Archives for April 20, 2016

Suzanna Long is Missouri S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year

Missouri S&T professor Suzanna Long, left, embraces Cynthia Tang as Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader looks on. Long was named the Missouri S&T Woman of the Year on Wednesday, April 20. Tang, a member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, funds the award. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

Missouri S&T professor Suzanna Long, left, embraces Cynthia Tang as Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader looks on. Long was named the Missouri S&T Woman of the Year on Wednesday, April 20. Tang, a member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, funds the award.                            Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

Dr. Suzanna Long, interim chair and associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year by Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 20.

The Woman of the Year award is given annually in recognition of efforts to improve the campus environment for women and minorities. As part of the award, Long received a $2,000 stipend funded by Missouri S&T graduate Cynthia Tang, founder and former chair of Insight Industries Inc. [Read more…]

Harvey Mudd president to discuss getting more women into tech careers

Klawe mug shotDr. Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College and creator of an initiative to get more women to study computer science, will visit Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, April 25, to deliver a public lecture titled “Getting more women into tech careers.”

Klawe will speak at 10 a.m. Monday in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on campus. The event is open to the public. [Read more…]