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PSU hosts international English lecturer

The PSU English department hosted the 25th annual Victor J. Emmet Memorial Lecture and honored international lecturer and professor Judith Saunders with the award and honorarium.  Saunders won the honor and monetary prize by composing an essay and submitting it to the Midwest Quarterly, a journal of essays published regularly …

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Speaker discusses SEK immigration history

Viva Italian classes are part of social studies classes for PSU students. The classes were offered Thursday, Sept. 27, in 221 Hughes Hall in two sessions. Kaitlin Webb, Pittsburg community member with Italian descent, visited to speak to PSU elementary social studies students at the Viva Italian classes.  Webb shared …

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Student Perspectives sale to benefit future opportunities

The Graphics Imaging Technology (GIT) department will place prints for sale from last semester’s Student Perspectives exhibit in the Bicknell Center Art Gallery to benefit student opportunities. The sale will take place Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Overman Student Center in the Sunflower Room.   All proceeds from the sale will …

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Panel responds to sexual assault

A sexual response panel titled “It’s On Us” was held in the OSC ballroom on Sep. 26 from 7 to 8 p.m., featuring eight panelists: Stephanie Spitz, PSU’s campus victim advocate, Wendy Overstreet, sexual assault nurse examiner, Detective Rebekah Lynch of the Pittsburg Police Department, Stu Hite, director of Pittsburg …

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Almos runs for the finish line

Student by day and runner by night, elementary education junior Reagan Almos spends her free time training. Oct. 20, Almos will run the Kansas City Marathon as part of Team World Vision.  “My church back home, Community Covenant Church, is in their second year of supporting Team World Vision,” Almos …

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Kelce receives donation, jumpstarts renovations

The Sunderland Foundation gifted $1 million toward the Kelce College of Business renovations.  The donation campaign to benefit the renovations began in 2015 with a donation by PSU alumni John and Susan Lowe totaling $3 million.  “These are our future business leaders and business workforce,” Paul Grimes, dean of the …

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Dellasega family chosen to honor PSU

Family Day honored the Dellasega family as the 2018 Pitt State Honorary Family.   The family participated in various events during Family Day, ending with a celebratory presentation at the night’s football game during halftime.   Anthony Dellasega, senior in accounting, nominated his family in honor of his maternal grandfather, who served …

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Gator Millworks donates $12,000 to AMMT program

Formerly known as the wood technology program, Pitt State’s recently re-branded Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology program (AMMT) received a $12,000 donation from Gator Millworks, a company that has hired PSU students as interns and has participated in Wood Tech Day in the College of Technology.   “PSU students are the …

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Gorillas celebrate family, football in the Jungle

Pitt State is home to many well-loved traditions, including the annual Family Day celebration, a festive day for PSU Gorillas and their loved ones to celebrate their university, community, and family with another time-honored tradition in the Jungle: Pitt State football.   “The whole weekend is family weekend in conjunction with …

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