Trombonist to perform
British bass trombonist Jonathan Warburton will perform a free guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in Pittsburg State University’s McCray Hall.
Warburton is one of England’s most versatile and busiest bass trombonists. As a major bass trombonist, Warburton has commissioned numerous works. Warburton is also a composer and his works have been published by Warwick Music of England. His CD, “Moving On,” is available from Warwick Music.
to give presentation
A leading innovative entrepreneur and best-selling author will lecture on how to turn passionate ideas into profitable career possibilities at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Balkans Room of Overman Student Center.
Educator of the month
SGA is asking for nominations for the first recipient of the new Educator of the Month award to recognize PSU instructors. Nomination forms can be filled out in the SGA office.
Nominations are due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
For more information contact Bailey Peak at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The PSU Honors College will host the “Pitt Project” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. The Pitt Project is a campuswide community service project open to all students and will complete a variety of projects for residents in the areas near South Fourth Street and West Broadway. A second group will travel to the Medicalodge South nursing home to spend time with residents.
Volunteers will meet at 11 a.m. in a location to be announced.
The first 25 students to sign up will receive a free T-shirt. More shirts will be available for $10 afterward.
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Sorority president visits
Nora Ten Broeck, national president of Alpha Sigma Alpha, will visit PSU 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the Heritage Room of Overman Student Center.
Her visit will honor the Eta Eta chapter of Alpha Sigma for receiving the Crown of Excellence award, an award within the national organization of Alpha Sigma, for the second consecutive year.
The Crown of Excellence chapter is chosen after an evaluation of the chapter’s performance in scholarship, philanthropy, campus involvement and other categories.
Lecture on Tar Creek
The annual Gene DeGruson Memorial Lecture will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Axe Library.
Rober Nairn, director of the Center for Restoration of Ecosystems and Watersheds and professor of environmental life science of the University of Oklahoma, and Alicia Mason, assistant professor of communication, will give their perspectives on the issues surrounding the Tar Creek Superfund site.
Russ stairwell repairs
The north stairway of Russ Hall will be closed for repair on Thursday, Oct. 17., and Friday, Oct. 18. The south stairs will remain open. Questions about the repairs should be directed to the Carpentry Department at extension 4783.
The Spring 2014 schedule of classes is available online at www.pittstate.edu. Students are encouraged to make appointments with their advisors and prepare for early enrollment which will be held Nov. 11. through Nov. 15.
New transfer students will enroll on Nov. 18, and 19.
Field goal kicking competition
The Intramural Sports program will host a field goal kicking competition on at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Carnie-Smith Stadium. A champion will be crowned for both men’s and women’s divisions.
For more information call 620-235-4955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty authors to be honored
The 2013 Faculty Authors Reception is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7., in Axe Library.
Any faculty members who have yet to contact Axe Library about their work should do so by Friday, Oct. 25. Complete citation information and first page of any articles, if possible, should be sent to email@example.com. The library would also like to borrow two copies of all books until after the reception.