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Registration open for PRO mentor training

Posted by on March 2, 2020

If you know students interested in becoming Opening Week mentors for our new students, please encourage them to apply on the Preview, Registration and Orientation (PRO) website at pro.mst.edu. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Friday, April 10.

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Next week is Opening Week

Posted by on August 7, 2019

The office of New Student Programs is gearing up to welcome the freshman class of 2019 to the Miner family. Students will arrive on campus to move in Sunday, August 11. Opening Week will officially kick off that evening with a “Party at the Puck” picnic.

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Running judges needed on Aug. 16

Posted by on July 31, 2019

New students will begin their S&T college careers during Opening Week, from Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16. They will participate in Project X throughout the week, culminating in races on Friday. Volunteers are needed to serve as running judges for one of three shifts on Friday, Aug. 16:

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Attend orientation keynote by Odell Bizzell

Posted by on July 31, 2019

New student programs and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will bring national speaker Odell Bizzell to campus during Opening Week. Join S&T’s incoming freshman class for Bizzell’s keynote address 4:45-6:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, in the Gibson Arena of the Gale Bullman Building.

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Professional development opportunity open to campus

Posted by on May 22, 2019

During Orientation Week, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to work with new students and establish that S&T’s value of inclusion is woven into the fiber of the community. Similar to 2018, faculty and staff will facilitate workshops with small groups of 20-30 students. Facilitators are required to attend one “Diversity Concepts” class and one “Facilitating Difficult Conversations” class. These classes are open to the campus and provide an opportunity for professional development and earning wellness incentive points.

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Facilitators sought for orientation workshops, wellness points available

Posted by on May 9, 2019

During Orientation Week, faculty and staff will again have an opportunity to work with new students and establish that S&T’s value of inclusion is woven into the fiber of our community.

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Staff Spotlight: Laura Kahl

Posted by on March 14, 2019

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Laura Kahl has helped families and students get started at S&T for more than 20 years. “I love talking to the families and incoming freshmen,” Kahl says. “I can see it from the parents’ side because my son chose S&T, too.”

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Share your thoughts March 21 on new student programs

Posted by on March 7, 2019

The Orientation Advisory Council for new student programs will host an open session 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in St. Pat’s C of the Havener Center.

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Student volunteers needed for Opening Week

Posted by on March 4, 2019

Do you know students who want leadership experience and want to make a difference for new students or transfer students? Please encourage them to apply to volunteer as a mentor during Opening Week, Aug. 11-16.

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Opening Week is just around the corner

Posted by on August 1, 2018

The office of new student programs is gearing up to welcome the freshman class of 2018 to the Miner family. Students will arrive on campus to move in Sunday, Aug. 12. Opening Week will officially kick off that evening with a “Party at the Puck” picnic. Activities will continue through Saturday, Aug. 18.

Throughout the week, students will:

  • Complete an academic workshop, learn about campus and college life, participate in a team-based experiential learning project, and discover what it means to be a Miner.
  • Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday, Aug. 17, to watch the races through campus and cheer on new students.
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