LEAD course assistance available for students

The Learning Enhancement Across Disciplines (LEAD) program provides free walk-in tutoring and faculty-led learning centers in more than 60 courses, including all introductory courses in math, chemistry, physics and computer science, and full operation of several more learning centers. Please refer students to the LEAD schedule at lead.mst.edu/assist to see if assistance is offered in their courses.

Body U Screening offered Feb. 27

In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (Feb. 20 to 24), representatives from Washington University and Joe’s PEERS will be in the atrium of the Havener Center 11 a.m.-1 p.m. to screen for eating, exercise and body image issues. See you there! Participants will have a chance to win prizes for completing a screening. This program is sponsored by counseling, disability support and student wellness (CDSW).

Get your ticket for TEDxMissouri S&T

Tickets for TEDxMissouri S&T, which will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 6, go on sale at the Leach Theatre Box Office Tuesday, Feb. 21. Tickets cost $25 each. Tickets are limited to one per person and a photo ID or Missouri S&T ID is required.

Add your voice to transportation survey

Missouri S&T and the City of Rolla are exploring the development of a transit system to serve the campus and Rolla communities. Please take the short survey to provide input on your transportation needs, experiences and preferences.

Let’s talk: Exclusion and inclusion in 2017

Campus experts will discuss the effects of exclusion in the context of American history and culture during “Let’s Talk: Exclusion and Inclusion in 2017,” 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. Appetizers will be served. The event is sponsored by the Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.

Public meeting will explore transit in Rolla

Does Missouri S&T and the City of Rolla need public transit? Rolla residents and Missouri S&T faculty, staff and students are invited to provide their thoughts on transportation at a public meeting 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the council chambers on the first floor of Rolla City Hall. City hall is located at Ninth and Elm Streets. For more information, please contact Ted Ruth, director of design and construction management, at 341-6430.

Black & Veatch Welcome Center dedication planned today

Join Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader and S&T faculty and staff to recognize Black & Veatch for its generous gift to help support the campus 3-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the welcome center. The company’s resources have created the Black & Veatch Welcome Center in the Student Diversity, Outreach and Women’s Programs Center located at 605 W. 11th St.

Researcher to speak on alcohol-related stress among international students

Elizabeth Hunt, a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will present “Psychology Colloquium: Alcohol-related Stress Among International Students” 1-1:50 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Room 254 Toomey Hall.

Events planned during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is observed this week, from today (Monday, Feb. 20) through Friday, Feb. 24. Join counseling, disability support, and student wellness (CDSW) for these events:

  • “Pop the Stigma” on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Miner Well outside the Curtis Laws Wilson Library
  • Free mental health screenings will be offered during lunch Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Havener Center
  • Drop-in relaxation session at noon Friday, Feb. 24, in Room 201 Norwood Hall

Attend ‘Advising 101’ class on March 6

Tyrone Davidson, director of academic advising, and Kristy Giacomelli, assistant registrar, will present “Missouri S&T’s Basic Advising 101” noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, in the Meramec-Gasconade Room of the Havener Center. The event is part of the ongoing academic advising conference series sponsored by the undergraduate advising office. To RSVP, contact Beth Welter, event assistant, at 341-4424.