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Alumni family helps fund improvements to Weede Building  

Throughout the years, Pittsburg State alumni have helped fund new projects, renovations, and improvements to campus.   The newest improvements to be made are to the Garfield Weede Building.   Paula Schnaer graduated from PSU in 1972. That years graduating class was the first to hold commencement ceremonies in the Weede Building. The only problem Paula noted was …

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Events to look out for

Pittsburg State University hosts a variety of events as school starts back up. Many events are geared towards new students, whether as an educational event or an opportunity to make friends. This year, Pitt State has many events in the first week of classes.   Many organizations on Pitt State’s campus hold events …

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Community celebrates life of composer Barbara York

The Pittsburg community, especially the music community, lost one of its most active performers and composers, Barbara York, on Nov. 6, 2020. Because of safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, her memorial was not able to take place until the following year.   The Barbara York Memorial Concert took place on Saturday, July 10 at 7 p.m. …

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Longtime PSU professor Dr. Becky Brannock retiring

Dr. Becky Brannock received a bachelor’s degree in education, vocational economics at Southwest Missouri State University in 1980 and then went back to Southwest Missouri State to receive her master’s degree in Guidance and counseling in 1983. Brannock went on to receive her Ed.S. in counseling at Pittsburg State University in 1990, and later attended the University of Arkansas to receive her Ph.D. in counselor education in …

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Jaime Dalton named Director of Career Services 

Upon the retirement of former Director of Career Services Mindy Cloninger, Pittsburg State University has announced that Jaime Dalton will take up the position.   Career Services offers a wide range of services to students including career fairs, expos, mock-interviews, employment resources, and much more.   Dalton currently serves as Chief of Staff …

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Peyton Manning coming to PSU for speaker series 

The Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts has seen many musical concerts, events, and guests and that list is about to add another guest speaker coming to PSU next month.   Peyton Manning is the next speaker in the “H. Lee Scott Speaker …

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President Scott to step down from his position 

Earlier this week, longtime Pittsburg State University President Steve Scott announced that he will be stepping down from his position as President in June of 2022. Scott is not calling it a retirement, choosing instead to keep his option open.   Scott will remain in Pittsburg with his wife. They have …

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Engineering and construction departments team up to teach local youth

From July 12 through July 16, the Engineering Technology department hosted Level one of their robotics camp. This camp was held from 9 a.m. to noon with level 2 being held from July 19 through July 23. The School of Construction teamed up with them for this workshop and held a construction camp on the same dates from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.   “We originally started this …

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PSU graphics students win regional awards

In 2020 the Graphic Excellence Awards Gala was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, the Awards Gala was held again, and Pittsburg State University’s Graphics and Imaging program was recognized for not only their winning entries from this year but entries from last year as well.   “This is one of several different student competitions …

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