Open forum with library director candidate planned June 27

The third and final presentation by a library director candidate is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Learn more about the three finalists for the position at http://libguides.mst.edu/librarydirector.

Parking lot to close temporarily for campers’ fireworks display

Parking Area M, Lot 36, located near the Engineering Research Laboratory, will be closed Friday, June 23, for a fireworks display by Explosives Camp participants. The lot must by completely empty by 6 p.m. on June 23 to allow for the fireworks. Display set up will begin at approximately 2 p.m. For more information, please contact parking operations at 341-4303.

Hundreds of teachers drawn to campus for Project Lead The Way

The S&T campus is bustling with activity and learning this summer as approximately 600 elementary, middle and high school teachers from around the U.S. are visiting to learn how to better teach engineering, computer science and biomedical science. The teachers are involved in Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national effort to get more youth interested in and prepared to study engineering and science related fields in college. Missouri S&T is the state affiliate for PLTW and offers teacher training in several science, technology and engineering fields.

Rebate offered for laptop purchases

Customers who purchase a Dell laptop for $700 or more at the S&T Store will receive a rebate check for $150. The offer is available at the store and online at www.thesandtstore.com.

Commemorate the solar eclipse with T-shirt

The S&T Store is selling T-shirts to commemorate a total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. The eclipse coincides with the first day of class. Shirts are available at the store and online at www.thesandtstore.com.

Chick-fil-A coming to campus this fall

Additional seating, Chick-fil-A and an order pick-up window will be the results of renovations currently underway in the Havener Center’s food court. When the area reopens at the beginning of the fall semester, the food court will include seven food stations:

Mandatory conflict-of-interest reporting due June 16

The deadline for employees to complete their conflict of interest reports has been extended to Friday, June 16. Please complete your report at https://ecompliance.umsystem.edu/mst. Due to a recent change to University of Missouri System’s Collected Rules and Regulations, all faculty and staff are now required to complete a conflict of interest report. The requirement was previously for exempt employees only but it now applies to everyone employed by the university: exempt and non-exempt employees and full-time and part-time employees.

Open forums underway for library director candidates

The campus community is invited to attend open forums for candidates for the position of director of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library and provide feedback. Peggy Mullaly-Quijas will present at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, June 14), in the in the Meramec-Gasconade Room of the Havener Center. The curriculum vitae for each candidate is posted online at http://libguides.mst.edu/librarydirector.

Parking lot to close temporarily for campers’ fireworks display

Parking Area M, Lot 36, located near the Engineering Research Laboratory, will be closed Friday, June 16, and again Friday, June 23, for a fireworks display by Explosives Camp participants. The lot must by completely empty by 6 p.m. on these days to allow for the fireworks. Display set up will begin at approximately 2 p.m. each day. For more information, please contact parking operations at 341-4303.

Pre-retirement seminar planned June 28

Learn more about retirement planning and upcoming retiree insurance eligibility changes at a seminar 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. The seminar will be broadcast via telepresence in Room 201A Curtis Laws Wilson Library. To register, log in to myLearn.