Fred Kummer

Grab a copy of ‘Master Builder’ today

Posted by on October 9, 2023

A new biography covers the life and work of Fred S. Kummer, a philanthropist, entrepreneur and 1955 Missouri S&T graduate. The book, titled Master Builder, is available from the S&T Store for $15.

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Kummer Ignition Grants spark five research projects

Posted by on June 7, 2022

Five research teams at Missouri S&T have received Kummer Ignition Grants for Research and Innovation to support their efforts to attract grants from funding organizations.

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Sign up for Kummer Day Celebration

Posted by on October 7, 2021

Please join us for a celebration of the one-year anniversary of June and Fred Kummer’s transformational gift to Missouri S&T. The event will be held 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, in Leach Theatre.

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You’re invited to celebration of life event for the late Fred Kummer

Posted by on June 23, 2021

The campus community is invited to attend a Celebration of Life 1-2 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 23) to honor the life and legacy of Fred Kummer, a Missouri S&T alumnus and philanthropist who died April 30 at age 92. The event will be held in the Kinyon-Koeppel Grand Hall of Hasselmann Alumni House, with light refreshments to follow in the Fred and June Kummer Garden at the alumni house.

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Roberts named COO of Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 26, 2021

Dr. Stephen Roberts has been appointed vice chancellor of strategic initiatives and chief operating officer for the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development at Missouri S&T, effective Tuesday, June 1.

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Memorial donations in remembrance of Fred Kummer

Posted by on May 6, 2021

The family of Fred Kummer extends thanks to the Missouri S&T community for the outpouring of condolences and warm remembrances upon the passing of Mr. Kummer. For those wishing to honor his memory, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Shriners Hospital for Children-St. Louis.

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Passing of Fred S. Kummer Jr.

Posted by on May 3, 2021

Fred S. Kummer Jr., a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died April 30 in St. Louis. He was 92.

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Kummer Institute Foundation board meets

Posted by on March 1, 2021

The Kummer Institute Foundation Board of Directors met Friday, Feb. 26, to review progress implementing plans for the Kummer Institute, which was created last October through a $300 million gift from Missouri S&T alumnus Fred Kummer and his wife June.

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Recruitment underway for Kummer Institute leadership positions

Posted by on January 25, 2021

Missouri S&T has begun recruitment for several academic leadership positions associated with the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development. An ad in the Chronicle of Higher Education announces these five leadership positions:

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New Ph.D. program seeks entrepreneurial STEM students

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation, Missouri S&T has established a Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields.

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