A poetry reading featuring selections from "Disclaimer in Red: A Collection of Poems" will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Special Collections Room at PSU's Axe Library, followed by a reception. Admission is free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Organizers are expecting more than 300 high school students to participate in Family and Consumer Sciences Career Day on Monday.
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.
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.
The PSU Bands will add their special talents to the holiday season with a free Christmas concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.