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Residential design students earn 'green' professional certification


Every student in Justin Honey's Residential Design class took and passed the National Association of Homebuilders' Certified Green Professional Design exam this spring. The certification will give the students one more advantage as they compete for jobs when they graduate. View more

PSU signs Climate Commitment


Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott opened a week of campus Earth Day activities on Monday, April 23, by signing the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. With President Scott’s signature, PSU became the first four-year university in Kansas to sign the commitment. View more

PSU examines campus recycling on Sustainability Day


Volunteers at Pittsburg State University spent part of Wednesday up to their elbows in trash in order to better understand how the university's recycling efforts are working. View more

PSU makes sustainability a priority for new university house


Pittsburg State University is making sustainability a priority as it moves forward with its plans to construct a new, multi-functional university house. View more

Treadmill relies on a unique reliable source-you


The sustainability movement has touched everything from cars to light bulbs and now it's even a consideration when it comes to exercise. This week, Pittsburg State University's Student Recreation Center installed its first "human-powered" treadmill. View more

KRPC wins patent for polymer concrete


Ten years ago, researchers at the Kansas Polymer Research Center (KPRC) at Pittsburg State University developed a sustainable form of concrete that is based on soybean oil, a renewable source with a big economic imprint on the agriculture of the region. View more


New degree prepares students for sustainability career


Beginning this fall, students at Pittsburg State University will have a new degree option. Developers say the new degree, a bachelor of integrated studies with an emphasis in sustainability, society and resource management, will put graduates in a position to help solve some of the nation's most difficult and most important problems. View more

Geothermal projects highlight PSU sustainability efforts


PSU President Steve Scott used a geothermal heating and cooling project now under construction as an opportunity Tuesday to highlight the university's ongoing efforts to reduce energy consumption, save money and become a more sustainable campus. View more


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