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PSU alumnus to be inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame

Tim Senecaut is a 1989 Pitt State alumnus and a graduate of the ROTC program. He also serves as the newly installed advisor to the PSU Student Veterans Organization and a member of the PSU Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee.   Senecaut was determined to be a part of the military due to his family’s history of service. His …

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HHPR hosts 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention

From Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 25, PSU’s Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR) Department held the 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD) Convention in the Student Recreation Center.   The three-day convention consisted of fields such as physical education, exercise science, dance, and recreation, where the professionals and students come together do discuss the best practices, advancements, and the traditional …

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Students perform old-fashioned radio show

The audio production class in the communication program is putting on an old-fashioned radio show called, “Tall Tales of the Dangerously Daffy and Definitely Delusional.”   The students will be performing two stories they have adapted from Aaron Shepard. They are using Foley sound effects, which are live sound effects created by everyday objects. The …

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Computer information systems and graphic communication students compete in Code-a-thon

Competitions can be nerve-wracking as they keep the audience on their toes, waiting for the competitors to make their next move and even more nerve-wracking for competitors.   Over the weekend, computer information systems (CIS) and graphic communication majors competed against other schools in “Code-a-Thon,” an event hosted by the Kansas City Federal Reserve. During this competition, students …

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Second Annual Haunted Lit Crawl

On Thursday, Oct. 24 the second annual Haunted Lit Crawl was held. Students and faculty of Pitt State submitted Halloween themed stories or poems, and the ones that were chosen were read at the event. The event was open to the public, and people were encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes. The …

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Students seek jobs and internships at the Fall Career Expo

Finding an everlasting career is the ultimate goal after college, and it is important for students to prepare themselves, in order to be the candidate that companies are looking for.  On Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Office of Career Services hosted their annual Fall Career Expo in the Plaster Center. During the fair, students had the opportunity …

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Outstanding Alumni Award presented to four alumni

The Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award was presented to four Pittsburg State alumni. A reception and a ceremony were held in the Wilkinson Alumni Center on Friday, Oct. 18. The award is presented to outstanding alumni who have graduated at least ten years ago. This year’s recipients were Matt Frankenbery, Rebecca Light, Amy Trowbridge-Yates, and Kimberly …

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World-renowned musician visits PSU music department

Robert Dean Smith, PSU alumnus in music who has performed around the world, was invited by the music department to critique students in a master class on their performance of standard operatice repertoire.   The class took a place on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. at McCray hall in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall.  Smith is a world-renowned musician and has performed in concerts with …

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GAB hosts Homecoming Kickoff

To start off the Homecoming festivities, Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) presented Pittsburg State students with many life-sized games, music, and food.   The Homecoming Kickoff took place on Monday, Oct. 14 and the activities will continue throughout the week as students progress towards homecoming. GAB started the week off with many activities and games in the oval for …

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Family and Consumer Sciences hosts annual ‘FACS Day’

The family and consumer sciences department teaches about involvement in the community and the advancement of individuals and their well-being. On the PSU website it states that” the department is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families and society”.    To showcase what they have to offer, the department hosted their annual Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Careers Day. The event …

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