Tag: Cheryl B. Schrader

Statement from Chancellor Schrader regarding Gov. Nixon’s STEM proposal

Posted by on January 22, 2014

In response to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s “State of the State” proposal to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education funding, Missouri University of Science and Technology Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader issued this statement:

“There is no sector of our economy poised for more growth than the STEM fields, and the key to meeting the increased demand for these skilled employees is education. Research from the Missouri Department of Economic Development shows that Missouri’s 2020 projected job growth for STEM occupations is higher than the average expected combined growth for all occupations in the state. With dozens of STEM degree options as well as STEM education options that begin at the elementary level, Missouri S&T is well positioned to meet these educational needs of our state.”

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Chancellor Schrader named IEEE Fellow

Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, chancellor of Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition of her leadership and contributions in engineering education. The honor is the highest grade of membership in the organization.

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S&T to offer STEM-focused elementary ed program

Posted by on November 22, 2013

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In an effort to help the United States regain its competitive edge in math and science, Missouri S&T will offer a new elementary education program to emphasize these subjects, beginning fall 2014.

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Curators approve nation’s first Ph.D. in explosives engineering

Posted by on November 21, 2013

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A pioneering program in explosives engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology is poised to expand to the doctoral level. The University of Missouri System Board of Curators voted to approve the degree program at its Nov. 21 meeting. The program now must be approved by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education.

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Gov. Nixon, Project Lead the Way president to speak at state conference

Posted by on November 8, 2013

Some 700 teachers, counselors and educational leaders from Missouri and elsewhere are expected to attend the Missouri Project Lead the Way Conference Nov. 15 at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo.

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Chancellor to discuss strategic planning at national conference

Posted by on October 29, 2013

S&T Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader will discuss the role of student affairs in strategic planning during a panel discussion at the upcoming Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ 2013 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Missouri S&T to receive $3.2 million for strategic initiatives

Posted by on August 30, 2013

Three initiatives related to Missouri University of Science and Technology’s new strategic plan will be fully funded through the University of Missouri System, UM System President Timothy Wolfe announced today (Friday, Aug. 30, 2013).

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‘Strategy for Success’ emphasizes inventive learning, return on investment

Posted by on June 11, 2013

A new strategic plan at Missouri University of Science and Technology outlines a blueprint to ensure that every undergraduate student gets involved in “experiential learning,” along with upgrades in teaching and research facilities and additional faculty positions, all to ensure that the university offers the best possible return on investment for students, research partners and […]

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S&T to host FIRST Tech Challenge through 2016

Posted by on April 29, 2013

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Following a successful three-year run, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been selected to host a regional robotics competition for high school students – the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) – for another three years. Missouri S&T will host the competition through 2016, FIRST announced April 26 during the FIRST World Championship, held at the […]

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State of the university: Chancellor touts return on investment

Posted by on April 23, 2013

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Quoting Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland author Lewis Carroll, Missouri University of Science and Technology Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader on Tuesday discussed the university’s plan to focus on providing a high return on investment for Missouri S&T’s students, the employers that hire them, the university’s research partners and donors.

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