Announcements

It’s time to enroll for health insurance

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Annual enrollment for benefit-eligible employees begins today (Monday, Oct. 16) and will end Friday, Oct. 27. It is your opportunity to decide which insurance works best for you. Here are a few ways you can learn more about changes coming in 2018 and your options:

  • Visit the University of Missouri System’s Annual enrollment site.
  • Attend a presentation 9-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in St. Pat’s A of the Havener Center.
  • Contact Marcia Lane, human resources generalist, at lanema@mst.edu, to host a department presentation, schedule a one-on-one session or ask your individual questions about insurance options and the annual enrollment process.

 If you do not choose by midnight Friday, Oct. 27, you will default to the Healthy Savings plan at the non-discounted rate and pay taxes on your monthly premiums for coverage beginning Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.

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Carve yourself a win with pumpkin contest

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Show your school spirit and pumpkin-carving prowess with a contest. Go to Missouri S&T’s Facebook page for templates or create your own S&T-themed design, carve your pumpkin and post it on S&T’s Facebook page with the phrase #MinerHalloween by noon Tuesday, Oct. 31. (Look for the picture of the carved pumpkin on the Facebook page and then post in the comments section below.) Pumpkins will be judged in three categories: school spirit, most creative and best execution.

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Celebrate Homecoming 2017

Posted by on October 16, 2017

The Miner Alumni Association invites all faculty and staff to attend Homecoming 2017. On Friday, Oct. 27, you’re invited to the Miner Legends Luncheon in the Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall of Hasselmann Alumni House. Some of Missouri S&T’s most distinguished alumni will receive awards. The luncheon is noon-1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 each.

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Mark your calendar for expert presentation on Nov. 14

Posted by on October 16, 2017

In conjunction with International Education Week in November, Missouri S&T’s Internationalization Committee will host an expert guest speaker. Dr. John Hudzik will present a talk, titled “The Imperative to Internationalize the University: From Rhetoric to Action and Action to Results,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center.

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Bring old medication to drug takeback Oct. 20

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Learn about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and get rid of your unused or expired medication 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the Havener Center atrium. Joe’s PEERS and the University Police will host the drug takeback to provide the campus community with a way to have their unneeded medication properly disposed.

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Training open to UM System employees, grad students

Posted by on October 16, 2017

The University of Missouri System Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will sponsor training with faculty from the Social Justice Training Institute 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the MU Student Center in Columbia. The training is open to faculty, staff and graduate students from across the UM System and will be capped at 60 participants. Applications are due by Friday, Oct. 27.

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Apply for employee scholarship program

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Are you taking classes? Missouri S&T’s Staff Council offers a scholarship program to assist staff members who are furthering their education. The deadline for the spring semester is Wednesday, Nov. 1.

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Register for transportation infrastructure conference

Posted by on October 16, 2017

The sixth annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), will be held Friday, Dec. 8, in the Havener Center. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 15. Get more details and register at cies.mst.edu/conference/.

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Enter your creative work for publication, chance to win

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Southwinds, S&T’s creative arts magazine, announces its annual fall contest, open to all students, faculty and staff. Suggested themes, though not required, are mystery, justice and tension, although your creative work does not need to fit into those themes. Please submit your poems, photographs, stories and artwork to swinds@mst.edu by Sunday, Nov. 5. Participants are eligible to win prizes and priority consideration in the magazine.

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