Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News PE teachers meet and learn at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=be38999e-9ff6-4772-9284-c2987e0eba65 About 500 physical education and health teachers from across Kansas attend the 2014 KAHPERD Convention at PSU. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:23:30 CDT be38999e-9ff6-4772-9284-c2987e0eba65 Chemist shares nano research with PSU faculty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6db7828e-248c-4c81-96ff-89b34839c5c0 Bradley Fahlman, a professor in the College of Science and Technology at Central Michigan University, will deliver a presentation to faculty at Pittsburg State University on Friday, Nov. 31, about his work with graphene nanostructures. Fahlman’s talk, at 3 p.m. in 102 Yates Hall, is part of PSU’s Distinguished Polymer Lecture Series. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:07:26 CDT 6db7828e-248c-4c81-96ff-89b34839c5c0 PSU joins fight against sexual violence http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=bf22bb29-6ce2-4f1c-8be9-442e60460347 Pittsburg State University has joined universities nationwide in the White House’s “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual violence on university campuses. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:19:21 CDT bf22bb29-6ce2-4f1c-8be9-442e60460347 Social justice advocate, now 90, speaks at PSU http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=15013f40-3d37-4e5e-9630-7b4c585351ea Holocaust survivor and lifelong social justice advocate Hedy Epstein will speak at Pittsburg State University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in 103 Whitesitt Hall as part of PSU’s Women’s Studies Lecture series. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:20:12 CDT 15013f40-3d37-4e5e-9630-7b4c585351ea PSU hosts state physical education convention http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=68035ea4-5673-47d0-8ec0-09ebc0518f2e The focus will be on health and fitness education this week when Pittsburg State University hosts the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) state convention. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:16:31 CDT 68035ea4-5673-47d0-8ec0-09ebc0518f2e Breaking things in the name of science http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=01e8a75c-93db-49e7-9153-b658bd5c2e6c A group of Pittsburg State University students spent last Friday afternoon breaking things -- all in the name of science. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:37:53 CDT 01e8a75c-93db-49e7-9153-b658bd5c2e6c Professors ask, ‘Do you know enough about zombies?’ http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7be56da1-f8bd-4827-9d42-1cbece5ef1c8 Pittsburg State University students will be considering some important life questions this week, such as: “Can what you learn in college help you escape a hoard of the undead?” and “Just what are your rights and responsibilities during the zombie apocalypse?” Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:40:58 CDT 7be56da1-f8bd-4827-9d42-1cbece5ef1c8 Groups host safe Trick or Treat http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=22b1d5dc-2328-43cd-a31e-0b70adebb1b6 The PSU Student Activities Council (SAC), in association with more than 20 student organizations, will hold its annual Safe Trick or Treat for children 12 and under from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:39:13 CDT 22b1d5dc-2328-43cd-a31e-0b70adebb1b6 ISA hosts Diwali, Festival of Lights http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=eaebab4f-6087-421c-b0a4-1a089e4662ab Pittsburg State University’s Indian Student Association will host Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The event is open to the public and offers an insight into the culture and traditions of India. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:37:00 CDT eaebab4f-6087-421c-b0a4-1a089e4662ab School of nursing celebrates new doctoral degree http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d90b2b6f-f299-4205-9c94-9d692779d1e9 University officials joined faculty, staff, students and area health care representatives at the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing on Friday to officially celebrate the Kansas Board of Regents’ approval of a new doctor of nursing practice degree at PSU. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:41:01 CDT d90b2b6f-f299-4205-9c94-9d692779d1e9 STEM education focus of conference http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=ca27614b-b9a4-4689-ab6b-07b5cfcd63f8 Pittsburg State University students in technology education participated recently in an international conference designed to improve STEM-related education. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:42:41 CDT ca27614b-b9a4-4689-ab6b-07b5cfcd63f8 Pitt Pals experience fall traditions http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=56f87fec-6109-480e-8264-9fe67be657b2 Students from around the world learned about Halloween and other American fall traditions at the annual Pitt Pal Fiesta on Oct. 22. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:13:36 CDT 56f87fec-6109-480e-8264-9fe67be657b2 PSU hosts first of two career fairs for students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e883ccee-fbd0-41eb-ba44-85bc2d73bf88 An improving economy and tight space on campus have combined to move Pittsburg State University’s Office of Career Services to offer two separate career fairs this fall. The first will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. The second is scheduled for Nov. 6 in the same location. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:32:16 CDT e883ccee-fbd0-41eb-ba44-85bc2d73bf88 Food Pantry to hold open house Friday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dc72e0b0-6373-4e60-9abb-7c29a305b758 The Gorilla Assistance Food Pantry, located in 310 Whitesitt Hall, held an open house event on Oct. 24 to officially kick off its operation. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:05:22 CDT dc72e0b0-6373-4e60-9abb-7c29a305b758 PSU hosts performance poet Thursday http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9875a7ea-b7d5-4409-b6f9-6bf969ef95f4 Pittsburg State University’s Department of English will host a free presentation by performance poet Carrie Rudzinski at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, in Room 103, Whitesitt Hall. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:33 CDT 9875a7ea-b7d5-4409-b6f9-6bf969ef95f4 PSU receives women in construction awards http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a378545a-c84c-43f0-8439-714eefe8f154 Pittsburg State University earned several awards this week at an anniversary celebration for the Southeast Kansas chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:19 CDT a378545a-c84c-43f0-8439-714eefe8f154 School of Nursing promotes breast cancer awareness http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=91900247-e68a-4ace-b3c1-e387e07760b3 Students, faculty and staff in Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing wore pink and gathered for a group photo Monday in recognition of the annual observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:43:37 CDT 91900247-e68a-4ace-b3c1-e387e07760b3 Roelfs earns distinguished service award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a6995c8e-52be-4de2-99a3-245f8d02c7b2 Melinda Roelfs, Pittsburg State director of admission, was recognized recently for distinguished service in her profession. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:47:41 CDT a6995c8e-52be-4de2-99a3-245f8d02c7b2 Jayawardhana elected to national office http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=12c8574e-c6ef-49fb-8684-7157501755e5 Ananda Jayawardhana, a professor in Pittsburg State University’s Department of Mathematics, was recently elected vice president of Mu Sigma Rho, the national statistics honorary society. His three-year term began on July 1. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:13:01 CDT 12c8574e-c6ef-49fb-8684-7157501755e5 Professor, former student talk about suicide awareness, prevention http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a1547f95-5485-43fb-9c8d-7c6b43ff59dd A Pittsburg State University professor and a recent PSU graduate will present a free public program on suicide awareness and prevention at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 409 Russ Hall. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:59:04 CDT a1547f95-5485-43fb-9c8d-7c6b43ff59dd