Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Pittsburg State offers help with new FAFSA kickoff http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1cf51785-bd70-4373-bf2b-f81ce4c18db9 The new FAFSA launch has been moved up to Oct. 1 and the PSU Office of Student Financial Aid plans to be open on Saturday to help students get a jump on filing. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:34:46 CDT 1cf51785-bd70-4373-bf2b-f81ce4c18db9 Pitt State helps campus prepare for GUS Cloud transition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=19360623-103f-48cb-990e-1e44dbada2b9 PSU is helping its employees make the transition to a new computer system. Known as GUS Cloud, the new system is being installed in phases. The first phase, known as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, focuses on finance. It will go live on Monday, October 1. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:09:09 CDT 19360623-103f-48cb-990e-1e44dbada2b9 Exhibit, lecture feature local role in American history http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bd413ec9-43e4-4e67-acf6-7f56021f3c2f An upcoming lecture and an exhibit in the Pittsburg State University Special Collections and University Archives highlight the role this region played in an important chapter of American history. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:28:52 CDT bd413ec9-43e4-4e67-acf6-7f56021f3c2f Event highlights dangers of texting while driving http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c189ba30-e47b-49a5-8df5-44659f64f874 Pitt State students this week have the chance to learn first-hand the dangers of texting while driving. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:28:22 CDT c189ba30-e47b-49a5-8df5-44659f64f874 Sax quartet to perform http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ef1b745e-0538-46a2-9a8e-06482ae4ad2c The Solo and Chamber Music Series hosts the Donald Sinta Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:00:06 CDT ef1b745e-0538-46a2-9a8e-06482ae4ad2c Jazz groups present free concert http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=67962751-c737-467f-9f2c-752e5e385c86 The PSU Jazz Ensemble and the PSU Jazz Combo will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:54:44 CDT 67962751-c737-467f-9f2c-752e5e385c86 PSU experiences slight enrollment dip http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8432dd6d-0b2b-49d4-b14f-04845d3e2629 Pittsburg State University today reported a fall 2016 headcount enrollment of 7,102, a decline of 142 from 2015. It was a similar story at most public universities across the state. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:51:56 CDT 8432dd6d-0b2b-49d4-b14f-04845d3e2629 Turtles the topic of Audubon program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5e36a558-9aa4-436a-8001-8c29135e9c23 Ken Middick, a master naturalist with the Wildcat Glades Audubon Center in Joplin will present a Sperry-Galligar Audubon Society program, “Turtles!” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, in 102 Yates Hall on the Pittsburg State University campus. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:04:56 CDT 5e36a558-9aa4-436a-8001-8c29135e9c23 Expert talks about banned children’s books http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7ebf78eb-2265-443c-acef-79fc72408cd1 Susan Knell will talk about challenged and banned children's books as part of National Banned Books Week. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:00:23 CDT 7ebf78eb-2265-443c-acef-79fc72408cd1 Choirs present ‘American Tapestry’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d3b7d141-e0ef-4f67-87df-ba1e7f656339 The Pittsburg State University Choirs, under the direction of Susan Marchant, will present a dinner performance, “An American Tapestry,” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The deadline to purchase tickets for the performance and dinner is Monday, Sept. 26. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:35:29 CDT d3b7d141-e0ef-4f67-87df-ba1e7f656339 Another phone scam http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9b42bce4-04f8-4f68-bf27-f23663e5ec0b Pittsburg State University police are making the campus community aware of a phone scam in which individuals are contacted and advised to pay money or provide personal information. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:29:39 CDT 9b42bce4-04f8-4f68-bf27-f23663e5ec0b Students, alumni connect at Company Days http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6f7a3ff3-49e8-4d65-b5b7-ba3ca7fa33ca The annual College of Technology Company Days is a unique experience for students and alumni . Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:15:40 CDT 6f7a3ff3-49e8-4d65-b5b7-ba3ca7fa33ca PSU joins Love Your Melon cause http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ebe16a51-c7f1-4518-8bd7-54cd12274176 Pitt State junior Jordan Morrison formed PSU's LYM Crew to help support the fight against childhood cancer. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:34:01 CDT ebe16a51-c7f1-4518-8bd7-54cd12274176 Patterson announces retirement plans http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0e8fc63c-0b7b-4793-8f77-716ca3cc44b1 Over the past 60 years, Pittsburg State University has had just two chief financial officers. It will soon begin a search for the third. John Patterson, the current vice president for administration and finance, has announced his plans to retire this year. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:23:08 CDT 0e8fc63c-0b7b-4793-8f77-716ca3cc44b1 PSU accepts Prairies gift http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=df9e46b8-bcca-4fcc-9103-dedf4759e5ea The university and the Department of Biology have accepted a gift of native prairie land near Cherokee. The O'Malley Prairies are an important educational resource for PSU biology students. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:43:24 CDT df9e46b8-bcca-4fcc-9103-dedf4759e5ea Opera salutes composer Kurt Weill http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=519a5f6c-f6f7-4245-9370-0ed3fe3beadb The PSU Opera Theatre will pay tribute to composer Kurt Weill in a free performance at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in Pittsburg State University’s McCray Hall. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:55:42 CDT 519a5f6c-f6f7-4245-9370-0ed3fe3beadb Regional duo to perform acoustic American folk at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8fc0b49e-6a62-4b4a-a8d9-497d6403ed0c The Vogts Sisters, from Erie, Kansas, will perform a free concert of acoustic American folk music at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, in the Bill and Dotty Miller Theater in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:09:08 CDT 8fc0b49e-6a62-4b4a-a8d9-497d6403ed0c Series hosts fiction writer Amy Parker http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eec0f4a4-5b54-4a9f-8c3b-b863f0dae426 Fiction writer Amy Parker will read from her own work at 8 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Governors Room in Pittsburg State University’s Overman Student Center. Admission is free. Parker’s visit is sponsored by the PSU English Department’s Distinguished Visiting Writers series and the Student Fee Council. A reception will follow. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:50:02 CDT eec0f4a4-5b54-4a9f-8c3b-b863f0dae426 KTC hosts annual Company Days http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=795c9a21-f8b7-4422-a545-f116f1950fb2 More than 200 companies from across the nation participated in the annual College of Technology Company Days on Sept. 20-21. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:13:23 CDT 795c9a21-f8b7-4422-a545-f116f1950fb2 PSU joins effort to curb texting and driving http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6a623231-1d4c-4038-bb5d-27d279763b41 Starting this week, Pitt State will conduct a series of initiatives aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of texting and driving. The PSU campaign is part of a statewide “Don’t Text #Just Drive” challenge led by the Kansas Insurance Department. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:47:00 CDT 6a623231-1d4c-4038-bb5d-27d279763b41