Tag: alumni

A gift without borders

Posted by on November 1, 2017

David Heikkinen, a 1993 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, and Dr. Ann Rueff Heikkinen have deep Rolla roots. They met as students at Rolla Junior High School, and their mothers both worked for Missouri S&T. Virginia Heikkinen Callahan, a 1988 S&T history graduate, worked in admissions and Chris Rueff in career services. When it […]

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Missouri S&T to honor faculty, alumni during Homecoming

Posted by on October 17, 2017

Nine people with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 27. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T Homecoming festivities.

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Join in Missouri S&T’s Homecoming celebration

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Watch a parade, tour campus departments during open houses and cheer the Miner football team to victory as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2017 Homecoming celebration, held Oct. 26-28. This year’s Homecoming theme is “MinerFest,” and is inspired by a traditional fall festival.

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It’s all about connections

Posted by on October 10, 2017

New alumni just out of school are focused on starting careers and getting established in a new community. And sometimes that community is a long way from home and campus. But just because you aren’t in Rolla doesn’t mean you have to lose touch.

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The doctor is IN

Posted by on September 19, 2017

“The medical students from Rolla are different. Every single one seems to be scarily talented and driven.” That is the opinion of Dave Westenberg, who says he has probably taught a class to every S&T student who has gone on to medical school in the past 15 years. “It makes writing letters of recommendation for […]

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Heather Castelli: world traveler, mechanical engineer

Posted by on July 18, 2017

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states.

“I follow in my grandfather’s footsteps,” says Castelli, a 2017 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T. “He left Hungary in 1956 at the start of the revolution. My grandmother is from there as well. It all comes back to them.”

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Fix-it fixation

Posted by on January 17, 2017

Brandt and Nicole Genz never envisioned careers as small-business owners flourishing amid the 21st century version of the Arts and Crafts Movement. But after earning engineering degrees in Rolla, the St. Louis couple is now carving out an unexpected expertise in the home design market as the creative and managerial forces behind Rescued Furnishings and Designs.

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10 S&T grads named Alumni of Influence

Posted by on November 7, 2016

Ten graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored as Missouri S&T’s 2016 Alumni of Influence during a special event Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hasselmann Alumni House on the Missouri S&T campus.

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Leading the way in the classroom

Posted by on August 24, 2016

Chelsea Diestelkamp was always willing to lend a helping hand, so in hindsight it’s easy to see why she became a teacher.

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Master mentor

Posted by on May 18, 2016

When he wasn’t studying for his own classes, Juan Remolina, a 2016 Missouri S&T graduate in economics, mathematics and physics, spent much of his academic career at S&T mentoring others. Instead of sleeping in, he got up early to open the Burns and McDonnell Student Success Center or the student ID office. Twelve-hour days on […]

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