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President Scott to step down from his position 

Earlier this week, longtime Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott announced that he will be stepping down from his position as President in June of 2022. Scott is not calling it a retirement, choosing instead to keep his option open.   Scott will remain in Pittsburg with his wife. They have …

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ISA resuming activity in the fall 

The International Student Association (ISA) at Pittsburg State University presents students with the opportunity to create multicultural relationships amongst each other while also hosting unique events to showcase the diversity of Pitt State’s students.   Known for hosting events such as the International Showcase, welcome parties, and the Food and Culture …

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HOT returning in the fall, hosting meetings, activities

Hispanics of Today, or HOT, is a Pittsburg State University organization that intends to assist students in developing social, personal, and academic growth by giving them the means to learn about Hispanic culture.   “…(HOT is) an organization that welcomes and assists students with multicultural connections within the PSU campus,” said …

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Five tips for declaring a major 

Declaring a major is something every college student goes through. For some, it’s a no-brainer. Others might find it more difficult.   There are some things to keep in mind as you navigate choosing an area of study.   Tip number one: there’s no rush. There is no rule stating that students …

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Helpful online resources to utilize 

With modern technology, students have access to an overabundance of resources online.   For Pittsburg State specifically, the GUS portal is one online resource to make use of.   Within the GUS portal, there are numerous links and groups available for students.   GUSClassic offers many resources in which students can keep up to …

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Alumni family helps fund improvements to Weede Building  

Throughout the years, Pittsburg State alumni have helped fund new projects, renovations, and improvements to campus.   The newest improvements to be made are to the Garfield Weede Building.   Paula Schnaer graduated from PSU in 1972. That years graduating class was the first to hold commencement ceremonies in the Weede Building. The only problem Paula noted was …

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Chemistry Club gives students a chance to practice science

According to the Chemistry Club’s page on Gorilla Engage, Chemistry Club, “…exists in order to provide a place where chemistry students can come together with like-minded students. Chemistry Club allows students an opportunity for networking and advisement from upperclassmen in chemistry.”   Kinsey Morey, a senior studying chemistry, is President of …

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Opportunities to study abroad 

Located in the International Programs and Services Office in room 118 of Whitesitt Hall, the Study Abroad Office offers programs for students who wish to study abroad for a semester, a summer, or a full academic year. Additionally, the Study Abroad office serves PSU faculty who wish to lead short-term …

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Jaime Dalton named Director of Career Services 

Upon the retirement of former Director of Career Services Mindy Cloninger, Pittsburg State University has announced that Jaime Dalton will take up the position.   Career Services offers a wide range of services to students including career fairs, expos, mock-interviews, employment resources, and much more.   Dalton currently serves as Chief of Staff …

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