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News Archive for 2014

Two familiar faces return to Russ Hall

Two familiar faces return to Russ Hall

06/26/2014

On Thursday, just in time for the university’s observance of the Russ Hall fire centennial on Monday, PSU workers reinstalled busts of two U.S. presidents that had spent more than a decade in storage.

Changes coming for PACT bus schedule

06/25/2014

Some changes are coming to the public transportation services offered by the Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), but officials with the agency say Pittsburg State University students will continue to receive much-needed service.

Students compete at SkillsUSA

06/25/2014

Two Pittsburg State students will compete in the SkillsUSA national competition this week in Kansas City.

PSU marks Russ Hall fire centennial

PSU marks Russ Hall fire centennial

06/24/2014

On Monday, June 30, Pittsburg State University will pause for a moment to recall one of the most dramatic and pivotal moments in its history. At 10 a.m., the university will hold a brief ceremony in front of Russ Hall to mark the centennial of the Russ Hall fire.

PSU arts center will honor Bicknell family

PSU arts center will honor Bicknell family

06/20/2014

Pittsburg State University’s Center for the Arts, now under construction, has a name. On Friday, June 20, PSU President Steve Scott announced that the facility will be known as the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, in honor of lead donor Gene Bicknell, his wife, Rita, and their family.

Professor honored for student internship advice for companies

06/18/2014

“A company is better not to start an internship program than to have a poor one,” according to Professor David O'Bryan. O'Bryan's manuscript, “10 Best Practices for Business Student Internships,” has been honored by a national publication.

PSU hosts advancement conference

06/12/2014

More than 90 professionals from 12 universities will be at Pittsburg State this week for the annual MIAA University Advancement Summer Conference.

Student design earns top advertising honor

Student design earns top advertising honor

06/12/2014

It started with local awards. Then came regional honors. And now Matt Heflin has received the highest honor awarded in the 2014 American Advertising Awards (AAA).

PSU launches major new polymer chemistry initiative

PSU launches major new polymer chemistry initiative

06/11/2014

PSU will begin enrolling students in its new Polymer Chemistry degree program this fall, which is part of a major new initiative in an important and rapidly developing area of science.

STEM education focus of tech workshop

STEM education focus of tech workshop

06/11/2014

A hands-on workshop at the Kansas Technology Center this week helped K-12 educators learn how to implement STEM concepts into their classrooms.