U.S. News and World Report recently released its inaugural rankings of the “Best Colleges for Veterans,” pegging Pittsburg State University at No. 22 in the 12-state Midwest Region. It was the highest ranking of any regional university in Kansas or the MIAA.
When the Houston-based woodworking company Brochsteins was looking to reduce some of its inventory of domestic and exotic woods, they reached out to the Wood Technology Program at Pittsburg State University.
“A fish out of water” is the theme for Pittsburg State University’s annual Art Day on Thursday, Nov. 21. More than 375 high school art students from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma are expected to participate.
With construction going on all around, Pittsburg State University officials gathered on the stage of the Center for the Arts, Tuesday, to talk about a new strategic plan for the university. Although there were many locations on campus where it would have been easier to make the announcement, officials said they wanted to hold the event at the unfinished building to demonstrate the power and importance of planning.
An initiative at Pittsburg State University is using Open Educational Resource (OER) materials to eliminate textbooks for some classes and reduce costs for students.
Author Whitney Terrell will read from his fiction at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Governors Room of the Overman Student Center on the Pittsburg State University campus. The event, part of PSU’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, is free and open to the public.
Pittsburg State University will continue its observance of Native American Heritage Month on Thursday, Nov. 21, with presentations on Native American drumming and wilderness survival skills. The event takes place at 5 p.m. in the U-Club of the Overman Student Center.
Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle told students, campus and community members Thursday that success doesn’t teach us much. “I believe our best teacher in life is a crisis,” Wagle said. “That’s when we learn about ourselves. That’s when we learn about others.”
Saturday will be a big day on the Pittsburg State University campus, and not just because the Gorillas are meeting their cross-border rivals in both football and volleyball. Jon Bartlow, assistant director in the Office of Admission, said they are expecting more than 900 high school students and parents for Rumble in the Jungle.
Will Comet ISON be the show of the century or a big disappointment? Josh Cochran at the Pittsburg State University-Greenbush Astrophysical Observatory will talk about the comet’s swing around the Sun and what or what not to expect if it survives that perilous journey at a free public program at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, at the observatory.