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Axe Library and BSA arrange book exhibit for Black History Month

In collaboration with the Office of Student Diversity at Pittsburg State University, the Black Student Association (BSA) is again organizing multiple events around campus in celebration of the Black History Month during the month of February.   The BSA is a student-driven group that partners closely with the Student Diversity Departments to organize and carry out Black History Month celebrations year …

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BSA hosts annual ball to honor MLK Jr.

Celebrations and events for Black History Month have begun across campus as the month of February gives time to celebrate and commemorate Black history.  The Black Student Association (BSA), the Office of Student Diversity (OSD), and the Tilford Group hosted the fifth annual ball to honor Martin Luther King Junior, Saturday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Overman Student Center. The ball involved …

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PSU Post Office offers new system for mail pickup for on campus students

Pitt State’s on-campus post office located at 107 Whitesitt Hall has added smart lockers for mail-pick up available to residence hall students as an added convenience during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “A lot of D-1 schools have them, so we’re excited to offer them at this level,” said Kevin Elrod, postal services supervisor.  The lockers, from company QTrak, were installed last week and …

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GAB provides self-care kits to help students manage stress

As the semester comes to a close at Pitt State, many students are dealing with the stress of deadlines, finals, and returning home during a pandemic. Groups throughout campus have begun holding events to help students destress.   The Gorilla Activities Board (GAB) held a Relaxation Station, Wednesday Nov. 18 in the Overman Student Center from …

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Anime Club Halloween Party

The Pittsburg State University Anime Club hosted their annual Halloween party on Thursday, Oct. 29 in room 102 of Yates Hall.   Ten present members of the club attended in person while President Shelby Norman, Vice President Christian Blaise, and Treasure Izzy Lunday were participating through zoom due to quarantine related to COVID-19.   After a few announcements, the club officially started the Halloween party conducting games and activities for those present along with a Smash …

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Pitt State conducting campus-wide diversity climate survey

Pittsburg State University is conducting a diversity climate survey of students, faculty and staff as part of the university’s long-term strategic diversity plan. The survey opened online on Monday, Oct. 5 and will remain open until Nov. 6. The series of questions are intended to gauge how comfortable, safe and respected students, staff, and …

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