A visitor to Pittsburg State won’t find all of the classrooms in which students are learning on a campus map. Their classrooms also include Ozark streams.  

A playground. A nature trail on the outskirts of town. 

The educational approach can be summed up easily in three words: the university motto, “By Doing, Learn.”  

It was the premise on which PSU was founded in 1903. 

It’s continued ever since.  

Students speak with enthusiasm about unique projects in which faculty are engaging them. Alumni report that such experiences not only prepared them for their careers, they were an advantage when employers came to recruit. Thumb through the pages of this edition and you’ll notice it’s the common thread.