News Archive for 2013
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.
The PSU Enactus team is a finalist for the Sam’s Club “Step Up For Small Business” award. The winner will be announced at the Enactus National Exposition in Kansas City May 21-23.
Graduates aren't the only ones looking forward to graduation. It's a good day for the local economy, as well.
Dubbed the i-STEM Project, the goal of the 10-day activity was to test a variety of creative teaching strategies and methods that are effective and could be easily replicated in other schools. The project was designed by STEM educators at PSU and PHS, as well as students in PSU’s Contextual Topics in Technology Class, taught by associate professor Mike Neden.
Nearly 90 new teachers took the Teacher’s Oath at Pittsburg State University on Monday. As their names were called and they walked across the stage to receive their medallions, many, like Ryan Pittsenbarger, were anticipating their first day with students.
Pittsburg State University will observe its 110th spring commencement on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11. According to the PSU registrar, 1,134 students are eligible to participate in the four ceremonies. Of those, 864 are undergraduate students and 270 are graduate students.
A collaboration between Pittsburg State University and a local agency for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking is paying big dividends.
Eddie Lomshek, a PSU alumnus and longtime broadcaster of PSU sports, was recently honored with a state award for his contributions to Kansas broadcasting.
Friday’s cold and rain couldn’t keep 900 third graders from jumping, running and learning some life-long lessons about the benefits of exercise.