Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Student accepts professor's challenge http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cd642a65-f85a-45ef-8046-c1abb204b206 Responding to a professor's challenge, one PSU student built a wood-burning gas generator and learned a lot in the process. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:33:39 CST cd642a65-f85a-45ef-8046-c1abb204b206 Students put new camera equipment to use http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e7595d16-fcf0-45f8-9782-c08404ac6777 A recent donation of photography equipment is helping students in the GIT photography program get hands-on experience. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:50:11 CST e7595d16-fcf0-45f8-9782-c08404ac6777 College grad, 15, looks to the future http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4ca899f5-dd04-42e3-84f7-32595720db1e While most students Alex Jaeger’s age are preparing for winter break in their sophomore year of high school, this 15-year-old is laying out his cap and gown in preparation for Pittsburg State University’s commencement exercises. Jaeger will receive degrees in biology and music along with nearly 600 other PSU students in ceremonies in PSU’s John Lance Arena on Friday, Dec. 12. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:56:13 CST 4ca899f5-dd04-42e3-84f7-32595720db1e Pittsburg State comments on indictment of former faculty member http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ea0d2b12-8a12-4982-b9eb-d1636b2e4d40 Pittsburg State University today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s indictment of former professor Michael Muoghalu. Muoghalu was charged with one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering as a result of actions taken while recruiting students for a Nigerian graduate exchange programs. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:54:49 CST ea0d2b12-8a12-4982-b9eb-d1636b2e4d40 Graduate demonstrates unusual persistence http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=197c4d2d-c865-4654-ba08-1231ea7ef4ee Few of the students in Pittsburg State University’s commencement exercises Friday will have demonstrated the level of strength and determination shown by Dee Ann D’Amico, whose graduation marks a nearly 25-year journey toward a college degree. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:58:55 CST 197c4d2d-c865-4654-ba08-1231ea7ef4ee Hebrlee earns Rising Star award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b9ff583c-c0df-4e4c-9909-cf07264df728 As a high school student, Jaecy Hebrlee was not overly involved or outgoing, but this PSU senior is now the recipient of the NASPA Region IV West Undergraduate Rising Star Award for student affairs undergraduates. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:22:19 CST b9ff583c-c0df-4e4c-9909-cf07264df728 Arts Center dream comes true http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=58dbf390-9071-4f3e-9485-869c9b4d53d7 More than 1,000 gathered at Pittsburg State University’s new Bicknell Family Center for the Arts to cut a ceremonial ribbon and tour the $33 million hall. For many who had worked for years to make the dream of a performance hall on the PSU campus a reality, it was a joyful experience. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:56:20 CST 58dbf390-9071-4f3e-9485-869c9b4d53d7 Company programs benefit auto tech students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=649ce17d-7f9d-4ad7-9390-895ffd29ecfb Two new programs launched this semester in Pittsburg State’s Department of Automotive Technology are further preparing students for their professional careers. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:46:30 CST 649ce17d-7f9d-4ad7-9390-895ffd29ecfb Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ec238343-1b69-4bc0-9623-a65fbcfdb939 Pittsburg State University today announced that former First Lady Laura Bush will visit PSU in the spring as part of the university’s Women in Government Lecture Series. Mrs. Bush will share remarks on education, literacy, volunteerism and human rights on April 22 at the new Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:16:35 CST ec238343-1b69-4bc0-9623-a65fbcfdb939 Professors mentor young researchers http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7a123a1d-7f60-4050-8ed9-2d8a2f3a9fd2 On a recent afternoon, two researchers were hard at work in a Chemistry Department computer lab at Pittsburg State University. One of the scientists concentrated on the effects of common pesticides on human DNA. Nearby, the other was focused on finding a way to block the Ebola virus from docking with human cells. Like other researchers around the world, these two scientists dream of unlocking chemical and biological mysteries that will improve the human condition. What makes them different from most other researchers is their age. Adrian McAfee and Luke Arnce are high school seniors who come to PSU on their free time to learn the art and science of research. Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:17:39 CST 7a123a1d-7f60-4050-8ed9-2d8a2f3a9fd2 Artist’s talk closes exhibit http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=18dd1f98-2962-4a09-9230-00b6302aea77 Artist Neil Lawley will give a public talk about his work at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, in 103 Porter Hall on the Pittsburg State University campus. Lawley’s presentation coincides with the closing of his exhibit, “Point Clouds,” in PSU’s Harry Krug Gallery. A reception for the artist will follow his talk. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:38:52 CST 18dd1f98-2962-4a09-9230-00b6302aea77 PSU gets high ranking for online programs http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4bf2c3ee-c8cf-4859-b8f6-4459e6b21376 Affordable Colleges Online (ACO), an Internet-based company designed to help students find affordable and accredited online educational programs, has named Pittsburg State University among its top 20 universities in its list of “Best Online Master’s Programs” for 2014-15. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:57:39 CST 4bf2c3ee-c8cf-4859-b8f6-4459e6b21376 Art students exhibit & market their work http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b2b945a0-c677-4a1c-a89b-a7d801a0f473 It’s one thing to create and exhibit art and something else to sell it. Pittsburg State University art students will have that complete artist’s experience when they display and sell their creations at the PSU Department of Art’s Senior Art Fair on Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Second Floor Gallery in Porter Hall. The exhibit and sale runs from 10 a.m. until noon. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:41:03 CST b2b945a0-c677-4a1c-a89b-a7d801a0f473 Ceremony opens Bicknell Family Center for the Arts http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5a859195-8f2c-407d-9193-852d4f9df17b Decades of waiting will be over on Sunday, Dec. 7, when Pittsburg State University officially opens the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The university has invited the community to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m., which will be followed by tours of the new building. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:12:21 CST 5a859195-8f2c-407d-9193-852d4f9df17b Timmons Chapel Concerts set for Dec. 3 & 5 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7db742fb-b7f4-4d65-a224-cdcfef82cd1c One of Pittsburg State University’s most beloved traditions, the annual Timmons Chapel Christmas Concerts, will continue on Dec. 3 & 5. The annual performances by the PSU Department of Music have been a holiday gift to the community for most of the past half century. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:24:52 CST 7db742fb-b7f4-4d65-a224-cdcfef82cd1c PSU Wind Ensemble to perform at Lincoln Center http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=904d973b-fe89-4ed4-9ef9-0f7c016dbab7 PSU's Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:49:47 CST 904d973b-fe89-4ed4-9ef9-0f7c016dbab7 Microsoft Office to be free for PSU students, employees http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7e9be7fb-9516-48c1-bf49-d315ddc3538e Through a partnership established between Pitt State and Microsoft, university students, faculty and staff will receive for free versions of Microsoft Office and Office 365 – the software suites that include popular programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:51:24 CST 7e9be7fb-9516-48c1-bf49-d315ddc3538e 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. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:48:11 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