RSVP to attend symposium by Sept. 26

The deadline to RSVP for the 2014 Service Learning Symposium is Friday, Sept. 26. The original notice, published in the Sept. 18 eConnection, contained the incorrect deadline. The symposium will be held 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center. Please RSVP to Dedie Wilson by Sept. 26. More information on the symposium can be found online.

The symposium on service learning is a chance for the University of Missouri System and community partners to come together to learn what each is working to achieve and to build strong relationships. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Deborah Hume, associate teaching professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Hume is a founding member of the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition and faculty advisor for the student group MU Stop Traffic.

S&T to test alert system Sept. 24

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 24. The test will include a text message to students and employees saying, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification … [Continue reading]

ID Office closes temporarily

The ID office in Centennial Hall is experiencing technical difficulties and will be closed until further notice. … [Continue reading]

Student life open forum canceled

The open forum for Debra Anderson, candidate for director of student life, is canceled. Her open forum was scheduled to be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 18). … [Continue reading]

New structure streamlines academic functions

A new structure for functions previously administered through the vice provost for academic affairs’ office will take effect Monday, Sept. 22, and will provide a streamlined approach to a variety of academic and faculty support services. The changes … [Continue reading]

Water outage in Norwood and Parker

There will be a water outage in Norwood Hall and Parker Hall starting at 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 18) to allow for necessary repairs. For more information, call Mike Amick at 341-4252. … [Continue reading]

Benefits enrollment one-on-ones

Annual benefits enrollment is just around the corner, Oct. 20-31. Eligible employees must actively make a choice this year, even if they are not currently enrolled in medical benefits. Human resources has scheduled town hall meetings and department … [Continue reading]

Crime stats available on S&T Police website

The Missouri S&T Police Department’s annual Campus Crime and Fire Safety Report is posted on the department’s website at police.mst.edu/annualclery. … [Continue reading]

Non-tenure-track faculty event

All non-tenure-track faculty are invited to a discussion titled “The Role of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty on Campus” 3-4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in St. Pat's Ballroom C of the Havener Center. … [Continue reading]

Computer science hosts seminar

The campus community is invited to attend a lecture titled “Challenges for Machine-to-Machine Communication and the Internet of Things for Smart City Services,” by Dr. Dirk Pesch, head of the Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research at the Cork … [Continue reading]