Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News PSU Theatre opens season http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c5b95387-d851-4bba-b385-41adbaf65caa Pittsburg State University Theatre will produce Charles Mee’s "bobrauschenbergamerica," a celebratory collage of American life, in the Dotty and Bill Miller Theater inside the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, Oct. 19-22. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:19:06 CDT c5b95387-d851-4bba-b385-41adbaf65caa Oakley: Pittsburg State was "transformative" http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eacd879f-38ba-4c5c-ac25-8a5f36d37c06 David Oakley, now a lieutenant colonel serving as an assistant professor at National Defense University's College of International Security Affairs in Washington, D.C., considers his time at Pittsburg State University a milestone moment in his life. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:26:03 CDT eacd879f-38ba-4c5c-ac25-8a5f36d37c06 Clements: "I built a strong foundation here" http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3b0182d3-51b5-4945-ac43-e1c8f2976db7 Jessica Freeman Clements got her start at Pittsburg State early: in the summer before her senior year at Pittsburg High School.  That first course, astronomy in the Department of Physics, paved the way for a meaningful relationship with physics professors who made a lasting impact.  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:29:27 CDT 3b0182d3-51b5-4945-ac43-e1c8f2976db7 Maharjan: "The community made me feel at home" http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d8d1491e-fdf5-436e-a25e-2ebffa060e47 In 1995, Jay Maharjan was an international student far from home. But it didn't take him long to embrace Pittsburg and get involved on the Pittsburg State.  Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:31:18 CDT d8d1491e-fdf5-436e-a25e-2ebffa060e47 $500,000 gift to PSU to provide scholarships http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=66142da3-17dd-4c0b-894e-ac129d56881d A $500,000 gift to the Pittsburg State University Foundation from a philanthropic organization will mean as many as 25 Kansas students who have experienced hardships will have the chance to attend PSU.  Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:11:39 CDT 66142da3-17dd-4c0b-894e-ac129d56881d Men's basketball and Army ROTC work together http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=fe1bc33d-c57d-4592-a7e2-3995aef5b5f4 Kim Anderson doesn’t consider himself an early morning riser. Yet, on this particular Wednesday, the Pittsburg State University men’s basketball coach is standing at 5:45 a.m. outside of the university’s Student Recreation Center awaiting the arrival of two very important groups: his 2017-18 Gorilla basketball team and Pittsburg State’s Army ROTC Cadre. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:43:32 CDT fe1bc33d-c57d-4592-a7e2-3995aef5b5f4 Transfer students find resources at PSU that ease transition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d26cd639-01be-43b5-9ddd-d5cea36b043e When Tyler Korte graduated from high school in Humboldt, Kansas, his primary considerations were cost and the ability to continue living at home.  Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:05:11 CDT d26cd639-01be-43b5-9ddd-d5cea36b043e PSU ranked fourth in nation for specialized degree  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6af7c68b-87ee-4d0d-a7b4-8e272a4d03a2 Pittsburg State University has been ranked in fourth place in the nation among the 2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Master's in Sports Management.  Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:54:33 CDT 6af7c68b-87ee-4d0d-a7b4-8e272a4d03a2 PSU honors Outstanding Alumni for 2017  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=71ad5dcd-48ad-4311-a7f7-72d08f9fbef1 Pittsburg State University will honor three alumni with its 2017 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award during Homecoming activities on Oct. 13-14. This year’s recipients are: Jessica Freeman Clements, a medical physicist in California; Lt. Col. David Oakley, a military strategist in Washington, D.C.; and Jay Maharjan, a nanotechnology researcher in Las Vegas.  Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:48:23 CDT 71ad5dcd-48ad-4311-a7f7-72d08f9fbef1 Interior design students bring home awards http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b7edc74a-5578-48f2-8538-86429f034d17 As a high school student in fashion design classes, Madison Vincent had experience in putting together garments with traditional sewing materials like needles, threads, and scissors.  Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:13:04 CDT b7edc74a-5578-48f2-8538-86429f034d17 Legacy lives on through trumpet donation  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=452f778e-2bd8-48c0-a084-d4ec4a0edca7 David Kuehn, an acclaimed musician and teacher, died earlier this year, but he's still teaching. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:49:02 CDT 452f778e-2bd8-48c0-a084-d4ec4a0edca7 PSU grad, physician honored for excellence http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=54bbd7aa-e116-4572-aa13-b4746d6febee A Pittsburg State graduate who is a regional physician was recently honored for excellence in his field. Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:48:06 CDT 54bbd7aa-e116-4572-aa13-b4746d6febee $900,000 grant to benefit teachers across Kansas http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5f228d94-c056-44ae-a4ae-2cf839944056 Research shows that early career teachers who have no support network can become overwhelmed and tend to be short-lived in the teaching profession — especially Career and Technical Education Teachers, who often are the only people in their districts teaching their subjects.   Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:17:31 CDT 5f228d94-c056-44ae-a4ae-2cf839944056 From the hardcourt to the classroom: Ensuring success http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=17cf0ed3-f293-4b6a-9e7c-76468b72014a Mikaela Burgess understands a thing or two about the importance of teamwork in pressure situations. Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:48:55 CDT 17cf0ed3-f293-4b6a-9e7c-76468b72014a Trip to see gorilla inspires donation to PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f3e0a30f-c6d8-4b06-88bc-a04d8e8133d3 A trip to see a baby gorilla that fans of Pittsburg State helped to name Gus inspired a painting now displayed on the PSU campus. Sat, 30 Sep 2017 10:40:10 CDT f3e0a30f-c6d8-4b06-88bc-a04d8e8133d3 Trumpet festival brings notable musicians to Pittsburg  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9671dfae-e9ad-4b93-aba0-da59b4375eb6 Ten years ago, university professor of trumpet Todd Hastings had a vision: To bring the world's leading trumpet artists and performers to the Pittsburg State campus.  Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:39:16 CDT 9671dfae-e9ad-4b93-aba0-da59b4375eb6 Pittsburg State optimistic about future enrollment  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4f0b9bf7-79c4-45bb-84fd-8cefa134f41d Early results of new recruiting initiatives at Pittsburg State University show they’re working, officials said Monday after the official 20th day headcount for the fall semester.  Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:05:08 CDT 4f0b9bf7-79c4-45bb-84fd-8cefa134f41d USI partners with Great Plains Development Authority http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bf275846-2e22-4a39-b2c5-7b82e1b52ec5 Great Plains Development Authority is partnering with Pittsburg State University’s Strategic Initiatives (USI) unit to help shape the future of the Great Plains Industrial Park. Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:11:21 CDT bf275846-2e22-4a39-b2c5-7b82e1b52ec5 High school students completing hands-on project at KTC  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9e65e689-9ea2-40c3-8637-c15d710d63b6 On Tuesday afternoons, Noah Sandford’s classroom gets quite a bit bigger. Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:11:05 CDT 9e65e689-9ea2-40c3-8637-c15d710d63b6 PSU grad among nation's top construction professionals http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7ac8e850-6c9b-4ce1-a132-5e6ac04853d2 In the fall of 2016, Pittsburg State graduate Derek Hoffine was named one of the top construction professionals in the southeast region of the United States. The honor was bestowed by the Engineering News Record, which annually ranks the top young construction professionals in various regions of the U.S. Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:37:00 CDT 7ac8e850-6c9b-4ce1-a132-5e6ac04853d2