CASB to host open meeting April 5

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.

Curriculum development faculty grants available

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.

Physical defense classes begin April 2

University Police will offer rape awareness defense (RAD) training in April. The course is free for Missouri S&T students, staff and faculty. Classes will be held noon to 3 p.m. Sundays, April 2, April 9, April 16 and April 23. The first class on April 2 will be at the University Police department.

Lt. Letha Young will lead the training. To enroll, contact Young at young@mst.edu. To learn more about RAD, please visit www.rad-systems.com.

Nominate extraordinary employee for Staff Excellence Award

Do you know a Missouri S&T staff member who goes above his or her job duties? Faculty, staff and students can nominate an outstanding staff member to receive one of nine 2017 Staff Excellence Awards. Nominations are due Friday, April 6. Submit your nomination online or visit the Staff Council website, print the form and follow the directions on the form to submit it.

Submit a proposal for Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference

The Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference (FTTC) planning committee is accepting proposals for the 16th annual conference, which will be held Sept. 28-29 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). Proposals are due by Monday, May 1. Submit a proposal. Proposals will be reviewed in May and those selected will be notified in mid-June. For more information about proposals, please contact Emily Goldstein, instructional designer in UMSL’s Center for Teaching and Learning, or Dr. Irina Ivliyeva, associate professor of arts, languages and philosophy at Missouri S&T.

Nominations sought for Joe Mooney Distinguished Student Awards

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 each. Nominations are due by Thursday, April 6, To nominate a student, please visit the Miner Alumni Association website.