John Cook

New employees announced

Posted by on June 28, 2023

The following employees joined Missouri S&T in April and May. Please join the Miner community in welcoming these new staff members: 

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S&T recognizes employee milestones

Posted by on June 14, 2023

The university presents benefit-eligible staff who have reached five-year service milestones in their career with a certificate honoring their contributions. The following employees received milestone service recognition awards in April and May.

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S&T’s first annual cornhole tournament results announced

Posted by on June 1, 2022

To accompany the “Chillin’ and Grillin’” themed Staff Appreciation Day Wednesday, May 25, S&T held its first singles cornhole tournament. The top contender, Nathan (Nate) Wilson, earned a $150 gift card, a cornhole champion trophy, and a round of throwing bags with Chancellor Mo Dehghani for extra bragging rights.

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Staff Council members announced

Posted by on August 22, 2019

The ballots have been counted and S&T’s Staff Council members for 2019-20 are:

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President announces S&T chancellor search, committee

Posted by on August 23, 2018

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced Aug. 21 the start of a nationwide search for the position of chancellor at Missouri S&T. Following nominations by Missouri S&T constituency groups, Choi named members to the search committee. The search committee includes:

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Staff invited to open forum April 26

Posted by on April 26, 2018

Missouri S&T’s Staff Council will host an open forum 9-11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center. Dr. Christopher Maples, interim chancellor, and Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor for finance and operations, will answer questions and hear concerns from staff during the forum. Staff may ask questions or make comments during the forum by either emailing ahead of time at or speaking at the forum. The agenda will include:

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Staff Council hosts first forum, more to come

Posted by on March 19, 2018

Dr. Christopher G. Maples, interim chancellor, and Cuba Plain, interim vice chancellor for finance and operations, answered questions from employees at a staff forum hosted by Staff Council on March 16. John Cook, interim chair of Staff Council, says the council will host future forums for staff members. If there are questions or concerns you would like addressed at an upcoming forum, please email

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Staff scholarships go to three employees

Posted by on January 9, 2018

John Cook, student recruitment specialist and vice chair of Staff Council, announced the winners of staff scholarships at a meeting Dec. 14. The scholarship recipients are:

  • Rachelle Martin, a business support specialist in development
  • Amy McMillen, a senior academic advisor
  • Sylvia Skouby, a development officer
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