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Fall Career Expo moves online

The annual Fall Career Expo is just around the corner and while there are some changes due to the ongoing pandemic, the event will still take place, and students will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers.   There are more than 100 companies and organizations registered to attend the fair ranging from business and industry, to hospitals, …

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Pitt State chosen for national project for second year in a row

Pittsburg State has been chosen to participate in a national project led by the Smithsonian. The goal of the project: to document and present mammal life across the U.S.   Per their website, “Snapshot USA’s goal is to facilitate the collaboration of cooperators to contribute to a national database of public …

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Pitt State Theatre hosting “The Bacchae”

This semester looks a lot different than previous semester. With the presence of a global pandemic, sports, events, and most things in between were either postponed or cancelled all together. However, PSU Theatre is still putting on performances.  Pitt State Theatre has decided to proceed with the production of “The Bacchae,” an ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides. The cast and crew have been rehearsing since …

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Altruistic Alliance of University Women host voting community service event

Every year, Pittsburg State students and student organizations host a variety of community service projects. One such project this year is the Altruistic Alliance of University Women (AAUW) collecting donations for George Nettels Elementary students.   There are two collection boxes on campus. One is in the Campus Activities Center and the Student Center and the other is …

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OSD, HOT celebrating Hispanic Heritage month

The Office of Student Diversity (OSD) and Hispanics of Today (HOT) are celebrating Hispanic Heritage month (HHM) which takes place every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.    National Hispanic Heritage Week was first proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968. It was expanded from a week to a month by President Ronald Reagan in 1988.   …

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PSU renews commitment to diversity, equality with new council

After deciding that Pittsburg State needed to reaffirm their stance on diversity and equality, PSU President Steve Scott announced the formation of the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Council.   The new council will replace a group known as the University Diversity Council. According to a press release by PSU, the new council will have “…a much …

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Sumner Mackey elected SGA president

Sumner Mackey was chosen as the president of the Student Government Association (SGA).   Mackey, a double major in political science with an emphasis in pre-law and in communication with an emphasis in strategic communication, has always wanted to help people and saw SGA as a way to help students specifically.    “So, I was in …

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ROTC honors 9/11 victims with remembrance ceremony

Cadets in the Pittsburg State ROTC program carried out a 9/11 remembrance ceremony which took place at Carnie Smith Stadium.   During the remembrance, the ROTC cannon was fired four times: at 8:46 a.m., when Flight 11 hit the first World Trade Center towers, at 9:03 a.m. when Flight 175 hit …

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