Home / Emily Ruble (page 14)

Emily Ruble

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

International students welcome at orientation

Pittsburg State’s International Programs welcomed 65 new international students from Jan 9 to Jan 11 for an international student orientation. The orientation serves to help incoming international and exchange students prepare for the upcoming semester and to help smooth their transition to American life.  Brenda Hawkins, immigration and advising coordinator, said the orientation “helps with a lot …

Read More »

PSU honors departing international students

It was a bitter-sweet night in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center as many international students prepared to end their time at Pittsburg State University.  The international graduation dinner was held Thursday, Dec. 29 at 6 p.m. The ceremony was held to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of students from …

Read More »

SGA Coverage, Nov. 28

This week’s Student Government Association meeting covered upcoming changes and updates regarding the Axe Library as well as passing two resolutions. The SGA welcomed a guest speaker, Jorge Leon who works for library services. Leon announced that although the basement construction of the library has taken longer than expected, it …

Read More »

Inclement weather delays PSU students returning to campus

As the end of Thanksgiving break approached, many students and faculty needed to begin the journey back to campus after being away for the week. Unfortunately, for many coming from the Kansas City area or other parts of the country, the winter weather caused difficulty on the commute back to …

Read More »

Electrical technology students volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Twenty-three electrical engineering students volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of the Four States in Joplin Tuesday, Nov. 6. Their task was a to change out 300 worn plug-ins and almost 200 light switches. They also checked on the electrical system to see if everything was in good condition and working …

Read More »

Snodgrass shares World War II memories

The Pittsburg State University College of Education hosted Dagmar Snodgrass to speak in elementary social studies classes from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and from 11 a.m. t0 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Snodgrass spoke of her childhood growing up in Berlin, Germany during the Berlin Airlift in World War II and reflected …

Read More »