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Study shows labs are not being utilized

In total, there are 89 computer labs across campus. Within those labs, there are 1,717 machines. However, according to a campus wide study, 94 percent of Pitt State students bring their own technology to class. Because of this, 50 percent of students never step foot into a computer lab on campus, excluding …

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Grant Lozoya signed to play professional basketball

Grant Lozoya signed on to play professional basketball in Europe for C.B. L’Hospitalet.   Lozoya was happy to see all his hard work throughout college pay off.    “It is an unbelievable feeling,” Lozoya said. “Now that I know after all the work to get to this point and now, I am actually getting paid to do what I love. I put this journey in God’s …

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Summer sports camps offered at PSU

Pittsburg State offers a variety of summer sports camps including camps for football, basketball, baseball and volleyball.   Football had an Elite Camp for upcoming high school seniors on Sunday, June 9. There was a camp for first through fifth graders on Thursday, June 13. The camp for sixth through eighth graders was also on June 13. …

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Axe Library undergoes renovations

The first floor of Axe Library is currently being renovated in phase four of the planned renovations. The changes and additions to Axe Library will include an open floor design, additional study rooms, a redesigned Axe Grind Coffee Shop, new service points, and dedicated tutoring spaces.   Randy Roberts, dean of library sciences, says they began construction this summer and …

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Alex Achtermann selected to play for Colorado Rockies in MLB draft

Alex Achtermann was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 30th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft on Wednesday, June 5.   Achtermann is the eighth baseball player in Pitt State history to be selected in the MLB draft.   Achtermann is originally from Colorado and to be selected by his home town team was exciting.   “… The whole process this whole year and last …

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Secret Codes camp offered for struggling readers

The Center for READing is offering the Secret Codes camp this summer. The camp takes place from Monday, June 3 to Thursday, July 25.   The curriculum is a year-long curriculum and students will receive half of the curriculum. It is a science-based program and is used to help struggling readers and prevent reading failure. Registration has passed, but the camp was open to all …

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Hamburger hired as new assistant men’s basketball coach

Jake Hamburger was hired as the assistant men’s basketball coach in early May.   Prior to being hired at Pitt State, Hamburger was a graduate assistant coach from the University of Oregon. Before that, he was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Hasting College from 2016 to 2017, which is also the college he attended and played basketball at. He was …

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Steve Scott named to MIAA CEO Council

Pittsburg State University president Steve Scott has been selected to serve as the new chair for the CEO Council of the MIAA.   The MIAA CEO Council sets policies and schedules to athletic departments in the MIAA. They also construct systems to determine athlete eligibility.   “Basically, the MIAA CEO Council is at the …

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Women 8th, men 13th at 2019 Outdoor Championships

The Pitt State women’s track and field team finished in eighth place while the men brought home thirteenth at the 2019 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, May 25.   Head Coach Russ Jewett is extremely proud of both teams.   “Well when you think about things in perspective, we love to win …

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Automotive technology alumni give back to department

Three alumni donated nearly $300,000 worth of equipment to the Automotive Technology Department on Wednesday, May 8.   The Pitt State graduates Dallas Grothusen, Kelly Burgess, and Ted Polzer all went on to take leaderships positions with CNH Industrial.   Automotive Technology Professor Tim Dell is thankful for the equipment that will better the education of Pitt State Students …

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