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One year later, $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer yielding big results

Posted by on October 6, 2021

Fred and June Kummer discuss their transformative $300 million gift to Missouri S&T in this October 2020 video. When the couple behind the world’s largest builder of hospitals announced their donation of $300 million to Missouri S&T last October, Chancellor Mo Dehghani called the gift “transformative for S&T, the Rolla region and our state.” One […]

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Former Georgia Tech president named chair of Kummer Institute Foundation Board

Posted by on August 31, 2021

Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson, president emeritus of Georgia Institute of Technology, has been named chair of The Kummer Institute Foundation Board of Directors at Missouri S&T. Board members unanimously elected Peterson during their meeting Wednesday, Aug. 11. He succeeds the late Fred Kummer, the organization’s founding chair, who died April 30 at age 92. In […]

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New roles announced for Costas Tsatsoulis, Kamal Khayat

Posted by on August 30, 2021

Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor of research and dean of graduate studies at Missouri S&T since September 2018, will become vice provost of graduate education at S&T effective Sept. 1. Dr. Kamal Khayat, the Vernon and Maralee Jones Professor of Civil Engineering at Missouri S&T, has been named interim vice chancellor of research, also effective […]

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Missouri S&T part of new $15 million Great Lakes Innovation Corps Hub

Posted by on August 25, 2021

Missouri S&T is one of 11 universities in the Midwest – and the only university in Missouri – to join a new National Science Foundation network designed to move more discoveries from the research labs to the real world. Missouri S&T is part of the NSF’s Great Lakes Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Hub. Led by the […]

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S&T names director of new Kummer Center for STEM Education

Posted by on July 21, 2021

Courtney Jones, a former high school principal in Arkansas and most recently an educator in Jefferson City, Missouri, has been appointed as the founding director of the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T best in state for value, starting salaries, report shows

Posted by on July 11, 2021

A new report from the financial technology firm SmartAsset ranks Missouri S&T as the best value among Missouri universities and best in the state when it comes to graduates’ average starting salaries. The average starting salary of $69,200 for Missouri S&T graduates was the highest of all universities in the state, according to the report. […]

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Changing the landscape

Posted by on June 8, 2021

Using robotics and artificial intelligence, alumni entrepreneurs set out to transform the lawn care industry Mowing neighborhood lawns is a common summertime ritual for teens looking to earn some money. George Leno Holmes Jr. was one of those teens. The two-time Missouri S&T mechanical engineering graduate spent many St. Louis summer days mowing with his […]

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S&T expands dual college credit for Project Lead The Way students

Posted by on June 3, 2021

Students enrolled in any of Missouri’s 110 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) computer science high school programs may now earn dual credit in information science and technology (IST) courses through Missouri S&T.

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Transitions: Colin Potts becomes provost, Stephen Roberts leads Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 31, 2021

Effective Tuesday, June 1, Dr. Colin Potts becomes Missouri S&T’s provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs. Potts joins S&T from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he served as vice provost for undergraduate education for the past nine years. He succeeds Dr. Stephen Roberts, who served as interim provost for nearly two years and […]

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Missouri S&T holds “Walk for India” fundraiser to fight pandemic

Posted by on May 3, 2021

Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani and the Missouri S&T India Association are sponsoring a “Walk for India” to raise funds to support India’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, on the S&T campus. The drop-in event will begin near the Havener Center patio, and upon […]

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