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SGA hosts Student Leadership Conference for high school students

Around 200 students from area high school visited the jungle last Friday to learn leadership and organizational skills. Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the PSU Student Leadership Conference along with members of the Gorilla Activities Board (GAB).  All sessions were held in the Overman Student Center, and the event lasted from …

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Midwest Regional Ballet and SVP educate through dance

The Midwest Regional Ballet performed in a new venue with a program dedicated to education on violence.  Sponsored by Students for Violence Prevention (SVP), Midwest Regional Ballet (MRB) Company and School performed at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. The program called the …

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Kelce Planetarium show scopes out galaxies

Pitt State students and Pittsburg community members had the opportunity to explore outer-space through the view of the Hubble Telescope. The L. Russell Kelce Planetarium hosted “Hubble Vision:2” at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26. The program was an hour long and focused on the discoveries made by the Hubble telescope and exploring galaxies.   …

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Students’ senior project assists handicapped

Seven mechanical and manufacturing engineering technology seniors are going in a new direction with their senior project this year. The group is creating a design that will provide an experience of a lifetime to those who are handicap.  Seniors Mitchell Yeomans—project lead—Joshua Alstatt, Ayman Alsunay, Trey Byrne, Adam Fogle, Nick Haynes, and Devin Lynn have worked since the …

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PSU strings present solo strings concert

The PSU High String and Low String studios combined for a concert entitled “No Strings Attached.”  Under the direction of Raul Munguia, professor of violin and viola, and Sunnat Ibrahim, professor of cello and double bass, students taking lessons in violin, viola, cello, and double bass and community members performed a concert …

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Pitt State celebrates Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in Chinese culture is considered the most important time of the year. Rooted in traditions and customs passed down through the ages, the celebration lasts for 15 days and is full of family, food, and good fortune. This celebration was presented by the Chinese and Taiwanese Student Associations and began at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb 15. at Pius X Catholic Student Center.  “The …

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Indian Student Association shares traditions with PSU

The Indian Student Association hosted a henna tattoo event from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Overman Student Center. Henna is a traditional tattoo for women than can be involved in many occasions including engagements, weddings, and festivals.  “Henna is a tradition from back home (India)… Indian weddings have special henna function where henna is painted over brides to celebrate the …

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PSU art organizations hold silent auction and workshops

The Pitt State department of art partnered with the University Art Association (UAA), and Kappa Phi International Art Honor Society to host a silent art auction and various art workshops from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Sunflower Room of the Overman Student Center. All proceeds went towards the …

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