From numerous outreach efforts at local businesses to managing their own store, Krimson Kultuur, in downtown Pittsburg, Enactus students strive to make a positive impact on the community. Their efforts were rewarded recently with a variety of grants that will help support their projects.
PSU senior Cassandra Stanley was, for the second consecutive year, on the winning team at the International Interior Design Association’s Design Wars competition in Kansas City.
A new exhibit in the University Gallery at Pittsburg State University features the most recent works of nine members of the Department of Art faculty. “Assembly Required: Pittsburg State University Department of Art Faculty Exhibition” runs Nov. 18 through Jan. 23. A reception to meet the artists will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21.
Adam Bennett, a PSU alumnus and math teacher at Joplin High School, had two students win first place in a national statistics poster contest this year.
The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will close out the year with a free concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. PSU’s two jazz ensembles will be joined in the concert by the Southeast Kansas Music Educators Honor Jazz Band, a group of high school musicians selected by audition for the prestigious ensemble.
The Pittsburg State University Opera Theatre, together with the Southeast Kansas Symphony, will present “An Enchanted Evening,” a concert of operatic and musical theater gems at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium.
Student-led surveys have played a role in attracting new restaurants to Pittsburg, officials say.
Pittsburg State University students have a reason to get up early Monday morning. The first 250 students to present their student ID at the PSU ticket office will receive a free ticket to the Gorillas’ home playoff game, courtesy of the athletics office.
Pittsburg State University has announced that it has named the performance hall within the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in honor of Linda and Lee Scott, in recognition of a $5 million gift made in 2012 on their behalf by the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas.
Kuehn, chair of the Department of Physics at Pittsburg State University, waited excitedly with other scientists around the world Wednesday until the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe Philae finally tweeted, “Touchdown! My new address: 67P!”
“I cannot tell you how exciting this event is!” Kuehn said from his office, Thursday.