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Technology students network with companies

College of Technology Students received the opportunity to network with companies and learn more about a variety of job opportunities.   Company Day at the KTC was held Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 17 and 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.   “You can only do so much reading online and a lot of times companies …

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Early flu season causes concern for Pitt State healthcare professionals

For a typical year in the Southeast Kansas area, flu season comes between December and February. However, this year is causing some concerns for healthcare professionals for influenza’s early arrival. These concerns are occurring because there is no explanation for the early arrival of the flu. Healthcare professionals are not sure what this means …

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Nature Reach presents new ambassador hawk

PSU’s Nature Reach program now has a new winged ambassador for its program.   “Harriet” – the 35-year-old Harris’s hawk represented Nature Reach programming throughout the area since 1988, serving for over three decades. Harriet passed away in January as director of the Nature Reach Delia Lister looked to fill the void within the raptor …

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University remembers and honors professor emeritus Carolann Martin

For 24 years, the Southeast Kansas (SEK) Symphony at Pittsburg State was conducted under a single baton, the baton and conducting prowess of Carolann Martin.  On the morning of Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, professor emeritus of cello and bass, and former conductor of the SEK Symphony Carolann Martin died at Via Christi Village. Martin was the conductor and artistic …

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Mark Johnson debuts first book “Powerful Presentations that Connect”

Communication is a way of life for some, and for some, giving a presentation can be nerve wracking, but not for Mark Johnson and his new book, “Powerful Presentations that Connect.”  Mark Johnson has taught at Pittsburg State University for 37 years. He began teaching vocational teachers, and then transitioned into teaching managers and trainers in …

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Alumni gather to celebrate scholarship

Pitt State’s alumni are known for their generous giving and scholarships are no exception to that rule.  Tuesday, Sept 10, 2019, the university hosted its Alumni Scholarship Award Ceremony where, director of alumni and constituent relations Jon Bartlow and vice president of university advancement and president of the PSU Foundation, Kathleen Flanery, recognized recipients.  The Alumni Legacy License Plate Scholarships are …

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Meadowbrook Mall hosts first healthy relationship fair

Everyone has relationships, whether that be friendships, familial relationships, or work relationships. Knowing how to have a healthy relationship and how to keep it healthy is a major contributor in keeping those relationships.   On Sept. 7, different organizations from all over Pittsburg set up booths in the Meadowbrook Mall to promote healthy …

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SGA Meeting summary 9-11-2019

At SGA meeting this week, Director of University Police Department Stu Hite discussed an idea of a new project called “Campus Eye,” which is an-app that is currently being evaluated for students, faculty, and staff to have on their phones and utilize as another way of contacting university police for safety concerns as well as reporting any facilities issues to our physical plant and appropriate departments …

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Pittsburg paints the town red

In leading up to Pitt State’s opening home football game, the city of Pittsburg and Pitt State are celebrating with Paint the Town Red. This week, community members and students, staff and faculty, alike will paint the town red and gold to this year’s theme “Gus’ Excellent Adventure.”  Paint the …

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