Officials from Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg gathered on Thursday to announce that PSU will once again host Baja SAE – Kansas. The event, which will draw thousands of competitors from across the U.S. and numerous other countries, is set for May 22-25, 2014.
A student group at Pittsburg State University has garnered national attention for its efforts to help students combat the stresses of college life. “Do The Gorilla Thing,” a program of the Gorillas In Your Midst peer education group, was selected as the Outstanding Prevention Program at the BACCHUS Network General Assembly in Reston, Va.
Days after opening presents and enjoying Christmas dinner, two Pittsburg State University students will be off for an interesting journey through history. Jordan Boyd, a senior from Afton, Okla., and Jake Letner, a junior from Pittsburg, will spend the first part of January helping with the Lincoln Archives Digital Project in Washington, D.C.
People wishing to get into the holiday spirit might get the jump start they need by joining the Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble for a concert and a festive sing-a-long at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.
Shoppers will be looking for cell phones, tablets and wearable technology on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to Angela Neria, Pittsburg State’s chief information officer.
More than 120 guests from around the world are expected for Cathy Lee Arcuino's and Bill Daneke's annual Holiday Bash on Thanksgiving Day.
A 45-year-old holiday tradition will continue at Pittsburg State University on Dec. 4 and 6 when the PSU Department of Music presents the Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts. The annual performances are both a gift to the community from faculty and students and also a tribute to the benefactor who made it all possible.
Despite the hype and advertising, not everyone will be lining up to get big bargains on Thanksgiving Day. Denise Bertoncino, associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University, counts herself among many Americans who believe the annual shopping frenzy has gotten out of hand.
Outside was wet and dreary, Thursday, but inside the Overman Student Center and Porter Hall there was an explosion of color and creative energy. Art Day at Pittsburg State University brought more than 430 high school artists from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma to campus to practice and display their artistic talents.
The Southeast Kansas Symphony will feature “Future Stars” from the Pittsburg State University campus when it performs at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.