Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 13. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement. [Read more…]

S&T commencement speaker: Tackle big challenges, consider public service

Stephanie O’Sullivan, former principal deputy director of National Intelligence at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, encouraged graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology to be willing to tackle big challenges, and then do the hard work to back it up.

O’Sullivan, a 1982 Missouri S&T graduate, spoke during commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T on Saturday, May 13. During the ceremony, she was awarded the doctor of science, honoris causa. [Read more…]

Commencement at Missouri S&T is May 13

Commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology are scheduled for Saturday, May 13. Both ceremonies will be held in the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during winter commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement. [Read more…]

Voss stresses thinking, safety and diversity at S&T commencement

Curator Thomas R. Voss spoke during December 2016 commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T.

Curator Thomas R. Voss spoke during December 2016 commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T.

Thomas R. Voss, retired CEO of Ameren and a member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, spoke about the importance of safety, diversity and thinking every day during commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, Dec. 17.

In his commencement address, Voss told graduates that he is thankful for the education he received at Missouri S&T and the friends he made, but that he is most thankful for learning how to think. [Read more…]

Du named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Dr. Xiaoping Du

Dr. Xiaoping Du

Dr. Xiaoping Du, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T. Du will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17.

The Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professorship was established in 1990 to honor outstanding professors, call attention to teaching excellence, and foster improvements in teaching and learning. Du teaches introduction to engineering design, dynamics and probabilistic engineering design. [Read more…]

Vojta named Curators’ Distinguished Professor at Missouri S&T

Dr. Thomas Vojta

Dr. Thomas Vojta

Dr. Thomas Vojta, professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Professor of physics at Missouri S&T. Vojta will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17.

The University of Missouri System Board of Curators bestows the Curators’ Distinguished Professor title upon outstanding scholars with established reputations in their field of study. Vojta is recognized for his work in quantum physics. [Read more…]

Curator, retired Ameren CEO to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Thomas Voss will speak at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Thomas Voss will speak at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Thomas R. Voss, retired CEO of Ameren and a member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Voss is a 1969 electrical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T honors alumni for professional distinction

Missouri University of Science and Technology presented two Awards of Professional Distinction during spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 14. The awards recognize the outstanding Missouri S&T graduates for professional achievement.

Gail Dolan Hahn (left) and Craig A. Barnes (right) are pictured with Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader.

Gail Dolan Hahn (left) and Craig A. Barnes (right) are pictured with Missouri S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader. Photo by Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

The Award of Professional Distinction was presented to Craig A. Barnes, a 1978 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, and Gail Dolan Hahn, a 1982 chemical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T.
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Middleton, Nixon congratulate graduates at S&T commencement

Note: Archived video footage from May 2016 commencement ceremonies is available for viewing here.

Two Missouri leaders offered words of advice and congratulations to just over 1,200 graduates as part of commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, May 14. [Read more…]