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COVID-19: S&T prepared for Rolla’s stay-at-home ordinance

Posted by on March 31, 2020

Chancellor Mo Dehghani sent the following message to students, faculty and staff on March 31:
The Rolla City Council passed a stay-at-home ordinance Monday night to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. This ordinance goes into effect at 8 a.m. Monday, April 6, and will remain in effect through Monday, May 11. Because of our own measures already in place at Missouri S&T to slow the spread of COVID-19, this ordinance will not have a substantial impact on our current operations.

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Join town hall on Thursday

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Dr. Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T chancellor, invites the campus community to join him at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 2, for a virtual town hall meeting. The one-hour meeting is an opportunity for all S&T students, staff and faculty, as well as local community leaders, to come together as a virtual community to communicate needs and concerns, and encourage one another to work together.

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COVID-19: Lab access restrictions

Posted by on March 30, 2020

The following message from Chancellor Mo Dehghani, interim Provost Steve Roberts and Vice Chancellor for Research Costas Tsatsoulis was sent Thursday, March 26, to all Missouri S&T graduate students.

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Counseling services now online

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Missouri S&T’s counseling services will operate remotely through Friday, April 10. Staff members will continue to provide support and are working on offering services in alternative formats by phone or video conference via Zoom.

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Video: How to preserve your mental health during social distancing

Posted by on March 26, 2020

“While we are ‘social distancing,’ we are not ‘socially isolating,’” says Chelsea George, Miner Wellness coordinator. In this video, she provides mental-health tips on how to cope with lockdowns and quarantines associated with COVID-19.

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COVID-19: Havener Center to close March 29

Posted by on March 26, 2020

The Havener Center is currently open for meal plan students to dine 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. The Havener Center will close at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, and remain closed until further notice.

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COVID-19: Residence hall students to move into University Commons apartments

Posted by on March 26, 2020

With fewer than 200 students currently living in the residence halls on S&T’s campus, the remaining Thomas Jefferson and Residential Commons students will move into University Commons apartments with private bedrooms and private bathrooms. Following the move, each student resident will have a private bedroom, a private bathroom, and will share a full kitchen with one other student in the apartment.

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COVID-19: Mail services

Posted by on March 26, 2020

All campus mail and packages – including those from UPS, FedEx, FedEx Ground and DHL services – are being delivered to the campus mailroom in Room G8 Campus Support Facility until further notice.

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COVID-19: Beware fraud schemes related to COVID-19

Posted by on March 25, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports a rise in fraud schemes related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Scammers are using the situation to steal money, personal information or both. Don’t let them. Read the FBI’s public service announcement for details.

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COVID-19: Coronavirus-positive patient quarantines in Phelps County

Posted by on March 25, 2020

Although the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) continues to report no positive cases of COVID-19 in Phelps County, the Phelps-Maries County Health Department has confirmed its staff is monitoring an individual in Phelps County who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual does not reside in Phelps County, but has family that does. Both the individual and the family are quarantined at the family’s home in Rolla.

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