The most used word at Friday’s launch of Pittsburg State University’s Community Campaign was “cooperation.” The event itself, which combined the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday Breakfast with the campaign launch in the Wilkinson Alumni Center was a cooperative event.
Hundreds of student jazz musicians from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma were on the Pitt State campus Friday for what organizers believe may be the largest one-day jazz festival in the Midwest. Officials said 66 bands were scheduled to perform.
Pittsburg State University this week honored three people for their service to the university. Barry Williamson and Steve and Mary Beth Robb were named the 2014 Dr. Ralf J. Thomas Distinguished Service Award recipients as part of PSU’s annual Apple Day celebration.
Because it comes from students, Pittsburg State University’s Outstanding Faculty Award has special meaning for the 2014 honorees.
Two panels of judges got serious about dessert on Wednesday for PSU’s annual Apple Pie and Dessert contest. The event leads into Thursday’s traditional Apple Day observance.
The Choirs of Pittsburg State University will present their annual spring concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. The University Choir, PSU Chorale, and Jazz Choir will be under the direction of Susan Marchant.
Pitt State fans at this week’s MIAA basketball tournament will get the first glance at new technology in the university’s sports broadcasting program. With new high-definition broadcasting equipment, Pitt State will be able to display HD video footage and replays on the video board inside Kansas City’s Municipal Stadium.
In an effort to help students and staff have a better understanding of diversity and the many overt and subtle ways some people experience oppression, several student groups are hosting a two-day “Tunnel of Oppression” at Pittsburg State University.
Pittsburg State University is observing Apple Day, its oldest tradition, this week. Apple Day or “Commemoration Day” is Thursday, March 6, but a number of related events are taking place Tuesday through Thursday in honor of one of the most significant events in the university’s 111-year history.
Pittsburg State University will launch its annual Community Campaign, “Partners in Progress,” on Friday, March 7, at the Wilkinson Alumni Center. The kickoff is being held in conjunction with the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday breakfast, which features Rich Luker, a nationally recognized sports and leisure researcher, who will speak via a satellite feed.