Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Home Sweet Home http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=55392479-838f-4891-9888-f2a34c069a2b The critters in Pittsburg State University’s Nature Reach finally moved back to the familiar surroundings of Heckert-Wells Hall Monday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:07:14 CST 55392479-838f-4891-9888-f2a34c069a2b Pittsburg State names theater within its new Bicknell Family Center for the Arts http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=86c24e69-8da9-4057-b17c-7324c3b7ece1 Pittsburg State University today announced that it has named the theater within the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in honor of local arts patrons and philanthropists, Dotty and Bill Miller. The naming of the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater was made possible by a generous gift from the Nancy and Richard Miller family and the Faith and Dick Coleman family. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:02:33 CST 86c24e69-8da9-4057-b17c-7324c3b7ece1 Wind Ensemble concert set for Dec. 7 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=163c4ca1-f05c-4121-8f56-74dbd3e3df45 The Pittsburg State University Wind Ensemble will close out the year on Sunday, Dec. 7, with a free concert that is designed to get listeners in the holiday spirit. The concert, which begins at 3 p.m. in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium, will include both music for the wind ensemble and music for the holiday season. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:13:12 CST 163c4ca1-f05c-4121-8f56-74dbd3e3df45 Enactus earns multiple grants for projects http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a3cc437c-a870-420e-97ca-f67990b54c3a 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. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:29:14 CST a3cc437c-a870-420e-97ca-f67990b54c3a Interior design student repeats at Design Wars http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=00404507-7348-4b65-9de4-b98315f41d16 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. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:11:53 CST 00404507-7348-4b65-9de4-b98315f41d16 Art exhibit features faculty work http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d8e79f32-fd55-43cf-a7a8-335f0bd19a26 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. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:12:18 CST d8e79f32-fd55-43cf-a7a8-335f0bd19a26 JHS students win national honor for statistics poster http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d8a2b327-b446-4948-a987-70068e739cbb 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. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:17:15 CST d8a2b327-b446-4948-a987-70068e739cbb Jazz Ensembles, high school honors band to perform http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c031210d-0dd7-43a9-9271-68bf7d5cf343 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. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:11:13 CST c031210d-0dd7-43a9-9271-68bf7d5cf343 Opera, Symphony combine for ‘Enchanted Evening’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6013ea3a-bc79-4acd-ade1-135f6c2dfd5b 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. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:58:42 CST 6013ea3a-bc79-4acd-ade1-135f6c2dfd5b Student-led survey helps lure new restaurants http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1370ac13-e957-4ce2-ae57-eaafa4e8638d Student-led surveys have played a role in attracting new restaurants to Pittsburg, officials say. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:30:56 CST 1370ac13-e957-4ce2-ae57-eaafa4e8638d Athletics purchases 250 playoff tickets for PSU students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6f73ad1a-e727-4d50-a8c4-affb9a9f8906 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. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:38:59 CST 6f73ad1a-e727-4d50-a8c4-affb9a9f8906 PSU names Bicknell Family Center for the Arts performance hall http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=df160ab4-6c34-40cf-8a3f-df4a37bbae5b 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. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:10:57 CST df160ab4-6c34-40cf-8a3f-df4a37bbae5b Athletes help ‘deck the halls’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a0a774b9-0b3a-474e-86fe-aad031e7e527 The Wilkinson house is ready for the holidays this morning thanks to a crew of Pitt State track athletes who spent Thursday evening putting up trees, stringing lights and placing treasured Christmas decorations throughout the house. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:09:48 CST a0a774b9-0b3a-474e-86fe-aad031e7e527 Astrophysicist excited about comet rendezvous http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a1086ef2-85cf-48b4-a732-dd8926665e11 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. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:29:36 CST a1086ef2-85cf-48b4-a732-dd8926665e11 Love story goes viral http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dd1ab6fb-eae4-479f-b593-28c5d3d30b5c The YouTube video of a unique marriage proposal is an Internet sensation for two PSU seniors. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:10:29 CST dd1ab6fb-eae4-479f-b593-28c5d3d30b5c Advancement Ambassadors to conduct Thank-A-Thon http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b9229ec1-2607-4efd-a973-86fefc3270c5 Pittsburg State students who have received a scholarship for this academic year will have the chance to thank the person who made it possible during Thursday’s (Nov. 13) PSU Thank-A-Thon. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:30:33 CST b9229ec1-2607-4efd-a973-86fefc3270c5 Veterans Day provides “Lessons of Service” for all ages http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=42f7ef73-ec2f-40d4-9dc5-ca3635ce2b9b Pittsburg sixth graders looking for role models didn’t have to look far, Tuesday. They were all around them. The students, veterans and their families packed the Kansas Army National Guard Armory gym at Pittsburg State University for the annual Veterans Day observance. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:36:08 CST 42f7ef73-ec2f-40d4-9dc5-ca3635ce2b9b Solo & Chamber series continues with Lorelei Ensemble http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8261dc9a-ab14-476d-a44d-a88c845c5ce6 The 2014-15 PSU Solo and Chamber Music Series continues on Friday, Nov. 14, with a performance by the highly acclaimed Lorelei Ensemble. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:08:14 CST 8261dc9a-ab14-476d-a44d-a88c845c5ce6 Offering hope: TWLOHA founder to speak in Pittsburg http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3d5e4a5f-e541-4626-a65f-7ffe47ae3e4e Jamie Tworkowski, the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA), will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, in Pittsburg’s Memorial Auditorium. His presentation is part of the PSU Performing Arts and Lecture Series. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:11:10 CST 3d5e4a5f-e541-4626-a65f-7ffe47ae3e4e PSU grads featured on 'House Hunters' http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c3847383-9927-4f0a-be6b-5a3bf3539731 PSU grads Ugo and Amy Nwagwu and their search for a home will be featured on the popular cable show, "House Hunters," on Thursday. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:53:48 CST c3847383-9927-4f0a-be6b-5a3bf3539731