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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 cancels in-person campus activities

Since the start of classes at Pittsburg State University, the number of COVID-19 cases has risen rapidly. According to an email sent out by the University Marketing and Communication department, since Aug. 17, 50 percent of the new cases of COVID-19 in Crawford county are in the 18 to 25 age range and can be directly linked to …

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Office of Student Diversity hosts annual ‘Come and Go Social’

The Office of Student Diversity (OSD) hosted their annual Come and Go Social event on Tuesday, August 25 in Cleveland Plaza.   Per the university website, “The Office of Student Diversity seeks to enrich the academic, cultural, and social development of diverse students and to cultivate a culture of respect, understanding, and awareness among the …

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Welcome to Pittsburg State University

Welcome to PSU, Gorillas! For those of you that are returning, welcome back. For those of you that are new to campus, welcome to Pittsburg State University.   As I’m sure you are all aware, there have been numerous changes to classes and life on campus. This semester will be different than any other semester in previous years. With mandatory masks and social distancing, classes have moved online, and events take place less …

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Pitt State students move back in after summer break

One of Pittsburg State University’s annual traditions includes “Move-In Day” where students living in the dorms come to or return to campus. However, this Move-In Day had some significant changes as compared to previous years.  Pitt State held their Move-In Day over a period of three days starting on Friday, Aug. 14 …

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Pittsburg State offers free transportation options for students

Students at Pittsburg State University may want to explore the campus, facilities off-campus as well as the downtown area upon arriving to Pittsburg. Once classes start, students may have classes in different buildings on and around campus as well.   For students who don’t have means of transportation or their own but need to go to various buildings …

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Staying fit at Pitt: a guide to student recreation

Pittsburg State University has a variety of recreation and sports centers available for students who wish to continue or create fitness habits. Resources accessible for students include group fitness classes, aquatics, personal training, intramural sports and club sports.  The most widely used facility by students is the Student Recreation Center (SRC), located off campus …

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Opportunities provided to students for employment on campus

Pittsburg State offers many opportunities for student employment.   Students can work in almost any department on campus. Positions on campus include but are not limited to office assistants, library assistants, lab assistants, research assistants, grounds assistants, tutors, custodians and student publications.   There are some requirements and rules. Students need to be enrolled in at …

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