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Middleton, Nixon congratulate graduates at S&T commencement

Posted by on May 16, 2016

Two Missouri leaders offered words of advice and congratulations to just over 1,200 graduates as part of commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, May 14.

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Nixon, Middleton to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on May 9, 2016

Commencement ceremonies will be live-streamed and available for post-commencement viewing here. Or follow commencement activity on social media using the hashtag #GoMiners2016. More than 1,200 Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates will be awarded degrees during two commencement ceremonies to be held at Missouri S&T this month. Michael A. Middleton, interim president of the […]

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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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Transcript of Gov. Nixon’s commencement address

Posted by on May 17, 2010

Thank you, Chancellor Carney, for that kind introduction. Thank you members of the Board of Curators, faculty, parents, family and friends, and the Class of 2010.

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UMR, Missouri State form partnership to offer engineering degrees

Posted by on August 21, 2006

Plans to offer two engineering degrees from the University of Missouri-Rolla on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield advanced with the signing today of an agreement that outlines how the two universities will work together to deliver the programs.

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Governor appoints former UMR dean to geology board

Posted by on June 7, 2006

Dr. Don L. Warner, professor emeritus of geological engineering and former dean of the School of Mines and Metallurgy at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been appointed to the state’s Board of Geologist Registration by Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt. Warner’s appointment was recently confirmed by the Missouri Senate.

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