Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News PSU hosts diversity conference Oct. 24-25 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d9c01fad-f8fb-4f2a-9cb7-f05546507ebd Pittsburg State University will host the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 24-25. The annual conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators at Kansas Regents' institutions to discuss diversity in higher education. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:49:53 CDT d9c01fad-f8fb-4f2a-9cb7-f05546507ebd Block 22 project moves forward http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d4a77b2e-98c9-4775-bfbc-d57b706e8d25 With unanimous support from the Kansas Board of Regents, a project to transform four historic properties in downtown Pittsburg into a “living-learning community” for Pittsburg State University students has taken a big step forward. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:48:10 CDT d4a77b2e-98c9-4775-bfbc-d57b706e8d25 PSU celebrates Weede Building renovation Friday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7bf41cc1-bc56-4e5f-94c5-42f6464d52dd Pittsburg State University will celebrate completion of a four-year, nearly $5 million project to remodel the Garfield Weede Building with an open house from 4:30-6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:55:50 CDT 7bf41cc1-bc56-4e5f-94c5-42f6464d52dd International Gathering features Pakistan http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c1b18752-48bd-4e0c-9693-fb2a9460102d Pittsburg State students and members of the community will have an opportunity to learn more about Pakistan at an International Gathering at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, in 109 Grubbs Hall on the PSU campus. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:37:37 CDT c1b18752-48bd-4e0c-9693-fb2a9460102d Tech alum proving demolition ‘not a man’s world’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=62e8711c-7ab4-4d94-a615-86caa305b082 Alumna Lora Lockhart, one of about 800,000 women nationwide to work in the construction industry, is proving that demolition is "not a man's world." Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:21:40 CDT 62e8711c-7ab4-4d94-a615-86caa305b082 PSU observes National Cyber Security Month and 10 years of Gorilla Geeks http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8cfa5478-b984-414f-8fb7-f477641112ca On Friday, Oct. 21, Pittsburg State University’s Office of Information Services will host an event on the Oval to observe National Cyber Security Month and also to celebrate the 10th birthday of Gorilla Geeks, a help desk that supports students, faculty and staff with their growing technological needs. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:39:06 CDT 8cfa5478-b984-414f-8fb7-f477641112ca Theatre presents ‘Frankenstein’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=98dc9d1a-9f92-4e03-a70b-73cef97a7cbf PSU Theatre will present the classic tale of horror and suspense, “Frankenstein,” Oct. 27-30 in the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:18:11 CDT 98dc9d1a-9f92-4e03-a70b-73cef97a7cbf Big Head Blues Club pays tribute to Willie Dixon http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=77daa8a8-c38c-466d-8743-8a2617abae23 Pittsburg State University will be the place for blues when the Big Head Blues Club, featuring Big Head Todd and the Monsters, performs in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:14:35 CDT 77daa8a8-c38c-466d-8743-8a2617abae23 Growing Career Expo moves to Plaster Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8eaed738-5898-47ca-a290-b8aa97962727 So many employers have signed up to meet students at Pittsburg State University’s Fall Career Expo on Thursday, Oct. 20, that the Office of Career Services has moved the event to the big spaces of the Robert W. Plaster Center. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:14:14 CDT 8eaed738-5898-47ca-a290-b8aa97962727 Symphony season begins Oct. 21 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=284b5164-0b00-4f70-96e5-f73349a7bfbe The Southeast Kansas Symphony will open its 2016-17 season on Friday, Oct. 21, with a concert entitled “Russian Giants.” The concert, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, will feature Hyerim Mapp, Pittsburg State University cello Instructor, performing Tchaikovsky’s “Roccoco Variations” for cello and orchestra. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:54:01 CDT 284b5164-0b00-4f70-96e5-f73349a7bfbe Pitt State researchers develop detector to help prevent foodborne illness http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9163c373-01bf-49ea-bf15-9852acd15ae3 Researchers at Pittsburg State University have developed a process that may one day make a night out at your favorite restaurant, a trip to the grocery store or turning on the tap in a developing nation a much safer experience. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:19:00 CDT 9163c373-01bf-49ea-bf15-9852acd15ae3 Kansas poet to read his works at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=02b2fe64-e368-42cf-b536-fb338432ead8 Poet Stephen Meats, chairperson emeritus and professor emeritus of English at PSU, will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Governors Room of the Overman Student Center. The free public event is sponsored by The Midwest Quarterly, the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series and the Student Fee Council. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:17:04 CDT 02b2fe64-e368-42cf-b536-fb338432ead8 Universities submit weapons policy drafts to Regents http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0c52de64-f0cd-41bd-8af7-5aa0386cd820 A draft of a new weapons policy at Pittsburg State University is expected to go before the Governance Committee of the Kansas Board of Regents in November. The Regents asked each of the universities under its direction to submit draft policies that reflect changes in the state’s concealed carry statute in advance of its application to universities next July. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:13:05 CDT 0c52de64-f0cd-41bd-8af7-5aa0386cd820 Outstanding alumni reflect on the honor http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=0993111c-e4f8-478a-8067-4dc0958b5392 The three recipients of Pittsburg State University’s 2016 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award recipients had more in common than just their love of PSU. President Steve Scott noted that all three have chosen to live lives of service. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:43:54 CDT 0993111c-e4f8-478a-8067-4dc0958b5392 Kansas secretary of agriculture to speak at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f8fcb2ec-7fc5-43eb-bced-dd9e4206f1c6 Pittsburg State University’s Profiles of Women in Government Lecture Series continues on Tuesday, Oct. 18, with an address by Jackie McClaskey, secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture. McClaskey will speak at 1 p.m. in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:29:14 CDT f8fcb2ec-7fc5-43eb-bced-dd9e4206f1c6 Nursing students lead hair donation drive http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b624f68e-4a56-476a-816f-a1b02a69006e These nursing students are organizing a pony tail donation drive to support the American Cancer Society. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:53:39 CDT b624f68e-4a56-476a-816f-a1b02a69006e PSU names Homecoming royalty for 2016 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a67a1a50-e988-44f1-9eb6-756b1db6a436 Pittsburg State University crowned the Homecoming King and Queen, Thursday, at the Yell Like Hell competition. Shelby Bicknell, a plastics engineering technology major from Pittsburg, was named queen and Christian Tavernaro, a business management major from Fort Scott, was named king. Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:07:22 CDT a67a1a50-e988-44f1-9eb6-756b1db6a436 Kelce College of Business among nation's best for families http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=802aab01-8627-46db-acf5-f2b4df19a2fa The Princeton Review recently published its 2017 list of the top 10 family-friendly business schools, and Pittsburg State ranks No. 4 in the U.S., one spot above Harvard University. Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:56:43 CDT 802aab01-8627-46db-acf5-f2b4df19a2fa Activity teaches lessons well beyond sport http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d8d1e545-ab70-49d7-bd9d-f8b10a519bfc Students in Laura Covert’s therapeutic recreation class learned a new sport this week, and a lot more. Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:42:46 CDT d8d1e545-ab70-49d7-bd9d-f8b10a519bfc PSU campus, its people are the focus of new exhibit http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=889281f3-92ab-46c7-9722-1e5d3c55c2b2 The Pittsburg State University campus and its people are the stars of a new exhibit that opened on Saturday, Oct. 8, in the art gallery of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:41:16 CDT 889281f3-92ab-46c7-9722-1e5d3c55c2b2