2021 Stories


Innovative new program helps first-time homeowners clear hurdles

ROTC to hold Wreaths Across America ceremony 

Professor uses handbells to make math —  yes, math — more fun

Gorilla Food Pantry gets boost from "the other" Steve and Kathy Scott

Enactus students help make Christmas a little brighter 


My View: Campus Colors

Timmy Malinowski: The rest of the story 

Associate professor, Pittsburg State honored by Special Olympics Kansas 

Japanese-American art teacher: "Together we can do big things” 

Mexican piano performance student finds welcoming home for family in Pittsburg

Students make history as they begin work on new degree options 

University installs Honor Chair in football stadium 

Veteran installs thousands of pavers at memorial as labor of love 

Colleagues reflect on impact of former dean 

Three brothers work to find best way to deliver cancer fighting drugs 

PSU plans live Veterans Day ceremony 

November: Free to the community


Pitt State artists contribute to Kansas mural movement   

Library Services plans reception for PSU authors 

New state-of-the-art equipment preparing students for workforce 

Two choirs on two continents create virtual performance  

PSU mourns death of student 

Siblings from India experience Pitt State biology program together

Royalty crowned as part of Homecoming 2021

Political science graduate picked for Outstanding Alumni Award 

MBA graduate picked for Outstanding Alumni Award 

Colleagues, former students mourn loss of professor 

10-13: In just one week

Homecoming then and now

Center shines month-long spotlight on dyslexia  

Gorilla Connection: In just one week

October: Free to the community

Symphony announces full 2021-22 season 

A musician in med school

Gorilla Connection: In just one week

Censorship events highlight of Banned Books Week 

PSU holds weekly open interviews for jobs

Thompsons picked as 2021 Honorary Family 

Homecoming plans announced; parade registration now open 

Grad wins prestigious fellowship for med school 

Ceremony, exhibit recognizes Hall of Fame inductees

Pride of the Plains Marching Band celebrates new season 

It’s Paint the Town Red Week! 

Gorilla inspired to give back 

Grad’s art exhibit invites conversations about mental illness 

High school department of Pitt State grads earns state award

September: Free to the community 

Job networking opportunities planned for students 


Author chosen for Emmett Lecture

Recent grad hits Europe on two wheels 

Pitt State gets high marks for low costs

Bicknell Center announces 2021-22 season 

Students: “You can feel the excitement” 

Family's gift transforms Weede

From soybeans to golf balls

Solo & Chamber Music Series is back!

Business students win national recognition

High schoolers on search for clean energy

Colleagues recall Vic Sullivan's impact at PSU

$1.4 million grant to help create jobs

Peyton is heading to Pitt State

Telemedicine comes to School of Nursing

President Steve Scott to wrap up time at the helm in 2022


Dainty named Teacher of the Year

Pitt State grad plays for presidents

Graphics students, grads win regional awards


Pitt State Construction is one of a kind


"The Dream Team"

A juggling act