Archives for June 11, 2013

McBee receives outstanding teaching award

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Left to right: Dr. Allan Pringle, Curators’ Teaching Professor of physics; Amanda McBee; Dr. Jana Neiss, Director of Teacher Education Program. Photo submitted

Amanda McBee, a 2012 physics graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, recently received an Outstanding Beginning Teacher award from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE). McBee just completed her first year of teaching geometry and chemistry at Waynesville High School.

McBee was one of 64 teachers who were recognized for their excellence in serving children during their first two years of service in school districts across Missouri. Award recipients were selected based on evaluations by their college or university and recommendations from the school district that employs them.

McBee is pursuing a master’s degree in physics from Missouri S&T.

‘Strategy for Success’ emphasizes inventive learning, return on investment

Missouri S&T's strategic plan focuses on providing a high return on investment

Missouri S&T’s strategic plan focuses on providing a high return on investment

A new strategic plan at Missouri University of Science and Technology outlines a blueprint to ensure that every undergraduate student gets involved in “experiential learning,” along with upgrades in teaching and research facilities and additional faculty positions, all to ensure that the university offers the best possible return on investment for students, research partners and others. [Read more…]