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Drag Show dazzles at the U-Club

The U-Club stage was home to dances, vocal performances, glitter, and several high kicks into splits this Wednesday night as nearly 50 Pitt State students got the opportunity to watch their local drag queens entertain alongside PSU student performers.  The Drag Show took place on Wednesday, April 17th at 7 p.m. in …

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Pi Kappa Alpha undergoes Project: Homeless

Pi Kappa Alpha (PIKE) fraternity spent 48 consecutive hours living in cardboard boxes to raise awareness and fundraise to fight local homelessness.   The event was held April 15th through 17th in the Oval of. The event is known as “Project: Homeless.” Members hosted activities throughout the day to get passerby’s attention.  “We continue to do Project: Homeless because …

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PSU joins national dyslexia initiative

Pittsburg State University’s Center for READing will join with the Dyslexia Awareness Foundation to bring a new initiative to the area, hoping to raise awareness and fight dyslexia.   The Center for READing was created in January of 1996. The Center for READing has provided service to thousands of students who are at risk …

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PSU Nursing students receive federal grant for SANE training

Pittsburg State Nursing students are able to receive Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training thanks to an $800,288 federal grant announced by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran at the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing.  The grant serves three counties and has trained three students in March, with three more students expected to begin …

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Campus Activities Center hosts Student Leadership Summit

The Overman Student Center was home to PSU students who are members of campus organizations on Sunday afternoon. Those in attendance were able to learn leadership and organizational skills.  Sign-in began at 12:30 p.m. and the summit lasted until 5 p.m. The event was held for student organizations’ office holders and was free of charge. …

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PRAD Club hosts burrito fundraiser

If Pittsburg State students are feeling hungry April 1 and 2, they will be able to stop by the Oval on campus to purchase a burrito and support PSU’s Public Relations and Advertising Club (PRAD).  The fundraiser is being held by the PRAD club, a student group based out of the communications department which aims …

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Automotive Orientation Day brings opportunities for PSU tech students

More than 30 automotive technology businesses and many PSU automotive tech and diesel, and heavy equipment students spent the day together to network and form connections between employers and potential employees.  On Wednesday, March 6th, the PSU department of automotive technology hosted Automotive Orientation Day (AOD). Students were able to attend panels and a job fair, where …

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PSU students put firefighters to the test

PSU exercise science students have been working closely with local firefighters to run tests and assess the firefighter’s physical health. These experiments are being conducted specially to determine how the firefighter’s pulmonary and cardiac system perform under pressure similar to what they experience on the job.  Since the middle of February and until the end of …

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PSU College of Technology welcomes students with open house

Around 200 high school, community college, and technical college transfer students visited the PSU College of Technology for their Open House event. Students in attendance were able to tour the facilities, talk with faculty and current students, and take part in demonstrations to show what the College of Technology students are doing.  The open …

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