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Pancakes for a cause

For the 70th year in a row, Kiwanis held their annual pancake feed and holiday market Saturday, Dec 1 at Memorial Auditorium. Attendees gathered in the basement to eat warm pancakes and sausage. That many people takes a large team working together to make it happen. This is a combination of …

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SGA Coverage, Nov. 28

This week’s Student Government Association meeting covered upcoming changes and updates regarding the Axe Library as well as passing two resolutions. The SGA welcomed a guest speaker, Jorge Leon who works for library services. Leon announced that although the basement construction of the library has taken longer than expected, it …

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PSU theatre presents ‘Caught in the One-Act’

Pittsburg State University’s Stage Direction class will put on a series of 30-minute student directed plays called “Theatre Unplugged: Caught in the One-Act” on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of Grubbs Hall.  The plays being performed on Friday are “Mikey Wears Braces” …

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Hefley represents father on ‘American Pickers’

History Channel reality television series “American Pickers” traveled to Southeast Kansas for an episode featuring one of Pitt State’s own. Robert Hefley, professor of physical education, appeared on an “American Pickers” episode, aired Nov. 19, 2018, in representation of his father, Don Hefley, who passed away in early October.  Hefley …

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PSU provost to retire in 2019

Pittsburg State provost Lynette Olson is retiring in June 2019. Olson served in the position for 10 years. She came to Pitt State in 1996 as a department chair, before moving to the dean of Arts and Sciences position.  With each position, Olson said that she learned “more about herself and developed strong leadership skills in …

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GIT department celebrates accreditation

Students, faculty, and alumni of Pittsburg State’s Graphics and Imaging Technologies (GIT) department celebrated their recent accreditation Tuesday afternoon.   The accreditation was issued in September, but members of the department wanted to celebrate the achievement by hosting a special reception Tuesday, Nov. 27.   “Being accredited is not only a great …

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School of Nursing receives grant from Senator Moran

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran announced the awarding of a federal nursing grant to Pittsburg State University’s Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing. Moran made the announcement during a press conference Nov. 19 in McPherson Hall.   The grant will help fund the Advanced Nurse Education Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program at the School of Nursing. This is the …

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Inclement weather delays PSU students returning to campus

As the end of Thanksgiving break approached, many students and faculty needed to begin the journey back to campus after being away for the week. Unfortunately, for many coming from the Kansas City area or other parts of the country, the winter weather caused difficulty on the commute back to …

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Gorilla CEO hosts pitch competition

The Gorilla CEO student chapter hosted a pitch competition on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the Overman Student Center at the Crimson and Gold Ballroom. The pitch competition is the first planned and hosted by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (Gorilla CEO) that strives to promote entrepreneurship among college students and the …

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Jamie McDaniel gives lecture on portrayals of disabilities in film and media

The Tilford Group and the Department of English & Modern Languages hosted Jamie McDaniel, associate professor at Radford University and former PSU professor, who gave a lecture entitled “Adapting Tiny Tim” on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Axe Library.   McDaniel specializes in disability rhetoric across multiple media and spoke about how adaptions of popular novels and films depict how individuals think about people with disabilities. …

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