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PSU senior projects are helping the community in big ways

For her senior project in social work, PSU student Brenna Forbes is collecting nonperishable food items and monetary donations for Westside Elementary school.   Forbes has known for a while that she wanted to help Westside Elementary school.   “So, it was at the beginning of the semester when I thought of …

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Axe Library offers Earth Day Virtual Challenge

 Nationally observed on April 22, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day. To raise awareness and get the community involved, Pittsburg State University’s Library Services has issued the “2020 Earth Week Virtual Challenge.” The challenge started Saturday, April 18, and will run through Saturday, April 25.  …

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KCOB awards 158 scholarships to students

Scholarships are a great resource for students to help them financially in their college careers. Each year every department awards student scholarship based from certain criteria they meet.   The Kelce College of Business (KCOB) awards over a million dollars each year to students in their department. Originally, the annual scholarship award ceremony …

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How to stand out to employers

When applying for jobs, it’s important to make yourself stand out. There are going to be other candidates and an employer is going to be looking for someone that is memorable and demonstrates the skills they want in their company or business. Here are a couple of ways that could …

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PSU student employee of the year announced, winner of statewide award

Each year, Pittsburg State University’s Office of Career Services announces their choice for the annual Student Employee of the Year award in an awards ceremony. The winner was chosen from the top 20 students nominated by their department.  “Our students make such a difference every day on our campus and it’s so important …

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PSU student collects food, raises money for Arma food pantry

People all over the world have had to make significant adjustments to their lives due to COVID-19. For Pitt State student Mackenzie Spaulding, senior in social work, these adjustments mainly affected her senior project in social work.   Spaulding is fundraising for Arma’s new food pantry and is collecting dry pasta, …

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Student raising money for Henry’s Haul

Every year, Children’s Mercy serves hundreds of thousands of children. In 2019 alone, they served over 500,000 children. Henry’s Haul began in August of 2013 and they provide toy cars to children at Children’s Mercy. The organization was founded by the parents of Henry, who had leukemia and passed away …

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