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AMMT welcomes businesses from across the country for Company Day

Pittsburg State’s Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology (AMMT) program welcomed businesses from across the country at the 2020 AMMT Company Day. The company day event was on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kansas Technology Center (KTC).   This event helped students in the AMMT program find internships, jobs and learn more about …

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Speaker gives insight into racial issues in real estate

Angel Jewel Tucker, a librarian from Kansas City, spoke at Pitt State about racial issues in real estate. The event took place on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. in the Overman Student Center as part of the Black History month activities put on by the Black Student Association (BSA). Tucker spoke about a project she helped start through …

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Students for Violence Preventions holds “Thank you, Next”

Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) teamed up with Prevention & Wellness to host an event called “Thank You, Next.” SVP and Prevention & Wellness each set up a table in the U-club of the Overman Student Center. The purpose of the event was to teach students about how to deal with breakups with topics such …

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Capital punishment necessary in certain cases

Defining laws and policies is a difficult thing to do because everyone has different opinions about what should and shouldn’t be allowed.   Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is an issue that many have trouble finding common ground on. The death penalty is defined by Google as “the legally authorized killing …

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Grammy-nominated artist performs in Bicknell Center

Music filled the halls of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, as PSU alumna and Grammy-nominated artist Jennifer Knapp returned to Pitt State for a concert.  Artist Jennifer Knapp performed a concert at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts on Saturday, Feb. 22. at 7:30 p.m.   Knapp is a Pitt State alumna who grew up in Chanute and is known for her Christian music …

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PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Hosts Concert

Concerts showcase the work that musicians’ practice for. On Thursday Feb. 20, the PSU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band hosted a concert. The event took place from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Linda and Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The band was under the direction of PSU professor of music, Douglas Whitman and the …

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Circle K group goes to Salina for District Convention

Pitt State service group Circle K International is going to their District Convention on the Friday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 23 in Salina. Circle K International is a part of Kiwanis which is an international service group. Circle K does service projects around the community. The seven Circle K groups in Kansas meetup for …

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Aviation Classes offered at PSU

One of the courses offered at Pittsburg State University is an aviation course which is taught by Professor Terry Calloway. This class teaches students how to fly both drones and planes and teaches students the ins and outs of flying in order to get a head start in getting their license.  Teaching aviation courses since the fall of 2015, Calloway is a trained flight instructor …

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Censorship of books impedes on the development of students

The issue of censorship has been debated many times in the past on federal, state, and local levels. There has also been the celebration of “banned books” at schools every year without students really understanding the reasons behind the bans.   Classic literature such as “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee faced accusations such as promoting …

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