Archives for October 2, 2014

Custodial Workers Day is today

Custodians are the workers in the background or behind-the-scenes who strive to provide a safe, healthy, clean and wholesome educational environment for the students, faculty and staff of Missouri S&T. Take a moment today and to let the staff know their efforts are appreciated. If you are a custodial worker, happy Custodial Workers Day.

Ebola travel advisory update

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States on Sept. 30 in Dallas, Texas. Student health would like to remind faculty, staff and students that a travel advisory remains in place for all nonessential travel to West Africa. If you have plans to travel to this region, please review the Ebola Fact Sheet found on the student health website. Check for additional updates at

Part of Area F to close Oct. 4

The northern portion of Area F Lot 1 will be closed Saturday, Oct. 4, for sealing and painting. Please use the exit to enter the lot and use caution while in the lot. As soon as the work is complete, it will fully reopen.

Missouri S&T surplus sale is Oct. 3

Missouri S&T’s surplus property will have a public sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the surplus warehouse, located at 301 N. Bishop Ave. This is a “garage sale” type sale and all items will be priced.

S&T attends ASEE Midwest Conference

The 2014 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Midwest Conference was held Sept. 24-26 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The Missouri S&T attendees were Drs. Rohit Dua, Steve Watkins, Christi Patton Luks, Amardeep Kaur, Stuart Baur, Semih Yildirim, Douglas Carroll, Matt Pierson and Bob Egbert. Missouri S&T was recognized with the Faculty-Mile Award for attendance at the conference.

HR offers computer access for benefits

Don’t have computer access for the upcoming annual benefits enrollment or just need someone to give you a little extra help? Human resource services, affirmative action and diversity and inclusion has arranged to have a computer lab available for employees during annual benefits enrollment 7 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 20, and Monday, Oct. 27, in Room 105 Centennial Hall. No appointment is necessary and computers will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Curators’ Teaching Summit continues

The second part of the fall 2014 Curators’ Teaching Summit, titled “Great Expectations: Bridging the Gap Between Instructor and Student Expectations,” continues at noon Monday, Oct. 13, in the Missouri-Ozark Room. All instructors are invited to attend.

Office relocations keep ZIP Codes

The mailroom would like to remind departments that move to a new location that they keep their four-digit extension on the 65409-XXXX ZIP Code model. New departments must contact the mailroom to be assigned a new ZIP Code. Departments keep their numbers no matter where they move. For more information, contact Mary Hodge at 341-4448.

Health educator open forums set

The campus community is invited to attend open forums for three candidates for the new health educator position. Information on the times, dates and locations of the presentations are as follows:

Library book sale is Oct. 8

Curtis Laws Wilson Library will hold a book sale 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the lobby of the library. Paperbacks will be $1 and hard covers will be $2. The library will also sell folio maps for $4. Come in and check out hundreds of items at unbeatable prices.