Archives for December 1, 2016

FLSA changes effective today

Changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for the University of Missouri are effective today, Thursday, Dec. 1. More information will be coming soon from the University of Missouri System. The Fair Labor Standards Act is a federal law that establishes the federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and child labor standards. In May, the U.S. Department of Labor announced changes to the FLSA.

President designate Choi visits campus, see pictures online

The campus community welcomed incoming University of Missouri System President Mun Y. Choi to Missouri S&T yesterday, Nov. 30. He toured campus and met with faculty, staff, students – and even Joe Miner — throughout the day. Check out photos on Missouri S&T’s flickr account.

Filming of ‘active shooter’ video planned Dec. 4

Missouri S&T’s Police Department, in conjunction with the S&T marketing and communications department, will film an instructional video at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Engineering Management Building. If you are in the building at this time, you may hear a commotion and see a camera crew.

Faculty First Friday set for Dec. 2

Faculty are invited to a “Faculty First Friday lunch” noon-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Hasselmann Alumni House. At the informal event, faculty can network and share ideas with colleagues and university leaders. Participants should bring their lunch, and the chancellor’s office will provide drinks and desserts.

Student success coach applications due Dec. 9

The Burns & McDonnell Student Success Center is hiring student success coaches. The application deadline has been extended to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. The staff is looking for responsible team players who enjoy planning and executing programs, are knowledgeable about campus resources and are passionate about helping students. If you know students who exhibit these qualities and skills, please contact Darian Johnson Potts, student support specialist. Applications are available in Room 198 Toomey Hall.

United Way of Phelps County still needs our help

The S&T campaign for the United Way began in late October and is ongoing. United Way of Phelps County raises money for emergency food and shelter, child abuse and neglect prevention, youth character development, senior citizen nutrition, community health care and many other services in the county.

December issue of Student Health 101 Advocate available

The December issue of Student Health 101 Advocate is available for Missouri S&T faculty and staff members. In this month’s student issue, you’ll find:

‘Beard Off’ planned Dec. 4

The Gamma Gamma Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity and Missouri S&T Optimists are teaming up with the Missouri S&T Police Department to host a “Beard Off” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. Beards will be judged and prizes will be awarded.