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Hundreds Gather for Pittsburg Christmas Parade

Hundreds of people lined Broadway Street, on Monday, Dec. 2 for the 40th annual Pittsburg Christmas parade. The parade was put on by the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation which went from 14th to 1st street, lasting about an hour.  Parade entries encouraged all community members to enter a float into …

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Students meet with Kansas Board of Regents

Students are one of the voices on PSU’s campus, and it is a part of the Kansas Board of Regents’ job to listen, in order support students properly.  On Thursday, Nov. 21 students had the opportunity to speak with Jon Rolph, a member of the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR). The meeting …

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PSU and KU collaborate on social work master’s program

On Nov 21, a ceremony was held in the Wilkinson Alumni Center to celebrate the new collaborative program between the University of Kansas (KU) and Pittsburg State University. The new program is offers a master’s degree in social work because of the need for mental health workers. Previously Pitt State only offered a bachelor’s …

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Poetry author Carol Frost visits Pitt State

On Nov. 21, poetry author Carol Frost came to campus as part of the Visiting Writer Series. The Visiting Writer Series brings authors from around the United States to read their works.   “I think I took away just to really appreciate the little things in your life, even if they …

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Construction students get hands on experience for the future

Senior construction students have been working on their construction projects nearing graduation. Each year students come up with an idea of a project that will benefit the school or community.   “I believe these projects are very beneficial for us construction students, it allows us to get real world experience and be …

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PSU declared StormReady®

The National Weather Service of Springfield, Missouri declared Pittsburg State as “StormReady®” on Monday, Nov. 18.   Pitt State is just one of 3,000 entities to have been declared StormReady® and it is the only university in this region.   To earn the title, there is a list of criteria that must be …

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PSU Authors and Creators honored at Authors Reception

Books are an essential part of knowledge. Every book that has ever been written carries a different message and a reason behind its creation. Authors go through an many different stages during the writing process, which all pays off in the end when their book is published.   On Thursday, Nov. 14, Leonard H. Axe Library hosted its 36th ‘Annual University Authors Reception.’ The event took …

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Kansas Crossing commits funds to the Foundry

The Kansas Crossing Casino and The Foundry at Block22 in Downtown Pittsburg recently reached a three-year investment making Kansas Crossing the first founding member of The Foundry. The total investment is a $60,000 commitment.   “We are honored to be the very first founding member of The Foundry,” said Kansas Crossing general manager …

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International students give country presentations

Continuing International Education Week, the international office put on country presentations. The presentations were held Tuesday Nov 19 from 1-2:30 and Wednesday Nov 20 from 1-2 in the Sunflower room of the Overman Student Center.   “I think the best part is like you can have the chance to talk about …

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Plastics engineering students attend “K Fair” in Germany

Nine Pittsburg State University students went on a study abroad trip to Germany. These nine students were plastics engineering technology students and went on the trip to the K Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany.   “The initial purpose was to go to the K Show, it’s a show that happens every three years and …

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