Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News School of nursing celebrates new doctoral degree http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d90b2b6f-f299-4205-9c94-9d692779d1e9 University officials joined faculty, staff, students and area health care representatives at the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing on Friday to officially celebrate the Kansas Board of Regents’ approval of a new doctor of nursing practice degree at PSU. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:41:01 CDT d90b2b6f-f299-4205-9c94-9d692779d1e9 STEM education focus of conference http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ca27614b-b9a4-4689-ab6b-07b5cfcd63f8 Pittsburg State University students in technology education participated recently in an international conference designed to improve STEM-related education. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:42:41 CDT ca27614b-b9a4-4689-ab6b-07b5cfcd63f8 Pitt Pals experience fall traditions http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=56f87fec-6109-480e-8264-9fe67be657b2 Students from around the world learned about Halloween and other American fall traditions at the annual Pitt Pal Fiesta on Oct. 22. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:13:36 CDT 56f87fec-6109-480e-8264-9fe67be657b2 Food Pantry to hold open house Friday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dc72e0b0-6373-4e60-9abb-7c29a305b758 The Gorilla Assistance Food Pantry, located in 310 Whitesitt Hall, will host an open house event from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:36:07 CDT dc72e0b0-6373-4e60-9abb-7c29a305b758 PSU hosts first of two career fairs for students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e883ccee-fbd0-41eb-ba44-85bc2d73bf88 An improving economy and tight space on campus have combined to move Pittsburg State University’s Office of Career Services to offer two separate career fairs this fall. The first will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The second is scheduled for Nov. 6 in the same location. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:32:16 CDT e883ccee-fbd0-41eb-ba44-85bc2d73bf88 PSU hosts performance poet Thursday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9875a7ea-b7d5-4409-b6f9-6bf969ef95f4 Pittsburg State University’s Department of English will host a free presentation by performance poet Carrie Rudzinski at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, in Room 103, Whitesitt Hall. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:33 CDT 9875a7ea-b7d5-4409-b6f9-6bf969ef95f4 PSU receives women in construction awards http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a378545a-c84c-43f0-8439-714eefe8f154 Pittsburg State University earned several awards this week at an anniversary celebration for the Southeast Kansas chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:19 CDT a378545a-c84c-43f0-8439-714eefe8f154 School of Nursing promotes breast cancer awareness http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=91900247-e68a-4ace-b3c1-e387e07760b3 Students, faculty and staff in Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing wore pink and gathered for a group photo Monday in recognition of the annual observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:43:37 CDT 91900247-e68a-4ace-b3c1-e387e07760b3 Roelfs earns distinguished service award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a6995c8e-52be-4de2-99a3-245f8d02c7b2 Melinda Roelfs, Pittsburg State director of admission, was recognized recently for distinguished service in her profession. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:47:41 CDT a6995c8e-52be-4de2-99a3-245f8d02c7b2 Jayawardhana elected to national office http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=12c8574e-c6ef-49fb-8684-7157501755e5 Ananda Jayawardhana, a professor in Pittsburg State University’s Department of Mathematics, was recently elected vice president of Mu Sigma Rho, the national statistics honorary society. His three-year term began on July 1. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:13:01 CDT 12c8574e-c6ef-49fb-8684-7157501755e5 Professor, former student talk about suicide awareness, prevention http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a1547f95-5485-43fb-9c8d-7c6b43ff59dd A Pittsburg State University professor and a recent PSU graduate will present a free public program on suicide awareness and prevention at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 409 Russ Hall. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:59:04 CDT a1547f95-5485-43fb-9c8d-7c6b43ff59dd Howle, Natenberg present faculty recital http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=09ba91a9-a3e5-4bdd-ad55-11aae60e5145 Baritone Patrick Howle, with pianist Reena Berger Natenberg, will present a free faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in Pittsburg State University’s McCray Hall, 205 E. Lindburg. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:43:56 CDT 09ba91a9-a3e5-4bdd-ad55-11aae60e5145 PSU Theatre to perform ‘You Can’t Take it With You’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=df17391e-1b22-4932-86cb-2aadd9f6a169 Pittsburg State University Theatre will perform its final production in Pittsburg’s historic Memorial Auditorium Oct. 23-25. Cynthia Allan, chair of the Department of Communication, will direct “You Can’t Take it With You,” one of the most popular and enduring of all American comedies. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:48:24 CDT df17391e-1b22-4932-86cb-2aadd9f6a169 Enactus store earns innovation award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=baf18d4d-fd13-4628-9c8c-e4232c32a987 Krimson Kultuur, the student-run store created by Pittsburg State’s Enactus program, recently earned high honors in an innovation awards competition. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:52:11 CDT baf18d4d-fd13-4628-9c8c-e4232c32a987 Regents OK new polymer chemistry graduate degree http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=15c11a87-d675-4a4d-9e6a-173f816cf1a7 The Kansas Board of Regents has approved a new master’s degree in polymer chemistry at Pittsburg State University. The board took the action at their regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:58:37 CDT 15c11a87-d675-4a4d-9e6a-173f816cf1a7 STEM education focus of annual conference http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8b22942c-9ece-41c9-84dd-035588383bd4 Conducted at the Hilton Branson Convention Center, the conference featured a variety of STEM-related sessions and activities aimed at advancing the attendees’ understanding of how to teach STEM principles to students of all grades. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:13:30 CDT 8b22942c-9ece-41c9-84dd-035588383bd4 Students and faculty learn at Midwest Trumpet Festival http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2972f926-89a3-48a7-a127-d0d4b69393a8 Students weren’t the only ones learning during the Midwest Trumpet Festival at Pittsburg State University, Monday. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:34:27 CDT 2972f926-89a3-48a7-a127-d0d4b69393a8 PSU unveils Champions Plaza and begins a new tradition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3418e29a-e99e-4951-ad39-ee4ab8f0f522 Thousands of PSU alumni, students and staff joined President Steve Scott for the unveiling of Champions Plaza and its central feature, a massive bronze Gorilla created by Kansas City sculptor Tom Corbin. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:02:20 CDT 3418e29a-e99e-4951-ad39-ee4ab8f0f522 PSU mourns death of student http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1b5ae1ef-340a-44d3-9e0f-028eb8d06adc Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott issued the following statement upon learning of the death of 20-year-old PSU student Taylor C. Thomas. According to Pittsburg Police, Thomas died shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday as a result of an injury suffered during a disturbance at 907 N. Taylor in Pittsburg, Kan. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:04:43 CDT 1b5ae1ef-340a-44d3-9e0f-028eb8d06adc Student broadcasters receive regional recognition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=127cde59-5ff6-4d5e-a5b2-06a8a70dee00 Student broadcasters from Pittsburg State University were honored seven times at the 2014 South Central Regional Broadcasting Conference in Edmond, Okla. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:40:06 CDT 127cde59-5ff6-4d5e-a5b2-06a8a70dee00