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Nursing Contact


Mary Carol Pomatto

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Peggy S Totman

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Phone: 620-235-4431
Fax: 620-235-4449

Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing
101 Mc Pherson Hall
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS

Nursing Stories

Via Christi and Pittsburg State University share legacy of teaching tomorrow’s nurses (PDF see page 14)


  • students promote health at the farm show (PSU Story | KOAM)
  • Doctorate program marks university's first (Sun | Sun 2 |Topika Journal | YouTube)
  • Free Blood Pressure Checks (KSNF/KODE) (Globe)
  • Families a big part of nurse pinning (Sun)
  • Student nurses earn national recognition (PSU Story)
  • Nursing students conduct poverty simulation (KOAM)
  • For nurses, tailgate party is an opportunity to learn and serve (PSU Story)
  • Family of Nursing Student named 2012 Honorary Family (PSU Story | Youtube)
  • Pitt state nursing students host "The Teddy Bear Clinic" at Northeast Elementary in Arma (Youtube)
  • Pitt State nursing students host Nursing Career Day! (Youtube)
  • Pitt State hosts PATH Fair (Youtube)
  • Kylee Miller, PSU nursing student, takes what she has learned in the program to Africa (Sun)
  • PSU nursing students give elementary students presentations on health (Sun)
  • Nursing students help rebuild Joplin (PSU Story)
  • Family of Nursing Student named 2011 Honorary Family (PSU Story)
  • PSU nurses help in New Orleans (Universitas)


Faculty and Staff

  • University professor Barb McClaskey discusses the effectiveness and importance of vaccinations' (PSU Story| KSNF/KODE)
  • PSU mourns the loss of instructor Linda Bitner (Globe | KOAM | KSNF/KODE)
  • PSU recognizes University Professors (PSU Story)
  • University honors faculty authors (PSU Story)
  • Veteran PSU professors earn University Professor distinction (PSU Story)





Alumni and Friends

  • Dottie Bringle 2014 Dr. Ralf J. Thomas Distinguished Service Award to Mary Beth Robb (PSU Story)
  • PSU honors 2013 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award recipient Dottie Bringle (KRPS | KOAM | YouTube | PSU Story)
  • 100-year-old guest of honor at program (Globe)
  • Cecilia G. Waggoner recently celebrated her 100th birthday (Sun | PSU Story)
  • PSU honors Outstanding Alumni Bethene Fahnestock (PSU Story)
  • Via Christi Life Magazine - February-March 2012 Issue includes a story showcasing
    Jessica Canarte, RN Pittsburg State University Department of Nursing 2010 BSN graduate. (Via Christi)
  • Happy Valentines Day: A Pitt State Love Story (Youtube)





Trips, Events, Speakers, and Lectures

  • Playing doctor (Sun)
  • Elementary students participate in teddy bear clinic (PSU Story)
  • High school students learn about nursing, Collage life (PSU Story)
  • Nursing Quality and Safety Scavenger Hunt (Sun)
  • Pittsburg State receives $1M for nursing school (KC Star | Globe | KOAM | KSNF/KODE | Sun | Emporia Gazette | The Republic)
  • Farm Show a learning experience for PSU nurses and visitors (PSU Story)
  • Pinning honors nursing grads (Sun)
  • Event highlights student research (PSU Story)
  • Nursing Day at Pitt State (Sun)
  • Nursing Career Day (YouTube)
  • Major grant boosts PSU advanced nursing program (PSU Story | KOAM/FOX-14 | Sun)
  • Graduating nursing students receive pins (Sun)
  • Health and Education Career Expo held at PSU (Youtube)
  • Girard Medical Center gives a gift to Nursing Program (PSU Story)
  • PSU Nursing Students assist at the PACE Clinic of New Orleans (Universitas)



For more stories and press releases,
visit 'Stories of Pitt State' and the PSU 'Press and Media Center'

Also visit the School of Nursing photo gallery and videos page