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News Archive for 2014

President responds to challenge

President responds to challenge

08/19/2014

With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge spreading like wildfire across the nation, it was just a matter of time until a member of Gorilla Nation tagged Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott in this Internet fundraising sensation.

One freshman’s unlikely path to college

08/18/2014

Isauro Tevalan Maldonado is like many of the thousand or so freshmen beginning classes at PSU, but in some very important ways, is story is unique.

Exhibit combines ceramics, video

Exhibit combines ceramics, video

08/18/2014

Pittsburg State University’s Art Department has opened its fall exhibition season with “Semiotic,” an exhibit of the work of ceramicist and new media artist Colby Parsons. The exhibit runs through Sept. 26.

This week at PSU, Aug. 18

08/18/2014

Campus events Aug. 18-24

Eager, excited Gorillas move in

Eager, excited Gorillas move in

08/17/2014

More than 1,200 eager, excited Gorillas move in to PSU's residence halls in advance of the first day of the fall semester, on Monday.

Bid Day 'best feeling in the world'

08/15/2014

With smiling faces and arms wide open, the three sororities at Pittsburg State welcomed their newest members during the annual Sorority Bid Day event on Friday, Aug. 15. The event, which culminates a week of sorority rush and recruitment activities, was conducted in The Oval.

President Scott opens PSU’s 112th academic year

President Scott opens PSU’s 112th academic year

08/14/2014

Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott opened the university’s 112th academic year on Thursday with an address that recognized both big successes in the past year and also acknowledged stressful times for higher education. He shared his vision for the coming year, including several major events and planning for the future.

Fraternities, sororities plan leadership weekend

08/14/2014

Nearly 500 Pittsburg State University fraternity and sorority members will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend for the annual Fraternal Leadership Summit at the University of Arkansas.

New faculty orientation a 'crash course' on PSU

New faculty orientation a 'crash course' on PSU

08/13/2014

New faculty are learning all about Pittsburg State University this week during New Faculty Orientation.

Band tunes up for fall season

Band tunes up for fall season

08/12/2014

The estimated 200 members of the Pride of the Plains Marching Band began preparing this week for a busy semester of pre-game and half-time shows, parades and pep rallies.