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Fall Academic Success Workshops begin 

Strategies for success, sweet treats, and prizes attracted students to the first session of the Academic Success Workshop series, Wednesday, Aug. 29. The Student Success Office offers a series of academic workshops every semester, which take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 4 p.m. in Axe Library, room …

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Downtown area welcomes students back to the Jungle

The 4th Street block of Broadway hosted local businesses and student organizations during the “Back to Broadway” celebration Saturday, Aug. 18. The celebration welcomed community members and students alike, including new residents of Block22.  “Westar approached us and they wanted to help us with something special for the community,” said …

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RHA makes a splash on Tanner Lawn

The first Friday of the semester, freshmen among other students participated in a water war on the Tanner Hall Lawn. Resident Hall Assembly (RHA) hosted the water wars as a finale to their week-long Banana Bash featuring fun and interactive events for dorm residents.   “We haven’t discussed whether or not …

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Negotiations of faculty salary increase continue

Deliberations over faculty increases for the 2018-19 academic year started in June, but a final decision has yet to be made.   Last September, former Kansas governor Sam Brownback authorized a 2.5 percent raise for certain state employees, namely unclassified workers who did not receive a salary increase in 2017. This …

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Knights of Columbus presents memorial scholarship

A member of the Greeley Knights of Columbus visited Pittsburg for a check presentation about Brittney’s memorial scholarship for $1,000. Brittney was a PSU student, president of Gamma Epsilon Tau organization, and was also creator of the Crimson Creative Awards (CCAs) in 2016 as a senior in graphics & imaging …

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Student closet open for student success

Career Services Career Clothes Closet is open yet again for student-access. The closet is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., located in Career Services’ hallway on the second floor of Horace Mann.  Students can take one complete outfit per semester or simply take a single blouse, tie, …

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Students express African culture through dance

Dancing is a way to ease and relieve stress, but African dancing is about putting more effort and energy into the dance, as students who participated in African Dance and Rhythm Monday. Aug. 27, experienced. The African Dance and Rhythm took place at Eclectic Soul Studio in downtown Pittsburg, led …

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Trivia Night in the U-Club

PSU students gathered for trivia night in the U-Club Saturday, Aug. 25, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. At the trivia night students had the opportunity to enjoy free nachos and a drink while playing a fun game of trivia with a chance of winning T-shirts and cash.   Students participating in …

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Student-curated art exhibit opens at Bicknell Center

Artwork from the Special Collections of the Axe Library decorated the walls of the Bicknell Center art gallery in an exhibit called “the Vault: Unlocked” Thursday, Aug. 23.  “We really wanted to tell the story of the archives themselves,” said Shawna Witherspoon, junior in fine arts and organizer of the …

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Pitt Pals kickoff the school year

Pitt Pal’s hosted their first event of the fall 2018 semester “Pitt Pal Kickoff” Friday, Aug. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. Pitt Pals is a program that pairs domestic students with international students to communicate and share their …

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