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…]

Transcript of Gov. Nixon’s commencement address

Thank you, Chancellor Carney, for that kind introduction. Thank you members of the Board of Curators, faculty, parents, family and friends, and the Class of 2010.

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Calvin Cobb tells UMR graduates they hare holding all the right cards

In his spring commencement address May 12 at the University of Missouri-Rolla, Dr. Calvin Cobb told almost 600 graduating seniors that they have been dealt a good hand of cards.

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Create wealth for society, commencement speaker says

In his winter commencement address Dec. 16 at the University of Missouri-Rolla, David Wisherd talked about using technology to create wealth.

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Ron Miller tells new grads to ‘make deposits’ in future

In his spring commencement address May 13 at the University of Missouri-Rolla, James Ronald Miller quoted John Wooden, Dr. Seuss and even Yogi Berra, who said, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”         

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