orientation

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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Union Pacific hosts Project X, driving new students to compete

Posted by on August 1, 2018

The new student programs staff is pleased to announce that Union Pacific will once again sponsor Opening Week’s Project X. Opening Week runs from Sunday, Aug. 12, through Saturday, Aug. 18. New students will be divided into 85 mentor groups, guided by upperclassmen mentors, and modify a remote-controlled vehicle.

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Orientation for transfer students planned Aug. 16

Posted by on August 1, 2018

Transfer Transitions, an orientation day for new transfer students, will start at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in Room 120 Butler-Carlton Hall. Participants will learn about campus resources to help with their studies and path to future employment. Students will eat lunch with a faculty member, participate in a resource-finding and team-building competition, and learn about campus life from current students. Dinner and awards will conclude the event.

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New council to advise on student orientation

Posted by on June 13, 2018

The office of new student programs is implementing an orientation advisory council. This standing council comprises faculty, staff and students spanning various departments, divisions, and including both colleges. This group will provide valuable insight to aid the new student programs staff in developing the best orientation experiences for incoming students.

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Professional development opportunity open to campus

Posted by on June 6, 2018

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. Faculty and staff will facilitate workshops with groups of 20-30 students on Aug. 13, during the time that is usually reserved for a convocation ceremony. Instead of convocation, the 75-minute workshops will feature a mix of lecture, conversation, and interactive activity. 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.

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2019 PRO Days announced

Posted by on April 9, 2018

New student programs is ready to announce 2019 PRO Day dates. There will be 10 Preview, Registration and Orientation (PRO) Days in 2019 on the following Saturdays:

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Introducing CAFE

Posted by on January 17, 2018

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) is a new resource at Missouri S&T designed to promote the success of S&T faculty as teaching-scholars throughout all stages of their career. Led by Dr. Larry Gragg, chair, and Dr. Wayne Huebner, co-chair, CAFE was developed in Spring 2017 by the provost’s office, in conjunction with a campus steering committee.

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Three PRO sessions scheduled in June; one in August

Posted by on June 1, 2009

The campus will host three Preview, Registration, and Orientation (PRO) sessions in June and one in August. Help welcome new students and their guests to the S&T campus on Friday, June 5; Friday, June 12; Friday, June 19; and Saturday, Aug. 15. PRO is an all-day orientation program for new students planning to start classes […]

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