Author: Velvet Hasner

Expect emergency alert test at noon

Posted by on September 12, 2017

Missouri S&T will conduct a test of its emergency alert system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 13. The test will include a text message to students, faculty and staff saying, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also include voice and email alerts. If you are not enrolled in the emergency alert system, you may sign up at alert.mst.edu.

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Volleyball team to thank faculty, staff at tonight’s free game

Posted by on September 12, 2017

Faculty and staff will receive free admission to the Missouri S&T volleyball match against Drury University at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in Gale Bullman Building. As part of Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night, employees can also participate in a volleyball serving contest for a chance to win prizes during halftime. Following the match, faculty and staff are invited to a dessert social in the gym.

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Attend Sept. 11 memorial service at noon

Posted by on September 11, 2017

Today marks 16 years since the United States was the victim of a terror attack. To recall the events of that day, honor the memory of those who gave their lives in service and to remember the coming together of the country in the days that followed, Air Force and Army ROTC will hold a ceremony at noon today (Monday, Sept. 11) in front of Harris Hall. The groups invite the campus community to join them on this anniversary.

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Flags to fly at half-staff Sept. 11-12

Posted by on September 11, 2017

In accordance with Missouri State Law, flags at all state and government buildings will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset today (Monday, Sept. 11), to honor the individuals who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. By order of Gov. Eric Greitens, the United States flag and the Missouri flag will be flown at half-staff at all government buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset Monday, Sept. 11, and Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in honor of Mike Lair. Lair, who served four terms in the Missouri House of Representatives, died Sept. 5.

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Host a workshop for girls’ STEM conference

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Women are needed to volunteer as workshop presenters and group guides for attendees of the 18th annual Expanding Your Horizons conference, which will be held Friday, Nov. 17, on S&T’s campus. Seventh- and eighth-grade girls learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The event brings more than 450 students to campus.

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Pre-retirement seminars offered this week

Posted by on September 8, 2017

University of Missouri System retirement specialists will present pre-retirement planning seminars on campus at the following times:

  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. today (Monday, Sept. 11), in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center
  • 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Sept. 12, in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center

Appointments are also available for one-on-one planning.

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Reminder: Welcome reception planned tomorrow for CEC dean

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Dr. Robert Marley, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs, invites the campus community to a reception to welcome Dr. Richard Wlezien as vice provost and dean of the College of Engineering and Computing. The reception will be held 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Wlezien began his duties on Aug. 1.

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Like paintball? Sign up for ‘Cops and Miners’

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Lt. Oscar Kemp, in partnership with S&T’s Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity, will host a “Cops and Miners” paintball tournament Saturday, Nov. 4, at Paintball Preserve to raise money for Special Olympics Missouri. Paintball Preserve is located at 12285 County Road 5280 in Rolla. The event will be limited to 25 teams of five in a two-game elimination tournament against the public safety community.

To register your team, please email cops.vs.miners@gmail.com by Saturday, Oct. 21. Please include this information:

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Leach Theatre art show opens Sept. 12

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Throughout the fall semester, visitors to Leach Theatre can view an exhibit by local artists Orval Reeves and Louis Smart. Reeves’ works for the theater include a variety of paintings; Smart’s works are bronze sculptures and statues. An opening night reception for the semester-long art show will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the lobby of Leach Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. Get more details.

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Check out online calendar, add your events

Posted by on September 8, 2017

Learn about the latest happenings on campus on calendar.mst.edu, Missouri S&T’s official events calendar. Adding an event is simple; click the orange “submit an event” button. You’ll be asked to sign in with your university ID and password and then you can include the time, date and other details about the S&T event that you’d like people to attend. The calendar is published in several places on Missouri S&T’s website and feeds to the main website.

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