Tag: alumni

Missouri S&T graduate appears on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank,’ receives offer

Posted by on January 18, 2023

A Missouri S&T graduate recently appeared on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and received an offer to purchase a percentage of his company, but after multiple counter-offers, no deal was made. MT Strickland, an alumnus of S&T’s electrical engineering program, represented the Metric Mate company on the episode, along with his business partners, Braxton Davis and Ecleamus […]

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S&T alumna becomes first Indian-American woman elected Maryland’s lieutenant governor 

Posted by on November 9, 2022

Missouri S&T graduate Aruna (Katragadda) Miller made history Tuesday, Nov. 8, when she was elected as the first immigrant and Indian-American woman to become lieutenant governor of Maryland.

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S&T alumni mentor students to help future careers

Posted by on August 27, 2021

Engineering graduates enter the workforce with essential academic knowledge, technical skills and problem-solving ability. But employers say they need more than academic prowess and technical know-how. Soft skills like effective communications, leadership, networking, negotiating, conflict resolution and cultural aptitude play a critical role in employees’ success. Students at Missouri S&T are getting help in those areas from alumni mentors through a program housed in the Doshi Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ChBE).

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A formula for success

Posted by on July 27, 2021

Sarah Locke grew up in the small rural town of Lynnville, Tenn., before earning her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2016. “I grew up on a cattle farm and loved every minute of it,” says Locke, who is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics at Missouri S&T.  Locke […]

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Introducing: Nearly 1,120 new Miner alumni

Posted by on May 4, 2021

With three semesters of their college careers affected by COVID-19, our spring graduating class has had its share of unique challenges. But overcoming obstacles and finding pathways to success are what Missouri S&T alumni are known for.

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Computer niche leads S&T grad to Garmin

Posted by on April 2, 2021

Growing up in Edwardsville, Ill., Kyle Harper was captivated by computers and electronics – from researching computers to learning about their repair and operating systems to computing networking. When it came time to look at colleges, he picked S&T for its range of engineering courses, and that’s where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2015.

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Mentors make the difference, says Missouri S&T alumnus Lamont Orange

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Lamont Orange has risen to the top of his field as a chief information security officer (CISO) named one of the 2020 Top 100 Cyber Defense professionals in the industry. He says mentors with honest feedback made a significant difference in his career.

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Finding the right tracks

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Growing up in St. Charles, Mo., Nathan Stechschulte was drawn to studying software engineering. He chose S&T for its STEM reputation and was prepared to focus on his studies.

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Hand sanitizer from a whiskey still

Posted by on May 19, 2020

Adam Stumpf, ME’10, was focused on making bourbon, whiskey and vodka at his craft distillery when the coronavirus began to sweep across the United States. His wife and business partner, Laura, soon noticed that hand sanitizer was gone from store shelves. The Stumpfs had plenty of alcohol available, so why not convert the business from beverages to hand sanitizer? Stumpf says it was a no-brainer.

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Hope and a helping hand: the Miner Resilience Fund

Posted by on April 28, 2020

Abigail Carr, a Missouri S&T junior in mechanical engineering, was studying at the Cork Institute of Technology in Ireland when the U.S. State Department’s Level 4 Travel Advisory sent her scrambling to get home after two months of her semester abroad.

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