Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Student health center offers cardiac stress tests http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=00e56aed-5a03-4aff-a9fe-e12875fccad4 Pittsburg State University’s Bryant Student Health Center (BSHC) wants students to know that heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S., isn’t just a concern of older adults. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:50:19 CDT 00e56aed-5a03-4aff-a9fe-e12875fccad4 PSU hosts 2nd annual Great Gorilla Games http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c9086e26-90ec-4202-be22-efa39c09fcf5 Hundreds of high school students from throughout the region will be at Pittsburg State next week for the second annual Great Gorilla Games. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:41:20 CDT c9086e26-90ec-4202-be22-efa39c09fcf5 PSU goes blue for Autism Awareness Day http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=95d29065-e9d3-46ac-a338-8826ed0a455a What do the Empire State Building, London’s Trafalgar Square and Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts have in common? They’re all going to be blue tomorrow, April 2, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:37:29 CDT 95d29065-e9d3-46ac-a338-8826ed0a455a Tunnel brings awareness of oppression http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b744a2e5-f1d2-4a3d-b3bf-8bc3d5478ce2 Pittsburg State University students will be challenged to walk in another person’s shoes on April 7-8 by going through the Tunnel of Oppression. The Office of Student Diversity and the Office of University Housing will host the event from 3-9 p.m. each day in the Dellinger Hall Underground,1807 S. Locust St. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:39:19 CDT b744a2e5-f1d2-4a3d-b3bf-8bc3d5478ce2 Pittsburg State announces fall 2015 Honors College selections http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ca08cef9-1274-45e8-acb3-a8464bf19951 Pittsburg State University has announced the selection of 37 students for its 2015 Fall Honors College freshman class. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:35:25 CDT ca08cef9-1274-45e8-acb3-a8464bf19951 Exhibit brings artistic circus to town http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7899f43f-068a-42a1-8054-9719602edc55 The circus has come to Pittsburg State University in the form of a new solo art exhibition in PSU’s University Gallery in Porter Hall. “A Magnificent Migration” by artist Ariel Bowman continues in the gallery through May 2nd. The artist will discuss her word at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in Room 301 Russ Hall. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:24:42 CDT 7899f43f-068a-42a1-8054-9719602edc55 Award-winning poet to speak at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a0937633-fca1-47a8-bce8-5deacafa54f4 Award winning poet Sally Keith will read from her works at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in the Governor’s Room of Pittsburg State University’s Overman Student Center. Keith’s visit to PSU is part of the English Department’s Visiting Writers Series and is supported by the Student Fee Council and the Women’s Studies Council. It is free and open to the public. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:22:27 CDT a0937633-fca1-47a8-bce8-5deacafa54f4 Symphony presents concert for youngsters http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=01d1fdbf-c28d-47d7-aa61-70a33f3c64db The Southeast Kansas Symphony presented its annual Young People’s Concert at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, where the students learned, laughed and even got to test out some of the instruments they saw on stage. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:25:36 CDT 01d1fdbf-c28d-47d7-aa61-70a33f3c64db The Well Reds to perform at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2fba6e32-5f47-478b-ab71-a1baa1553389 The Well Reds, an up-and-coming Alt-Pop Rock quartet from Atlanta, Ga., will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, in Pittsburg State University’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The free performance is part of the Student Activities Council series. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:25:50 CDT 2fba6e32-5f47-478b-ab71-a1baa1553389 PSU, city grow economic development partnership http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a74ae572-9c0a-44ba-9d29-d28b8057cc90 Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg are taking their economic development partnership to new levels. Daron Hall, Pittsburg city manager, said the city has agreed to invest $20,000 into the production of two regional economic reports that are developed by Pittsburg State business faculty. The two reports are the quarterly Pittsburg Micropolitan Area Economic Report and the annual Pittsburg Micropolitan Area Economic Profile. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:32:08 CDT a74ae572-9c0a-44ba-9d29-d28b8057cc90 High school students learn about nursing, college life http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=55e8b9b5-0024-467c-9811-86caebeb4759 About 50 high school seniors spent Thursday in Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing where they had lots of questions about the profession and perhaps even more about college life, like “How hard are the classes?” Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:42:44 CDT 55e8b9b5-0024-467c-9811-86caebeb4759 Gaming, gadgets and old-school comics on display at G3 Expo http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cb21ee7c-4c0d-4548-8e87-475e6ef0468a Graphics, gadgets and games will again be on display at the Kansas Technology Center this year during the annual G3 Expo hosted by the Pittsburg State Graphics and Imaging Technologies Department. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:44:06 CDT cb21ee7c-4c0d-4548-8e87-475e6ef0468a TAG Week honors private donors http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6168b686-c2af-48b7-a55c-b9ac8c62a46f The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, the Gorilla statue in Champions Plaza and the Robert W. Plaster Center were among the newest campus additions to get tagged this week as part of the annual Thank A Gorilla (TAG) event. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:04:42 CDT 6168b686-c2af-48b7-a55c-b9ac8c62a46f ISA reschedules Holi celebration for April 4 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=52ca19ff-b543-4cd2-a638-1e33c31bce18 Pittsburg State University’s Indian Students Association has rescheduled its annual Holi: Festival of Colors celebration for 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, near the soccer fields in the Bicknell Sports Complex. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:59:35 CDT 52ca19ff-b543-4cd2-a638-1e33c31bce18 Discussion focuses on SEK women and poverty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e9da69a3-3bdf-466e-ae29-4cc967c11abb In recognition of March as Women’s History Month, the Pittsburg State University Women’s Studies program will host a panel discussion featuring some of the people and organizations that work every day to make a difference in the lives of Southeast Kansas women. The program, which is supported by SEK Women Helping Women: a Fairy Godmother’s Fund, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in Room 307 of Grubbs Hall. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:24:04 CDT e9da69a3-3bdf-466e-ae29-4cc967c11abb Professor cheers Grammy success http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=993b4ef8-b998-4f12-b619-6612559b20fb Until this year, the choral group Conspirare had been nominated for a Grammy Award five times, but had never won the top prize. Stella Hastings, associate professor of music at Pittsburg State University, said she felt pretty good about the group’s chances when they received their sixth nomination for their CD, “Sacred Spirit of Russia.” Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:21:30 CDT 993b4ef8-b998-4f12-b619-6612559b20fb Senior projects have lasting impact http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3feba082-04e2-4de7-a46a-95da1ec06fce Two senior projects by Pittsburg State engineering technology students have turned out to be more than just a demonstration of what the students have learned in class. They will have a lasting practical effect in two different programs. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:28:13 CDT 3feba082-04e2-4de7-a46a-95da1ec06fce Renovated meeting rooms just a hint of what’s to come http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eed7dde7-5638-48af-a160-2e9d063ddef5 It’s been 11 months since Pittsburg State University broke ground on a major expansion and renovation of its Overman Student Center. Throughout the construction process, much of the building has been shuttered behind temporary walls and caution tape, but in just a few days, students will get a hint of some of the things to come. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:22:05 CDT eed7dde7-5638-48af-a160-2e9d063ddef5 Guide ranks PSU high on its ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ list http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2efb80b5-ad1c-413b-ab19-303b3466d987 According to the Washington Monthly, students at Pittsburg State University are getting a pretty good deal. The publication’s newest College Guide ranks PSU as No. 10 on its “Best Bang for the Buck” list of 403 colleges and universities in the Midwest. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:24:50 CDT 2efb80b5-ad1c-413b-ab19-303b3466d987 Lark Quartet to perform at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2eb39426-878b-4279-8c46-cb36f22011b8 The Pittsburg State University 2014-15 Solo and Chamber Music Series continues at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, with a concert by the Lark Quartet. The concert will take place in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in PSU’s McCray Hall. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:21:04 CDT 2eb39426-878b-4279-8c46-cb36f22011b8