A new scholarship at Pittsburg State University is ensuring that for members of the armed services, paying for college won't take a backseat to life's financial obligations.
On Friday, Dec. 14, an estimated 575 students participated in Pittsburg State University's 12th winter commencement exercises in the Garfield Weede Physical Education Building on the PSU campus. Graduates in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Business, and the College of Technology received their degrees at the evening ceremony.
Thanks to their abundance of trees and well-tended shrubbery and flowers, university campuses are generally known for being some of the most beautiful areas within a community. But with last weekend#&39;s storm causing trees to crack and fall under the heavy weight of the ice, it#&39;s no surprise that the landscape of the Pittsburg State University campus has come out from the storm damage with more than a few fallen limbs.
With Pittsburg State University#&39;s 12th annual winter commencement scheduled for Friday night, several activities for graduates, their friends and families will be held leading up to the 7:30 p.m. ceremony.
For fans of Christmas music preferring something a bit more original than the pop jingles on the radio this time of year, the Pittsburg State University choral program has a special offering this season.
In the aftermath of the ice storm that has left many area residents in search of an electrician, a timely seminar at Pittsburg State University will ensure these tradesmen have a fresh education on what people need right now.
Tuesday's Finals Snack Break scheduled from 9-10 p.m. at Gibson Dining Hall has been cancelled. The Dining Hall will be closing early this evening (at 6 p.m.) due to weather concerns.
Wednesday night's Finals Snack Break remains on schedule from 9-10 p.m.
Despite the winter storm that briefly interrupted finals week at Pittsburg State University, a total of 575 students are eligible to participate in winter commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 14. Commencement exercises begin at 7:30 p.m. in the John Lance Arena in the Weede Physical Education Building.
Six years ago, Jody Henegar was viewing life from a much different vantage point.
Pittsburg State University will honor three alumni with its Meritorious Achievement Award during commencement activities at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 14.