Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News 18 named to PEER mentoring team http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=08643016-df31-450d-b6db-0d61289a853a Pittsburg State University has announced that 18 students have been selected to a mentoring team designed to assist new freshmen in making a successful transition to university life. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:34:20 CST 08643016-df31-450d-b6db-0d61289a853a Outbreak a reminder of the importance of vaccination http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4ee8466d-aef6-448a-a54a-1d090dfa4e20 News of the recent outbreak of measles in California is a reminder of both the effectiveness and importance of vaccination, according to Barb McClaskey, a University Professor in the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:10:13 CST 4ee8466d-aef6-448a-a54a-1d090dfa4e20 Spirit Squad earns third at nationals http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8bfbd1a5-bf4b-4a34-87cb-7e949b78dd8a The Pittsburg State Spirit Squad earned a top three finish at the 2015 UCA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships in Orlando, Fla. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:48:02 CST 8bfbd1a5-bf4b-4a34-87cb-7e949b78dd8a PSU to compete in WSU business plan contest http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3fb6d9b3-cf6f-47a3-935e-12c4d4231b0c Kelce College of Business students will soon have a unique opportunity to develop and potentially launch their own business ventures. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:20:07 CST 3fb6d9b3-cf6f-47a3-935e-12c4d4231b0c Nelly’s Echo performs Tuesday, Feb. 3 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b7ae7113-cfb3-4c37-bd60-ebe9ab008a95 Nelly’s Echo, formed by lead singer Nelson Emokpae in 2007, will perform at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on the Pittsburg State University campus. The performance, sponsored by the Student Activities Council, is free. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:53:18 CST b7ae7113-cfb3-4c37-bd60-ebe9ab008a95 PSU leadership in the NCAA grows http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=130d486a-fcbd-4173-b824-8fac9273ed3f Pittsburg State University’s leadership voice in NCAA Division II continues to grow stronger. At the NCAA convention in Washington, D.C., this month, PSU President Steve Scott was selected vice chair of the NCAA DII President’s Council. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:52:08 CST 130d486a-fcbd-4173-b824-8fac9273ed3f KTC hosts Block Kids Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f04e49ae-71d0-453d-b3d0-4c7763494d7a The Pittsburg State School of Construction and the southeast Kansas chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction hosted the annual Block Kids Contest Jan. 24 at the Kansas Technology Center. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:26:49 CST f04e49ae-71d0-453d-b3d0-4c7763494d7a Wood tech receives another equipment donation http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2e9d070a-3999-446e-8ca8-d7a098d89a40 Just months after receiving three state-of-the-art pieces of equipment from Veneer Services, the Wood Technology Program has received another equipment donation from a corporate partner. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:08:58 CST 2e9d070a-3999-446e-8ca8-d7a098d89a40 Professor says international experience made her a better teacher http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=27916b22-c7de-4f8b-8f92-35fb8fdd60be This time last spring, Casie Hermansson was just beginning her teaching experience at a university in Finland. Now, back at Pittsburg State University, Hermansson says she’s a better teacher because of her Fulbright experience. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:16:36 CST 27916b22-c7de-4f8b-8f92-35fb8fdd60be Concert features baritone Sidney Outlaw http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cd232bd9-d3ef-4c55-9d6c-0341b89045bc Four-State audiences will have the opportunity to hear one of the top young operatic voices in the U.S. when baritone Sidney Outlaw takes the stage on Friday, Jan. 30, as part of Pittsburg State University’s 2014-2015 Solo and Chamber Music Series. Outlaw’s performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall, 205 E. Lindburg. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:25:03 CST cd232bd9-d3ef-4c55-9d6c-0341b89045bc Pittsburg State sets new summer work schedule for campus http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=927d5113-b4b3-450c-b730-b7a6af601795 Pittsburg State employees will enjoy a slightly different summer work schedule this year. The university has approved a new schedule that will result in campus closing at noon on Fridays. Employees will work additional hours throughout the week to compensate for the noon closing. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:51:56 CST 927d5113-b4b3-450c-b730-b7a6af601795 Programmer develops app to help grandmother http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=af90d8ba-7818-4da6-8137-1357bbf195f6 OIS programmer John Kuefler, along with his father, has developed the Simplicity Center iPad app that is designed to help senior citizens navigate the Web and email in a safe, secure manner. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:14:13 CST af90d8ba-7818-4da6-8137-1357bbf195f6 Group plans stalking awareness program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a3049792-e1aa-4f91-9382-0ea29c60dccd In honor of National Stalking Awareness Month, Pittsburg State University’s Students For Violence Prevention will hold a roundtable discussion at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 107 of Grubbs Hall on the PSU campus. The event is entitled “P.S. I Love You: Stalking Awareness Evening.” Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:08:50 CST a3049792-e1aa-4f91-9382-0ea29c60dccd KCOB faculty earn research award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2f30d509-34d4-4142-a0d1-26b03572f712 Research conducted by Kelce College of Business faculty has been singled out for its contribution to the field of economic study. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:39:31 CST 2f30d509-34d4-4142-a0d1-26b03572f712 Faculty textbooks have global impact http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f045d3bb-6234-4d1a-9ca6-250fb75c162d Their classrooms may be in Pittsburg, Kan., but faculty in the Kelce College of Business are touching students around the world. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:16:48 CST f045d3bb-6234-4d1a-9ca6-250fb75c162d Tango benefits Symphony http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=434052db-0ce1-49ca-877c-cdd93d1370a8 Participants will be invited to learn to tango at a Valentines Day fundraising dinner concert for the Southeast Kansas Symphony. The Pittsburg State University Strings will be joined by Cuarteto Tanguero, a tango group from Bloomington, Ind.; the Midwest Regional Ballet Co.; and tenor José Ortega on Saturday, Feb. 14, in the lobby of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in Pittsburg. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:48:51 CST 434052db-0ce1-49ca-877c-cdd93d1370a8 Students provide testing at YMCA Senior Adult Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=40b79091-ab42-4469-81d1-4e4f0186a17e Students in Janice Jewett’s Personal Training class got to demonstrate what they’ve been learning Tuesday at the Pittsburg Family YMCA’s Senior Adult Day. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:27:28 CST 40b79091-ab42-4469-81d1-4e4f0186a17e Pair technology with knowledge, fitness experts say http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3452f4f6-6756-4518-91e2-8b65eafbf61d Can technology make us healthier? Fitness experts at Pittsburg State University say the colorful fitness trackers showing up on wrists everywhere may provide information that wearers can use to improve their workouts and daily activities. But most users, they say, probably don’t have the knowledge to make the most of the new devices. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:04:23 CST 3452f4f6-6756-4518-91e2-8b65eafbf61d Block Kids Contest at KTC Saturday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=30410323-81f2-41bd-86f2-04e2579fea9b The Pittsburg State School of Construction and the southeast Kansas chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will host the annual Block Kids Contest this Saturday at the Kansas Technology Center. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:56:31 CST 30410323-81f2-41bd-86f2-04e2579fea9b Ticket sales dates announced for Bicknell Center events http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8233e8c6-ca07-4d96-a0f9-f102005d8e29 Pittsburg State University officials today announced ticket sale dates for three of the most anticipated events of the Bicknell Center’s inaugural season. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:00:11 CST 8233e8c6-ca07-4d96-a0f9-f102005d8e29