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President Scott Renews PSU’s Sustainability Focus

As an event coinciding with Earth Day, April 22 this year, PSU President Steve Scott announced numerous new advances in sustainability efforts planned for the coming school year.   “From my very first moments as president, I have worked to bring greater attention and focus to campus sustainability efforts,” Scott told University News. “While we have made …

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PSU dance research symposium highlights student projects and dances

PSU students had the opportunity to perform dances on stage. On April 14, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. in the Bicknell Family Center for the arts, several Pittsburg State University students participated in the Dance Research Symposium, an event dedicated to showcasing the achievements of undergraduates and graduates involved in dance classes or in dance …

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Axe Library hosts two-day book sale

On Monday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 20, members of Axe Library’s Library Services hosted a book sale featuring collections of genre-specific books in blind grab bags. Each bag carried a variety of books in a particular genre or occasionally by a specific author. This meant three to five books per …

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Student organizations host interactive “Tunnel of Oppression”

On Tuesday, Apr. 20 through Wednesday, Apr. 21, several student organizations across campus came together to present an interactive exhibit entitled “Tunnel of Oppression” in Ballroom A of the Overman Student Center. The exhibit consisted of several smaller displays sharing information on the different forms of oppression in the world.   Julia Turner, …

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Writer Yuly Restrepo Gárces reads for PSU students and community members

On Thursday, April 15, professional writer and college professor Yuly Restrepo Gárces virtually attended Professor Lori Martin’s ENGL 452 class to present a reading of one of her short stories, answer craft questions, and provide students with a quick fiction exercise.   The reading was advertised through the English department’s social media, so students from …

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New AMMT scholarship pays tribute to master woodworker

Students in the Architectural Manufacturing and Technology (AMMT) program at PSU will soon be able to receive more program-specific scholarship aid thanks to a fund created in dedication to lifelong woodworker and friend of the program Chris Schultz.  “I had the pleasure of hanging out with Chris,” said Charles Phillips, the current AMMT …

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Bicknell hosts new exhibit honoring Eva Jessye

Beginning on April 5th, the Bicknell Center for the Arts will be hosting a special exhibit honoring a famous black musician, actress and author Eva Jessye. Jessye once served as an artist in residence at Pittsburg State University and a collection of her poems and personal writings is kept in …

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New programs in sustainability soon to be available to PSU students

Pittsburg State University students with an interest in helping the environment or those wanting to apply an eco-conscious aspect to their current major now have the option to do so through the addition of two new certificates and a minor centered around sustainability.  “We currently have a degree called Sustainability, …

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