Archives for November 2016

Flags at half-staff Thursday, Dec. 1

By order of Gov. Jay Nixon, all flags at all state and government facilities will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday, Dec. 1, in honor of Judge Richard B. Teitelman. A Missouri Supreme Court judge, Teitelman died Nov. 29. Funeral services will be held Dec. 1.

Meet incoming UM President Choi

The campus community is invited to meet Dr. Mun Y. Choi, incoming president of the University of Missouri System, during an open forum at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall. Choi will meet with faculty, staff and students throughout the day.

Faculty First Friday set for Dec. 2

The next Faculty First Friday lunch will be held noon-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Hasselmann Alumni House. It will be the final Faculty First Friday of the semester. The informal event provides faculty an opportunity to network and share ideas with colleagues and university leaders. Participants should bring their lunch, and the chancellor’s office will provide drinks and desserts.

Spend tonight stargazing

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 10 p.m. tonight, Monday, Nov. 28, for viewing the Great Orion Nebula. The viewing is free and no reservations are required. The sky must be clear for observing. The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica, north of McNutt Hall and west of St. Patrick’s Lane.

Thankful miners: Students share their gratitude in video

What one person has been the positive influence of your life? In a new video, 10 Missouri S&T students talk about the faculty, staff and fellow students who were there for them when they needed direction or inspiration. Watch the video.

IT Help Desk to close temporarily Dec. 1

Missouri S&T’s IT Help Desk will be closed 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, to allow employees to attend training. For assistance, please call the IT Help Desk at 341-4357 (HELP) and leave a message or submit an online ticket.

Lavender graduation ceremony set for Dec. 2

Join the Missouri S&T Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Asexual and Ally Advisory Board on Friday, Dec. 2, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. The ceremony will honor leaders and graduating seniors who have demonstrated dedicated service to creating a more inclusive campus community for LGBTQIA community members. The event will begin with a reception at 4:30 p.m. and conclude with a brief ceremony at 5 p.m.

Free yoga class planned Dec. 7

Ever wanted to try yoga? Are you an avid yogi or yogini? Come release your end-of-semester stress with yoga led by a professional instructor at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in St. Pat’s A Ballroom of the Havener Center.

Informational session planned on leadership learning opportunities

The leadership and cultural programs staff is gearing up for the emerging leaders institute and organizational leaders institute. For more information about these leadership programs, please attend an information session noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Carver Room of the Havener Center and enjoy a complimentary lunch.

S&T Student Emergency Fund helps students

The S&T Student Emergency Fund has been created by counseling, disability, support and student wellness (CDSW). This fund assists S&T students by providing financial support with unexpected emergency expenses that greatly affect their lives, including their ability to be successful academically. The financial support from this fund allows students to have their needs met and continue their education. Funds may be used for situations including medical care or prescriptions, groceries or essential academic expenses.