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News Archive for 2014

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.

Green chemistry pioneer to speak at PSU

09/17/2014

Richard A. Gross, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), an internationally known scientist and pioneer in the field of “green” chemistry will speak on “Green Polymer Chemistry and Biocatalysis” in a public lecture at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, at Pittsburg State University 102 Yates Hall.

Gus' Diary: Love my 'mini' Gorillas

09/17/2014

Gus takes to his diary to write about how much fun he has hanging out with area children.

Byler named director of KSBDC

09/15/2014

Pittsburg State Center for Innovation and Business Development Director Shawn Naccarato has announced the appointment of Tom Byler as the new director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center (KSBDC).

Steak Fry continues 93-year-old tradition

09/15/2014

Much has changed since George Trout, a professor of history and science at what is now Pittsburg State University, first invited his colleagues to gather for an evening of fellowship and food 93 years ago. That tradition continues on Tuesday, Sept. 16, when PSU’s Unclassified Staff and Faculty Association hosts its annual Steak Fry on the east side of Carnie Smith Stadium.