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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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PSU to celebrate culture and diversity

Pittsburg State University students and surrounding community members will have the opportunity to experience the various cultures of Pitt State’s international students. The International Student Association (ISA) will host their annual ‘International Food and Culture Fair’ from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2. at Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center.  “It …

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Legislative update focuses on higher education

PSU President Steve Scott and chief strategy officer Shawn Naccarato led the first 2019 town hall legislative update for Pitt State staff and faculty last week. The pair presented information on the current legislative session and its affects on the university and community.  Scott started the legislative update by discussing how the university decides …

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Kelce College of Business receives a golden standard accreditation 

The Kelce College of Business at Pitt State earned the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (ASSCSB) on its 20th anniversary of earning its first accreditation. The process took five years of extensive evaluation and implementations.   AACSB Accreditations represent the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.   “Getting the AACSB accreditation means a lot for us,” said Paul Grimes, Dean of Kelce College of Business. “It …

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‘Postmodern Jukebox’ jazzes up modern music

The Bicknell Center hosted “hot jazz” and other musical styles in a genre-bending performance by YouTube sensation “Postmodern Jukebox.”  The concert took place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. Postmodern Jukebox, originally formed by pianist Scott Bradlee, is known for recording songs …

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SEK NOW collecting menstrual products for low-income residents

The Southeast Kansas chapter of the National Organization for Women (SEK NOW) is accepting menstrual product donations for their “It’s a Bloody Good Cause” donation drive.  Products will go to support young women in Pittsburg Community Schools USD 250, as well as Wesley House, a local mission that serves the homeless …

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