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PSU and KU collaborate on social work master’s program

On Nov 21, a ceremony was held in the Wilkinson Alumni Center to celebrate the new collaborative program between the University of Kansas (KU) and Pittsburg State University. The new program is offers a master’s degree in social work because of the need for mental health workers. Previously Pitt State only offered a bachelor’s …

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Poetry author Carol Frost visits Pitt State

On Nov. 21, poetry author Carol Frost came to campus as part of the Visiting Writer Series. The Visiting Writer Series brings authors from around the United States to read their works.   “I think I took away just to really appreciate the little things in your life, even if they …

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Students meet with Kansas Board of Regents

Students are one of the voices on PSU’s campus, and it is a part of the Kansas Board of Regents’ job to listen, in order support students properly.  On Thursday, Nov. 21 students had the opportunity to speak with Jon Rolph, a member of the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR). The meeting …

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Second Annual Stomp-A-Palooza

On Nov. 14, the fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha held the second annual “Stomp-A-Palooza” in the Dotty and Bill Theater in the Bicknell Center.    The sororities Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma Sigma Sigma competed against each other in a stepping dance competition.  Members of Alpha Phi Alpha taught the sororities the choreography, and they also taught members …

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PSU Authors and Creators honored at Authors Reception

Books are an essential part of knowledge. Every book that has ever been written carries a different message and a reason behind its creation. Authors go through an many different stages during the writing process, which all pays off in the end when their book is published.   On Thursday, Nov. 14, Leonard H. Axe Library hosted its 36th ‘Annual University Authors Reception.’ The event took …

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Study Abroad Office hosts ‘Study Abroad Expo’

By studying abroad, a student not only can continue their college education, but they can also experience a whole new part of the world.   On Wednesday Nov.  20, the study abroad office, continued “International Education Week” and hosted an ‘Study Abroad Expo”. This event took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Gorilla Crossing, located in the …

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Alpha Phi Alpha hosts Alpha Week

Events are held on campus weekly and this week was no different.   From Monday, Nov. 11 to Thursday, Nov. 14 the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity hosted their ‘Alpha Week’ around campus. Alpha Week is full of events where they interact with other students on campus and create awareness for their fraternity. Some of their events include Let’s Talk Safe, Trap …

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Campus Activities hosts Quiz Bowl

Every year, the Campus Activities Center (CAC) holds the Quiz Bowl tournament and at 6 p.m, on Saturday, Nov. 9, students gathered in teams in the Overman Student Center to compete in this year’s tournament.  Game questions cover a range of topics from history and science to sports and popular culture. Some of the teams came …

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Student collects donations for youth aging out of foster care

Senior social work student Allyson Bence is collecting hygiene products for youth aging out of the foster care system for her senior project. Bence has a goal of filling 50 bags of products such as shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrush, and deodorant.   “It really means a lot to me because I was …

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Military Appreciation event held in Gorilla Village

On Saturday, Nov. 2, the PSU Alumni and Constituent Relations held the Military Appreciation Day event at Gorilla Village in conjunction with the football game against Missouri Western.   During the tailgating, family and friends have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities. Some of those included giving away PSU hats for veterans, face painting from the ROTC, and making …

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