Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Wood tech jobs in high demand http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=524c6a83-f8a2-4302-a1c9-959c587ebcfc From the number of companies present at Wood Tech Company Day, it's clear that there is a high demand for graduates of Pitt State's wood tech program. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:37:48 CST 524c6a83-f8a2-4302-a1c9-959c587ebcfc Play’s theme speaks to modern audiences http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=47801d73-a5b1-4d36-9b9c-028c195753cc The Pittsburg State University Theatre will present Jon Robin Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities” Feb. 23-26 in the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:20:25 CST 47801d73-a5b1-4d36-9b9c-028c195753cc VOTE: Gorilla Awards 2017 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e91ccabd-bd1a-4195-bf85-c071e0cd9afa In honor of the 89th Academy Awards, we're introducing for the first time in school history The Gorilla Awards! Our team has compiled a list of featured videos Pitt State produced within the last year. Now all we need is for you to decide which one should be crowned; Best Picture, Best Comedy, and Best Musical Performance! All the videos are listed below within their specified category. The idea is simple. Watch all the videos and decide which one is the best for each category! Once you've made your choices, follow the link to our Facebook poll and cast your vote! Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:13:33 CST e91ccabd-bd1a-4195-bf85-c071e0cd9afa Auto Tech student trains for WorldSkills http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ee6b1d80-8d81-4f4f-81f6-de5826797b7c Junior automotive technology major Jonathan Robertson is training for WorldSkills competition this fall in Abu Dhabi. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:12:06 CST ee6b1d80-8d81-4f4f-81f6-de5826797b7c Artists, craftsmen collaborate on new exhibit http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4f7673d0-6228-44ee-8c4b-9d87eb35cd51 “Home” is a new exhibit in the Harry Krug Gallery that grew out of the collaboration between wood technology and art majors at PSU. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:41:04 CST 4f7673d0-6228-44ee-8c4b-9d87eb35cd51 PSU earns United Way 'Rockstar' award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=48d3c09b-7436-4582-a3c3-cb5406d619fc For its contribution to this year’s United Way campaign, Pittsburg State University has been named “Rockstar of the Year.” Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:32:44 CST 48d3c09b-7436-4582-a3c3-cb5406d619fc Chinese students host New Year’s Gala http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=905a7893-e514-4491-880c-ce0566cab682 Pittsburg State University’s Chinese Culture Club will host a Chinese New Year’s Gala on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the St. Pius X Catholic Student Center. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:40:07 CST 905a7893-e514-4491-880c-ce0566cab682 Students share research at Capitol event http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=27641ee6-8ffd-4c0f-b111-32231ae3aca9 Six Pittsburg State University will present their research today on the first-floor rotunda of the State Capitol as part of the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. The event runs from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:17:56 CST 27641ee6-8ffd-4c0f-b111-32231ae3aca9 Global Chef visits PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7bf265e4-e094-42dc-b38a-caeddfe5385d Authentic German cuisine will be featured at Pittsburg State University this week as part of Sodexo’s Global Chef program. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:38:47 CST 7bf265e4-e094-42dc-b38a-caeddfe5385d PSU partners with GCCC and Kansas Army National Guard http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=de2cc267-c35a-4575-9759-675391cebb2f During a special ceremony on Feb. 13, Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott signed a Memorandum of Agreement that established a formal linkage between PSU, Garden City Community College and the Kansas Army National Guard. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:59:41 CST de2cc267-c35a-4575-9759-675391cebb2f Students hone their skills with tableware http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=aa514b9a-83b9-4003-a74b-17ae5aa8816c For most of the past 27 years, Peggy Snyder has taught students dining etiquette. Snyder, who is retiring this spring, will oversee her last Student Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:32:01 CST aa514b9a-83b9-4003-a74b-17ae5aa8816c Speaker offers encouraging message to students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=134361eb-0bd8-4d4f-860d-be50e0f59134 Daniel Seddiqui will bring an encouraging message to students, telling them how he turned failure into success and stayed motivated even in the face of adversity. The Office of Career Services and the Greek Leadership Council will sponsor “Settling is the Biggest Sacrifice,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:52:42 CST 134361eb-0bd8-4d4f-860d-be50e0f59134 Broadway star, SEK Symphony present ‘This Broad’s Way’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=467802c5-b730-4900-a44b-d9548f14564f The Southeast Kansas Symphony will be joined by a veteran of Broadway for its concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:14:38 CST 467802c5-b730-4900-a44b-d9548f14564f PSU to host SAE Baja in 2017, 2018 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f33321b6-24b8-429e-b7cb-c318256281fc in a surprise announcement Tuesday, President Steve Scott announced that PSU will host SAE Baja Kansas not only this spring, but also in 2018. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:42:22 CST f33321b6-24b8-429e-b7cb-c318256281fc Students donate hair to support American Cancer Society http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a2a5ea40-14ac-4166-b4cd-e3302deef775 When Pitt State senior Sara Huffaker organized a hair donation drive to support the American Cancer Society, her goal was to get enough donations to make one wig. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:37:22 CST a2a5ea40-14ac-4166-b4cd-e3302deef775 Kansas poet to read from his works http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=414d9c69-a3bf-4218-9b4e-9e82f1c257d9 Poet Dennis Etzel will read from his works at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Governors Room of the Overman Student Center as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:49:15 CST 414d9c69-a3bf-4218-9b4e-9e82f1c257d9 New equipment improves care for students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2c894768-b221-47bf-a11c-197a35e05e7c Workers installed new digital x-ray equipment in the Bryant Student Health Center at Pittsburg State University last week. The work represented not just an improvement in health care for students, officials said, but also another example of partnerships between the community and the university that benefit the students. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:47:06 CST 2c894768-b221-47bf-a11c-197a35e05e7c KCOB faculty member earns research award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=feb673d0-2db9-430a-bcd0-f2a8bd5c8463 Pittsburg State University Professor Dean Cortes was honored recently for his research into micropolitan areas and small business. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:51:08 CST feb673d0-2db9-430a-bcd0-f2a8bd5c8463 PR major, auto tech minor perfect combo for PSU junior http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=33329ee9-0ae1-4b26-8e32-3913a3f7bcff Gabby Gire loves cars. She loves how they work, how they are made, how they change with time. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:14:50 CST 33329ee9-0ae1-4b26-8e32-3913a3f7bcff PSU names new CFO, vice president http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5743278b-afbd-48c0-ae56-75f2932ee9ca Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott announced today the appointment of Douglas B. Ball as chief financial officer and vice president for administration at PSU. Ball comes to PSU from Talon Companies in Sugar Creek, Mo., where he is vice president for finance. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:39:42 CST 5743278b-afbd-48c0-ae56-75f2932ee9ca