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College of Technology Open House and Career Expo

An event designed especially for students to explore and investigate technology programs at Pittsburg State University and career opportunities in our technological world.

This virtual multi-activity event provides opportunity for students (Grades 10-12, especially juniors and seniors) to see a wide variety of demonstrations, information sessions, and interact with students and faculty.

Registration

Registration is open. Start registering now!

Activities (1-3)

Activities are available for viewing February 23-March 24th (last day of viewing period for prizes and awards eligibility).

Students will have 10 days to complete activities 1, 2, and 3 before moving on to the final activity, activity 4.

Teachers can use these activities as part of their curriculum. Check out sample activity and download lesson plan.

Activity 4 – Wrap-Up—Awards, Rewards (Door Prizes) and Next Step

After completing activities 1-3 and related feedback sheets, students will be ready for Wrap-Up.

This includes the presentation of achievement awards to students, teachers, and schools (top participation by school divisions—under 500, 500-1000, over 1000 10-12th grade students, and tech school). See Fall 2020 recipients below.

Additionally, those students making a good faith, quality effort to complete feedback sheets are eligible for scholarship opportunities, plus overall and program area prizes (each appropriate feedback sheet serves as a “ticket” to be used in drawings for dozens of prizes).

And finally, video of awards and rewards announcements, and “Next Steps” will be posted for viewing at 12:00 PM (CST), on Friday, March 26th.

Fall 2020 VIRTUAL College of Technology Open House and Career Expo Awards

Outstanding School Participation Award:

  • St. Mary’s–Colgan High School, Pittsburg, Kansas (Division 1)
  • Har-Ber High School, Springdale, Arkansas (Division 3)

Outstanding Teaching Award:

  • Brian O’Neill, St. Mary’s–Colgan High School
  • Teacher: Greg Simpson, Har-Ber High School

About the open house

This virtual event will provide you and your students an opportunity to:

  • learn about 12+ undergraduate technology programs at PSU;
  • check out 278,000 sq. ft. Kansas Technology Center facilities and equipment;
  • gain unique program perspectives from PSU technology students and faculty;
  • investigate specialized technology programs and career opportunities;
  • view dozens of demos and information sessions in 14 different venues;
  • check out student organizations and scholarship opportunities;
  • complete online feedback sheet activities to document event participation;
  • become eligible to receive awards, rewards—prizes and scholarship opportunities;
  • check-out Wrap-Up—Awards, Rewards (prizes), and Next Steps on March 12, 2021; and
  • learn all about what Pitt State has to offer!

Agenda for Open House and Career Expo

(Activities 1, 2, and 3 Viewable on February 23)

Activity 1
Event Welcome, Overview and Instructions

Available February 23

Activity 2
Investigate – Program Demonstrations and Info Sessions

View brief Program Overview, Student Perspective, Lab(s) Overview/Tour, Demonstrations, Student Organization, Career Opportunities, and email address for more information for each of the following program areas.

Try it out!

Sample program

Horace Mann

Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology (Wood Technology)

AMMT-Wood BST

Available February 23

Automotive Technology

Automotive repair

Available February 23

Automotive Service Technology (2-Year AAS)

Automotive repair

Available February 23

Construction
Management & Engineering

construction students

Available February 23

Electrical Technology (2-Year AAS)

Students on stairs in KTC

Available February 23

Environmental Safety Management

Safety Olympics

Available February 23

Interior Design

Interior Design Student

Available February 23

Graphics Communication, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Packaging Graphics, Graphics Management, Print Media, Web/Interactive Media

Available February 23

Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics technical graduate

Available February 23

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Available February 23

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Available February 23

Technology & Engineering Education

Technology education student

Available February 23

Plastics Engineering Technology

plastics students

Available February 23

Communication: Media Production Emphasis (A&S)

plastics students

Available February 23

Activity 3
“Information Station” for Teachers, Counselors, Parents and Students

Available February 23

Attendees may learn about a variety career-related and academic topics.

Scholarship Opportunities for Technology Students

Military and ROTC Scholarship Opportunities

Completion [2+2] & Online Programs

Career Services and Careers in STEM

Pitt State Information

Special College of Technology Events

Activity 4
Wrap-Up—Awards, Rewards (Door Prizes) and Next Steps

After completing activities 1-3 and related feedback sheets, students will be ready for Wrap-Up.

This includes the presentation of achievement awards to students, teachers, and schools (top participation by school divisions—under 300, 300-1000, over 1000 students in 9-12 high school, and tech school)

Why Pitt State?

Virtual Open House & Career Expo Registration

Students

If you are a student, please complete registration for the Open House and Career Expo.

Student Registration

Schools, Colleges or Sponsors

If you are a teacher, sponsor, counselor, or administrator please register for the Open House and Career Expo.

School or Sponsor Registration

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In-State Tuition

At Pittsburg State University, students from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Tennessee pay the in-state tuition rate.

Accredited Programs

Pittsburg State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Academic Resources

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