Archives for December 12, 2016

Emerson Hall closed until further notice, emergency-only access available

Emerson Hall will close at 4:30 p.m. today, Monday, Dec. 12, and remain closed until further notice, following a fire on the roof of the structure on Thursday, Dec. 8. A timeline for repairs and re-opening the building will be announced once the details are determined. Investigators are on site evaluating the damage.

Relocated exam locations posted on registrar’s website

Emerson Hall will remain closed until further notice, following a fire on the roof of the structure on Thursday, Dec. 8. The registrar’s office has rescheduled exams previously scheduled in Emerson Hall on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. Get details of room changes on the registrar’s website. The staff is working to reschedule finals for the remainder of the week. All final exam room changes will be posted on the registrar’s website, For additional information regarding parking and office space availability for displaced employees, visit You can also view the aftermath of the Emerson Hall fire in a short video.

41 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, see pictures online

Forty-one Missouri S&T faculty members received the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015-16. The winners were recognized at a ceremony Dec. 5 on campus. Check out photos on Missouri S&T’s Flickr account. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations. Congratulations to the following individuals selected for awards:

Instructional practices and teaching climate survey reports available

Results from a National Science Foundation project involving teaching at universities focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are now available online. The goal of the study was to get baseline information about teaching climate and practices at S&T to measure the efficacy of new teaching resources as they are being introduced to campus.

Miner Card ID office to reopen Jan. 3

The Miner Card ID office will be closed during winter break from Monday, Dec. 19, to Monday, Jan. 2. The office will re-open Tuesday, Jan. 3. Please contact Kayla Klossner-Thompson, assistant director of student success programs, at 341-4996 with questions.