Pitt State News http://www.pittstate.edu/ Pitt State News College of Education honors current, future teachers http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=7f6a2313-eb1a-49b6-a3b3-00f8be5c5bb4 At today's annual recognition ceremony, the College of Education honored the Distinguished Service Administrator and the Distinguished Service Teacher award recipients for Fall 2017, along with two current students chosen as 2017 Teachers of Promise. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:16:02 CST 7f6a2313-eb1a-49b6-a3b3-00f8be5c5bb4 Professor's exhibit opens in NYC this week http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=58376aba-666f-46ee-93e9-8a84bc5304a2 Art students at PSU have an advantage when it comes to learning the business side of art before graduating — the part that will help them earn a living someday. That's because their teacher, Jamie Oliver, professor of painting and color theory, is also a working artist who brings his professional experiences into the classroom.   Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:51:57 CST 58376aba-666f-46ee-93e9-8a84bc5304a2 Happy Birthday, Bicknell Family Center for the Arts! http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=40337650-ec61-41ce-8e66-e41c5e431a9b The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts is celebrating its third birthday today appropriately: with student workers preparing for yet another event, the annual Holly Jolly Tuba concert, which will feature student musicians.  Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:04:46 CST 40337650-ec61-41ce-8e66-e41c5e431a9b Mr. Peabody goes home for Christmas http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=5d75d1ba-0222-4c07-a200-d14f24126bcf The story of a lost cat named Mr. Peabody is a Christmas tale that has a happy ending. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:41:52 CST 5d75d1ba-0222-4c07-a200-d14f24126bcf Faculty member inducted into Hall of Fame http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=dff43010-6355-4ca8-9359-981980690e4b Becky Brannock, a faculty member who has achieved the designation of University Professor in the Department of Psychology and Counseling at Pittsburg State, has been inducted into the Kansas School Counseling Hall of Fame.  Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:42:36 CST dff43010-6355-4ca8-9359-981980690e4b Educators, future educators chosen for awards http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=a4e3a18b-d84e-4281-ba92-33f69fb9bc05 The College of Education has chosen the Distinguished Service Administrator and the Distinguished Service Teacher award recipients for Fall 2017 during the College of Education Recognition Ceremony next week. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:32:56 CST a4e3a18b-d84e-4281-ba92-33f69fb9bc05 Alumni team up to support veterans, caregivers in remembrance of a fellow grad http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=da5ee90f-6d03-4538-ad95-af8fb99af1c5 As Becky Duncan pulled into the parking lot at Carnie Smith Stadium earlier this fall, the memories came rushing back. As they always do. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:12:27 CST da5ee90f-6d03-4538-ad95-af8fb99af1c5 'Theatre Unplugged' gives students real-world directing experience http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=9f3a905a-98c6-400b-9ae6-9e69503b054a Senior Austin VanBecelaere has been on stage for years, starring in such productions as "Frankenstein" and "Dead Man's Cell Phone." Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:38:53 CST 9f3a905a-98c6-400b-9ae6-9e69503b054a PSU, City, Chamber renew economic development partnership http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=8de0dc76-4882-4fd3-ab5a-b777dd811ae0 A year ago, Pittsburg State University signed a “unique, innovative” partnership agreement with the City of the Pittsburg and the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce to provide economic development services. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:04:47 CST 8de0dc76-4882-4fd3-ab5a-b777dd811ae0 PSU and ICC sign advisement agreement to aid students http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=22fe0beb-ccb9-4bfd-93ee-4dc54ff8fca6 In a signing ceremony Wednesday morning at Independence Community College, Pittsburg State University and ICC formalized their partnership on a new advisement initiative that will help students ensure they are efficient with their time and their tuition dollars.  Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:21:40 CST 22fe0beb-ccb9-4bfd-93ee-4dc54ff8fca6 PSU to recognize four faculty with special designation http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=696d215f-ebff-442e-851e-b76f190288ae Pittsburg State University will recognize four veteran faculty members with the distinction of “University Professor” at a reception from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Heritage Lounge at the Overman Student Center.  Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:26:17 CST 696d215f-ebff-442e-851e-b76f190288ae PSU receives major gift to provide student scholarships http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=6bf60203-e970-4331-88a7-1a1f078192d4 The PSU Foundation is especially thankful this week: a $250,000 gift to the Foundation will ensure the memory of an alumna will live on by helping students. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:07:43 CST 6bf60203-e970-4331-88a7-1a1f078192d4 Communities In Schools thankful for support by PSU's Enactus http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=b8f9a83c-1597-416c-83bf-64ab31aaf94f For the first time, every school in the Pittsburg district now is served by Communities in Schools of Mid-America. It's a big undertaking, Southeast Kansas Operations Coordinator Alex McNay says.  Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:19:04 CST b8f9a83c-1597-416c-83bf-64ab31aaf94f Retailers prep for new generation of shoppers http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=88f01ddf-1a20-4739-82ac-62d3700d90c8 As the nation gears up this week for the busiest shopping season of the year, retailers are paying more attention to a new generation of shoppers that yields incredible influence: Generation Z. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:40:07 CST 88f01ddf-1a20-4739-82ac-62d3700d90c8 Teacher inspires her former fifth grader to pursue teaching http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=25dfffbc-6d03-4e99-afec-30de857b8748 When Daniel Golden was a fifth grader at Central Elementary in Baxter Springs, his teacher, Angela Abbott, wrote him a letter, in cursive, praising how much he had progressed as a student and his kind and cooperative nature. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:24:40 CST 25dfffbc-6d03-4e99-afec-30de857b8748 PSU, city seek restaurant for Block 22 http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4b8f0eba-6b1d-4195-b5f7-e3947180c46c Calling all restaurateurs: downtown Pittsburg wants you. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:44:33 CST 4b8f0eba-6b1d-4195-b5f7-e3947180c46c KRPS Public Radio begins online streaming http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=4ab23785-d689-443a-afe3-48ef1d711dd3 KRPS Public Radio has launched an online streaming service that General Manager Tim Metcalf says is designed to keep an already connected listening audience engaged whenever they are outside the coverage area or not near a radio. Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:06:01 CST 4ab23785-d689-443a-afe3-48ef1d711dd3 Unique student project helps SEK Humane Society  http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=42c3b8b8-110d-4a87-8e35-3751cd848d28 A unique project by the Pittsburg State University Graphic Arts Club began as a way for students to give back to the community: help the financially struggling SEK Humane Society ramp up pet adoptions and raise money.  Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:38:50 CST 42c3b8b8-110d-4a87-8e35-3751cd848d28 Alumnus to be inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=1cf462a7-c2c3-44ac-b47d-954fccb76a45 Pittsburg State University will honor the service of one of its proud alumni Saturday with the induction of Lt. Col. Gary Hatfield, USA, Retired, into its ROTC Hall of Fame. Hatfield, who was also a member of the 1957 and 1961 NAIA championship football teams, will become just the 37th graduate to earn this distinction. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:25:58 CST 1cf462a7-c2c3-44ac-b47d-954fccb76a45 Tailgating brings family friends together at Pittsburg State http://www.pittstate.edu/press-media/detail.dot?id=26d74097-aa96-45db-8cff-495118f19a9d Keith Richey’s day job, as the marketing sales manager for AZZ Incorporated in Pittsburg, has him focused on business during the week. But on game day weekends at Pittsburg State, his attention turns to a topic for which Gorilla fans have become famous: tailgating. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:45:37 CST 26d74097-aa96-45db-8cff-495118f19a9d