PSU President Dr. Steve Scott

The start of a new year is always a quiet time around both the city of Pittsburg, Kansas and Pittsburg State University. Students return home to enjoy their winter break, celebrate Christmas, New Years and gear up for the Spring semester which begins on Tuesday January 21, 2020. The work continues though for the administration …

Black History Month Celebration At Joplin Public Library

The month of February in the US is well known for being Black History Month, but did you know that the month long remembrance that reflect s back on the important people and events of the African diaspora has roots that date back to 1926? The week was chosen because it coincided with the birthday …

The Horszowski Trio performs in Joplin

Making their second appearance in the past five years in Joplin the Horszowski Trio will be performing on Thursday February 22, 2020 at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. The concert, which is being hosted by ProMusica Joplin starts at 7:00 pm is open to the public although donations will be accepted. Since the group formed …

Imagine Pittsburg 2030

Residents of Pittsburg will have an opportunity to have their voices heard at the next Imagine Pittsburg 2030 Community Conversation taking place on Thursday February 27 at Butler’s Quarters, at 513 North Broadway, in Pittsburg. The event starts at 6 pm. The steering committee for IP 2030 was established now over a decade ago to provide …

Missouri Citizens Day for the Arts 2020 with Emily Frankoski

Southwest Missouri has a vibrant and growing arts community as there are countless events that organizations host year around throughout the area. From the Spiva Center for the Arts in downtown Joplin, to the events hosted by the Neosho Arts Council including Art Con scheduled to take place Saturday, February 8th. Also, art exhibits at …

Jomo Restaurant Week 2020 with Monica Burlingame

According to the non-profit Feeding America there were 38 million people living in poverty across the United States in 2019. 37 million of those people also struggle with hunger and 11 million of those are children. Also, children are the most vulnerable group of Americans to face food insecurity. Locally, Crosslines Pantry in Joplin collects …

Joe Firman, Director of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

2019 was a banner year for the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The facility celebrated its 5th-anniversary in early December and hosted countless events from the Best of Broadway to the Pittsburg State Jazz Festival and former Secretary of State Condeleezza Rice. This year is scheduled to be another busy year at the center …

How To Spot Fake News With PSU’s Jorge Leon

Today, media surrounds us everywhere we turn. From the local news, or watching a show on Netflix, to checking your Facebook Feed or making a new TikTok video. Or listening to Spotify while your working out or maybe catching with up with the news from NPR on KRPS. A lot has changed in just the …

German Vocal Ensemble Calmus To Perform At Pittsburg State

The German vocal ensemble Calmus has been performing both across Europe and North America for over 20-years but the group will be making it’s first visit to Southeast Kansas later this week. The 5-person vocal ensemble is the 4th group to perform as part of the 2019-2020 Pittsburg State Chamber and Solo Music Series taking …

Jim Heaney of the George Washington Carver National Monument

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri is one of the must visit destinations in the Four States. Open 7-days a week year-round the site is located just off of Interstate-44, down a couple of two-lane roads and is free to the public. If you love the outdoors and learning then the Carver …