Archives for December 22, 2016

Video reflects on 2016, one second each day

Videographer Terry Barner captured one-second moments of each academic day in 2016 to create a year-in-review video. Did you make a cameo appearance? Check out the video to see how many people and activities you recognize.

Traveling trophy goes to Butler-Carlton Hall

Employees at Butler-Carlton Hall donated 271 items for food and toy drives in November, giving the highest number at an S&T building and garnering a traveling trophy. Staff Council members collected the donations throughout campus and delivered them to Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise (GRACE) for those in need. Beth Abner, human resources representative and chair of Staff Council, presented Darlene Turner, administrative associate, with the traveling trophy for Butler-Carlton Hall.

Water on at Schrenk Hall, compressed air outage planned next week

Following a planned water outage at Schrenk Hall that began Dec. 19, water was turned back on Dec. 21 and is available throughout the building. There will be no de-ionized water, gas or compressed air available in both wings of Schrenk Hall from Tuesday, Dec. 27, to Friday, Dec. 30. For questions, please contact Ron Boggs, senior construction project manager, at 308-7066.

Provost’s office thanks commencement committee

Nearly 800 degrees were conferred to Missouri S&T undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students at two ceremonies Dec. 17. “Thank you to Krista Chambers and the Commencement Committee for all their hard work to make the events run smoothly,” says Dr. Robert Marley, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Check out corporate relations newsletter

The latest issue of the corporate relations newsletter provides a recap of S&T’s first Industry Day, describes the Center for Sustainability (formerly the office of sustainable energy and environmental engagement, or OSE3) and introduces corporate relations staff. Read the issue online. You can also sign up to receive the newsletter.

eConnection moves to winter break schedule

The employee eConnection for faculty and staff will move to its winter break schedule starting Wednesday, Dec. 28. During this period, eConnection will be sent weekly on Wednesdays. The eConnection will return to its regular schedule of Mondays and Thursdays on Monday, Jan. 23. Please continue to submit entries to eConnection and remember to add your event notices to the campus calendar.

Volunteer on Jan. 16, earn wellness incentive points

Volunteer during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 16, and earn 10 points for the University of Missouri System’s 2017 Wellness Incentive. Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in service projects throughout the local community 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and attend a celebration lunch 1-2 p.m. on campus. Register to participate by Monday, Jan. 2.

Holiday closings announced

The following offices and centers will be closed during the holidays, as noted: The Miner Card ID office closed Monday, Dec. 19. The office will re-open Tuesday, Jan. 3. The graduate studies office will be closed from Friday, Dec. 23, to Monday, Dec. 26. The Energy Research and Development Center (ERDC) will be closed from […]