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PSU Alumni invited to join new book club

Beginning this semester, in a collaboration between the PSU Alumni & Constituent Relations and the Leonard H. Axe Library, a new book club has been formed for Pitt State alumni.   “It’s a book club for alumni, by alumni authors,” said Ruth Monnier, learning outreach librarian and assistant professor.   Monnier helps …

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Pitt State Department of Music welcomes Calmus Vocal Ensemble

Voices filled the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall as the Calmus Vocal Ensemble  performed. The German a cappella quintet performed Friday, Jan. 24 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. as part of  the Solo & Chamber Music Series.  According to Susan Marchant, professor and chair of the Department of Music, …

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Bicknell hosts Best of Broadway: “Finding Neverland”

For one night only, members of the audience could experience Neverland in the halls of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. As part of Pittsburg State University’s Best of Broadway Series, “Finding Neverland” came to Pittsburg on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.  Presented by the Broadway …

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Student Starts Mental Health Philanthropy

A new student philanthropy, “Sigma Saves” was started to spread awareness about mental health and suicide. The philanthropy was started by Mya Houdyshell, a Junior elementary education and special education major.    “I have known a lot of people who have struggled and so I decided that this has become enough and …

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Students invited to Academic Honors Program

As the new semester begins, the deadline for students to apply for the Academic Honors Program is approaching. The deadline for applications for the program is Feb. 3. And must be turned in to Jeanette Davied. Her office is located in the Registrar’s office, Room 103 Russ Hall.  Applications are required by the …

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Goodbye, Collegio

My name is Brianna Morie Price, previous editor-in-chief, and I have worked at The Collegio for three-and-a-half years, though it is time that I say goodbye. I entered as a member of the staff on my first day of freshman year. Within a few months I had worked my way up to an …

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PSU welcomes new international students

For incoming international transfer students, the spring semester started early. The New Student Orientation Program was a three-day event, designed to prepare and welcome international students for their upcoming semester at Pittsburg State University. The orientation is held every semester and is required for every new international student. This semester it …

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Nature Reach given $10,000 Grant for new program

The Nature Reach program was awarded a 10,ooo dollar grant from Evergy in order to start a new kindergarten program. Nature Reach operates through Pitt State’s Biology department in order to provide environmental education, and studies wildlife in the area using Pitt State’s nature reserve.   “We’re an educational outreach program in the biology department. …

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Current Events around the world

North America  Senate adopts impeachment rules  The U.S. Senate has adopted ground rules for President Trump’s impeachment trial. The trial resumed  Wednesday with arguments by prosecution, followed by the defense and questions. President Trump is  charged with abuse of power and obstructing the congressional impeachment inquiry.  Asia   Deadly Virus outbreak …

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Hundreds Gather for Pittsburg Christmas Parade

Hundreds of people lined Broadway Street, on Monday, Dec. 2 for the 40th annual Pittsburg Christmas parade. The parade was put on by the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation which went from 14th to 1st street, lasting about an hour.  Parade entries encouraged all community members to enter a float into …

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