Join other instructors in discussing and seeing versatile active learning strategies that can be used for various class sizes and disciplines at “Developing Versatile Active Learning Strategies for Your Course.” The session will be held noon-1 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. Participants will also learn about Missouri S&T’s growing connection with KEEN, a network of university partners working to transform U.S. engineering education. Desserts, snacks and drinks will be provided. RSVP to Diane Hagni, program support specialist, by Monday, April 3.
The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business invites all CASB faculty and staff to an open meeting 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Room G-5 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. The goals of the meeting are to celebrate accomplishments within the college, seek feedback from faculty and staff, and promote positive and sustained engagement.
Drop by the Curtis Laws Wilson Library to view the works of 25 student artists and vote for your favorite piece of art. The winner will receive the People’s Choice Award. The library art committee also will award a Best of Show prize and an honorable mention during a reception at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the library.
Full-time instructors are invited to apply for funding to develop and execute new curriculum or instruction on topics of entrepreneurial mindset, innovation, creativity, design thinking or leadership for undergraduate students. The scope of the project can range from developing a new module in an existing course to designing a brand new course, or anything in between. This is the second round of funding for these grants funded by the S&T Innovation Team and formerly known as the Innovation in Education grant program.
Are you a member of Phi Kappa Phi? The international honors society needs a new advisor. PKP has been on Missouri S&T’s campus since Jan. 19, 1920. It honors all academic disciplines. If you are a member and interested in serving as advisor, please contact Diana Ahmad, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of history and political science, at 341-4817.
Pi Tau Sigma and the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering will present “Centennial Trivia Night” 6-8 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, March 21) in St. Pat’s C in the Havener Center. Trivia questions will focus on the previous 100 years. The cost per player is $3. The event will feature a silent auction and cash bar. Proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks.
Due to weather conditions, tonight’s viewing event at the Missouri S&T Observatory has been cancelled. To receive observatory event notifications and cancellations, subscribe online.
Tickets for TEDxMissouriS&T will be sold 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, and Wednesday, March 22, in the atrium of the Havener Center. Tickets cost $25 each. Cash or check will be accepted. Tickets are no longer limited to one per person. TEDxMissouriS&T will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in Leach Theatre. Get more details.
The application deadline for the Renaissance Student Award has been extended to Friday, March 24. If you know a graduating senior who excels in various areas, encourage him or her to apply. Get more details online.
Staff Council seeks volunteers to help work booths and other areas during Staff Day Wednesday, May 17. The council also seeks basket donations from departments for a silent auction. To volunteer or donate a basket, please contact Kathy Inman, administrative assistant, at 341-7677. If you would like to donate a basket, please list the items included and how much each item costs.