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The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts hosts Award-Winning Student Work

The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts hosted award-winning student work who are majoring in the Graphics and Imaging Technologies program. The gallery was open to the community on Wednesday, Oct. 2 to show the hard work that the students put into their projects.  Rion Huffman, associate professor of graphics and imaging technologies, said these students have won either …

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Jazz Ensemble and Combo hosts ‘Red, White, and Jazz’

Independence Day is not the only time of the year that someone can show their patriotic spirit, especially not for the PSU Jazz Ensemble.    PSU’s Jazz Ensemble and Combo kicked off their Fall season with the “Red, White, and Jazz” concert. The event took place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Bicknell Family Center …

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Memoir author visits campus

Author Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman came to Pitt State as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writer series to read her new memoir “Sounds Like Titanic.”     The Distinguished Visiting Writer series invites different authors to the university to read their writing.  On Sep. 26, Hindman’s book reading was held in the Overman Student Center.  “One thing …

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University choirs holds ‘Victoriana’ dinner

The university choirs brought the Victorian era to life accompanied by fine dining.   On Sep. 20, the annual “Choir Dinner” was held in the Overman Student Center by the university choirs. The theme of the music and dinner was showcasing the Victorian era. Guests were served dinner by the performers, and they ate while the choir rotated performances around the …

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Nature conservancy celebrates 30th anniversary

The Bicknell Center held the Nature Conservancy’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.    Thirty years ago, a group of volunteers joined together from throughout Kansas to create a statewide chapter of the Nature Conservancy. Campus affiliates and locals gathered around to hear the history of the organization and its plans for Kansas. Topics included soil health, irrigation efficiency, and urban rivers.  Nature Conservancy director, Rob Manes, …

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Step Afrika Comes to PSU

Stepping first started in the early 1900s as an African-American tradition. Step Afrika came to perform at Pittsburg State University to share this tradition with both fraternities and sororities on campus.  PSU senior in construction engineering technology Nathaniel Simmons is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, as well as an avid stepper.  “I love stepping, …

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24 point fourth quarter squashes Hornets

The Pittsburg State Gorillas scored 24 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to slam the door on an Emporia State comeback and give the Gorillas a 47-23 victory at Carnie Smith Stadium Saturday.  Both teams struggled on their opening drives with the Hornets missing on a 40-yard field goal attempt …

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Peach pie

Ingredients:  1 ¼ cup flour  ¼ teaspoon salt  1/3 cup shortening  4 tablesoon cold water  1 1/3 cup sugar  4 Tablespoon cornstarch  ½ Tablespoon cinnamon  5 cup peaches  1/3 cup stick butter  ¼ cup flour  ½ cup oatmeal  With summer coming to an end and fall slowly approaching, it is about time …

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Plastics Engineering Technology program celebrates 50 years

Some remember big events that happened 50 years ago, such as the Apollo 10 mission, or the Beatles topping the charts, but there were also big events happening at PSU.  On Sept. 17, 2019, the Plastics Engineering Technology (PET) program celebrated 50 years at Pittsburg State University. The event was hosted in the Kansas Technology Center (KTC) Rotunda from 3 to 3:30 p.m. The event showcased accomplishments …

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