Due to COVID-19, all events through the end of the 2020 spring semester are cancelled. We plan to invite the Class of 1970 to join the Class of 1971 Half-Century Reunion next May 2021. Thank you for your continued support. Stay healthy! Questions? Please call 620-235-4758.

Schedule of Events

As Half-Century Club members, you are invited back every year to continue celebrating your graduation anniversary, as well as celebrate milestone graduation anniversaries with your fellow Gorillas. Please join Alumni & Constituent Relations for the following events:

Thursday, May 14, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm: Cocktails, program, dinner and dance with a live band playing hits from the '60s and '70s in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom of the Jack H. Overman Student Center.

Friday, May 15, 2020

10:30 - 11:30 pm: Socialize & reminisce with reunion attendees and other Half-Century Club members at the Wilkinson Alumni Center.

Noon: Luncheon and program.  Half-Century Club members will be recognized and will celebrate the induction of the Class of 1970.  Location: Crimson & Gold Ballroom of the Jack H. Overman Student Center. Parking available at Wilkinson Alumni Center.  Shuttles will begin running at 11:30 a.m.

2:00 - 4:00 pm: Enjoy a guided bus tour of campus and the Pittsburg community. See how the PSU campus and the Pittsburg community have changed with a guided bus tour.

Please let us know if you are attending any of these events by registering online, calling 1-877-PSU-ALUM, or emailing alumni@pittstate.edu.

Half-Century Club Attendee List

Suggested Attire

Thursday evening:

Casual; suggest PSU attire-past or present


Business casual; suggest jacket with tie optional & comfortable shoes


Please make reservations as soon as possible.

Local Hotels/Motels

Comfort Inn & Suites *
4009 N. Parkview Drive, Hwy 69 North
Pittsburg, KS 66762
1-888-876-8186 or 620-231-8800

Holiday Inn Express *
4011 Parkview Drive
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Lamplighter Inn & Suites 
4020 Parkview Drive, Hwy 69 North
Pittsburg, KS 66762

LaQuinta Inn & Suites *
2410 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Hampton Inn & Suites *
1285 US 69
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Super 8
3108 North Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
1-800-800-8000 or 620-232-1881

Bed and Breakfasts

Himmel House Bed & Breakfast
402 W. Euclid
Pittsburg, KS 66762

*Blocked rooms and discounted rates.

Alumni & Constituent Relations does not guarantee prices. Notify the hotel you are attending the PSU Half-Century Reunion when making your reservations for a discounted rate and blocked rooms, if available.

Questions? Contact PSU Alumni & Constituent Relations

Phone: 620-235-4758    
Toll Free: 877-PSU-ALUM
Fax: 620-235-4949
Email: alumni@pittstate.edu

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