Tag: commencement speaker

‘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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Missouri S&T Commencement speakers to celebrate sesquicentennial class

Posted by on December 9, 2021

In recognition of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th anniversary, two individuals with strong connections with Missouri S&T and its history will deliver commencement addresses at Missouri S&T’s graduation ceremonies Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18. Dr. Keith Wedge, a retired brigadier general and three-time graduate of Missouri S&T, will speak at the […]

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Missouri S&T commencement speaker celebrates the beginning of post-college life

Posted by on August 2, 2021

Commencement is not a celebration of the end of a college education, but a celebration of the beginning of life after college. That is the message John Warmack of Texarkana, Arkansas, told graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday, July 31, during a special summer commencement ceremony. Warmack, principal at Warmack and Co. […]

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