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PSU prepares transfer students for future semesters

Pitt State welcomed future students with an orientation geared towards helping them prepare for their upcoming semesters as transfer students.   The Transfer Pitt State CARES was held from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16. The program began in the morning in the ballrooms of the …

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Gorilla Bookstore hosts ‘Meet the Author’

Pittsburg State students and community members had the opportunity to meet author, David P. Oakley, at his book signing.   The ‘Meet the Author’ presentation was from 3 to 5 p.m., April 16, in the PSU Bookstore located in the Overman Student Center. Oakley, a PSU alumnus, promoted his debut book “Subordinating Intelligence” which examines …

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SVP art exhibit debunks sexual assault myths

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and Pitt State’s Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) have been programming events throughout the month to bring awareness and provide resources about sexual assault.   An art exhibit called “What Were You Wearing?” has been on display from April 9 to 11 in the U-Club located in the …

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Three PSU alumni receive Meritorious Achievement Award

Each year, Pittsburg State University honors outstanding alumniand this year three alumni received the 2019 Meritorious Achievement award.  The three recipients were recognized in a ceremony at 3 p.m., Friday, April 5 at the Wilkinson Alumni Center.   David DeMoss, Colonel Kenneth Hart, and Vice Admiral Jeff Wieringa were all selected to receive the Meritorious …

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PSU celebrates African culture and diversity

Music and dancing filled the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts as African students celebrated their culture.   Pitt State students and community members had the opportunity to attend African Cultural Night from 5 to 8:30 p.m., April 5 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Hosted by the African Student …

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Students experience childhood again with GAB

Many childhood games such as Twister and Hungry Hungry Hippos, took form as inflatables in Pittsburg State University’s Oval.   The Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) hosted ‘Be A Kid Again’ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday March 27. in The Oval.  “I’m just really excited for people to have fun and get on some …

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Holi Festival comes to PSU

Pitt State students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to celebrate this ancient festival from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday April 6, near Gorilla Village in the Carnie Smith Stadium parking lot. Holi, sometimes known as the festival of colors, is one of India’s most popular Hindu …

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PSU to celebrate African Culture

Pittsburg State University students and Pittsburg community members will have the opportunity to experience African culture at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, from 5 to 8 p.m. on April 5. The African Student Association (ASA) will host an ‘African Culture Night’, which is a celebration of African culture.  “Everybody is proud of their culture,” said Rigo Osée Michael Brou, …

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Tax clinic helps students prepare for tax season

As the time for taxes to be filed approaches, a resource for students and lower-income individuals has become available.   A Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax clinic is held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays on the second floor of Kelce Hall, in the computer lab near room 223.  The VITA clinic is part of a nationwide …

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