New students dive into college life this week

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Students, faculty, staff and community members welcomed nearly 1,500 Missouri S&T freshmen to the Miner family at convocation today (Monday, Aug. 14) in the Gale Bullman Building. New students moved in over the weekend and are participating in Opening Week activities. For a full schedule, visit pro.mst.edu/openingweek.

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Reserve course materials for your students

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Want students to have access to needed course materials? The Curtis Laws Wilson Library can help. The library has many paper and electronic items available in its reserves collection. Many faculty members choose to place course materials in the library reserves collection to ensure that students can access necessary materials. The library offers digital and physical reserves for textbooks, quizzes and homework. To submit your course reserves requests, stop by the library to drop off materials or complete an online form.

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Accent modification program available to faculty

Posted by on August 14, 2017

The Fall 2017 Accent Modification Program (AMP) is open to ranked tenure and tenure-track faculty in teaching positions. The classes are designed to advance cultural diversity and understanding by improving overall communication between students and faculty, increasing active participation in campus dialogue, and by promoting confident communication. Objectives include:

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Weight Watchers offers discount, plans open house

Posted by on August 14, 2017

Employees who pay by Tuesday, Aug. 15, can get a discount for a 12-series membership in Weight Watchers, which will start Tuesday, Sept. 12. The series regularly costs $156 but those paying by Aug. 15 can sign up for $132.60, or three checks of $44.20. To get the discount, bring your payment to Paige Eissinger, senior media producer, in Room 102 Centennial Hall, or contact Eissinger or Peg Wilson, manager of network services, to make arrangements. Payments will not be processed until the week of Sept. 12.

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Bookstore offers eclipse-themed merchandise, deals on Dell and Apple Beats

Posted by on August 14, 2017

With the fall semester set to start on Monday, Aug. 21, The S&T Store is offering a few promotions:

  • Get a $150 rebate with the purchase of a Dell laptop costing $699 or more.
  • Purchase a MacBook or iPad and receive a free pair of Beats headphones.
  • Eclipse-themed merchandise at the store includes glasses for individuals to safely view the sun on Aug. 21 as well as T-shirts.

To learn more or shop online, visit thesandtstore.com.

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Flags to fly at half-staff Aug. 12

Posted by on August 11, 2017

By order of Gov. Eric Greitens, all flags at all state and government offices will be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset Saturday, Aug. 12, in honor of Gary L. Michael. A police officer, Michael died in the line of duty on Aug. 6.

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Location changed for today’s picnic

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Due to inclement weather, the New International Student Welcome Picnic at 2-4 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 10) will be moved from Schuman Park to the Southwestern Bell Cultural Center. The cultural center is located at 1207 N. Elm Street. Everyone is welcome to drop by and help create a warm and welcoming environment for our newly arrived students.

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Parking lot to close temporarily for fireworks display

Posted by on August 10, 2017

To celebrate students moving in, the Residential Hall Association will host a move-in bash 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, on the Havener Center lawn. The event will include a fireworks display. To allow for the fireworks, Area M Lot 36 near McNutt Hall will close at noon and must be empty by 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact parking operations at 341-4303.

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Walt Branson accepts Wright State position

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Walter J. Branson, vice chancellor for finance and operations at Missouri S&T since August 2013, has accepted a position at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He will become Wright State’s vice president for finance and operations and chief business officer. Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, president of Wright State University who previously served as chancellor […]

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Make new friends at picnic tomorrow

Posted by on August 9, 2017

International and cultural affairs invites all new and current international students to participate in the annual New International Student Welcome Picnic 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, at Schuman Park’s lower pavilion. Faculty and staff are invited to attend and help the department extend a warm welcome to recently arrived international students. Make new friends and enjoy an afternoon of food, music, sports and prizes.

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