Emerson breezeway to close temporarily June 22

The breezeway at Emerson Hall will be closed Thursday, June 22. Individuals will not be able to walk through the breezeway, located between the east and west sides of the building. Crews will be removing stones from the roof during this time as part of fire cleanup. The walkway will reopen Friday, June 23.

Parking lot near Emerson Hall to close temporarily

Parking Area L Lot 5 near Emerson Hall will be closed Sunday, June 25, through Tuesday, June 27. Employees who normally park in Lot 5 may park in any of the other L areas. For more information, please contact the parking office at 341-4303.

Leave your computer on this weekend for updates

Windows critical updates will occur 2-6 a.m. Saturday, June 24. Please leave your computer powered on during the weekend and connected to the S&T network. Save your files and close applications because your computer will reboot during the update. For questions, please contact the IT Help Desk at 341-4357 (HELP), visit the help desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submit an online ticket to http://help.mst.edu.

Drop by library to see summer art exhibit

The Summer 2017 Student Art in the Library Exhibit is now open and will be displayed through August in the second floor exhibit space of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. The exhibit features the collected works of geology and physics major Lindi Oyler, titled “The Improbabilities of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics,” and half of a sculptural work resulting from a collaboration between Missouri S&T and Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Staff Council establishes scholarship program for employees

Missouri S&T’s Staff Council recently created a scholarship program that will assist staff members who are furthering their education. Through the program, full-time S&T employees enrolled in at least one class at Missouri S&T or another University of Missouri System campus can apply for a $250 scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded twice each year, for the spring and fall semesters.

Retirement reception planned for Gewinner, Shelton

Join the registrar’s office in thanking two employees for their contributions to Missouri S&T at a retirement reception 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 29, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Drop by to congratulate Kim Gewinner, enrollment services specialist, and Lynn Shelton, database services assistant, on their retirement.

Notice of student death

Missouri S&T student Drew Bischoff, a senior in computer engineering from Fenton, Missouri, died June 13. He was 22. Friends can share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com.

Competing for research funding? Guest speaker to present on topic

Dr. Yongfeng Lu, the Lott Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will present “How to Secure Research Funding in a Competitive Environment” 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, in Room 140 Toomey Hall. Pizza will be served at 12:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

RESPOND training to be held June 22

Counseling, disability support, and student wellness (CDSW) will present a University of Missouri System-licensed program, RESPOND, to train students, faculty and staff on how to recognize and provide initial assistance to people with mental health concerns. Please save the date for the all-day workshop, which will be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center.

Blood drive planned next week

Staff Council will sponsor a “Hometown Heroes Save Lives” blood drive 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, in St. Pat’s A and B of the Havener Center. Free t-shirts and snacks will be given to all participants.