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PSU art organizations hold silent auction and workshops

The Pitt State department of art partnered with the University Art Association (UAA), and Kappa Phi International Art Honor Society to host a silent art auction and various art workshops from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Sunflower Room of the Overman Student Center. All proceeds went towards the …

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Mr. Trump, you are the emergency the country needs to deal with

Last week, President Donald J. Trump announced that he would be declaring a national emergency in the name of border security. This announcement comes after the temporary agreement reached to end an almost month-long government shutdown that left hundreds of thousands of Americans without work. Now, Trump wants to defraud …

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PSU to celebrate culture and diversity

Pittsburg State University students and surrounding community members will have the opportunity to experience the various cultures of Pitt State’s international students. The International Student Association (ISA) will host their annual ‘International Food and Culture Fair’ from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2. at Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center.  “It …

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Legislative update focuses on higher education

PSU President Steve Scott and chief strategy officer Shawn Naccarato led the first 2019 town hall legislative update for Pitt State staff and faculty last week. The pair presented information on the current legislative session and its affects on the university and community.  Scott started the legislative update by discussing how the university decides …

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Kelce College of Business receives a golden standard accreditation 

The Kelce College of Business at Pitt State earned the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (ASSCSB) on its 20th anniversary of earning its first accreditation. The process took five years of extensive evaluation and implementations.   AACSB Accreditations represent the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.   “Getting the AACSB accreditation means a lot for us,” said Paul Grimes, Dean of Kelce College of Business. “It …

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PSU student interns in Australia

Dalton Hendren, a PSU senior in manufacturing engineering technology, has spent the last six months exploring and interning in the “Land Down Under.”   Hendren completed his internship in Australia at A.W. Bell. While there, he processed improvement projects and worked hands-on with shell dipping and final furnace operations, such as melting and pouring …

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‘Postmodern Jukebox’ jazzes up modern music

The Bicknell Center hosted “hot jazz” and other musical styles in a genre-bending performance by YouTube sensation “Postmodern Jukebox.”  The concert took place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Postmodern Jukebox, originally formed by pianist Scott Bradlee, is known for recording songs …

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SEK NOW collecting menstrual products for low-income residents

The Southeast Kansas chapter of the National Organization for Women (SEK NOW) is accepting menstrual product donations for their “It’s a Bloody Good Cause” donation drive.  Products will go to support young women in Pittsburg Community Schools USD 250, as well as Wesley House, a local mission that serves the homeless …

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County commissioners move ahead with plans for bike trails

Crawford County officials are moving forward with an initiative to include several walking and biking trails in Crawford County.   County commissioners from Allen, Bourbon, and Crawford counties met together Feb. 12, 2019, in Fort Scott, Kansas, to unveil the “ABC Trails Active Transportation Plan.” The ABC Trails Plan is a cooperative project between Allen, Bourbon, and Crawford counties, aimed …

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Volunteers take the plunge for Special Olympics

With a total of fourteen teams and ninety-six plungers, the annual polar plunge raised money for the Special Olympics.   The event was held Saturday Feb. 9th. Registration started at 9 a.m. and the Polar Strut, the annual 5k, began at 10 a.m. At 11:30 a.m. they recognized the winners of different contests during …

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