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Military Appreciation event held in Gorilla Village

On Saturday, Nov. 2, the PSU Alumni and Constituent Relations held the Military Appreciation Day event at Gorilla Village in conjunction with the football game against Missouri Western.   During the tailgating, family and friends have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities. Some of those included giving away PSU hats for veterans, face painting from the ROTC, and making …

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Student collects donations for youth aging out of foster care

Senior social work student Allyson Bence is collecting hygiene products for youth aging out of the foster care system for her senior project. Bence has a goal of filling 50 bags of products such as shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrush, and deodorant.   “It really means a lot to me because I was …

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PSU alumnus to be inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame

Tim Senecaut is a 1989 Pitt State alumnus and a graduate of the ROTC program. He also serves as the newly installed advisor to the PSU Student Veterans Organization and a member of the PSU Veterans Memorial Advisory Committee.   Senecaut was determined to be a part of the military due to his family’s history of service. His …

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Bicknell houses annual PSU Choirs Concert

The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts is known for hosting a variety of events. Last week, the annual fall PSU Choirs Concert was held on Friday, Nov. 1 in the Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall.   The concert was presented by the department of music at Pitt State and was directed by professor of music and chair …

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KTC hosts open house

Pittsburg State University hosted its annual Kansas Technology Center open house giving high school students as well as community college students the chance to explore possible career opportunities in technology. More than 700 high school students attended the event on Friday, Nov. 1.   PSU’s College of Technology faculty and students set up demonstrations and displays to share …

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Bicknell Center welcomes ‘Bandstand’ national tour

The first of the Bicknell Center’s Broadway musicals, “Bandstand,” has come and gone from the Linda and Lee Scott Concert Hall.  The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts hosted the national tour of “Bandstand” on Monday, Nov. 4. The show was put on at 7:30 p.m. and the cast and crew …

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Axe Library hosts annual Gene Degruson

Pittsburg State Axe Library hosted the annual Gene Degruson Memorial Lecture discussing research and publishing in the age of internet. Every year, Axe Library honors the passing of scholar, writer, editor, and custodian of the special collection’s keeper at the library. Since his passing in 1997, lectures have been held in his honor.   This year’s lecture took place on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The speaker …

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HHPR hosts 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention

From Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 25, PSU’s Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR) Department held the 99th Annual Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD) Convention in the Student Recreation Center.   The three-day convention consisted of fields such as physical education, exercise science, dance, and recreation, where the professionals and students come together do discuss the best practices, advancements, and the traditional …

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Pittsburg State hosts ‘Majors Fair’

Choosing a major is an important part of being a college student. It is essentially choosing the field or career students hope to enter after graduation, but this is no easy choice for some.   The Exploratory Studies Program and Career Services presented the Majors Fair on Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Crimson and …

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Former faculty Jessie Wright Martin gives voice recital

The Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall hosts many acts and performances throughout the year, and the stage became a homecoming for Jessie Wright Martin.  Mezzo-soprano Jessie Wright Martin gave a solo voice recital on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall. …

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