Author: Pamela Williams

Checklist for first-time apartment renters

Posted by on May 14, 2024

When you’re preparing to rent your first apartment, there’s a lot to consider. If you’re moving out for the first time, you might feel nervous about living on your own. Renting your place is exciting, but it can also feel intimidating. To prevent that feeling of overwhelm, we have a first-time renters guide to ensure you don’t miss a thing and you’ll be well on your way to finding the perfect apartment.

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Let’s Meet: Stephanie Murray-Miller

Posted by on May 13, 2024

Hometown: I was raised in Richland, but now live in Waynesville, Missouri. Title and Department: Health Educator, Student Well-Being  Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor of Health Science in Public Health and Master of Health Administration from University of Missouri – Columbia (Mizzou). Number of years of dedicated service at S&T: A little over a year! What does a health educator do? […]

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Division of Student Success begins July 1

Posted by on May 13, 2024

On July 1, 2024, the Division of Student Affairs will merge with Undergraduate Education, a strategic integration designed to streamline student support services and curate a more holistic approach to student well-being and academic success. The following departments and programs will be under the leadership of the upcoming Vice Chancellor for Student Success: Student Affairs: Athletics […]

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Returning home from college – communication is key!

Posted by on May 7, 2024

Late spring is a time of change for college students and their parents. As the semester ends and students leave campus life behind to return home for the summer, families often face a period of adjustment.

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Checklist for the end of the semester

Posted by on April 30, 2024

The last few weeks of spring semester on college campuses are hectic. Your student may drop off the radar while wrapping up classes and taking finals, so when you do make contact it’s important to touch on the most important things.

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Celebrate one year down!

Posted by on April 16, 2024

The First Year Fest will be held on Tuesday, Apr. 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. alongside the Student Union Board’s Block Party at the Jack Carney Puck. Students completing their first year on campus (including transfer students) will be invited to take pictures with friends in the photo booth, tie dye bucket hats or totes, register for fantastic prizes (including scholarships!), and enjoy walking tacos. Campus resource staff will be on hand to address any barriers that students might be facing in achieving academic success or in re-enrolling.

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Attend Denim Day panel

Posted by on April 16, 2024

The University Police Department, Student Well-Being, and Strategic Diversity Initiatives are hosting a Denim Day Panel on Apr. 24, at 5 p.m. as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The Denim Day Panel is inspired by the international Denim Day campaign that began after a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court. A rape conviction was […]

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Let’s Meet: Helena Rauls

Posted by on April 16, 2024

Helena Rauls received a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice from Columbia College. She began working in student health services as a senior business support specialist in May, 2022. Senior Business Support Specialist, Student Health Services Hometown: Rolla, Missouri Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor of arts in criminal justice Years at Missouri S&T: 2 years  What does […]

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Help your student control the overwhelm

Posted by on April 9, 2024

We’re all stressed these days and students are no different. They’re stressed and anxious and struggling with their mental health now more than ever. It’s not very comfortable when we feel stressed and anxious, but it’s worse watching someone you love struggle. A certain amount of stress is a normal part of college life. After […]

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Sophomore slump — fact or fiction?

Posted by on March 19, 2024

The sophomore slump is either “ubiquitous” and “unavoidable” or a total non-issue depending on who you talk to. If your second-year student isn’t experiencing it, you can feel grateful. However, if you sense a slump, you’re not alone.

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