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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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St. Louis entrepreneur, Missouri S&T benefactor Fred S. Kummer dead at 92

Posted by on May 1, 2021

Fred S. Kummer, a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died Friday, April 30, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 92. Kummer and his wife June donated $300 million to Missouri S&T last fall to establish the Kummer Institute for Student […]

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By the book: Missouri S&T senior shares guidance for new college students

Posted by on April 28, 2021

As she prepares to graduate from Missouri S&T this May, Ashley-Ann Davis has some important advice for next fall’s college freshmen. “Figure out what’s important to you, and once you figure that out, prioritize it,” says Davis, of Jefferson City, Missouri. “Once you prioritize what matters, you can focus more easily.” But setting priorities doesn’t […]

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Princeton Review rates Missouri S&T high for ROI, career placement, internships

Posted by on April 21, 2021

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s best public universities when it comes to return on investment, career opportunities and internship opportunities for students, according to the Princeton Review’s latest “Best Value Colleges” ranking, released Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Missouri S&T is ranked fourth among the nation’s top public universities for best career placement. The […]

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A message from Chancellor Dehghani on the Derek Chauvin trial and verdict

Posted by on April 20, 2021

Chancellor Mo Dehghani sent the following message to the campus community following the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin. Dear Campus Community, The trial of Derek Chauvin reached its conclusion today, with Chauvin found guilty of all charges in the death of George Floyd. The media coverage of this trial has vividly reminded us […]

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