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Nursing student balances life and school

The average nursing student is not a mother of three, but Stormy Carter proves that school and life can be balanced.   “You can do it,” Carter said. “Everyone thinks they can’t, that they don’t have enough time, but you will be surprised how much you can manage in a day if you …

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BSA kicks off Black History Month with ‘Gospel Explosion’

The Black Student Association (BSA) kicked off Black History Month festivities by hosting ‘Gospel Explosion’ from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 5, at the McCray Hall Auditorium. The fourth annual event was cosponsored by the office of student diversity and featured performances from the BSA choir, praise dance team (P.D. Team), speakers Bishop …

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Kansas celebrates trails with Sunflower Trail Day

The Kansas Trails Council and Sunflower Foundation hosted Sunflower State Trails Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka. The day celebrated the trails across the state of Kansas.  “We were celebrating the 3,000 miles of incredible trails we …

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Berry good Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients:  1 ½ cups all-purpose flour  ¾ cups white sugar  ½ teaspoon salt  2 teaspoons baking powder  1/3 cup vegetable oil  1 egg  1/3 cup milk  1 cup fresh blueberries  ½ cup white sugar  1/3 cups all-purpose flour  ¼ cup butter, cubed  1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon    Directions:  Before …

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PSU Nursing program reaches milestone

Pitt State’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing reached a milestone as 100 percent of its students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) program successfully passed the Family Nurse Practitioners National Board Certification. Eight students from the program’s first cohort took the exam in the …

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Porter Hall hosts exhibit curated by PSU graduate

The department of art puts out many types of artists from sculptors to illustrators, and one such grad has curated a whole exhibit of comic book art.  The exhibit stands in the University Gallery in Porter Hall through Wednesday, Feb. 13 and features the comic book pages of Joplin native Jeremy Haun, …

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Pitt Pals kickoffs a new semester

Pittsburg State’s International Programs and Services kicked off the new semester by beginning their “Pitt Pals” program. The kickoff began at 7 p.m. on Jan. 18 in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom in the Overman Student Center. The program pairs American and international students together to form connections between cultures.  Brenda Hawkins, immigration and advising coordinator …

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PSU ranks high across multiple discipline

In 2019 rankings of thousands of universities across the United States, Pittsburg State University has earned high rankings for several different programs and achievements. PSU ranked No. 1 for one category and ranked highly in others.  According to the 2019 U.S. News and Report’s rankings, PSU is the No.1 regional public university in Kansas, No. 26 in “Best Public Schools in the Midwest.”, and 101 in …

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PSU cheer team takes home third at nationals

This past weekend, Pitt State’s cheer team finished third in the Universal Cheer Association (UCA)/Universal Dance Association (UDA) National Championship. The championship was held Jan. 18- 20 in Orlando, Florida. Pitt State’s cheer team participated in the coed large Cheer Division II.  Linda Graham, spirit squad sponsor, said she loved representing PSU on a national level.  “Knowing you have one of the best cheer teams …

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Recipe: Crockpot hot chocolate

Ingredients:    5 cups whole milk  1 cup half and half cream  3/4 cup granulated sugar  1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips  1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1 cup mini marshmallows    Instructions:  For this simple recipe, in a  2.5-4 quart crockpot whisk together the milk, cream, sugar, chocolate …

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