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Latest News at PSU

PSU Announces Outstanding Alumni

Matt Frankenbery (BSEd '94), Rebecca VanTassel Light (BBA '93, MBA '94), Amy Trowbridge-Yates (BA '01), and Kimberly Young (BS '97) to be honored during Homecoming week with the 2019 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award, named for Emeritus Director of Alumni Relations Kenneth K. Bateman.

Plastics Engineering Tech Celebrates 50 Years

City leaders, alumni, faculty, staff, and industry representatives gathered at the Kansas Technology Center to celebrate the program's 50th birthday with an eye to the future. They marked the milestone with a proclamation by Pittsburg Mayor Patrick O’Bryan

Community Celebrates Completion of Block22: ‘A Once-in-a-Lifetime Kind of Thing’

A decade ago, the future of Pittsburg’s arterial intersection, Fourth and Broadway, was uncertain. Fast forward a few years and the future is no longer uncertainIt's humming with activity, new businesses have opened, and PSU students live and work there.

Daydreams of Axe Library Renovation Become Reality for PSU Graduate

Matt Dennett admits that when he was a student, he daydreamed a bit while working at Axe Library. “One of my classes was furniture design, and as I learned, I realized the furniture and the finishings at Axe were outdated,” he said. “I’d sit there and daydream a little about how it could be redesigned. I could picture how it would look.” 

Good Apple Award Nominations Now Open

Each year at Apple Day, we recognize an outstanding recent graduate as a “Good Apple” who has made an impact in his/her career field or community. Nominees must have received a bachelor's degree from PSU between May 2014-May 2019.

Pitts Family Chosen as 2019 Honorary Family

When senior Katy Pitts graduates May 2020 with her nursing degree, it technically will be her second time across the stage; her first time was when her mother, Kim Pitts, was pregnant and walking across the stage to receive her own degree.

World-Renowned Musicians to Perform at 11th Annual Midwest Trumpet Festival

Trumpet players of the highest caliber will come to PSU the first weekend in October to educate middle school, high school, university students, and professionals, and to perform.

Upcoming Alumni Events

October 1

Kansas City Gorilla Gathering Lunch

October 5

GorillaFest & Football vs. Lincoln

October 8

Bartlesville Gorilla Gathering Dinner

October 10

SOLD OUT: Crawford Co. After Hours Gorilla Gathering

October 11

PSU vs. NWMSU Gorilla Gathering Kick-Off

October 17-19

Student Government Association Reunion

October 18

Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award Reception & Taste of Pittsburg

October 19

October 22

Grove Gorilla Gathering Dinner

October 29

Labette Co. Gorilla Gathering Dinner

November 5

Wichita Gorilla Gathering Lunch

November 5

Wichita Travel Show

November 11

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 12

Montgomery Co. Gorilla Gathering Dinner

November 14

Tulsa Gorilla Gathering Dinner

Gorilla License Plate
Show your Gorilla Pride! Invest in a license plate and support future Gorillas! Available in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.

Taste of Pittsburg

Kick-off Homecoming weekend at Taste of Pittsburg. Your one-stop-shop for your favorite Pittsburg eats and treats! New this year - beer & wine tasting with Pairott Head Liquor!
Friday, October 18th at 6:00 pm in the Overman Student Center

Homecoming 2019

Join us for Homecoming October 14th-19th! 

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