Tag: commencement speaker

Clayco founder spoke of S&T grads’ stories during May commencement

Posted by on May 15, 2024

Robert “Bob” Clark, founder of Clayco, offered Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates some inspiration from his story, his life and his career, along with some of his successes and failures, during two commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T. Clark spoke during Missouri S&T commencement ceremonies held at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, May […]

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Colter shares the ‘enormous impact’ of Rolla with S&T Ph.D. grads 

Posted by on May 15, 2024

Dr. Kim D. Colter, a family medicine physician for Mercy Clinic Community Hospitalists in Washington, Missouri, shared with Ph.D. graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology the importance Rolla, Missouri, had on his life and provided advice for their future careers. Colter spoke during the Missouri S&T Ph.D. commencement ceremony, held at 6 p.m. […]

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‘Future looks incredibly bright,’ Sonderman tells S&T grads

Posted by on December 20, 2023

Thomas Sonderman, CEO and director of semiconductor foundry SkyWater, told Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates to envision the impact they want to make, the legacy they want to leave behind and the people they want to become during commencement addresses he delivered at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri S&T last weekend. Sonderman, who […]

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Baganoff tells S&T Ph.D. grads to ‘dare mighty things’

Posted by on December 20, 2023

Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff, research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, challenged Missouri University of Science and Technology Ph.D. graduates to “dare mighty things.” Baganoff spoke during the Missouri S&T Ph.D. commencement ceremony, held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15.  He gave graduates three pieces of advice: quickly learn from mistakes, ask simple questions and […]

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Photo gallery: Fall commencement 2023

Posted by on December 19, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated the accomplishments of nearly 700 Miners as they received their degrees last weekend. Check out some photos from the ceremonies. 

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on December 7, 2023

Nearly 700 Missouri S&T students will be awarded degrees during three upcoming commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15, and Saturday, Dec. 16. Dr. Frederick K. Baganoff will speak at the Dec. 15 ceremony for Ph.D. graduates. Thomas Sonderman will speak at both Dec. 16 ceremonies.

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on December 1, 2022

More than 700 Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates will be awarded degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in December. Dr. Robert M. Wagner, director of the Buildings and Transportation Science Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will speak at the Dec. 16 ceremony for Ph.D. graduates. Mike Kehoe, lieutenant governor of Missouri, will speak at both Dec. 17 ceremonies.

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Burton gives Missouri S&T Ph.D. grads a cheat sheet for the journey ahead

Posted by on May 9, 2022

Never stop asking questions, build your network and seek out new opportunities. These are the three “tokens of wisdom” Dr. Casey Burton shared with doctoral graduates during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Ph.D. commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7. Burton, director of medical research at Phelps Health and an adjunct professor of chemistry at […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speakers announced

Posted by on April 22, 2022

More than 1,000 Missouri S&T graduates will be awarded degrees during four commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T in May. Commencement speakers will include: Dr. Casey Burton, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Ellis Short.

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Commencement speakers honor graduates at S&T sesquicentennial ceremonies

Posted by on December 20, 2021

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the university was the theme of speeches delivered during three commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Ceremonies were held Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Gale Bullman Building in Rolla.

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