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Academic services offered at PSU 

Pittsburg State aims to ensure that students thrive academically. To this end, there are many resources for students.   One of those resources is the Academic Calendar, which lists dates that students should be aware of such as deadlines for tuition and fees payments, last day to drop or add courses …

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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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Helpful advice from current PSU student for incoming freshmen

For incoming freshmen, colleges and universities can be an intimidating environment. There are many new experiences and important things that students must learn and remember to ensure they are successful. There are many opportunities for incoming freshmen to succeed at Pittsburg State University regardless of their major. Sometimes, some helpful advice from an …

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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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Opportunities to be recognized, given awards 

Pittsburg State University hosts various events, activities, and gatherings annually. At some of these events, students have the opportunity to be presented with awards that acknowledge their hard work, effort, and success academically, socially, and professionally.   The Golden Gorilla award is given on Apple Day to recognize juniors and non-graduating seniors who …

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Options for political involvement at PSU 

As incoming freshmen, many students have already developed some of their beliefs and stances on hot topics. Pittsburg State has two political organizations that students can join to meet other students with similar belief systems.   Pittsburg State University College Republicans and Campus Democrats are both active organizations that hold meetings …

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Traditions of PSU passed down from prior years

Pittsburg State University has many traditions on campus. The first tradition that new students are typically introduced to is the ringing of the bell. The bell, located outside of the Axe Library, signifies the start and finish of a student’s academic career at Pitt State. When students begin school, they will be given the opportunity before …

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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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Office of Career Services offers events, services for students 

Pittsburg State’s Office of Career Services assists in a multitude of services.   From resume building to mock-interviews, Career Services provides help to students virtually and in-person.   “…We host many career fairs and events throughout the year and we also coordinate the student employment program..,” said Kim Hull, Assistant Director for Career Development & …

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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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