Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News Groups plan Domestic Violence Month vigil http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e242f5e2-f770-4696-8ec8-7cb69e63d45c Pittsburg State University’s Students for Violence Prevention, in coordination with the Safehouse Crisis Center, will host a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in Gorilla Village on the PSU campus. The vigil is designed to honor victims of domestic violence, offer support to survivors of abuse and encourage others to take a stand against domestic violence. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:48:07 CDT e242f5e2-f770-4696-8ec8-7cb69e63d45c Alcohol Awareness speaker: DUI can be costly http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=3fd9b3f9-35e0-4825-9afd-a8e61cffe518 Getting a ticket for driving under the influence can be costly in a lot of ways. That’s the message that Karen Wittman, from the Kansas Attorney General’s Office will bring to the Pittsburg State University campus on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:49:45 CDT 3fd9b3f9-35e0-4825-9afd-a8e61cffe518 The MET comes to Pittsburg http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c1d988eb-a275-4660-8529-ff63593c5026 Opera lovers in the Four-State region will have an opportunity to hear some of the brightest rising stars in the opera world when the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University presents “MET Rising Stars” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:22:10 CDT c1d988eb-a275-4660-8529-ff63593c5026 Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform at PSU Oct. 16 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=c55ec0a2-31c2-42bb-8647-fa32229c3577 The Pittsburg State University 2015-16 Solo and Chamber Music Series continues on Friday, Oct. 16, with a performance by the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:19:14 CDT c55ec0a2-31c2-42bb-8647-fa32229c3577 Symphony opens 2015-16 season http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1e52d442-a582-43ac-9788-e0f5ccb3483d The Southeast Kansas Symphony will open its 2015-16 season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. As part of the opening concert, the symphony will welcome back two former conductors, Carolann Martin and Stella Hastings. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:04:10 CDT 1e52d442-a582-43ac-9788-e0f5ccb3483d Accounting instructor nominated for 'Women to Watch' award http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6f2a0771-34c7-4b03-88c3-c3fded9446c1 A Pittsburg State University accounting instructor has been recognized as an “up-and-coming star” by the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA.) Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:02:07 CDT 6f2a0771-34c7-4b03-88c3-c3fded9446c1 New approach shortens KRPS fundraising http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8272c54c-5a29-4285-b159-36faafc0d8f8 Given the chance to choose between traditional on-air fundraising and making pledges in advance by phone and online, KRPS listeners made it clear Tuesday what they preferred. In just two-and-one-half hours, the public radio station at Pittsburg State reached its fall fundraising goal of $48,990. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:13:58 CDT 8272c54c-5a29-4285-b159-36faafc0d8f8 Festival brings best of the trumpet world to Pittsburg http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=621f4283-940d-4eee-9e6b-bbaf8ba823f9 The annual Midwest Trumpet Festival returns to Pittsburg State University on Oct. 11-12, providing not only an outstanding learning and performance experience for students but also memorable concert offerings for area music lovers. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:30:34 CDT 621f4283-940d-4eee-9e6b-bbaf8ba823f9 City, university leaders discuss plans for growth http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=f8c2120e-02ae-4371-80a0-d0c4ed4ce9ba Leaders from the City of Pittsburg and Pittsburg State University expressed optimism Monday about the future of the community during their semiannual leadership meeting at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:29:48 CDT f8c2120e-02ae-4371-80a0-d0c4ed4ce9ba PSU Foundation celebrates 30 years of excellence http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=edb339f7-d040-42b7-bfc7-3c94f766de5d The PSU Foundation celebrated its past and announced the start of a new campaign recently at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts during its annual Presidents Society Dinner. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:09:14 CDT edb339f7-d040-42b7-bfc7-3c94f766de5d Jazz Ensembles perform Oct. 5 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=20ec0d46-a05e-45b7-baae-38247aa05a88 The Pittsburg State University Jazz Ensembles will open their 2015-2016 season with a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Center for the Arts. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:20:54 CDT 20ec0d46-a05e-45b7-baae-38247aa05a88 Renovated planetarium ready to shine http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=17acf1e9-bd9b-4ea6-8f66-81e633dfa53e The L. Russell Kelce Planetarium at Pittsburg State University is refreshed, revived and ready to entertain and inform in a series of public planetarium shows this month. The planetarium will present “Back to the Moon for Good,” a 2013 documentary by Max Crow and narrated by Tim Allen, on Oct. 6, 13 and 27. There will be two showings on each day, one at 6 p.m. and one at 7 p.m. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:39:32 CDT 17acf1e9-bd9b-4ea6-8f66-81e633dfa53e Plasma cutting systems donated to tech program http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1c2a7f3f-2603-4b42-ac9f-97f239728daf Students in the Pittsburg State Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program at Pittsburg State are getting their hands on two new pieces of state-of-the-art equipment. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:11:05 CDT 1c2a7f3f-2603-4b42-ac9f-97f239728daf Safety management degree earns national recognition http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7fb81bfd-2e68-4b0b-8825-069b2f4f74de The Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) announced this week that Pitt State’s Environmental and Safety Management Program has been added to ISHM’s national board-approved programs, a distinction that carries with it benefits for the university and its students. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:12:50 CDT 7fb81bfd-2e68-4b0b-8825-069b2f4f74de PSU names 2015 Homecoming royalty http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=e1524023-02ae-4992-be93-6390416a6f64 Ellie Stewart, a senior communication major from Overland Park, Kan., and Ryan Schulteis, a senior business management major from Lawrence, Kan., are the 2015 Homecoming queen and king at Pittsburg State University. The selections were announced at Homecoming Convocation at Carnie Smith Stadium on Wednesday. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 08:09:00 CDT e1524023-02ae-4992-be93-6390416a6f64 Pittsburg State updates tailgating policies http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=cfec3f13-fef0-4d9c-9e05-e5ab12a00eb3 Pittsburg State is well known for offering one of the best football game day atmospheres at the Division II level. In order to ensure fans and visitors continue to experience the very best, university officials today announced several updates to the tailgating policies. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:19:06 CDT cfec3f13-fef0-4d9c-9e05-e5ab12a00eb3 PSU honors 2015 Outstanding Alumni http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=25271867-2aa5-4dfa-9d40-283390b68fc0 Pittsburg State University will honor four alumni with its 2015 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Awards during Homecoming activities Oct. 2-3. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:19:13 CDT 25271867-2aa5-4dfa-9d40-283390b68fc0 National data no surprise to PSU obesity expert http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b33607b0-b9bc-4708-a3fe-008af7fc9f6f On a new U.S. map issued this week, Kansas sits in the middle of a dark red swath that plunges down through the Midwest and engulfs the South. The map, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows adult obesity rates for 2014. On this kind of map, red isn’t a color anyone wants to be. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:14:06 CDT b33607b0-b9bc-4708-a3fe-008af7fc9f6f Alumni, friends 'felt call' to teach http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=d0455707-dd98-4b8a-a582-6d7cd63c3d70 When Pittsburg State alumni and friends Rion Huffman and Andrea McConnaughey joined the Graphics and Imaging Technologies faculty together in the fall of 2013, they noticed that many things had changed since their time as students. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:16:46 CDT d0455707-dd98-4b8a-a582-6d7cd63c3d70 Pitt State celebrates Homecoming 2015 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=313b226c-ec4b-4553-9b93-3e65040b7ae2 Perhaps nothing is more iconic of traditional college life than the annual rite of Homecoming. Pittsburg State University observes this time of campus pride and loyalty this week, culminating with the Homecoming football game against Missouri Western State University at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 10:54:05 CDT 313b226c-ec4b-4553-9b93-3e65040b7ae2