Archives for August 3, 2016

Passing of Dr. Roman Dwilewicz

Dr. Roman J. Dwilewicz, professor of mathematics and statistics at S&T, died on Friday, July 29. Visitation will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Null and Son Funeral Home, located at 1010 Kingshighway in Rolla. A funeral service will follow the visitation, conducted by Rev. David Veit, pastor of Saint Patrick’s Catholic Parish.

Melanie Mormile named associate provost of faculty affairs

Dr. Melanie Mormile, professor of biological sciences, was appointed associate provost of faculty affairs in July. In her newly expanded role, Mormile will continue to assist the provost’s office with faculty and workload assignment, promotion and tenure policy, and other matters in faculty affairs. She also will represent Provost Robert Marley on various committees and at events, including working directly with academic affairs officials at the University of Missouri System and on other UM campuses.

International student welcome picnic Aug. 11

International and cultural affairs invites all new and current international students and faculty and staff to participate in the annual New International Student Welcome Picnic 2:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Schuman Park’s lower pavilion, located between Oak and 14th streets. Help extend a warm welcome to recently arrived international students. Make new friends and […]

Submit an entry to the New Faculty Handbook

Does your organization interact with new faculty? Would new faculty benefit from the services provided by your group? Do you have information that would help new faculty as they start their careers at Missouri S&T? If so, please submit an entry for the New Faculty Handbook for the 2016-17 academic year. The New Faculty Handbook […]

Teaching partners program can help improve classroom effectiveness

The Teaching Partners program brings together instructors who want to improve their effectiveness in the classroom with experienced colleagues who offer confidential assistance and expertise. Schedule a time for fall observation today by going to the Teaching Partners webpage and completing a brief online form. The program consists of at least one peer observation of teaching during the semester and can be used to improve interaction with students, communication style, use of technology or to troubleshoot other classroom issues. For more information, contact Diane Hagni or Angie Hammons.

Windows 10 standard on select new Dell laptops

Select models of Dell laptops purchased through the information technology (IT) asset management process will now come with Windows 10 as a standard build. Models include: Dell Latitude E5470, Latitude E5570, Latitude E7270 Ultra Book, Latitude E7470 Ultra Book, and Latitude 2 in 1 7275 tablet. IT is working on a Windows 10 build for desktop models and will notify campus when it is available.

Last 2016 PRO session is Aug. 13

The final Preview, Registration and Orientation (PRO) session for 2016 will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Havener Center. Incoming students will learn about student life, take the math placement exams, meet with their S&T advisor and register for fall classes. After attending PRO, new students will participate in Opening Week activities to prepare for the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 22. For more information, email

New student transfer transition Aug. 18

Transfer Transition, an orientation day for new transfer students, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. New transfer students will participate in a project and competition, meet faculty and staff from their departments and learn about S&T campus life. Help welcome these students when they visit your office. The day will conclude with a recognition dinner sponsored by Union Pacific. If you would like to attend or would like additional information, contact Kayla Klossner-Thompson at 341-4996.