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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…

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Career Day on Tuesday Spring Career Day will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Student Recreation Center. The event could not be held in its usual location because of construction work in the Overman Student Center. Two shuttles will run continuously throughout the day to take students to and from the fair. Shuttle stops will be at Cleveland Plaza by the Student Center, the Brown parking lot, the Kansas Technology Center and the Student Recreation Center. About 100 companies and organizations are scheduled to have a presence at the career fair. Students may access links to the companies’ web pages by going to http://www.pittstate.edu/office/careers/events/spring-career-day.dot or by going to the…

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Karaoke Gorillas in Your Midst will hold a karaoke from 8-10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Dellinger Underground. A range of songs is available to choose from and students may bring their own CDs as well. Giveaways and refreshments will be provided. Call 235-4062 for more information. Valentine’s Day raffle Gorillas in Your Midst is selling raffle tickets for a 4-foot-tall stuffed monkey as part of the organization’s fundraising efforts for travel and lodging expenses for a conference. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and may be purchased at Hartman Hall, room 209 or by calling Ext. 4062. Tickets will also be sold at the “Day Before Valentine’s Day Flower Sale” on…

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Stalking awareness January is National Stalking Awareness month and Pitt State’s Students for Violence Prevention will host a stalking awareness event at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Grubbs Hall, room 107. Sarah Bahr, stalking survivor, will share her personal story of domestic violence and the steps she took to prosecute the offender. A roundtable discussion and Q&A session will follow, where attendees have the option to anonymously text in their questions. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 231-6892. SGA senators needed Student Government Association (SGA) is in search of senators from the College of Education and the College of Technology. Students interested in being a voice for…

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Online programs get high ranking The Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) has named Pitt State among the top 20 universities for “Best Online Master’s Programs” for 2014-2015. ACO determined the rankings by considering the number of degree programs offered, tuition, fees, availability of academic and career counseling services and by using a formula pitting cost and quality together to measure the overall value of an online master’s degree. Meadowbrook Mall birdseed sale The annual Audubon Birdseed Sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Pittsburg’s Meadowbrook Mall. Birdseeds available for sale will include Black Oil Sunflower, Wildbird Seed Mix and Nyjer Thistle. Birdhouses will also be available for purchase. Scholarship Q&A…

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Thanksgiving dining hours All campus dining facilities will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 26, through Friday, Nov. 28. Gibson Dining Hall will also be closed on Saturday, Nov. 29, and Sunday, Nov. 30. The Axe Grind will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. All dining locations will reopen with regular hours of operation on Monday, Dec. 1. PSU dining committee Sodexo now has positions open for interested students, faculty and staff to join the PSU Dining Committee. Applicants must be interested in food, promotions, sustainability, healthy options and other topics related to campus dining operations. Applications may be found on the Gorilla Dining website and the deadline to apply is Friday,…

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Senior sendoff The Out of the Jungle Senior Sendoff for graduating seniors will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Oval. Graduating seniors are encouraged to stop by for a free drink, snack, official PSU Kansas or Missouri license plates and more. Booths will be set up with chances to win prizes such as an iPad mini and football tickets. Student wins broadcasting award Adrian Herrera, graduate student in broadcasting, took first place at the National Student Electronic Media Convention in Seattle, Wash. Herrera’s project was a video public service announcement promoting Pittsburg State’s switch to GusNet, the secure campus wireless system. House Hunters in the Jungle Pitt State alums…

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Prof. elected to national office Ananda Jayawardhana, professor of mathematics, was elected vice president of Mu Sigma Rho, the national statistics honorary society, and began his three-year term on July 1. Mu Sigma Rho works to promote and encourage activity in statistics and recognizes outstanding achievements among students in eligible academic institutions. Jayawardhana helped establish the Kansas-Western Missouri chapter of the American Statistical Association in 2012, which includes Pitt State, Kansas State, Emporia State, the University of Kansas and several other institutions. Homecoming position vacant The Campus Activities Center (CAC) is now accepting applications for students interested in holding a Homecoming committee student chair position. Applications and information on the position can be obtained in…

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Table tennis tourney The Office of Intramural Sports will host a double elimination table tennis tournament for men’s and women’s singles, doubles and co-rec doubles. All teams must be registered online through the IMLeagues registration on the Pitt State Website by Sunday, Oct. 5. Games will be played Monday through Thursday at the Student Recreation Center starting Monday, Oct. 13. For questions or more information, call 235-4955, Voter registration available in Oval Members of the Student Government Association will be available in the Oval from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 3, to assist students, staff and faculty with first-time voter registration for both Crawford County and home counties. A…