Tag: diversity

S&T November open house features diversity showcase

Posted by on November 6, 2019

Two annual events at Missouri S&T will be held this November to provide traditionally underrepresented minority students in the region with an opportunity to learn more about S&T.

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Missouri S&T appoints Neil Outar as chief diversity officer

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Neil Outar, interim chief diversity officer (CDO) at Missouri S&T since August 2017, will become the university’s CDO effective July 1, 2019.   “Neil has been very effective as interim chief diversity officer over the past two years, and I’m very pleased to appoint him to the permanent position,” says Missouri S&T Chancellor Christopher G. […]

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Missouri S&T signs NCAA Presidential Pledge to promote diversity and gender equity

Posted by on October 13, 2016

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Missouri University of Science and Technology recently signed the NCAA Presidential Pledge, which reaffirms Missouri S&T’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in athletics.

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Missouri S&T joins initiative to increase engineering diversity

Posted by on August 25, 2015

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As one of the most diverse student bodies in the history of Missouri University of Science and Technology begins a new semester, the university has joined a national effort to help bring even more diversity to engineering nationwide.

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Manuel appointed to national diversity commission

Posted by on November 24, 2014

Shenethia Manuel, associate vice chancellor of human resource services, Affirmative Action, diversity and inclusion at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been elected to the executive committee for the Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE), a commission of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).

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Missouri S&T works to increase diversity in computer science

Posted by on October 9, 2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology is one of 15 schools selected by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization focused on advancing women in computing, and Harvey Mudd College to participate in a new program designed to increase the percentage of undergraduate computer science majors who are female or students of color.

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Former Powell residence to house student diversity, outreach, women’s programs

Posted by on February 24, 2014

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The office of student diversity, outreach and women’s programs (SDOWP) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will soon have a new home in the former home of the late John D. Powell, a prominent Rolla business leader.

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‘Green’ degree paying off for UMR graduate

Posted by on April 18, 2006

Leonor Valdez-Sanchez, the state’s first environmental engineering graduate, is enjoying life outside the classroom.

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Affirmative action specialist Shirley Wilcher to speak at UMR

Posted by on March 9, 2006

Affirmative action specialist Shirley J. Wilcher will explore issues that affect the acceptance and appreciation of people in a lecture 3 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Room 125 of the Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Building on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. Wilcher will present “Insight into Problems and Actions Facing America: Affirmative Action, Diversity and Civil Rights,” […]

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