Tag: Kummer Student Programs

Missouri S&T students pitch their startup concepts for cash prizes

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Glassiderm, a treatment for acne scars developed by three Missouri University of Science and Technology students, won the $5,000 first-place prize in the university’s second annual Startup Challenge on Nov. 13. S&T developed the challenge to give all students the chance to experience presenting a business model to a panel of judges with entrepreneurial experience.

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Registration for Missouri S&T’s second annual Startup Challenge opens Sept. 8

Posted by on August 25, 2023

Students ready to put their entrepreneurial skills and instincts to the test before they graduate will have the opportunity to map out a strategy for their concept and, if they advance to the finals, pitch their business model to a panel of judges that includes academics and entrepreneurs for scholarship prize money.

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S&T challenges students to identify ways to positively affect campus, community

Posted by on August 22, 2023

S&T students will soon have an opportunity to compete for cash prizes by voicing their concerns about areas of campus and community life they find challenging. The 24-hour Campus Impact Challenge starts Friday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center, where teams will be formed based on interests.

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Meet a few of Missouri S&T’s Kummer Vanguard Scholars

Posted by on July 3, 2023

A few Kummer Vanguard Scholars recently shared their thoughts on the program and how it has affected their S&T experience. The program has grown dramatically since it began in 2021. This August, 1,180 of the students who start the semester at Missouri University of Science and Technology – including nearly 400 first-year students – are recipients of Kummer Vanguard Scholarships and participants in a program that provides learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

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New roles announced for Tim Faley, Susan Murray

Posted by on February 21, 2023

Dr. Tim Faley, associate vice chancellor for innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization, will become interim vice provost and dean of the Kummer College, effective March 1. Dr. Susan Murray, acting vice provost and dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, will become interim vice provost for online education at Missouri S&T, also effective March 1.

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