Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Gift of light brightens museum space http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=13aa2843-d3da-4df4-881d-4c9c5c0f019e Some might argue that the lighting in an art gallery is every bit as important as the art on display. The current exhibit in the University Gallery in Pittsburg State’s Porter Hall may be proof of just that. Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:47:16 CDT 13aa2843-d3da-4df4-881d-4c9c5c0f019e School of Construction embraces airborne technology http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8550e363-59ee-4ee7-91d1-fd550bc16c15 The School of Construction is demonstrating how drones, some of the latest technology, is changing the industry and making it safer. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:34:21 CDT 8550e363-59ee-4ee7-91d1-fd550bc16c15 Musical dinner a salute to doughboys of WWI http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2742191e-28ee-4df6-a50f-87e3ed4c2937 The Pittsburg State University Choirs will pay homage to the ongoing centennial observance of World War I at a musical dinner on Friday, September 18, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The dinner and concert, entitled “Over There,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:25:18 CDT 2742191e-28ee-4df6-a50f-87e3ed4c2937 Dallas Brass to perform Sept. 30 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fd04a7db-bc57-4735-9aff-faefec59530e The Dallas Brass, an ensemble that blends traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:40:29 CDT fd04a7db-bc57-4735-9aff-faefec59530e Solo & Chamber Series opens with WindSync http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0711dfe7-28ef-45af-a454-67f78ac798e5 Pittsburg State University’s long-running Solo and Chamber Music Series begins its 2015-2016 season at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 11, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall, with a performance by the Houston-based woodwind ensemble, WindSync. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:10:38 CDT 0711dfe7-28ef-45af-a454-67f78ac798e5 Construction management receives ABET accreditation http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9d999ce0-2214-4635-8b4b-c5ff5bc03b6e The construction management program at Pittsburg State is often described as one of the best in the nation. That reputation was validated recently by one of the nation’s top accrediting agencies. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:52:29 CDT 9d999ce0-2214-4635-8b4b-c5ff5bc03b6e Kansas author opens writers series http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e411d865-83ce-479d-a8ae-efda69a1edd8 Southeast Kansas author Lori Baker Martin will read from her novel in-progress, “Bitter Water,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, in the Governors Room of the Overman Student Center on the Pittsburg State University campus. Martin’s visit is the first event in the 2015-2016 PSU Distinguished Visiting Writers Lecture Series, which is sponsored by the PSU Department of English and Modern Languages. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:11:03 CDT e411d865-83ce-479d-a8ae-efda69a1edd8 PSU & city police sign new memorandum http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0700f7ba-ac82-4175-ad96-a429f309c21e The police departments for the City of Pittsburg and Pittsburg State University have worked closely together for many years, but recent growth in the city and at the university have caused the two entities to revise and renew a joint memorandum of understanding. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:35:15 CDT 0700f7ba-ac82-4175-ad96-a429f309c21e PSU wraps up residence hall make-overs http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3c1b261e-e581-4b0c-958a-17566b900b4b In what has become an annual fall tradition on the Pittsburg State University campus, officials, students and guests gathered Wednesday to rededicate a renovated residence hall. What made this ceremony special was that it was the final such ceremony in a 15-year, $30 million effort that has transformed every square foot of residence space on the PSU campus. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:35:12 CDT 3c1b261e-e581-4b0c-958a-17566b900b4b Pitt State earns top-10 ranking on ‘Best Bang for Your Buck’ list http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cf38470e-2e30-4765-9e1a-ce5d7267048d Pittsburg State University delivers a big bang for the buck, according to the Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings, released this week. In the publication’s list of colleges and universities in the Midwest Region of the U.S., PSU is ranked number 10. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:13:07 CDT cf38470e-2e30-4765-9e1a-ce5d7267048d Gammon named special assistant to the president http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=93f55a7b-ab7e-4ada-8a82-bf6ec82bb7f0 Kendall Gammon has held many titles during his career at Pittsburg State University. He’s been an All-American, national champion, Hall of Fame inductee and, most recently, director of development for intercollegiate athletics. Today, Gammon has a new title, special assistant to the president. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:01:08 CDT 93f55a7b-ab7e-4ada-8a82-bf6ec82bb7f0 Technology boosts recycling at Pitt State http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=de0440d4-fd19-4cca-873b-79256ce3d3bc Just about anywhere they look on campus, Pittsburg State University students can find a place to recycle their cans and bottles. But thanks to a new piece of technology, they can really step up their game. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:18:14 CDT de0440d4-fd19-4cca-873b-79256ce3d3bc Concert makes regional music accessible to wider audience http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=61a8b854-39a6-4c3e-ac15-7f9dbeb0bb7e There are lots of places to go to hear good local and regional bands, if you’re 21. That makes it hard for younger music fans to hear good live music, according to Dylan Thompson of Pittsburg State University’s Gorilla Radio. To give younger music fans that option, Thompson said, the club is sponsoring a free concert featuring bands with regional roots at the Bicknell Family Center on Thursday, August 27. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:33:59 CDT 61a8b854-39a6-4c3e-ac15-7f9dbeb0bb7e PSU grad shares a passion for sharks http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=abc2d1cd-6883-4c5d-ad1e-442cb5280c51 Jordan Johnson is passionate about sharks. She will share some of that passion, as well as photos and other information about her recent work with White Shark Africa at the next meeting of the Sperry-Galligar Audubon Society on Thursday, August 27. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in Room 102, Yates Hall, on the Pittsburg State University campus. The presentation is free and open to the public. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:23:21 CDT abc2d1cd-6883-4c5d-ad1e-442cb5280c51 Solo exhibition opens PSU museum’s season http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=75218c6c-8498-4cec-b3bc-2ca25db8e371 The Pittsburg State University Museum of Art will open its 2015-16 season with a solo exhibition by artist Cory Peeke entitled “a higher education.” The exhibit will open in the University Gallery on Monday, August 24, and will run through November 5. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 15:11:04 CDT 75218c6c-8498-4cec-b3bc-2ca25db8e371 PSU dedicates expanded, renovated Overman Student Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=df0eb5c9-bf0a-4960-9d75-0c5fe824e75c More than 250 students, faculty and staff, alumni and community members filled a portion of the Crimson and Gold Ballroom Wednesday to formally recognize the completion of the renovation and expansion of Pittsburg State University’s Overman Student Center. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:18:52 CDT df0eb5c9-bf0a-4960-9d75-0c5fe824e75c Police warn of phone scam http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cc8a394c-fa5e-425b-8892-e446ce6804c1 Pittsburg State University police are making the campus community aware of a phone scam in which individuals are contacted and advised to pay money or provide personal information. The caller claims to represent law enforcement, the FBI, IRS or other governmental entity and uses technology so that the Caller ID displays a legitimate number. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:24:29 CDT cc8a394c-fa5e-425b-8892-e446ce6804c1 University to add more parking spots http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=12e2ffb9-f857-4445-93b3-18d4ce3f71a4 Pittsburg State students will soon have more options when it comes to parking on campus. Steve Erwin, vice president for student life, said approximately 60 additional parking spots will be added to the north side of campus following demolition of three properties that were recently acquired by the university. The residential properties were located on Williams Street just north of Horace Mann Hall. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:44:40 CDT 12e2ffb9-f857-4445-93b3-18d4ce3f71a4 Construction alumni raise $58K for scholarships http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1f4a410e-7e1d-4a01-94ca-6a5625f0fbc9 Faculty, staff and alumni of the Pittsburg State School of Construction came together this summer to raise money for the program’s current and future students. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:05:45 CDT 1f4a410e-7e1d-4a01-94ca-6a5625f0fbc9 Students lead mission trip to India http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=917978fb-4739-4a72-826f-eb197fadf4a6 This summer, Rachel and Zach Sachs led a group of Pitt State students on their latest mission trip to India, where they served in a variety of ways. A total of 14 PSU students have traveled with them to India over the past three years. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:01:01 CDT 917978fb-4739-4a72-826f-eb197fadf4a6