Memories oh history professor go back 53 years

Memories of history professor go back 53 years Carl J. Bachus | culture editor Students, faculty, alumni and admirers gathered in McCray Hall on Saturday, Feb. 2, to celebrate the life of Judith G. Shaw, associate professor of history, who died Christmas Day. Shaw, 81, taught various history classes over the course of 53 years at Pitt State. “I was amazed at the depth of her knowledge and her ability to weave that history around us,” said Provost Lynette Olson during her remarks on behalf of the university. “I have only heard fond and positive comments about her teaching. To say that we will miss her is an understatement.” Known for her relaxed lecture style…

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Donors and administrators break ground on Center of the Arts Jay Benedict | editor in chief If all goes according to plan, the incoming class of 2014 will be the first students in nearly 40 years to use a large performance hall at Pittsburg State. Construction began weeks ago on Pitt State’s Center for the Arts, but ground was officially broken Friday, Feb. 1. Weather permitting and complication-free, the complex should be completed by Aug. 1, 2014. Lance Garrett, project manager with Crossland Construction, which is the general contractor for the center, says everything is on schedule and it hopes to have the structure fully enclosed by Thanksgiving 2013. Garrett has experience with large projects….