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.

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.

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.

Applications being accepted for undergrad research program

The office of undergraduate studies is now taking applications for the 2017-18 Opportunities for Undergraduate Research Experiences (OURE) program. Applications are due by Wednesday, March 1, in Room 105 Norwood Hall. For more information, please visit the undergraduate studies website.

RESPOND program set for March 16

Counseling, disability support and student wellness (CDSW) will offer an encore presentation of RESPOND 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in St. Pat’s A Ballroom of the Havener Center. The program, licensed by the University of Missouri System, is designed to train students, faculty and staff on how to recognize and provide initial assistance to people with mental health concerns. The RESPOND program was developed by Dr. Christy Hutton, assistant director for outreach and prevention in counseling services at the University of Missouri-Columbia, with the support of the UM System Board of Curators. It has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from our S&T community.

Discounts available for Camp Invention

Missouri S&T will host two sessions of the nationwide Camp Invention program, July 10-14 and July 24-28. The week-long summer day camp is designed for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade. As a Missouri S&T employee, you can register a camper for a discounted price of $165. The regular fee is $225.