Student Life

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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Training on values for Greeks to begin this fall at Missouri S&T

Posted by on July 18, 2019

Leaders of fraternities and sororities at Missouri S&T voted to begin a new education program focused on values beginning this fall to prevent risky behaviors among members.

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Missouri S&T breaks ground on expansion, doubling the space for student design teams

Posted by on April 29, 2019

A Mars rover designed and built by students broke ground on an 8,000-square-foot expansion of the Kummer Student Design Center at Missouri S&T on Friday, April 26. The expansion will double the size of the design center, home of Missouri S&T’s 20 student design teams.

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African Gala Night ‘The Motherland’ to be held this April at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 22, 2019

The African Student Association at Missouri S&T invites campus and community members to attend the 2019 African Gala Night on April 28.

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Missouri S&T to celebrate expansion of fitness center

Posted by on April 16, 2019

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Missouri S&T will celebrate the completion of the $4 million expansion of the campus fitness center this month. Missouri S&T Student Council leaders and the athletics department will host a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Student Recreation Center of the Gale Bullman Building, located at 10th Street and Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Students, faculty and staff who attend will get a first look at the renovated facility.

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S&T teacher education student and Rolla Middle School teacher selected for Space Symposium

Posted by on April 5, 2019

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The Space Foundation chose a Missouri University of Science and Technology education student and her mentor teacher at Rolla Middle School to attend the 35th Space Symposium this month. They will serve as teacher liaisons at the symposium April 8-11 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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A conversation with international students

Posted by on March 26, 2019

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They leave their families and home countries and travel long hours to arrive in the small town of Rolla, Missouri, to attend Missouri S&T. Once here, international students face challenges unfamiliar to most native-born U.S. citizens: language barriers, housing, making new connections, and adjusting to different food, weather and customs.

But with support from their fellow international students, their new community and Missouri S&T, many of them overcome each of these challenges, build new networks of friends and succeed academically.

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Missouri S&T disc golf team places fourth in national championship

Posted by on March 13, 2019

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UPDATE: Over spring break, the Missouri S&T Miner Disc Golf Team placed fourth out of 36 teams at the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship in Georgia. Team member Mark Anderson finished No. 1 overall as the individual national champion.

PREVIOUS STORY: Members of Missouri S&T’s disc golf team are headed to Georgia over spring break to compete in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship.

The Miner Disc Golf Club will take three teams and 12 players to the event in Appling, Georgia, March 27-30.

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Missouri S&T selects 2019 St. Pat and court

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Peter Doran, a senior in engineering management at Missouri S&T, will portray St. Patrick during the 111th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Doran is from Kansas City, Missouri. St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13. Following a procession through downtown, the court will preside over follies at the pavilion on 9th and Oak streets near the railroad tracks.

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Bands Bowling for Soup and 3OH!3 to headline St. Pat’s concert

Posted by on March 7, 2019

Rock-and-roll band Bowling for Soup and electronic pop duo 3OH!3 will headline the Grateful Board festival concert during the 111th annual St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. The musical artists will wrap up the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert for the community.

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