The Southeast Kansas Symphony will conclude its 2013-2014 series with a tribute to “American Inspiration,” featuring a guest appearance by Mark O’Connor, an icon of American fiddle playing, violin and composition. The concert is set for 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. In addition to performing with the symphony, O’Connor will present a free public lecture and master class at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall on the Pittsburg State University campus.
The Pittsburg State University Theatre’s upcoming production of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” by Sarah Ruhl, is a surreal and wryly funny examination of our fascination with technology.
More than $30,000 worth of new photography equipment was added this month to the classrooms and photography studio at the Kansas Technology Center. The donation includes new, state-of-the-art cameras, lenses, lighting and backdrops.
The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will wrap up their 2013-14 season with a free spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. The ensembles are under the direction of Bob Kehle.
The weather was nearly perfect and a great group of campus and community competitors turned out for the third annual Gorilla Dash on April 12. And the best thing about the event, organizers said, was that it raised a lot of money for an important cause.
The Pittsburg State University Indian Student Association (ISA) invited the community to join them in a celebration of Holi, the festival of colors, on Saturday, April 19, at the University Lake.
Last year, around this time, students in Pittsburg State University’s School of Construction teamed with the local Hearts and Hammers group to perform maintenance and repair work on a family’s home in Pittsburg. The project, which took place in conjunction with regional members of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), was the first of its kind at Pitt State.
Pittsburg State University has selected Kaitlyn Herder and Nicholas Popejoy as its outstanding senior woman and outstanding senior man for 2014. The university’s highest student honors were announced at the annual student leadership and awards banquet on Tuesday, April 15.
Cathy Lee Arcuino, director of Pittsburg State University’s Office of International Programs, has been selected to participate in a Fulbright Scholar Program International Education Administrators seminar in Japan in June. Arcuino will join a select group of administrators from U.S. universities for the intensive, two-week program.