Registrar’s office to temporarily relocate next week

Due to construction in Parker Hall, the registrar’s office staff will temporarily relocate to office space in 105 Centennial Hall. They will be located in Centennial Hall from Monday, May 22, through Friday, May 26. Phone numbers will remain the same during this time.

Accent modification program available to faculty

The Fall 2017 Accent Modification Program (AMP) is open to ranked tenure and tenure-track faculty in teaching positions. The classes are designed to advance cultural diversity and understanding by improving overall communication between students and faculty, increasing active participation in campus dialogue, and by promoting confident communication. The free classes are conducted on an individual basis for 14 weeks and scheduled at the convenience of the participant. All materials are provided. For more information or to enroll, please contact Vicki Hopgood, speech and language pathologist, at

Get your ‘Total Eclipse’ T-shirt for first day of school

The S&T Store is selling “Total Eclipse” T-shirts to commemorate a complete solar eclipse of the sun on the first day of S&T classes, Monday, Aug. 21. With an expected duration of 90 minutes, Rolla will be in the area where the eclipse will last the longest along its entire path.

Sign up your kids for football camp

Missouri S&T will hold a youth football camp for students 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, through Friday, June 16. The camp is for students in grades 3-8. For more details, please visit and click on the “football camps” link on the menu.

Help your child make a splash with summer swim lessons

Openings remain for Miner summer swimming lessons. Classes will run June 5-15 and June 19-29 at the S&T pool in the Gale Bullman Building. Signup sheets are available online. For more information, contact Doug Grooms, head swimming coach, at

Lineup announced for pie-in-the-face

S&T faculty and the police chief will step up to the plate for pie-in-the-face during Staff Day Wednesday, May 17, outside the Havener Center. The pies cost $2 each or $5 for three pies. The schedule for pie-in-the-face includes:

Testing Center thanks campus community

The Testing Center staff thanks all faculty, staff and students who helped make finals week successful. The Testing Center prepared for and administered more than 400 exams for the spring semester and could not have done it without help from everyone on campus. The testing center is observing its summer hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning today, Monday, May 15. Saturday hours are available; contact the center for dates and times. For more information, please contact the Testing Center at 341-4222 or

Open forums on proposed budget plan set for May 16

In response to reductions in state funding and an anticipated drop in international student enrollment, Missouri S&T plans to reduce expenditures for fiscal year 2018, which begins July 1, in order to balance the budget. Open forums to discuss details of the proposed plan will be held 9-11 a.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Read and review the proposals.

Summertime … and the hours are changing

Several S&T departments and offices are now observing summer hours of operation or will soon. Get details on the following areas:

Celebrate Staff Day May 17

In honor of employees and their contributions to the university, Missouri S&T’s Staff Council will host Staff Appreciation Day Wednesday, May 17. The theme is “Joe Miner and the Chocolate Factory.” Events will include games, paint ’n sip, Bingo and door prizes. The schedule includes the following at the Havener Center: