Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News KTC hosts aSTEAM Village students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e2d41b77-4ed7-4a0c-8ce4-55bd0a5717ae Nearly 50 students from aSTEAM Village visited the KTC on July 21 and received a hands-on lesson in the various technologies within the Pitt State School of Construction. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:38:34 CDT e2d41b77-4ed7-4a0c-8ce4-55bd0a5717ae President Scott attends national security program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e0331e76-c2d2-4a4e-9a74-24f691a8fa91 Last week, Pittsburg State President Steve Scott received a first-hand look at what the phrase “national security” truly means. Scott was selected to participate in this year’s Commandant’s National Security Program at the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pa. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:42:25 CDT e0331e76-c2d2-4a4e-9a74-24f691a8fa91 Jan Smith named interim dean of education http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=02424fef-307c-461b-83c9-d6564e4bd9ed Provost Lynette Olson has announced the appointment of Jan Smith as interim dean of the PSU College of Education. Smith is assuming the role while Dean of Education Howard Smith serves as interim associate vice president for enrollment management and student success. Both interim assignments are for one year. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:44:08 CDT 02424fef-307c-461b-83c9-d6564e4bd9ed Gammon to do color analysis for the Chiefs http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9dea45e9-212c-4294-b409-43b8f0039196 Kansas City Chiefs fans will be hearing a lot more from Kendall Gammon this fall. A former long snapper who spent 15 years in the NFL, Gammon will serve as color analyst for the Chiefs Radio Network during away games for the upcoming season. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:37:57 CDT 9dea45e9-212c-4294-b409-43b8f0039196 Wallace returns to student diversity office http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=389ce84a-2548-4c80-84b0-d318d8eee610 Harold Wallace III was recently named assistant director of student diversity programs. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:35:02 CDT 389ce84a-2548-4c80-84b0-d318d8eee610 Pittsburg State launches apparel line http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=aeb4ed90-896f-47fa-be1e-b1eb477156ef Pittsburg State University today announced the launch of a new apparel line just in time for the upcoming football season. Known as the “Champions Collection,” the clothing line features a unique Gorilla design based upon the university’s famous bronze, Champions Plaza sculpture by world-renowned artist, Tom Corbin. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:52:18 CDT aeb4ed90-896f-47fa-be1e-b1eb477156ef Students share timely information on heat exposure http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8e711de9-1eb9-45bd-b80a-023f6a902839 One of the messages Pitt State students will share with visitors to this weekend’s Four-State Farm Show is about the dangers of heat exposure. That’s timely information as temperatures flirt with triple digits and heat indexes soar well beyond that. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:54:01 CDT 8e711de9-1eb9-45bd-b80a-023f6a902839 Athletic director to lead D-II Championships Committee http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=95042832-1665-4660-b39b-f6775e720527 Pittsburg State University’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Jim Johnson, has been selected to chair the Division II Championships Committee. Johnson, who has served on the committee since 2014, will begin his term on September 1. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:00:19 CDT 95042832-1665-4660-b39b-f6775e720527 Pitt State simplifies tailgating rules http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0736dec6-b5ed-4b88-a14e-9190b3ffa6ea The new football tailgating policies focus on personal responsibility and provide clear expectations for those involved in pre-game festivities Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:06:30 CDT 0736dec6-b5ed-4b88-a14e-9190b3ffa6ea You can’t see them, but Pokemon are everywhere (and Poliwags, too!) http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=690c11c4-6ef1-465e-bbd0-99c7eddf0679 The Pokemon Go craze has people following their smartphones all across campus and the city of Pittsburg. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:37:18 CDT 690c11c4-6ef1-465e-bbd0-99c7eddf0679 Digital revolution inspires library remodel http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fad43efd-ec93-4176-9364-58ff6dc62e9d A construction project at Pittsburg State University’s Axe Library is a vivid example of the power of digital media to reshape the world in which we live. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:45:03 CDT fad43efd-ec93-4176-9364-58ff6dc62e9d PSU hosts KACE summer workshop http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=150b1c2c-73d5-42dc-9baa-1bb29ee9bb28 PSU’s Office of Career Services hosted the annual summer drive-in workshop for the Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE) on Wednesday, July 13, in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:46:37 CDT 150b1c2c-73d5-42dc-9baa-1bb29ee9bb28 Automotive Technology educators meet at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=84900824-db79-41ec-99ce-f8c6c6bdc87e Representatives of some of the top automotive technology education programs in the country are at Pittsburg State University this week to learn from each other. PSU’s Department of Automotive Technology is hosting the annual meeting of the National Association of Automotive Universities (NAAU) through Wednesday morning. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:49:52 CDT 84900824-db79-41ec-99ce-f8c6c6bdc87e Students enjoy the benefits of online summer courses http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f1557241-32fa-439f-a364-5cc44d01b5c8 This year, Pitt State offered a record number of online summer courses. Of the more than 450 courses offered for the summer session, more than 156 were online. PSU officials said 1,508 students took at least one online course this summer. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:46:38 CDT f1557241-32fa-439f-a364-5cc44d01b5c8 Acclaimed documentary to be screened in producer’s hometown http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=83ed51e7-ec83-40bb-a26d-e2dbb21dc02f This weekend, in addition to “The Legend of Tarzan,” “The BFG,” “Finding Dory,” and “The Secret Life of Pets,” Independence Cinemas will screen a documentary film produced by Daniel Shepard, who grew up in Independence, Kan., and graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2006. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:56:16 CDT 83ed51e7-ec83-40bb-a26d-e2dbb21dc02f Ali Smith named Campus Victim Advocate http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7c52f1e1-7427-4630-9098-74a5606a4495 Ali Smith, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication from Pitt State, was recently named Campus Victim Advocate by the Safehouse Crisis Center. Technically employed by Safehouse, Smith will be located on the Pitt State campus and focus her efforts on helping university students. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:48:31 CDT 7c52f1e1-7427-4630-9098-74a5606a4495 Smith to lead PSU’s enrollment, student success efforts http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0eaa8082-fc6b-4a9f-95fa-7b86f9768725 Pittsburg State University Provost Lynette Olson has announced that Howard W. Smith, dean of the PSU College of Education, has been appointed interim associate vice president for enrollment management and student success. This is a one-year appointment, Olson said, during which an interim dean will be named to oversee the College of Education. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:45:41 CDT 0eaa8082-fc6b-4a9f-95fa-7b86f9768725 President hosts lunch discussions with faculty, staff http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7478fa69-c085-4629-9c8c-18186dad159c Once a semester, President Scott meets with faculty and staff over lunch for an informal conversation about their experiences on campus. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:16:35 CDT 7478fa69-c085-4629-9c8c-18186dad159c Illness claims associate professor http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=68c0aa38-0435-49d4-877e-d016cd7fe30a It is with a heavy heart that we inform campus of the death of Mike Neden, associate professor in Technology and Workforce Learning. Mike died Monday, July 4, after a short illness. Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:57:26 CDT 68c0aa38-0435-49d4-877e-d016cd7fe30a Death leaves PSU shocked and saddened http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ab2b6c8f-74f2-42b8-88cd-ff4a1f85ad6f Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott issued the following statement upon learning of the death of retired PSU employee, Larry Weaver. According to media reports, the body of Weaver, who had been reported missing from Sikeston, Mo., on Tuesday, June 28, was discovered this morning in a cotton field near that city. Sat, 02 Jul 2016 16:57:03 CDT ab2b6c8f-74f2-42b8-88cd-ff4a1f85ad6f