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News Archive for 2014

Chris Norman Ensemble opens Solo & Chamber Series

Chris Norman Ensemble opens Solo & Chamber Series

09/08/2014

The Chris Norman Ensemble opens Pittsburg State University’s 2014-15 Solo & Chamber Music Series with a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall.

Fighting cancer with nanotechnology

Fighting cancer with nanotechnology

09/08/2014

In his lab at PSU, Santimukul Santra is conducting research on the use of polymeric and iron oxide nanotheranostics as potential delivery methods for life-saving anti-cancer drugs. As he works, Santra imagines a time in the not-too-distant future when treatments for cancer and a host of other diseases will be personalized, targeted and free of the debilitating and often dangerous side effects of some current therapies, thanks to the use of these tiny structures and nanobiotechnologies.

Sellout expected for Gorillas’ home opener

09/06/2014

Pittsburg State University’s home opening football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, is nearly sold out, according to university officials. Demand for tickets to the game against the Riverhawks of Northeastern State University has been particularly strong among the Gorillas’ student fan base.

17th GorillaFest kicks off Saturday

09/05/2014

The 17th season of GorillaFest, a free community tailgate party before each home PSU football game, begins at 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, on the east side of Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium.

Parking, student seating added in advance of home opener

Parking, student seating added in advance of home opener

09/04/2014

In what has become a highly anticipated fall tradition, thousands of fans will pack Pittsburg State University’s Carnie Smith Stadium for the first football game of the season, Saturday. Hours before kickoff, thousands of red-clad fans will join in the traditional GorillaFest tailgate party outside the stadium, where there will be food, music and games for kids. To host an event of this magnitude is no small task, requiring months of planning and preparation not only in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, but also in various offices across campus.

PSU hosts Branding Expo

09/04/2014

Nearly 20 national and regional vendors of Pittsburg State University licensed merchandise and about 80 potential customers will come together Friday, Sept. 5, for the university’s 2014 Branding Expo. The event, sponsored by the Office of Marketing and Communication, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilkinson Alumni Center.

PSU celebrates successful scholarship campaign

09/04/2014

Pittsburg State University’s Office of Development will celebrate the successful completion of its Pathways to PSU scholarship campaign at the GorillaFest tailgate party preceding Saturday’s football game.

Students shop at Career Clothes Closet

09/03/2014

Nearly 800 Pittsburg State University students have gone shopping for free since the Career Clothes Closet opening in 2010, according to Mindy Cloninger, director of the Office of Career Services. The clothes closet held its fall open house, Wednesday.

Students learn about clubs, groups

Students learn about clubs, groups

09/03/2014

Pittsburg State University students got to see the wide range of interests and activities available to them at the annual Student Activities Fair, held Wednesday, on the Oval.

University helps students cope with homesickness

08/29/2014

Students at Pittsburg State University have a lot of people to turn to and a wide array of resources available to help them overcome the inevitable bout of homesickness.