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Latest Stories of the People of PSU

Pittsburg State University is made up of a diverse and highly successful combination of students, faculty, and alumni. These spirited individuals are what make PSU a unique place to study and grow. Each one faces different challenges, and find special success as a result of being part of the Pitt State family. Below, you can read some of these stories and see just why Pittsburg State is the right place for you!


Grad student chases dream at PSU

Michael Davis decided to follow his dreams and fulfill the destiny that he knew awaited him. And that journey led him to PSU, where he received a bachelor’s degree in communications in 2011.

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Cadets train on Blackhawks

Some people complain about parking on the Pittsburg State University campus, but Josh Urban didn’t have any problems finding a spot Thursday. Of course it helps if your vehicle weighs eight tons and is Army green.

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The BIG Event getting even bigger

Consider it the “BIGGER Event.” Now in its 8th year at Pittsburg State University, The BIG Event, an annual community service project, is growing this year thanks to a couple of changes made by its organizers in the Student Government Association.

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MBA program has global appeal

Abdellatif is one of the nearly 70 international students seeking a Master of Business Administration degree. Of the 121 MBA students in the Spring 2013 semester, 67 are citizens of somewhere other than the United States.

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New teacher faces challenges, earns recognition

As she prepared for a career in education, Bethany Strasser heard all about the possible challenges she would face as a classroom teacher. Her first year on the job didn’t disappoint.

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PSU's Writing Center offers a variety of services

The Writing Center at PSU offers a variety of services for students who need assistance with any type of writing project.

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Students experience internship in Brazil

Two PSU students recently enjoyed an internship in Brazil.

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Matt Murray excited to be a Gorilla

Appreciation. That’s what word comes to mind when Matt Murray thinks about his new role as head baseball coach at Pittsburg State University.

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Students making art with iPads

James Oliver’s Drawing III classroom at Pittsburg State University looks much like one would expect a college art classroom to look. There are paint-spattered easels, life forms, and a wide array of traditional art supplies. But the students in this drawing class use almost none of those.

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