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Wear teal tomorrow — #MinersWearTeal

Posted by on April 23, 2020

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Missouri S&T’s Greeks Against Sexual Assault (GASA), Miner Wellness, and Equity and Title IX are inviting all Missouri S&T departments, student organizations, and individuals to join in the Teal Friday Challenge tomorrow (Friday, April 24).

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S&T astronaut’s webinar posted online

Posted by on April 20, 2020

If you were unable to join the April 17 webinar “Mission Possible: Adapting to New Norms” by Dr. Sandra Magnus, S&T alumna and former Atlantis astronaut, you can view a recording of it online.

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Miner Resilience fund established to help students

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Missouri S&T has launched a fund to help students build resiliency during the COVID-19 crisis through emergency assistance, online outreach and technological support.

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Miner Wellness offers Zoom consultations for students

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Miner Wellness will offer consultations via Zoom for the remainder of the semester. Consultations are free to S&T students, and can be scheduled by emailing minerwellness@mst.edu.

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Video: How to preserve your mental health during social distancing

Posted by on March 26, 2020

“While we are ‘social distancing,’ we are not ‘socially isolating,’” says Chelsea George, Miner Wellness coordinator. In this video, she provides mental-health tips on how to cope with lockdowns and quarantines associated with COVID-19.

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Employee assistance program offers 24/7 support

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Missouri S&T staff and faculty can get free, confidential counseling through the Employee Assistance Program. The program is also open to household members of faculty and staff. Reasons you may want to use the program include if you are:

  • Experiencing stress, anxiety or depression
  • Dealing with grief and loss
  • Feeling overwhelmed by balancing work and family
  • Needing assistance with relationship concerns
  • Needing support for your loved ones
  • Concerned about substance abuse for yourself or a dependent.
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COVID-19: Soft-launch remote courses begin March 16

Posted by on March 15, 2020

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi sent the following to faculty, staff and students on March 15:

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COVID-19: Command team established for coronavirus response

Posted by on March 12, 2020

Missouri S&T leaders are preparing in the event of a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Currently there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 connected to Missouri S&T. An incident command team is leading planning to respond to a potential COVID-19 outbreak to Missouri S&T and to assure continuity of operations. View this organizational chart of the team. The team will soon communicate about travel policy, moving instruction online and meetings of large groups.

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Student well-being topic of talk on March 9

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Jessica Gargus, director of wellness and disability services, will present “Supporting Student Well-Being” noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center.

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COVID-19: Message from chancellor regarding coronavirus

Posted by on February 28, 2020

Dr. Mo Dehghani, chancellor of Missouri S&T, sent the following message to students, staff and faculty at S&T on Feb. 28:

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