miner challenge

Faculty, staff advisors sought for Miner Challenge

Posted by on August 23, 2018

The Miner Challenge Alternative Break Program needs four advisors who are faculty or staff members. Advisors will help guide S&T student trip leaders through a year of engaging their teams with unique social issues and volunteering.

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Team up for trivia, raise money for Miner Challenge

Posted by on April 12, 2018

Do you know the cause of Boston’s great flood of 1919? Do you know the punchline to “Knock knock?” Student Life invites you to join a team and take on Miner Challenge Trivia at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in St. Pat’s C of the Havener Center. The entry fee is $100 for pre-registration by Tuesday, April 17, and $120 after April 17. To pre-register, please visit minerchallenge.mst.edu.

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Get updates on Miner Challenge service trips

Posted by on March 26, 2018

Keep up with S&T’s Miner Challenge Alternative Spring Break teams this week as they serve at locations across the country by following the group’s Facebook page. Nearly 40 students are spending the week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help at one of four sites.

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Experiential learning, service awards go to four

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Dr. Stuart Baur, Jessica Haywood, Dr. Daniel Oerther and Dr. David Westenberg received awards for their roles in campus service and experiential learning. They received the awards from the office of academic support during a ceremony Feb. 13 on campus.

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Order chocolate-covered strawberries by Feb. 6

Posted by on January 25, 2018

Seeking a sweet treat for Valentine’s Day? Miner Challenge is selling chocolate-covered strawberries as a fundraiser for the program’s alternative break trips. Strawberries cost $12 for a dozen assorted milk chocolate and white chocolate-covered strawberries.

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Pile on the pancakes to support Miner Challenge

Posted by on November 29, 2017

The Delta Sigma Phi House will be the site of Miner Challenge’s second annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at 215 W. 8th Street in Rolla. All proceeds will to the Miner Challenge Alternative Break Program and support costs for travel, lodging, food, and scholarships for five upcoming volunteer trips.

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NEH grant builds bridge between humanities, engineering

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Thanks to a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Missouri S&T students will explore the cultures of Latin American countries they visit and earn course credit. The $100,000 NEH Humanities Connection grant will allow faculty to create four courses related to Latin American studies:

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Miner Challenge cookie dough sale

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Are you short on time with the holiday season rapidly approaching? Miner Challenge can help relieve a bit of your burden by saving you time when making cookies this December. The group has homemade cookie dough that is being sold at a reduced price of $5 for a 32-ounce container and homemade cookies two for $1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, and Monday, Dec. 8, in the Havener Center atrium.

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Help support Miner Challenge

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Help support Miner Challenge, the university’s alternative spring break program, as they sell homemade cookie dough. Thirty-two ounces of chocolate chip dough or peanut butter dough can be purchased for $10, while sugar cookie dough can be purchased for $8. Proceeds will go towards inner-city community development, disaster relief and childhood education throughout the United […]

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Miner Challenge St. Pat’s BBQ

Posted by on March 10, 2014

Support Miner Challenge at this year’s St. Pat’s barbeque. The group will sell hotdogs and hamburgers 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, March 10, and Tuesday, March 11, at the Puck and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Rolla Bandshell.

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