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News Archive for 2014

Campers experience SEK nightlife


A few lucky students will soon have an opportunity to enjoy some of the most exciting nightlife in southeast Kansas. Delia Lister, Nature Reach Program Coordinator, said a few spots still remain for the Pittsburg State University Nature Reach Summer Overnight Camp, Aug. 2-3.

Gorillas go global at LEGO Education

Gorillas go global at LEGO Education


PSU grads make up a big part of the staff at LEGO Education North America, a company based in Pittsburg with an international presence.

Nursing students learn from Farm Show experience


Pittsburg State University nursing students, in partnership with Via Christi Hospital, are staffing an exhibit near the entrance of the Farm Show where visitors can get a blood pressure check and pick up valuable information about a wide range of health issue.

PSU grad turns furlough into modeling career


Pitt State grad Callie Wheeler has turned what seemed to be a setback into a new career.

Refill stations reduce plastic use at PSU


In an effort to reduce consumption of plastic bottles at Pittsburg State, nearly 20 water refill stations have been installed across campus.

Program provides American internship experience for Korean students


A dozen students from Gyeongsang National University in South Korea are at Pittsburg State this summer for a unique American internship experience.

Construction instructor earns national leadership award


Jenny McCool O’Dell, an instructor in the School of Construction, has been honored as a leader and a role model for other women interested in careers in the male-dominated construction industry.

Family donates art collection to PSU

Family donates art collection to PSU


The family of Dr. William and Norma Reals will formally present a significant gift of artwork in their parents’ name to Pittsburg State University at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, in Porter Hall.

PSU honors firefighters at Russ Hall fire centennial

PSU honors firefighters at Russ Hall fire centennial


Pittsburg State University welcomed scores of Pittsburg firefighters and others from the community on Monday, June 30, at a commemoration of the centennial of the fire that nearly destroyed Russ Hall, its first permanent building.

Remodel uncovers building history

Remodel uncovers building history


A remodeling project inside the Kelce College of Business has uncovered a portion of the building’s rich history.