Announcements

Volunteers needed to visit with families

Posted by on February 22, 2018

Missouri S&T’s new student programs staff will host a new event for the parents and guests of incoming freshmen during upcoming Preview, Registration and Orientation (PRO) Days. While students are meeting with advisors and registering for courses, parents and guests will visit with volunteer students, faculty and staff during a parent social program in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. All S&T faculty and staff are welcome to attend and talk with incoming Miner families. Refreshments will be served. The social program will start at 3 p.m. in the St. Pat’s Ballroom on the following dates:

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S&T offers resources to staff for activity analysis survey

Posted by on February 22, 2018

In addition to the resources offered on the University of Missouri System’s activity analysis survey website, Missouri S&T provides help for staff members participating in the survey, including informational sessions, a percentage time calculator and open computer labs.

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Faculty Senate meetings move to Butler-Carlton

Posted by on February 22, 2018

Beginning today (Tuesday, Feb. 22), Faculty Senate meetings will be held in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. Meetings begin at 1:30 p.m. The meetings were previously held in McNutt Hall.

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Tap into work behavior research over a pint

Posted by on February 22, 2018

Join the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business for the next Research on Tap lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, on the second-floor loft of Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. Dr. Clair Kueny, assistant professor of psychological science, will present “Good or Bad for Whom? Reactions to Other’s Discretionary Work Behaviors.”

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Open forums on strategic plan set for March 5

Posted by on February 22, 2018

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend an open forum on Missouri S&T’s strategic plan and provide feedback on a revised draft plan presented by Missouri S&T’s Strategic Plan Committee. The open forums will be held:

  • 9 a.m. Monday, March 5, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center
  • 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center
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Curriculum development grants available for faculty

Posted by on February 22, 2018

The Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation (CERTI) is accepting proposals for the 2018-19 cycle of the Curriculum Development Faculty Grant program. These grants support the planning, development and implementation of new, sustainable curriculum or instruction that infuses one or more of the following skill sets into the undergraduate student experience: entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, innovation, design-thinking and leadership.

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Application deadline nears for student commencement speakers

Posted by on February 22, 2018

The Commencement Student Speaker Committee invites you to encourage undergraduate seniors to apply for the chance to address the Spring 2018 graduating class at their commencement ceremonies in May. The committee will select a total of four students to speak at the commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12: two students, one from each college, at each ceremony. To be considered as a finalist for a live audition, students must be members of the spring 2018 graduating class and apply online by Monday, Feb. 26.

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Nominations for Joe Mooney Distinguished Student Awards due March 1

Posted by on February 22, 2018

The Joe Mooney Distinguished Student Award recognizes leadership and service by S&T students who are in their sophomore or junior years. One award is given to an outstanding member of a recognized student organization; another is given to an outstanding officer of a recognized student organization. Selected students will each receive $1,000. Nominations are due by Thursday, March 1. To submit a nomination, please visit the Miner Alumni Association website.

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Deadline approaches for mini-grant letter of intent

Posted by on February 22, 2018

All faculty and staff planning to submit a proposal for the Educational Research Mini-Grant program should submit a letter of intent to the CERTI office by Thursday, March 1. Please email the letter of intent to certi@mst.edu or mail the letter to 207 Norwood Hall, with the title of your project and a brief, 100-word abstract.

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Apply for grants to save students money on textbooks

Posted by on February 22, 2018

Grants are available through the University of Missouri System’s Affordable & Open Educational Resources (A&OER) initiative. The program encourages faculty experimentation and innovation in finding new, better and less costly ways to deliver learning materials to students. Spring 2018 funding applications are due Friday, March 23. Get details at www.umsystem.edu/ums/aa/oer.

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