Home / News (page 4)

News

ROTC hosts seventh annual Gorilla Dash 5K

Mud, obstacles, and comradery were all things to be expected in this years’ Gorilla Dash 5k.   Arranged by Pittsburg State University’s ROTC, the seventh annual Gorilla Dash took place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20 at the Baja location, East Centennial Drive.  The obstacle course was in honor of Sergent First Class (SFC) Forrest …

Read More »

PSU students join with Wesley House to raise funds for ID maker

Students in a “Writing for Nonprofits” class taught by Jessica Jorgenson–Borchert, assistant professor of English, have been working with Wesley House to raise funds to purchase an ID maker.   Borchert first connected with Wesley House at the beginning of the semester to inquire about a fundraising collaboration between the class and the organization. She said …

Read More »

Author reads fiction, depicts fatherhood

The Distinguished Visiting Writer’s Series hosted their final visiting writer for the spring semester last Thursday. Michael Czyniejewski visited Pittsburg State Thursday, April 18 to read his fictional short stories.  Czyniejewski read stories that he called “dad stuff,” depicting his life as a father. He has published two books with short stories called …

Read More »

Bicknell Family Center hosts ‘Diversity of Happiness’ gallery

Pittsburg State University Students Audry Elmore and Louise Duchange have worked to create a series of photographs and quotes to portray the ‘Diversity of Happiness’.  Viewing of the series took place April 15 through April 19 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts in the gallery.   “I wanted to portray women of any race, class, and sexual orientation …

Read More »

Axe Library hosts fifth annual Spring Book Sale

The Leonard H. Axe Library held its fifth annual Spring Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 18. The sale took place inside the library, with three tables on the ground level filled with books and more tables on the first floor.   Jorge A. Leon, learning and outreach librarian, was in charge of organizing the …

Read More »

Earth Day celebrated in the Oval

Pitt State’s Students for Sustainability organized an Earth Day celebration that took place in the Oval Monday. The celebration was an Earth Day Expo, featuring student organizations and groups from the Pittsburg community.  The Earth Day Expo included various groups with informational handouts and posters to other activities like bicycles …

Read More »

Pitt State Theatre to perform “The House of Blue Leaves”

In today’s age of social media and love of celebrity, PSU Theatre brings a show that reflects on a life obsessed with fame.  Written by playwright John Guare, “The House of Blue Leaves” is a dark comedy that focuses on Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper dreaming of becoming a Hollywood songwriter, his …

Read More »

PSU’s Big Event continues annual community service

Roughly 500 students gathered to perform outdoor chores for nearly 100 homes across Pittsburg and Frontenac for Pitt State’s 16th annual Big Event.  The event began at 9:30 a.m. in the Weede Physical Education Building Saturday, April 14, where University President Steve Scott addressed and thanked the students before they were given their …

Read More »

PSU prepares transfer students for future semesters

Pitt State welcomed future students with an orientation geared towards helping them prepare for their upcoming semesters as transfer students.   The Transfer Pitt State CARES was held from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16. The program began in the morning in the ballrooms of the …

Read More »