Tag: Forged in Gold

Missouri S&T’s Black history: challenges overcome

Posted by on February 2, 2021

As Dr. Larry Gragg notes in Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, Missouri S&T was segregated until 1950, and “the campus culture well into the 20th century reflected the broader American culture of bigotry and intolerance.”

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A pioneer of integration

Posted by on January 29, 2021

There have to be pioneers to start an integration movement. For Missouri S&T, those pioneers were George Horne and Elmer Bell Jr. Although neither earned degrees from S&T, Horne and Bell were the university’s first two Black students.

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Missouri S&T to host virtual Homecoming celebration as part of 150th anniversary kickoff

Posted by on October 7, 2020

Missouri S&T students, faculty, friends and family will be able to participate in a trivia contest, tune in to a live author discussion, dedicate a new laboratory and take part in the official kickoff of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration, all from the comfort of their own homes this October during the university’s Homecoming 2020 celebration.

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New book chronicles Missouri S&T’s 150-year history

Posted by on September 8, 2020

Dr. Larry Gragg tells the story of Missouri S&T from its founding in 1870 to today in a commemorative history book that will be available this fall for the university’s 150th anniversary. Gragg is a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T. His new book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, is the account of the campus’s commitment to its land grant mission.

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‘Forged in Gold,’ commemorative history of Missouri S&T, available for pre-order

Posted by on November 27, 2019

As Missouri S&T prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2020, a commemorative, coffee table-style history book about the university is now available for pre-order. Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years was written by Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T. The book is […]

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