Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Crossland among KC's top young entrepreneurs http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6d24dd8e-4a52-4fe3-b407-7b2dedae76d8 Her hard work and devotion led Mattie Crossland to be named to the 2016 Class of “20 in Their Twenties,” an initiative of Ingram’s Magazine Kansas City that recognizes achievements and promise of the area’s young entrepreneurs. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:07:13 CDT 6d24dd8e-4a52-4fe3-b407-7b2dedae76d8 Choirs present 2016 fall concert http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0a3b93fd-5a92-4926-8f5d-15e2a4b7a7cc The Choirs of Pittsburg State University will present their annual Fall Concert on Friday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Susan Marchant, the University Choir and PSU Chorale will feature a variety of works for diverse choral ensembles. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:09:01 CDT 0a3b93fd-5a92-4926-8f5d-15e2a4b7a7cc Bicknell Center welcomes 100,000th visitor http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=119404d6-4785-4b3f-bb16-47db1f3f7e00 Although less than two years old, the Bicknell Family Center at Pittsburg State University, welcomed it’s 100,000th visitor, today. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:49:25 CDT 119404d6-4785-4b3f-bb16-47db1f3f7e00 Future teachers learn importance of play in classroom http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3b8b3c8a-2126-4987-a5de-63127777846e Using LEGO bricks donated by LEGO Education, elementary education students designed instruction activities that meet the developmental needs of students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:49:27 CDT 3b8b3c8a-2126-4987-a5de-63127777846e Pomatto named dean http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ffb5ce06-3aed-42d2-8b8b-acd50d132f08 Pittsburg State University Provost Lynette Olson has announced the appointment of Mary Carol Pomatto as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Pomatto has served as interim dean of the college since mid January. Previously, she was director of PSU’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:42:16 CDT ffb5ce06-3aed-42d2-8b8b-acd50d132f08 ‘Frankenstein’ showcases wide array of talents http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=97e129f7-b85d-4d16-81b9-c1a374dd030f Special Effects Make-Up Artist Brandi Graber says she loved watching scary movies when she was little, so it’s a two-hour labor of love when she transforms Stephen Reida from a friendly Pittsburg State University junior into the iconic creature from Mary Shelley’s novel, “Frankenstein.” Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:13:04 CDT 97e129f7-b85d-4d16-81b9-c1a374dd030f Students learn by serving http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=758839ac-e596-445b-9e9c-868673a80b1b Once a week for six weeks this fall, students visit residents at Gran Villas Assisted Living in Pittsburg to work with them on a variety of physical and mental activities. The goal of the weekly visit is to teach students how to care for older adults while also providing the residents with fun, engaging interaction. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:08:04 CDT 758839ac-e596-445b-9e9c-868673a80b1b Pittsburg State reaches out to faculty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3aef3e12-59e6-4388-b976-20619cf362c6 The university has partnered with Hanover Research to develop a short survey for faculty to gauge job satisfaction. The survey, which was developed by an 11-member faculty work group, was emailed to faculty Monday and will remain open through Nov. 7. Those taking part in the survey will remain anonymous. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:15:20 CDT 3aef3e12-59e6-4388-b976-20619cf362c6 PSU Indian students celebrate 2016 Festival of Lights http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c132aced-d538-4be0-b9e3-f80e1550ea86 Pittsburg State University’s Indian Student Association will host Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:30:44 CDT c132aced-d538-4be0-b9e3-f80e1550ea86 KRPS seeks members’ support http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=844f257c-d6bb-4610-95f3-56dd403c5611 For the past 28 years, the KRPS, 89.9 FM, fall and spring membership campaigns have been as regular as the changing seasons. But when the Public Radio station’s 2016 fall campaign began this morning, there seemed to be an unspoken sense that this campaign may be more significant than any that have preceded it. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:52:09 CDT 844f257c-d6bb-4610-95f3-56dd403c5611 Pittsburg State names Interim Executive Director http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1026cbfa-2bf2-438a-ba9d-6ff9998f5057 Kathleen Flannery, vice president for University Advancement at Pittsburg State University, today announced the appointment of longtime employee Becky May as interim executive director of University Development. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:00:21 CDT 1026cbfa-2bf2-438a-ba9d-6ff9998f5057 Concert features ‘String Madness’ students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8938a09b-eb0c-4ba0-b34d-fc4d08082edc High school stringed instrument musicians from Kansas City, Shawnee Mission, Pittsburg, Independence, Lawrence and Fort Scott in Kansas and Neosho and Carl Junction in Missouri will spend Thursday, Oct. 27, honing their skills at Pittsburg State University. The annual workshop is aptly named “String Madness.” Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:57:29 CDT 8938a09b-eb0c-4ba0-b34d-fc4d08082edc Student groups host Safe Trick or Treat http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=125c7c7e-b3bc-44a4-9889-627ec76a0904 Pittsburg State University’s Gorilla Activities Board will hold its annual Safe Trick or Treat for area youngsters from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in John Lance Arena. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:56:16 CDT 125c7c7e-b3bc-44a4-9889-627ec76a0904 PSU hosts diversity conference Oct. 24-25 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d9c01fad-f8fb-4f2a-9cb7-f05546507ebd Pittsburg State University will host the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 24-25. The annual conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators at Kansas Regents' institutions to discuss diversity in higher education. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:49:53 CDT d9c01fad-f8fb-4f2a-9cb7-f05546507ebd Block 22 project moves forward http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d4a77b2e-98c9-4775-bfbc-d57b706e8d25 With unanimous support from the Kansas Board of Regents, a project to transform four historic properties in downtown Pittsburg into a “living-learning community” for Pittsburg State University students has taken a big step forward. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:48:53 CDT d4a77b2e-98c9-4775-bfbc-d57b706e8d25 PSU celebrates Weede Building renovation Friday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7bf41cc1-bc56-4e5f-94c5-42f6464d52dd Pittsburg State University will celebrate completion of a four-year, nearly $5 million project to remodel the Garfield Weede Building with an open house from 4:30-6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:55:50 CDT 7bf41cc1-bc56-4e5f-94c5-42f6464d52dd International Gathering features Pakistan http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c1b18752-48bd-4e0c-9693-fb2a9460102d Pittsburg State students and members of the community will have an opportunity to learn more about Pakistan at an International Gathering at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in 109 Grubbs Hall on the PSU campus. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:37:37 CDT c1b18752-48bd-4e0c-9693-fb2a9460102d Tech alum proving demolition ‘not a man’s world’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=62e8711c-7ab4-4d94-a615-86caa305b082 Alumna Lora Lockhart, one of about 800,000 women nationwide to work in the construction industry, is proving that demolition is "not a man's world." Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:21:40 CDT 62e8711c-7ab4-4d94-a615-86caa305b082 PSU observes National Cyber Security Month and 10 years of Gorilla Geeks http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8cfa5478-b984-414f-8fb7-f477641112ca On Friday, Oct. 21, Pittsburg State University’s Office of Information Services will host an event on the Oval to observe National Cyber Security Month and also to celebrate the 10th birthday of Gorilla Geeks, a help desk that supports students, faculty and staff with their growing technological needs. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:39:06 CDT 8cfa5478-b984-414f-8fb7-f477641112ca Theatre presents ‘Frankenstein’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=98dc9d1a-9f92-4e03-a70b-73cef97a7cbf PSU Theatre will present the classic tale of horror and suspense, “Frankenstein,” Oct. 27-30 in the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:18:11 CDT 98dc9d1a-9f92-4e03-a70b-73cef97a7cbf