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News Archive for 2014

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.

New international students begin PSU adventure

New international students begin PSU adventure

08/11/2014

The hallways in Whitesitt Hall were full of eager students from just about every corner of the globe, Monday, as new international students began a week of registration and orientation at Pittsburg State University.

Dainty named Teacher of the Year

08/08/2014

A Pittsburg State faculty member has been recognized for excellence in the field of career and technical education.

Johnson earns top public speaking honor

Johnson earns top public speaking honor

08/07/2014

PSU Professor Mark Johnson has earned the highest honor given by Toastmasters International, a global educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills.

Safety program receives first corporate contribution

Safety program receives first corporate contribution

08/07/2014

Less than a year after its official launch, the environmental and safety management program at Pittsburg State has received its first corporate sponsorship.

RAs prepare for arrival of students

RAs prepare for arrival of students

08/06/2014

About 50 resident assistants are training this week and next in preparation for the arrival of more than 1,200 students who will live in Pittsburg State University’s residence halls. Most of them will arrive on Move In Day, Saturday, Aug. 16.

Grant funds solar energy system for PSU’s Plaster Center

08/01/2014

Thanks to a major grant from Westar Energy, solar panels will provide both energy and education at the Robert W. Plaster Center, now under construction at Pittsburg State University.

Countdown to tobacco-free campus continues

07/31/2014

As students prepare to return to Pittsburg State for the fall semester, university officials are encouraging them to include the new tobacco policy in their planning.

Campus ties extend around the world

Campus ties extend around the world

07/24/2014

It’s not unusual to hear PSU alumni describe returning to the campus as “coming home,” but seldom do those ties extend half way around the globe and span more than three decades. Tai-Yu (Gary) Kao and his wife, Wen-Meng Kao, are in Pittsburg this week to help their daughter, Chia-Ying (Jenny) Kao, and a niece, Carrie Meng, get settled as they prepare to make their own Pitt State memories.