Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Campus celebrates library renovation http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5ec6adf0-be08-449a-8c2b-52aa8ccf6897 The transformation of the second phase of the renovation of Axe Library — the third floor — is complete, and was celebrated Thursday morning with a ceremony attended by students, faculty, staff, and administrators.  Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:07:46 CST 5ec6adf0-be08-449a-8c2b-52aa8ccf6897 Co-founder of Google Earth to speak at Pittsburg State    http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dbd2570b-0f98-4cb5-8523-f3c4fd29a636 Brian McClendon, co-founder of the startup which became Google Earth and famously made his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, the center point of the Google Earth Globe, will share his experiences and expertise Friday with students in Pittsburg State's Engineering Technology program.   Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:00:10 CST dbd2570b-0f98-4cb5-8523-f3c4fd29a636 Band directors, music teachers form group so they can perform  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bc0f8091-9e66-45da-84c2-23d0ca57b711 During the annual Pittsburg State Four State Honor Band Festival last year, University Professor of Music Craig Fuchs overheard a group of band directors discussing how much they missed playing in an ensemble themselves. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:20:16 CST bc0f8091-9e66-45da-84c2-23d0ca57b711 TEDx speakers announced; ticket sales to begin soon http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=823eebcb-5138-4b29-a05b-483b15ba75c6 Organizers of Pittsburg State's first TEDx event, "Diversity in Our World," have chosen 10 diverse speakers out of a slate of many who auditioned.   Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:38:04 CST 823eebcb-5138-4b29-a05b-483b15ba75c6 Science Day to draw more than 700 students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a5a8f521-5584-453c-b4d2-8c2cebf22a17 When Dixie Smith taught high school science, her students had many questions about not just what it's like to attend a university, but what specific degree programs are all about. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:09:33 CST a5a8f521-5584-453c-b4d2-8c2cebf22a17 Wood Tech Companies to visit campus in search of hires http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bf53e39e-dda5-4a19-b7f7-f801db726b3a More than 32 companies from across the country will visit campus on Thursday and Friday for Pittsburg State's Wood Tech Company Day in search of interns and full-time hires, as the industry is thriving.  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:57:14 CST bf53e39e-dda5-4a19-b7f7-f801db726b3a PSU selected for artwork inspired by science of climate change   http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=39ba3651-ba4e-4b26-afd4-27780eacfd34 Pittsburg State was chosen to receive one of 20 pieces of artwork from Environmental Graphiti, a non-profit initiative inspired by the science of climate change.   Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:22:37 CST 39ba3651-ba4e-4b26-afd4-27780eacfd34 Poet Kevin Rabas to Read at Pittsburg State University http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8493374a-e8fa-4124-b203-659f8dd045bc Poet Laureate of Kansas Kevin Rabas will read from his own work at 8 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Governors Room in the Overman Student Center.   Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:19:48 CST 8493374a-e8fa-4124-b203-659f8dd045bc Districts, students hope to make a match http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7fabe139-896d-4fd4-baca-d6935f68372f Soon-to-be graduates hoping to become new teachers have a good shot on Thursday, as the Office of Career Services and the College of Education are anticipating the highest number yet of participating school districts at Teacher Interview Day. Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:25:45 CST 7fabe139-896d-4fd4-baca-d6935f68372f Students chosen to present research at Capitol  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7066e489-bfa4-4c24-af7c-2818a4cac442 Five Pittsburg State students will present their research in rotunda of the Capitol Building in Topeka on Wednesday, and five more will do so on Feb. 20.   Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:34:21 CST 7066e489-bfa4-4c24-af7c-2818a4cac442 Wednesday to be milestone for Block22 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ce7cc042-23ee-4a08-aa41-86641578fd2a Pittsburg State students currently living in the residence halls will spend Feb. 14 focusing on finding their perfect match.  Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:59:02 CST ce7cc042-23ee-4a08-aa41-86641578fd2a Pittsburg State livestreams first Virtual Town Hall http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7e51bfed-afd2-4ee0-bb2d-5fb51b4e49f8 Two lights, a laptop and a camera. That was the extent of the production that went into Pittsburg State’s first “Virtual Town Hall” streamcast Friday morning. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:27:27 CST 7e51bfed-afd2-4ee0-bb2d-5fb51b4e49f8 Pitt State seeking volunteers for 2018 Baja competition   http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=91ea03ca-7929-4066-8bdb-352f1c1ff49d Pittsburg State University launched a new online volunteer portal this week for the 2018 Baja SAE Kansas competition coming to campus May 17-20.   Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:12:08 CST 91ea03ca-7929-4066-8bdb-352f1c1ff49d Broadcast program provides experience, brings home awards  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e13c1f7e-f81e-45dc-ad6c-0e704a645cc9 When Cameron Molina was a senior at Maize High School, he tried his hand at broadcasting by announcing games. He fell in love with it. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:19:01 CST e13c1f7e-f81e-45dc-ad6c-0e704a645cc9 Comic opera a "must see"  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c4a8d6e9-2ab7-4b7a-b804-f2321c37eecb When it comes to Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," PSU voice instructor Patrick Howle knows two things for sure.   Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:11:23 CST c4a8d6e9-2ab7-4b7a-b804-f2321c37eecb Survivor of attempted suicide to share personal story http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d3f8ce7a-608a-4050-abda-cdb16e0f80bd In September 2000, Kevin Hines leapt off the Golden Gate Bridge, a method of suicide attempt that has resulted in death for most of the 2,000 people who have made that jump since the bridge was erected in 1937. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:05:54 CST d3f8ce7a-608a-4050-abda-cdb16e0f80bd Study shows Block22 will have ample parking http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c27af914-284b-4904-abbb-65ba1a077d7f When plans to turn four historic buildings in downtown Pittsburg into a living-learning community for Pittsburg State University students began circulating, they were met with excitement and anticipation.   Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:56:32 CST c27af914-284b-4904-abbb-65ba1a077d7f Ticket office busy with regional and national events  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ca73cb3b-f087-4757-af62-8b9e8c245982 If anyone believes there isn’t anything to do in Pittsburg, they should have a talk with Jill Minneman. Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:08:38 CST ca73cb3b-f087-4757-af62-8b9e8c245982 Theatrical production challenges cast, crew in new ways  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7ff643b9-7c20-4468-97e8-979430f9280e An upcoming production by Pittsburg State University Theatre is challenging cast and crew in new ways.  Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:13:42 CST 7ff643b9-7c20-4468-97e8-979430f9280e It's Spring Break t-shirt contest time! http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fb3a00b5-5de0-433c-92af-c9900c8509b5 Every spring break, our students travel all over the world, whether it be for a school trip, or for a vacation with family and friends. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:12:05 CST fb3a00b5-5de0-433c-92af-c9900c8509b5