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Spring career day showcases business opportunities for students

Companies near and far attended Spring Career Day, which was designed to help students of all positions in their college career to get a better look at the jobs that are available to them after they graduate.   Spring Career Day was held on Thursday, March 12 in the Plaster Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and was …

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PSU solo and chamber music series presents “Invoke”

A dynamic ensemble of music was presented by “Invoke,” a multi-string quartet that conjured up melodies in McCray Hall.   On Friday, March 13 Pittsburg State University hosted “Invoke,” winner of the Concert Artists Guild International competition.  “They are a classical string quartet that describes itself as being not classical but non-classical,” said Edith Sigler, junior in music performance.  “They play classical music, but they also do …

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Letter from the Editor

Hello Collegio readers.   In light of the recent events regarding the coronavirus, we have decided to make a few changes in our publication.   As I’m sure many of you know, Pittsburg State University has decided to cancel in-class instruction and all university-related events for the rest of the spring semester. As a result of this, we have …

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Campus grapples with pandemic

Since its outbreak, the coronavirus has caused widespread fear and panic among the nation. Conferences are being cancelled, events are being postponed, and universities are canceling classes or suspending in-class instruction.   The virus first appeared in Wuhan, China in December, and since then the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread internationally, and thousands of people …

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Big League Production presents “An American in Paris”

Big league Production, Inc. brought Paris to life in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The Bicknell saw a large crowd of students, faculty, and community members show up to see the popular live action romance musical, “An American in Paris.”   On Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m., the love story of an American soldier who decided to stay back in Paris after the war was portrayed in the form of …

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PSU Hosts 46th Annual Jazz Festival

Music is something that has the power to unite and excite many people. In the case of the Pittsburg State University Jazz Festival, music has been uniting the local community for nearly 50 years now.   The Jazz Festival has been hosted annually at PSU since 1968. This year, the Jazz Festival …

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Grant to establish first nurse practitioner residency in SEK

Rural areas in Southeast Kansas (SEK) face unique health problems that require health care practitioners and providers to accommodate the needs of the area. A new nurse practitioner residency program in SEK is set to begin and will help increase access to healthcare in the region.  Made possible through a grant awarded to …

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Technology center showcases college and career opportunities

A diverse world of possibilities was presented to students who were interested in discovering their path towards a field in technology.  The College of Technology (COT) hosted more than 600 students from 36 schools, 200 of which were from the local middle school, high school and community college on Friday, March 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 …

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Kansas Undergraduate Vocalists Compete in Voice Competition

Competitions take preparation and work from dedicated competitors that participate to see their determination pay off. On Saturday March 7, vocalist took part in the fourth annual “Barbara Rondelli Kansas Statewide Classical Voice Competition.” The event took place from 10 a.m. to 6p.m., in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. During this competition, undergraduate vocalist from the state of Kansas competed …

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Women’s appreciation month honored with empowerment and self-care

Women’s appreciation month is celebrated throughout the month of March by women who gather together in solidarity of one another and to help bring awareness to issues they face within society.   As part of the celebration, the Black Student Association (BSA) partnered with Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) to host women crushing it Wednesday …

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