News Archive for 2013
Randy Roberts, curator of special collections and university archivist, has been named interim dean of library services. His appointment is effective June 8.
Late last week, hundreds of Pitt State students moved out of their rooms in Dellinger Hall. By Monday, construction fencing was up, part of a street was closed and workers were busy on a major renovation of the university’s largest residence hall.
The PSU chapter of the Kansas Association of Nursing Students (KANS) wrapped up the academic year with two national awards for service projects and national recognition for the strength of the chapter.
Jaime Vanderbeck, who has spent the past seven years as assistant director of PSU’s Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies, has been named Assistant to the President. She will assume her new role on June 10.
Pittsburg State University has announced the receipt of a major grant from the Laura Bush 21st Century Library program to train and mentor master’s-level library media specialists for school libraries serving the nine Native American Tribes in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri.
Pittsburg State University observed its 110th spring commencement on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11.
It takes about 40 people almost four days to set up PSU's John Lance Arena for commencement. It is important to do it just right, organizers say, on this very special day in the lives of students and their families.
Kelsey Trotnic spent many evenings in her dorm room this past year thinking about spark plugs. It’s not the sort of thing one expects of a college coed about to embark on a career as an elementary school teacher.
Friends and family will cheer for Samantha Anderson Friday when she walks across the stage at Pittsburg State University’s 110th commencement exercises to receive her bachelor’s of fine arts degree. But as she prepares for the big day, Anderson looks back at another day, six months earlier, when her life and her future hung in the balance.
Outstanding Seniors Jessica Berberich and Austin Osborn have been working hard on the speeches they will deliver at PSU's Commencement exercises on Friday and Saturday.