Research, Grants and Innovation


Materials Sciences

 

 

The first three students to graduate from a unique new program at Pittsburg State University are celebrating that milestone this month, with an eye toward careers that are in high demand and that pay above-average starting salaries. 
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Comm Awards

 

 

Pittsburg State University students majoring in communication as part of the Media Production program captured first place in the nation for their live sports broadcast of the game.
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Hawk Evergy Grant




A $10,000 grant award from Evergy to Pittsburg State University’s Nature Reach program will help fund the Raptor Ambassadors Improved Housing project built by the Westar Green Team in 2007 and 2011.
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Dental School




Graduates of Pittsburg State University who are pursuing a career in dentistry will be able to complete their degrees in fewer years and do so closer to home, thanks to a new partner program agreement with Kansas City University.
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Skunks




For a second year, Pittsburg State University students are collecting data for a national project by the Smithsonian Institution that will paint a picture of the diversity of mammal life across the U.S.
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polymer2



A three-year, $2.39 million grant awarded to the Kansas Polymer Research Center at Pittsburg State University
is aimed at developing new technologies that would diversify the regional workforce, support business
relocations and start-ups, and result in new career opportunities.
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Aquaponics




As the heat index hovered in the mid-90s in August, PSU students built a greenhouse for Southeast High School, applying what they have been learning in their degree programs.  
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CAS Moving Forward




The College of Arts and Sciences is working through the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for the upcoming fall semester.
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High School Research Students




Area high school students spend the summer doing scientific research in plastics and polymer chemistry at Pittsburg State University.
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NP Residency 1




In June 2020, the first nurse practitioner residency program began under the direction of the Irene Ransom School of Nursing. The collaboration is funded by a $2.3 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
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