Author: Sarah Potter

Teaching in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Teaching looks wholly different this year at universities across the nation as higher education grapples with COVID-19. At Missouri S&T, some faculty are employing their creativity and flexibility to ensure students are learning safely.

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Community invited to S&T chancellor’s State of the University address Oct. 22

Posted by on October 16, 2020

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani will present his second State of the University address to the campus and community 11 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 22, on Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. Dehghani plans to discuss how two recent donations to the university will help shape Missouri S&T as a “destination of […]

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Missouri S&T wins $2.7 million CARES Act grant to establish child care center

Posted by on October 9, 2020

Missouri S&T will establish a child care center on campus after winning a multimillion-dollar grant as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Child Care Plan. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced on Friday, Oct. 2, that Missouri S&T would receive $2,710,252 to provide child care to the Rolla region. “Access to […]

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Cathy Tipton named director of admissions at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Cathy Tipton, acting director of admissions for Missouri S&T since July 2019, was named director of admissions effective Oct. 1. A member of the Missouri S&T admissions staff since January 2004, Tipton oversees a staff of over 20 employees who work to attract prospective students to enroll at the university. The admissions staff is responsible […]

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Fall enrollment at Missouri S&T more than 7,600, applications up for 2021

Posted by on September 25, 2020

The fall 2020 enrollment at Missouri S&T, officially recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, is 7,645. This is a 5.6% decrease over last year’s fall enrollment of 8,096. However, applications for the 2021 school year are up more than 21.4% over this time last year, which could indicate an increase in enrollment […]

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Missouri S&T wins grant for high-resolution 4-D X-ray CT scanner

Posted by on September 23, 2020

By this time next year, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology who study the properties of various types of materials will have a highly sophisticated scanning tool available to help them, thanks to a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation. The $918,397 NSF grant will help fund the purchase […]

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Missouri S&T earns high rankings for return on investment

Posted by on September 11, 2020

Missouri S&T recently earned top rankings from two organizations that focus on students’ return on their investment in a college education. Financial planning website Smart Asset ranked Missouri S&T No. 1 for best value in the state of Missouri, beating out Washington University at No. 2 and Saint Louis University at No. 3. Smart Asset […]

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Vendor for University of Missouri campuses reports data breach

Posted by on September 4, 2020

In late July, a third-party vendor that provides cloud data services, Blackbaud, notified the four University of Missouri campuses, including Missouri S&T, that the company experienced a data security incident in May 2020. This incident affected a significant number of other higher education institutions, nonprofit organizations and foundations, and included unauthorized access to personal data stored […]

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Missouri S&T to test emergency alert system

Posted by on September 3, 2020

Missouri University of Science and Technology will conduct a test of its emergency mass notification system at noon Wednesday, Sept. 9. The test will include a text message to students and employees that reads, “This is a test of the Missouri S&T emergency mass notification system. This is only a test.” The test will also […]

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Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on August 27, 2020

As classes begin this week, Missouri S&T welcomes new faculty this school year with expertise ranging from big data in precision medicine to 19th-century French literature. Julia Alexander,assistant teaching professor in teacher education and certification, worked in elementary and middle school education for 11 years. She holds a master’s degree in education with an emphasis […]

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