The campus community is invited to a series of events to celebrate Missouri S&T’s commitment to engagement and outreach during the University of Missouri System’s inaugural Engagement Week, Oct. 21-25. This week-long celebration — with events on all four UM System campuses — will showcase the impact of S&T on addressing our state’s grand challenges in economic opportunity, educational excellence, and access and health and well-being. Sign up for events at rol.la/EngagementWeek19 or read on for more information about planned activities.
Monday, Oct. 21
4-6 p.m. – S&T Engagement Day reception, Hasselmann Alumni House. This event will feature remarks from Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and Vice President of Engagement and Outreach Marshall Stewart.
Missouri S&T’s Presidential Engagement Fellows will also be recognized, and attendees will preview a new engagement portal designed to make the university more accessible to the broader public.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
10-11:30 a.m. – Live-streamed presentation of “The Engaged University” by Dr. Robert Jones, chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.
Jones’ presentation will be followed by a panel discussion, “The Role of Engagement in Today’s Public Universities,” with S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and the chancellors of MU, UMKC and UMSL. The panel discussion will be moderated by MU School of Journalism Dean David Kurpius. Dr. Venkat Allada, professor of engineering management and systems engineering, will facilitate the event at S&T.
This event is sponsored by Missouri 100.
5:30–7 p.m. — Live-streamed presentation of “Leading With Trust,” by Stephen M.R. Covey, Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.
Covey, the author of The Speed of Trust, is the featured presenter for the second annual Novak Leadership Speaker Series. Following Covey’s talk will be a conversation between Covey and David Novak, retired CEO and co-founder of Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut) and CEO of oGo Lead.
This event is co-sponsored by the Novak Leadership Institute, MU Office of Extension and Engagement, and the Trulaske College of Business, School of Accountancy with Plante Moran.
Thursday, Oct. 24
8:30-11:45 a.m. – “All Things Missouri: Broadband,” a working session with state, community and university stakeholders examining broadband access and its impact on the state’s economy, education and health, live-streamed to the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.
Presenters and panelists include Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture Chris Chinn, Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education Zora Mulligan and Missouri Director of Broadband Development Tim Arbeiter.