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Latest Stories of the People of PSU

Pittsburg State University is made up of a diverse and highly successful combination of students, faculty, and alumni. These spirited individuals are what make PSU a unique place to study and grow. Each one faces different challenges, and find special success as a result of being part of the Pitt State family. Below, you can read some of these stories and see just why Pittsburg State is the right place for you!


Battle holiday weight gain with exercise

At a time of the year when losing weight may seem out of the question, a new program may help students, faculty and staff use exercise to at least keep their weight steady amidst the onslaught of calories between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Native American flute artist John Two-Hawks to perform

Grammy- and Emmy-nominated Native American flute artist John Two-Hawks will perform at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, in the U-Club of the Overman Student Center on the Pittsburg State University Campus. The performance, sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity and the Native American Student Association, is free and open to the public.

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Combining majors leads Pitt State graduate to a great career

Sometimes, one plus one adds up to more than two. That was the case for Jason Landrum, BS 2010, who matched a technology degree in graphics with a business degree in marketing and then landed a job he clearly loves.

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Volleyball team shines on and off the court

As the women on the Pitt State Volleyball Team suit up this year, they bring much more than technical skills with them to the court. The team has been recognized with the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2011 season after earning a 3.72 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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Students learn from the best at Midwest Trumpet Festival

International trumpet soloist and jazz artist, Byron Stripling, entertained students with a discussion about jazz at the Midwest Trumpet Festival on Monday. Longtime participants said they look forward to the event every year.

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Flutist James Hall to perform Tuesday

Flutist James Hall will perform a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in McCray Hall. The performance is free.

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Resident Assistants Prepare for start of school year

When the estimated 1,200 students who live in PSU’s residence halls arrive on Move-In Day, they will find a team of well-trained students prepared to help them make their new home away from home a happy one.

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Brett Kunshek

Kelce College of Business alumnus Brett Kunshek smiles when he describes himself as a “townie” - the type of student who grows up near a college town and doesn’t have to go far to get an education.

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Saudi, Chinese students host culture events

Student groups from Saudi Arabia and China will sponsor cultural events for the public on Friday, Sept. 28.

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Jazz Ensembles to perform Oct. 1

The PSU Jazz Ensembles will present their first concert of the 2012-2013 season at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

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