Author: Sarah Potter

Workshop to help area businesses improve holiday marketing plans

Posted by on October 4, 2019

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T is partnering with Google and Constant Contact to host a marketing workshop designed to help business owners and professionals learn how to grow their digital skills. Attendees will use Google tools to prepare marketing campaigns for the holidays.   The workshop will be held 11:30 a.m. […]

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Joel Burken receives international lifetime achievement award

Posted by on September 27, 2019

This week, the International Phytotechnology Society (IPS) awarded Dr. Joel Burken the Milton P. Gordon Award for Excellence in Phytoremediation during the society’s annual conference in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. IPS recognizes one leader every year in the field of phytoremediation – a process that uses various types of plants to remove, stabilize or destroy […]

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Workshop to teach use of census data to start or grow a business

Posted by on September 27, 2019

The Small Business Development Center will teach business owners and entrepreneurs to use census data to help start or grow a business and to understand the business landscape for a region during a workshop planned for Oct. 24. The event is sponsored by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T, the U.S. Small […]

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Research shows people are overconfident about identifying phishing emails

Posted by on September 26, 2019

People may not be as cyber-savvy as they believe they are when it comes to identifying email phishing scams, according to Missouri S&T researchers. But employers may benefit from teaching employees how to spot phishing by regularly sending them fake phishing emails. Phishing is a method of gathering personal information, banking and credit card details, […]

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Women in Business group to celebrate one-year anniversary, host business trends seminar

Posted by on September 20, 2019

Women in business are invited to celebrate the Women in Business group’s one-year anniversary by connecting with others at an upcoming seminar. The group is hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “We launched this group a year ago, and we want to […]

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Missouri S&T ranked No. 1 among Missouri colleges for alumni salary potential

Posted by on August 23, 2019

Missouri S&T is ranked as the top four-year university in Missouri for salary potential, according to the 2019 PayScale College Salary Report. Missouri S&T ranks No. 1 for graduates who earn only bachelor’s degrees and among all alumni of Missouri campuses. S&T also is ranked No. 48 nationally for best universities for a bachelor’s degree […]

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Missouri S&T welcomes smartest class in a decade

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T welcomed its smartest entering class in at least the last decade, as determined by grade point average and test scores. This year’s group of first-year and transfer students at Missouri S&T enters with an average grade point average of 3.95 and an average ACT score of 28.8. That makes this year’s students among […]

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Three ways students are saving money on textbooks

Posted by on August 19, 2019

Missouri S&T is providing three options for students to save money on the purchase of textbooks as part of the University of Missouri System’s Affordable and Open Education Resources (AOER) initiative. The program began in 2017 as a way to help students save money when buying books. At Missouri S&T, each course instructor chooses course […]

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Researchers build cannon to test seals in coal mines

Posted by on August 14, 2019

Mining and explosives engineering researchers at Missouri S&T began testing concrete seals used to close coal mine tunnels this month by loading a cannon with projectiles, shooting them at the seals and testing their impact. The research could help to improve the design of seals and keep miners safe. Dr. Kyle Perry, Missouri S&T associate […]

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Researchers seek participants for study of why people reject smart devices

Posted by on August 7, 2019

Two researchers at Missouri S&T want to interview people in the Rolla area who have purchased smart home devices but decided to stop using them. A smart device is an electronic gadget generally connected to other devices through wireless connections that a user can operate interactively. Drs. David Wright and Daniel Shank are studying why […]

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