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News Archive for 2014

Concert is a tribute to America

Concert is a tribute to America

09/23/2014

The PSU Wind Ensemble will present a free concert, “America: A Tribute to our Great Nation,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. The ensemble is under the direction of Craig Fuchs.

PSU Preschool lab celebrates 50 years

09/22/2014

The Early Childhood Preschool Laboratory in the Pittsburg State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will celebrate its 50th birthday with a reception and tours from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25. Visitors may gather in the lobby of the FCS building, located on the south side of the PSU Oval, where early childhood majors will lead the tours.

Symphony highlights ‘Future Stars’

09/22/2014

The Southeast Kansas Symphony, under the direction of Raul Munguia, will open its 2014-15 concert series on Thursday, Sept. 25, with a concert that looks to the future. The symphony will present “Future Stars” at 7:30 p.m. in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine.

Family Day tickets selling fast

09/18/2014

Tickets for the Family Day football game on Sept. 27 are selling fast and Jim Johnson, director of intercollegiate athletics, believes the university will soon be looking at another sell-out.

Group examines summer work schedule

09/18/2014

The President's Council has formed a work group to study the possibility of offering an alternate summer work schedule for employees. “It’s a concept that was mentioned in many of our campus forums,” said Brad Hodson, co-chair of the Strategic Planning Task Force. “We felt it deserved a closer look and brought it to the attention of our President’s Council.”

Company Day to be largest in PSU history

Company Day to be largest in PSU history

09/18/2014

Officials expect nearly 200 companies to participate in Company Day at the Kansas Technology Center on Wednesday, Sept. 24. That will make 2014 the largest in the event's history.

Regents OK doctoral program at PSU

09/17/2014

On Wednesday, the Kansas Board of Regents gave approval for Pittsburg State University to offer its first doctoral degree. The board approved a proposal from PSU’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing to transition its current master’s level advanced practice nursing program into a doctor of nursing practice degree.

Speaker offers advice for aspiring actors

09/17/2014

Lots of people dream of making it big in on the stage or the big screen. A professional actor and theater educator will share her thoughts on an actor’s life and what it takes to break into the profession in a lecture at Pittsburg State University on Friday, Sept. 19.

Brazilian student shares gaucho history, culture

Brazilian student shares gaucho history, culture

09/17/2014

Pittsburg State University graduate student Fabio Giacomelli, who hails from the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, is celebrating his home and his culture by wearing gaucho attire throughout the week.

Art chair torn on independence in her native Scotland

09/17/2014

Art Department Rhona McBain admits she's torn about the upcoming vote on independence in her native Scotland.