Archives for May 10, 2016

Missouri S&T mine rescue team wins competition

The Missouri S&T mine rescue Gold Team took first place in a recent competition in New Iberia, Louisiana. From left, advisor Jimmie Taylor and team members Deanna Fitzgerald, Will Hoover, Drew Hanneke, Tanner Eliuk, Holden Henry, Katie Sewester and Ross Hoover.

The Missouri S&T mine rescue Gold Team took first place in a recent competition in New Iberia, Louisiana. From left, advisor Jimmie Taylor and team members Deanna Fitzgerald, Will Hoover, Drew Hanneke, Tanner Eliuk, Holden Henry, Katie Sewester and Ross Hoover.

Missouri University of Science and Technology won the Southern Regional Mine Rescue Competition May 3-5 in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Missouri S&T’s Gold Team finished first overall after placing first in the smoke chamber, first aid and on the field and second place in team tech. The Missouri S&T Black Team finished ninth out of 16 teams.

The competition involves a simulated mine disaster that is set up and monitored by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration. In addition to the rescue simulation, other events include first aid, gas testing and maintaining a complex self-contained breathing apparatus. Written exams are also administered. [Read more…]

S&T’s Intensive English Program reaccredited

Missouri University of Science and Technology has earned four-year reaccreditation of its Intensive English Program by a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions.

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