Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News First of two summer sessions begins at PSU on June 6 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=81e1c62c-fb14-447c-9d48-3671c538b888 Classes for the first of two summer sessions begin on Monday, June 6, but university officials say there’s still time to enroll. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:43:18 CDT 81e1c62c-fb14-447c-9d48-3671c538b888 Two PSU alumni named to U.S. Army ROTC Hall of Fame http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bb981374-864f-437c-8568-b92af7346048 Two Pittsburg State University alumni have been selected for induction into the inaugural class of the U.S. Army ROTC National Hall of Fame. Ron Watts, BS 1956, and Jim AuBuchon, BS 1963, will receive their honors on June 10 in ceremonies at Fort Knox, Ky., commemorating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of ROTC. Fri, 27 May 2016 10:36:25 CDT bb981374-864f-437c-8568-b92af7346048 Week devoted to chamber music http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=47db886f-7210-4790-8ddf-6dff6c22848c Chamber music lovers will have a different event to choose from every day during the fourth annual Pittsburg Chamber Music Festival May 30-June 4. Wed, 25 May 2016 07:37:14 CDT 47db886f-7210-4790-8ddf-6dff6c22848c Zoo hosts 'Pitt State Day' http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=2f606ccf-e506-4506-b807-8c5663e2193f Pittsburg State families will soon have a chance at a private viewing of the baby gorilla they helped name. Tue, 24 May 2016 13:36:11 CDT 2f606ccf-e506-4506-b807-8c5663e2193f KBOR approves USS leave equalization http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=39020eaf-beb5-4adb-9727-f59a62e77e2b The Kansas Board of Regents last week voted 7-2 in favor of leave equalization for University Support Staff (USS). The move increases the rate at which USS earn vacation leave to 8 hours per pay period, the same amount earned by Unclassified Staff. Mon, 23 May 2016 16:11:45 CDT 39020eaf-beb5-4adb-9727-f59a62e77e2b Online project honors Joplin tornado victim http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=96502f4b-838d-458a-9365-f04ffa63db0c As the fifth anniversary of the tornado that devastated Joplin in 2011 approaches, Kendall Gammon, assistant to the president at Pittsburg State University and a former NFL long snapper, has launched an online project that both honors the memory of one of the victims of that tornado and offers individuals across the country the opportunity to pay tribute to people who have touched their lives. Thu, 19 May 2016 08:04:18 CDT 96502f4b-838d-458a-9365-f04ffa63db0c Pittsburg State proposes tuition increase http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=73b69159-dff0-4612-b4ec-ebfa7327363c Pittsburg State University presented a proposal to the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday that increases tuition $128 a semester for full-time undergraduate students paying in-state rates, beginning this fall. Wed, 18 May 2016 16:53:20 CDT 73b69159-dff0-4612-b4ec-ebfa7327363c KRPS hires new program director http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=106af986-2dc0-4de1-b8f2-ac5a22bf2210 A Pittsburg State alumnus has been selected as the new program director at KRPS Radio. Mon, 16 May 2016 10:44:02 CDT 106af986-2dc0-4de1-b8f2-ac5a22bf2210 Dawsey named College of Technology dean http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1e2efe8f-8716-4277-9484-c38beedb2249 Pittsburg State Provost Lynette Olson announced this week that Dawsey has been selected as the new dean of the Pittsburg State College of Technology and executive director of the Kansas Technology Center, effective June 6. Dawsey succeeds Bruce Dallman, who is retiring as dean of the COT after 10 years in the position. Mon, 16 May 2016 10:19:42 CDT 1e2efe8f-8716-4277-9484-c38beedb2249 KTC hosts Woodworking Boot Camp 2016 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4514c9a0-30a5-4496-a30a-ab3673a91e37 Wood technology professionals from across the nation will be at Pittsburg State next week for the third annual Woodworking Boot Camp session. The week-long event takes place May 16-20 at the Kansas Technology Center. Fri, 13 May 2016 09:35:26 CDT 4514c9a0-30a5-4496-a30a-ab3673a91e37 Rosmait elected to AFS Board http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=28968cc3-e3b7-4366-b770-403df9c4cca2 Russ Rosmait, university professor of engineering technology, has been elected to the national board of directors for the American Foundry Society. Thu, 12 May 2016 11:49:00 CDT 28968cc3-e3b7-4366-b770-403df9c4cca2 Dean Grimes honored by FSCC http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e1cf0ce7-273a-4775-a7f5-49849c95e3f5 Paul Grimes, dean of the Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University, was honored this week as the Fort Scott Community College Outstanding Alumnus for 2016. Wed, 11 May 2016 08:08:06 CDT e1cf0ce7-273a-4775-a7f5-49849c95e3f5 Cadets become officers http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=141b8588-38d1-49f9-83b2-298f55cd46e1 Nine Army ROTC cadets became second lieutenants Friday, in a tradition-rich ceremony in the Pittsburg State University Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater. Fri, 06 May 2016 16:01:00 CDT 141b8588-38d1-49f9-83b2-298f55cd46e1 PSU mourns student death http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c15c5986-0279-4aee-a4f2-e196a06c0125 Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott issued the following statement upon learning of the death of PSU Student Ashly Erickson, a 23-year-old native of Wamego, Kansas, who died unexpectedly Thursday evening. Fri, 06 May 2016 11:56:45 CDT c15c5986-0279-4aee-a4f2-e196a06c0125 Graduate project explores ‘Humans of PSU’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=52f5ba38-22d1-431a-ba2c-98156127b0d4 For the past two years, Amy Li has been working on a project that has not only helped her develop her academic skills, but has allowed her to get to know her fellow Pittsburg State University students in ways she could never have imagined when she began. Thu, 05 May 2016 14:29:13 CDT 52f5ba38-22d1-431a-ba2c-98156127b0d4 Grad student, dancer leaves lasting mark at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6d898c49-6573-4d8d-8319-a1c9e5d2e05a Fueled by a passion for dance, Christina Aiello leaves a lasting legacy at Pittsburg State University. Fri, 06 May 2016 15:47:53 CDT 6d898c49-6573-4d8d-8319-a1c9e5d2e05a Commencement: centuries of tradition with a modern twist http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=97c0b42a-b394-4a7b-b47a-6bc8a1044e17 The regalia, pomp and circumstance of commencement have their roots in ancient times. Pitt State's commencement pays homage to tradition with a modern twist. Wed, 04 May 2016 14:25:17 CDT 97c0b42a-b394-4a7b-b47a-6bc8a1044e17 PSU holds 113th spring commencement Friday and Saturday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c075e188-4bbd-4229-b1d9-f94444ee39fd Pittsburg State University will hold its 113th spring commencement exercises on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to participate in the four ceremonies, making it one of the largest classes in the university’s history. Wed, 04 May 2016 11:19:25 CDT c075e188-4bbd-4229-b1d9-f94444ee39fd Student peer education groups win state recognition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ddcccf0d-dc37-45fe-bd5a-541a1247a5f1 The Pittsburg State University peer education groups Students for Violence Prevention and Gorillas In Your Midst presented programs at the Meeting of The Minds Area 4 West conference in Kansas City, recently, and were selected for three awards. Wed, 04 May 2016 11:20:48 CDT ddcccf0d-dc37-45fe-bd5a-541a1247a5f1 PSU grad to pursue her dreams in Geneva http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b638d413-654d-4508-8ce3-a096779c4d5d In August, Katy Giffin and her husband, Michael, will move to Geneva, Switzerland, where Katy will begin a master’s degree program at the Graduate Institute of International and Developmental Studies. Tue, 03 May 2016 14:25:51 CDT b638d413-654d-4508-8ce3-a096779c4d5d