships  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2f676115-9664-49ac-9af4-b309038dcdb8 Five students from Pittsburg State's School of Construction have been chosen to receive scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year from the Associated General Contractors of America Education and Research Foundation.   Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:16:11 CDT 2f676115-9664-49ac-9af4-b309038dcdb8 Experimental fiction writer to read from her work  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4cc0405c-7726-447f-b986-c7c131ea2c49 Authors of experimental work often are overlooked, but students, staff, faculty, and the community will have the chance to hear one read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in the Governors Room in the Overman Student Center.  Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:06:24 CDT 4cc0405c-7726-447f-b986-c7c131ea2c49 Program partnership is win-win in technological literacy http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=55785ade-41f5-42b9-9222-1d86d0e641ed Students from local elementary schools and students from Pittsburg State have been learning together, thanks to a minor in technological literacy. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:10:50 CDT 55785ade-41f5-42b9-9222-1d86d0e641ed City approves $300K loan for Block22 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b41fd04a-ef81-47ee-bd53-cb54b5398488 It was an initial investment from the City of Pittsburg years ago that allowed Block22 to go from an idea to reality. And this week, the city again stepped up to ensure the long-term success of the project. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:08:32 CDT b41fd04a-ef81-47ee-bd53-cb54b5398488 Students, employers hope to make match at Career Day  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e4683605-f351-40ce-a20e-8e5490d09e84 One of Pittsburg State's most exciting events for students is happening Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Plaster Center, but it's not recreational nor entertainment.   Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:26:05 CDT e4683605-f351-40ce-a20e-8e5490d09e84 Pittsburg State campus mourns death of student http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6f4cf617-dfd6-408f-89fa-26dc311bef38 Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott issued the following statement Monday upon learning of the death of PSU student Jake Clark.  Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:58:15 CDT 6f4cf617-dfd6-408f-89fa-26dc311bef38 Leaders kick off 33rd Annual Community Campaign  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=87c8ffde-0d07-4d5a-968b-7a959bdb61ab Leaders from Pittsburg State and the Pittsburg area community gathered at the Overman Student Center on Friday to kick off the 33rd Annual Partners in Progress Community Campaign, an annual fundraising effort that has raised millions of dollars for student scholarships, academic programs, and other university ventures.  Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:28:05 CST 87c8ffde-0d07-4d5a-968b-7a959bdb61ab Actress, cartoonist to visit campus Monday  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6dff6b57-4d05-4225-b342-855f8c32204b Students will have the opportunity to hear from Lela Lee, actress and cartoonist of Angry Little Girls, on Monday, during a visit to campus that includes classroom discussions and an evening public program as the featured speaker in Pittsburg State's annual Women's Studies Lecture Series.  Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:03:40 CST 6dff6b57-4d05-4225-b342-855f8c32204b Exhibit features notable entertainers from Southeast Kansas   http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ffa3afc3-5c1b-46e3-a3d9-0d46e4ece853 Southeast Kansas may be best known for its mining industry and fried chicken, but the region also is rich with the names of entertainers who made a career from the early through mid-20th century in stage, film, and radio.    Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:51:36 CST ffa3afc3-5c1b-46e3-a3d9-0d46e4ece853 Pittsburg State brings home ADDY awards  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=468f2343-fb3f-4dfe-beb0-c20ac4e58a1a Senior Ali Gutc is feeling much more confident about graduation than she was a few months ago.  Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:41:15 CST 468f2343-fb3f-4dfe-beb0-c20ac4e58a1a Bradley gifts $10,000 to Bradley School of Nursing http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e177eb22-a7e8-4e19-8433-e550134989d4 Students at Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing soon will see updated equipment in their simulation lab thanks to a gift from the son of the school’s namesake.  Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:17:43 CST e177eb22-a7e8-4e19-8433-e550134989d4 Automotive program preps for biggest day of the year  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4f22699c-9c77-4ed2-817f-8c407cbc1f7b Scott Norman is more excited about Thursday than just about any other day of the year.  Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:30:31 CST 4f22699c-9c77-4ed2-817f-8c407cbc1f7b Vocalists to vie for prizes in statewide competition  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c1375552-1bb6-4239-bedf-7a48b2be464a Pittsburg State University will host the 2nd Annual Barbara Rondelli Kansas Statewide Classical Voice Competition on March 10, thanks to a gift from an internationally recognized lyric soprano who first performed on the McCray Hall stage at Pittsburg State at the age of 16, in 1956.  Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:40:29 CST c1375552-1bb6-4239-bedf-7a48b2be464a PSU observes 112th Apple Day  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ed1c928f-61fd-4b81-b743-3e8f1ce74243 Pittsburg State students, faculty, and staff who participated in Apple Day activities Monday were keeping alive a tradition almost as old as the university itself.  Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:05:23 CST ed1c928f-61fd-4b81-b743-3e8f1ce74243 Renowned tenor to perform Friday   http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6dfc3c15-3321-43b7-9936-42b9f841dfa8 Born into a musical and religious family in the Philadelphia area, Issachah Savage vividly remembers his first public performance — in church at age 7.  Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:46:19 CST 6dfc3c15-3321-43b7-9936-42b9f841dfa8