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‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ crowns a box office king

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is an epic monster fight going back to the dawn of time.  The film, directed by Michael Doughtery, stars the titular ancient titan alongside three major classic kaiju, referred to in the film as “Titans.” The other three giant monsters are Mothra, Godzilla’s recurring insectoid sidekick, Rodan, the …

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Automotive technology alumni give back to department

Three alumni donated nearly $300,000 worth of equipment to the Automotive Technology Department on Wednesday, May 8.   The Pitt State graduates Dallas Grothusen, Kelly Burgess, and Ted Polzer all went on to take leaderships positions with CNH Industrial.   Automotive Technology Professor Tim Dell is thankful for the equipment that will better the education of Pitt State Students …

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Melinda Roelfs takes over as interim registrar

After a long career, registrar Debbie Greve steps away to retirement, but her position will not be filled by an empty suit.  During her 31 years at Pittsburg State University, Greve served in the office of admissions and then worked as the assistant registrar, and eventually the registrar in 2007.  “She’s (Greve) had a great career,” …

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Storm damage reported across campus

Pittsburg State’s campus experienced damage after storms on Monday, May 20. There were no reported injuries.   Several buildings received minor damage including Grubbs hall, Heckert-Wells, the Garfield Weede building, Carnie Smith Stadium, and the Kansas Technology Center. Trees were downed or damaged across campus including a tree that fell near the university lake and …

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Pittsburg community celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Students and community members gathered together to celebrate Eid–al-Fitr, the Festival of Breaking the Fast. The celebration took place from the evening of Monday, June 2 to the evening of Tuesday, June 3.  Eid-al-Fitr is one of two Eids celebrated, both Islamic holidays. The second Eid is Eid-al-Adha, which happens later in the year. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end …

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PSU gives update on funding for higher education

Pittsburg State University conducted a legislative town hall meeting this week in an effort to keep the university community informed on state decisions that may impact campus.  PSU President Steve Scott, chief strategy officer Shawn Naccarato, and legislative liaison Riley Scott hosted the town hall at 2 p.m.  Monday, April 29 in Ballroom C of the Overman Student Center …

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Alpha Phi Alpha brings first ever KLASH event to PSU

Music and dancing filled the hall of the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall as “KLASH: Shimmy like a Kappa & Stroll like an Alpha”, an event hosted by the Gamma Chi Chapter of fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) and the Black Student Association (BSA) took place. The …

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Childhood experience influences graduate’s career

Evan Greenwell will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in nursing this spring 2019 semester, his plan following was influenced by a childhood experience of his. In the seventh grade Greenwell caught fire, leading to a week spent in the Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. This experience led to Greenwell attending …

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