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News Archive for 2010

Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts set for Dec. 8 & 10

12/06/2010

The annual Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts, a holiday tradition since 1968, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 & 10. The concerts are free.

President Scott reads to preschoolers

President Scott reads to preschoolers

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott sat down with 17 preschoolers on Nov. 16 to read a book about vegetables. In honor of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week, Dr. Scott read "Up Down and Around" by Katherine Ayers to students in the PSU Preschool.

World AIDS Week

12/03/2010

Students at Pittsburg State University have scheduled a number of events this week in observance of World AIDS Week

Rigging safety seminar preps construction students for new standards

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University construction management students and faculty will get the latest information on construction rigging safety next week during a special seminar offered by an industrial partner.

Christmas books for kids: An expert's list

Christmas books for kids: An expert's list

12/03/2010

Dr. Susan Knell suggests that families can lower stress and enhance the holiday atmosphere in their homes by adding a new holiday tradition to their busy routine – reading. Knell, a member of the faculty in Pittsburg State University’s College of Education and a reading expert, said that the weeks leading up to Christmas can be a magical time for children who are read to and who have good books to read.

FCS prepares for largest career day ever

12/03/2010

Organizers are expecting more than 300 high school students to participate in Family and Consumer Sciences Career Day on Monday.

PSU honors 2 for Meritorious Achievement

12/03/2010

Pittsburg State University will honor two alumni with its Meritorious Achievement Award during winter commencement exercises on Dec. 17. A reception for the honorees will be held at 5 p.m. at the Wilkinson Alumni Center. This year's recipients are Calvin E. Mein, a board certified vitreoretinal surgeon in San Antonio, Texas; and Daniel L. Mildfelt, president and chief executive officer of Community National Bank and Community Bancorp, Inc., in Chanute, Kan.

Construction students make Community Garden accessible to handicapped

Construction students make Community Garden accessible to handicapped

12/03/2010

A group of Pittsburg State students are giving back to the community this holiday season by using what they've learned in the classroom to help those in need.

Public Library Chamber Music concert set for Dec. 3

12/03/2010

The Pittsburg State University Department of Music will present a free chamber music concert at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, at the Pittsburg Public Library at 4th and Walnut streets in Pittsburg. The concert is part of the Public Library Chamber Music Series.

Open session set for campus master plan

12/03/2010

Representatives from the architectural firm Gould-Evans will lead an open forum for the community on Wednesday, Dec. 8, related to the development of Pittsburg State University's new campus master plan. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Wilkinson Alumni Center at Ford and Joplin streets.