Tag: Kummer Institute

S&T names director of new Kummer Center for STEM Education

Posted by on July 21, 2021

Courtney Jones, a former high school principal in Arkansas and most recently an educator in Jefferson City, Missouri, has been appointed as the founding director of the Kummer Center for STEM Education at Missouri S&T.

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Transitions: Colin Potts becomes provost, Stephen Roberts leads Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 31, 2021

Effective Tuesday, June 1, Dr. Colin Potts becomes Missouri S&T’s provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs. Potts joins S&T from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he served as vice provost for undergraduate education for the past nine years. He succeeds Dr. Stephen Roberts, who served as interim provost for nearly two years and […]

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Roberts appointed chief operating officer for Missouri S&T’s Kummer Institute

Posted by on May 24, 2021

Dr. Stephen Roberts has been appointed vice chancellor of strategic initiatives and chief operating officer for the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development at Missouri University of Science and Technology effective June 1. Roberts currently serves as interim provost and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs at Missouri S&T and previously was […]

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Missouri S&T students chosen to speak at commencement

Posted by on May 12, 2021

Four graduating students at Missouri S&T were chosen to speak during four commencement ceremonies May 14-15 at the Gale Bullman Building on the Rolla, Mo., campus. During the ceremonies, over 1,100 degrees will be awarded to graduate and undergraduate candidates.

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S&T’s Combat Robotics team earns second at regional event

Posted by on May 10, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Combat Robotics Design Team recently earned second place at BotsKC, an industry-driven robotic fighting competition that was held in late April in Pleasant Valley, Missouri.

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St. Louis entrepreneur, Missouri S&T benefactor Fred S. Kummer dead at 92

Posted by on May 1, 2021

Fred S. Kummer, a Missouri S&T graduate who built his general-contracting business into the world’s largest design-build firm for health care and financial facilities, died Friday, April 30, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 92. Kummer and his wife June donated $300 million to Missouri S&T last fall to establish the Kummer Institute for Student […]

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Missouri S&T earns second place finish in Solar Decathlon with accessible housing design for disabled veterans

Posted by on April 30, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Solar House Design Team recently earned a second-place finish in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The virtual competition was held in mid-April.

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By the book: Missouri S&T senior shares guidance for new college students

Posted by on April 28, 2021

As she prepares to graduate from Missouri S&T this May, Ashley-Ann Davis has some important advice for next fall’s college freshmen. “Figure out what’s important to you, and once you figure that out, prioritize it,” says Davis, of Jefferson City, Missouri. “Once you prioritize what matters, you can focus more easily.” But setting priorities doesn’t […]

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S&T’s Steel Bridge team wins regional event, will compete at nationals

Posted by on April 28, 2021

Missouri S&T’s Steel Bridge Design Team recently won first place at a regional American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mid-Continent Student Conference and will now put their bridge engineering and construction skills to the test at the national level.

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University of Missouri Curators recognize Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 22, 2021

The University of Missouri Board of Curators recognized Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary with a resolution at the Board’s April meeting today (Thursday, April 22). The board honored Missouri S&T for the university’s longevity and success as one of the first technological learning institutions west of the Mississippi River.

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