Author: Velvet Hasner

Have your voice heard at CCDI meeting

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Neil Outar, interim chief diversity officer, invites the university community to discuss the results of the recent campus climate survey and share any thoughts that can shape the work of the Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) in the months ahead. The committee’s first monthly meeting this semester will be held 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

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NASA engineer to speak on breaking barriers

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Anthony Washburn, research directorate chief technologist at NASA Langley Research Center, will present a seminar titled “Overcoming Barriers: Active Separation Control Applied to a Commercial Transport” at 2-3:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Room 199 Toomey Hall.

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Time, location changes announced for Vicki Gibbons’ reception

Posted by on September 18, 2017

The campus community is invited to a retirement reception for Vicki Gibbons, 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the atrium of Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. The event was previously scheduled at a later time in a different building. The day of the reception, Sept. 22, remains unchanged.

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‘Worriers to Warriors’ program helps students with test anxiety

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Do you know a student struggling with test anxiety? Counseling, disability services, and student wellness offers a three-session workshop, “Worriers to Warriors: Conquering Test Anxiety,” to help students manage their anxiety and perform better academically. The sessions will be held 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Fridays, Sept. 22, Sept. 29, and Oct. 6. For the location and to reserve their space, students can contact CDSW at counsel@mst.edu or 341-4211. Space is limited and participation will be first come, first served. Learn more at counsel.mst.edu.

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Work planned on heating, cooling system in Harris Hall

Posted by on September 18, 2017

The refrigeration maintenance staff will perform preventive maintenance to the heating and cooling system of Harris Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 19. This work will include changing filters and cleaning outside condensing units, which may cause interruptions to department heating and cooling systems. For more information, please contact Kenny Grimm, maintenance supervisor, at 467-0262.

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Mark your calendar for Custodial Workers Day on Oct. 2

Posted by on September 18, 2017

Custodians are often behind-the-scene workers striving to provide a safe, healthy and clean environment for students, faculty and staff. Custodial Worker Day will be observed Monday, Oct. 2. Please take a minute to let the custodial staff know their service is appreciated.

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Leave your computer on this weekend for updates

Posted by on September 15, 2017

Windows critical updates will occur 1-6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. 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 help.mst.edu.

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Computer science seminar set for Sept. 18

Posted by on September 15, 2017

Dr. Kenneth Calvert will present a lecture titled, “An Overview of CISE Research Programs and Directions,” 10-10:50 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in Room 209 Computer Science Building. Calvert is the Division Director for Computer and Network Systems in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate at the National Science Foundation.

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Learn about climate survey results at today’s town hall

Posted by on September 14, 2017

The results of the campus climate survey conducted last fall will be presented to the campus community during an open forum 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 14) in St. Pat’s B of the Havener Center. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. The event will be livestreamed at climatesurvey.mst.edu for those unable to attend. Representatives from the consulting firm Rankin & Associates Consulting, which conducted the survey for Missouri S&T, will present the results.

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Sign up for parade of nations Sept. 30

Posted by on September 14, 2017

International students and scholars are invited to participate in the Celebration of Nations parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Rolla. One of the highlights of the parade is the many students and community members carrying flags from their home countries. If you have not previously attended Celebration of Nations, check out a video from the 2016 event.

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