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News Archive for 2006

Rock band performs at GorillaFest

11/09/2006

A "home-grown" blues and classic rock band from northeast Kansas, 13th Step, will perform for this Saturday's GorillaFest at Pittsburg State University. The band is known for a rock and blues sound influenced by the members' love of Hendrix, Cream and Zeppelin. 13th Step will perform from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Gazebo in Gorilla Village just east of Carnie Smith Stadium.

Students hope to raise Veterans Day awareness

11/09/2006

The Student Government Association at Pittsburg State University will host a Hot Chocolate and Cards event for Veterans from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, on the Oval.

Group plans activities for Great American Smokeout

11/08/2006

If the growing non-smoking culture in the United States isn't reason enough for college students to kick the habit, two Pittsburg State University organizations are hoping next week's events give smokers the motivation they need.

Crowder Jazz Orchestra performs at PSU

11/08/2006

The Crowder Jazz Orchestra will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the McCray Recital Hall at Pittsburg State University. The orchestra is under the direction of Todd Hastings, a member of the PSU Music Department faculty. Alan Hood, a trumpet professor at the University of Denver, will be the guest soloist for the performance.

Seminar focuses on school crisis prevention and response

11/07/2006

Because school security is such a timely subject in the region and nationally, the Pittsburg State University College of Technology is opening up a Four-State Technology Conference seminar on crisis prevention and response to professionals in area school districts.

Stand-up comic making waves

Stand-up comic making waves

11/07/2006

Stand-up comic Kelly Taylor will perform at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the U-Club of the Overman Student Center at Pittsburg State University. Taylor's performance, sponsored by the Student Activities Council, is free.

Library honors faculty authors

Library honors faculty authors

11/02/2006

Visitors can always find a wide range of books and papers at Pittsburg State University’s Axe Library. On Thursday, they could also find a good number of authors. The library hosted its 29th annual faculty author reception, at which they honored those members of the faculty and staff who had books and papers published over the past year.

Watts to speak at Veterans Day observance

11/02/2006

Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Watts (Ret.) will be the keynote speaker for the Veterans Day observance at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial at Pittsburg State University. Watts, who is a native of Seneca, Mo., and is a 1956 PSU graduate, served more than 33 years in the airborne, infantry and armored forces.

PSU student nurses share message about HPV

11/02/2006

Graduate student nurses at Pittsburg State University want PSU students to know about the genital human papillomavirus (HPV) and a recently approved vaccine that could prevent the spread of the disease and the cervical cancer that it causes.

Poet to read from his works at PSU

Poet to read from his works at PSU

11/02/2006

Poet David Lee will read from his works at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, in 109 Grubbs Hall on the Pittsburg State University campus. Lee is the second writer in the 2006-2007 PSU Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. The reading is free and open to the public.