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SAC executive positions Student Activities Council is now accepting applications for the organization’s 2015-2016 executive board. Applications may be picked up in the Campus Activities Center in Hartman Hall room 203 and are due back by Friday, May 1. Interviews will be held on Sunday, May 3. For more information on the duties of each position, go to ww.facebook.com/PSUGAB?fref=ts. Applicants should sign up for an interview when returning the completed application. Axe Grind extends hours The Axe Grind will have extended hours during Dead and Finals weeks and is now open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. “Dead Week Deals” will also take place at both Axe Grind and the Gorilla Crossing both weeks, featuring…

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Cabinet positions open The Student Government Association is accepting applications for vacant cabinet positions. Students interested in applying should go to http://goo.gl/forms/kkTmwDrTFN and submit their application by noon Thursday, April 23. Late submissions will not be accepted. Experience in SGA is not required. Open positions include academic affairs director, Big Event birector, campus affairs director, community affairs director, treasurer and public relations director. Students selected for these positions will receive four outcome-based scholarships distributed twice a semester, as compensation. For more information, contact SGA at sga@pittstate.edu. Dodgeball tournament slated The Student-Athlete Advisory committee invites all students and staff to join in the organization’s first Dodgeball tournament at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Weede….

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Free Jazz concert April 21 The Pitt State Jazz Ensembles will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The concert is entitled “Jazz and PSU in Retrospective” and will feature historical photos of Pitt State from 1903 to the present day with narration by Karl Kunkel, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as guest performances by Lem Sheppard, Todd Hastings, Patrick Howle, Stella Hastings, Joanne Britz and others. For more information, call Robert Kehle at 235-4474. University Arts Association meeting The University Arts Association invites all students to a meeting at 6…

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Glow Run forms available Registration forms for the Crawford County Relay for Life 5k Fun Glow Run are available in the Biology office, 223 Heckert-Wells Hall or by email at jackilynhuse@gus.pittstate.edu. The cost is $20 per person. Registration deadline to receive a T-shirt is April 17 and the event date is 10 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Carnie Smith Stadium.   Gorman inducted to NAS Scott Gorman, professor of health, human performance and recreation, was inducted into the North American Society (NAS) for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance at the national convention and expo of the Society of Health and Physical Educators Society (SHAPE America). NAS noted Gorman’s 75 presentations at state, district…

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Holi rescheduled The Indian Student Association has rescheduled its annual Holi celebration for Saturday, April 4. The event will be held at 1 p.m. at the Bicknell Sports Complex. For more information, call 650-825-0941. International gathering Pittsburg State University’s International Gatherings will continue at 6 p.m. Friday, April 3, with Malaysia in the Grubbs Hall lobby. This event is free and open to the public. It will feature a taste of Malaysian cuisine, made by PSU’s Malaysian students as well as a presentation on the country. For more information, call 235-4607. Poetry reading Sally Keith will read from her works at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Governors Room of Overman Student Center, as…

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SAC executive board openings Student Activities Council is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 executive board. Applications can be picked up in the Campus Activities Center office located in Hartman Hall room 203 and are due back by Friday, March 27. For more information, visit the SAC Facebook page: www.facebook.com/psusac?_rdr. T.A.G. The T.A.G. event reminds all to Thank a Gorilla. A variety of statues, buildings and other on-campus objects will be decorated with red bows and tags until Friday, March 27. The tags signify how much Pittsburg State benefits from the private giving from alumni and friends. Early enrollment Early enrollment for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 is this Sunday, March 29. Students are encouraged…

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Nickelodeon trivia contest Student Activities Council will host a Nickelodeon Trivia Contest at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in Russ Hall. Students interested in participating must register in advance at the SAC office in Hartman Hall and must sign up as a team consisting of no more than four students. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes and winning trivia teams. For more information, contact SAC. Bicknell Center grand opening Pittsburg State University invites student, staff, faculty and the public to the grand opening of The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12. The ceremony will feature performances by the PSU Choirs, SEK Symphony, PSU dance, PSU Theater and Gene…

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SGA elections approach Student Government Association election season is approaching. Students interested in running must attend one of the information sessions, the last of which will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Russ Hall room 315. For more information, contact Jordan Schaper, SGA president and elections board chair at sgapresident@pittstate.edu or at 913-660-3165. Apple Day convocation The annual Apple Day Convocation will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Students with PSU ID cards will be entered for a $500 and a $1,000 scholarship and must be present to win. Bone marrow registry There will be a…

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Krimson Kultuur The student-run fair-trade store Krimson Kultuur will have a new product showcase and fashion show from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. Products featured are handmade by artists from developing countries around the world. Krimson Kultuur is located at 508 N. Broadway. For more information call 235-4599. Apple Day schedule of events The first Apple Day pie-eating contest will be from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Gorilla Crossing. The annual dessert contest will be at noon Wednesday, March 4, in Overman Student Center and the annual Apple Day celebration will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Pitt State trip to Korea Applications for…

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HIV tests available Bryant Student Health Center will provide free, anonymous HIV tests Thursday, Feb. 19, as well as the third Thursday of every month for the rest of the semester. Appointments may be made online or by calling 235-4452. Walk-ins are available on appointment availability. Pie-eating contest Student Activities Council will host the organization’s first Apple Pie Eating Contest from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in celebration of Apple Day. The contest will take place in Gorilla Crossing. Students interested in participating must obtain a registration form from the Campus Activities Center office in Hartman Hall, room 203, by Monday, March 2. Forms are due by 4 p.m. that day. For…