Picture St. Pat’s

Are you green with envy because you missed St. Pat’s or do you want to relive the fun? Check out photos on Missouri S&T’s flickr account.

Celebrate St. Pat’s with the Miner Alumni Association

The Miner Alumni Association invites all faculty and staff to celebrate the 109th Best Ever St. Pat’s Celebration Saturday, March 18, at Hasselmann Alumni House. The schedule includes:

  • Pre-parade breakfast, 9-10:30 a.m.

No registration required is required. The first-come, first-served breakfast is free and open to the community.

  • Pat’s Parade, 11 a.m.
  • Post-parade pig roast, noon-2 p.m.

Registration is required and limited tickets are available. Tickets cost $20 per adult, $10 per child ages 6-12 and are free for children ages up to age 5.

St. Pat’s Ball kicks off celebration

Start your St. Pat’s Celebration early this year by attending the St. Pat’s Ball. Sponsored by Missouri S&T Coterie, the event will be held Saturday, March 11, in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. The event begins with a reception at 6 p.m. A four-course meal begins at 7 p.m. followed by a dance with music by Syner-Gee. To sign up or for more information, visit Coterie’s website.

Volunteer for ‘Gonzo Gives Back’ service day

Missouri S&T students, faculty and staff are invited to volunteer for the Gonzo Gives Back Day of Service Thursday, March 16. Check-in will start at 7:45 a.m. and participants will perform service projects 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Donuts and T-shirts will be provided to volunteers while supplies last. St. Pat’s points are associated with this event. Register to volunteer on Org Sync. For a list of community partners for service projects, visit the student life website.

Drinking alcohol during St. Pat’s? Read this first

As we approach St. Pat’s festivities, Missouri S&T’s University Police would like to offer the following information pertaining to alcohol safety.

Consider not drinking at all.

If you decide to drink:

  • Plan your drinking. Think about how much you want to drink before you drink.
  • Take care of yourself. Don’t put yourself in a situation where other people might have to take care of you.
  • Don’t ever force or pressure anyone to drink.
  • Know when you have had enough.
  • Never leave your drinks unattended.
  • Designate a sober driver.

Sign up to decorate your door for St. Pat’s

Lambda Sigma Pi and the St. Pat’s Board will host the ninth annual St. Pat’s Door Decorating Contest for faculty and staff. There is no entry fee and doors will be judged Friday, March 10. Participants must register by 1 p.m. Monday, March 6, via online registration or by submitting a paper form to Jacee Wood, Lambda Sigma Pi representative, or Alex Lore, St. Pat’s representative. Winners will be announced Wednesday, March 15, during court arrival. The contest features two categories: single-occupant office and multiple-occupant office. Requirements for a single-occupant office include:

Henslee publishes articles about drinking during St. Pat’s

Dr. Amber Henslee, assistant professor of psychological science, has published two journal articles about her research into drinking during St. Pat’s. According to Henslee’s research into college student health-related behaviors, there isn’t as much drinking as people think. Her articles appear in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs and Addictive Behaviors.

Door decorating contest winners

Thanks to all participants in the St. Pat’s door decorating contest. Judging was extremely close this year. The organizers hope to see all participants again next year. Winners for this year’s contest are below:

Celebrate St. Pat’s with Miner alumni

The Miner Alumni Association invites all faculty and staff to join them on Saturday, March 15, to celebrate the 106th Best Ever St. Pat’s.

Door decorating contest update

Lambda Sigma Pi and the St. Pat’s Board will host the sixth annual campuswide Door Decorating Contest. Single-occupant and multiple-occupant offices may participate. Doors must include the following: “106th Annual,” “Best Ever St. Pat’s,” “2014,” three shamrocks, “Missouri S&T,” two snakes and at least two different official 2014 St. Pat’s merchandise items. Doors will be […]