June and Fred Kummer

Passing of June Kummer

Posted by on January 12, 2024

The Missouri S&T community mourns the loss of June Marie Kummer. Her remarkable life, defined by her generosity and commitment to educational excellence, is reflected in her obituary. She passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, at the age of 93.

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Celebrate Kummer Day Oct. 10

Posted by on October 6, 2022

You’re invited to celebrate the two-year anniversary of June and Fred Kummer’s transformational $300 million gift to Missouri S&T. Events take place 8:30 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 10, in the Carver Turner Room of the Havener Center.

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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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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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S&T receives $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer

Posted by on October 12, 2020

In the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education, St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri S&T.

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