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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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Sodexo worker spreads positivity

For some Pitt State students, entering the Gibson Dining Hall for breakfast and lunch adds a positive aspect to their day as they are greeted by name and asked how their day is going by cashier Sharon Lipham.  Lipham has worked at the Gibson Dining Hall since August 2018 and is known …

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Students get swingy at dance minor workshop

The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts was home to a swing dance workshop, hosted by the PSU dance minor. Following the dance minor’s previous hip-hop workshop, the swing dance workshop featured 627 Stomp to teach jazz-style swing dance.  The swing workshop took place Thursday, April 25 with four instructors from …

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Bicknell Center celebrates rehearsal room completion

The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, a standing structure of musical performances and enrichment, is now complete.  University students, faculty and staff, and Pittsburg community members came together Wednesday, April 24 in the newly completed rehearsal room at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate the new and last addition to the …

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Symphony and choirs commemorate WWI

The Southeast Kansas (SEK) Symphony Orchestra performed their final performance of the semester this past weekend. The performance featured a commemoration of World War I.  Sunday, April 28 featured the SEK Symphony Orchestra’s performance “Morning Heroes,” which marked their finale for the spring 2019 semester. The performance began at 7:30 …

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PSU hosts KMOM dental clinic

Nearly 100 Pittsburg community members camped outside the Robert W. Plaster Center on Thursday as they waited for free dental care provided by Kansas Mission of Mercy (KMOM).  The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation (KDCF) hosted the eighteenth Kansas Mission of Mercy dental clinic Friday and Saturday, which began at 5:30 a.m. both days. The …

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Students, community present artwork at Artwalk

Pittsburg’s biannual Artwalk took place this past weekend, featuring community and student artwork. Booths, animals, art, music, food, and community members filled Pittsburg’s downtown for the spring Artwalk.  The Artwalk took place Friday, April 26, at which students and the community alike had the opportunity to present their various works. Booths set up through downtown, …

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