Tag: Jay Nixon

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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Gov. Nixon, Project Lead the Way president to speak at state conference

Posted by on November 8, 2013

Some 700 teachers, counselors and educational leaders from Missouri and elsewhere are expected to attend the Missouri Project Lead the Way Conference Nov. 15 at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo.

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