Speakers Bureau

Miner alumni are inspiring and influential role models for Missouri S&T students. There are many opportunities each year for you to share your knowledge and perspective with students on campus. See below for a current list of available speaking opportunities. For additional details, visit mineralumni.com/minerspeak.

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow
5:30 p.m. Wednesdays during the academic year
Contact: Nancy Hatch, alumni relations manager, at hatchn@mst.edu or 573-341-6327

Student diversity, outreach and women’s programs
Evenings, Monday through Friday during the academic year
Contact: Erin Stampp, assistant director of student support services, at hoodel@mst.edu or 573-341-7606

Greek Academy
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
Contact: Brett Watson, assistant director of fraternity and sorority life, at watsonb@mst.edu or 573-341-4329

Student Leadership Conference
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015
Contact: Jerri Arnold-Cook, director of leadership and cultural programs, at arnoldcookj@mst.edu or 573-341-7504

Career opportunities and employer relations
If you are coming to campus for interviews or recruitment — find out about chances to speak while you’re here.
Contact: Julie Pittser, associate director of career opportunities and employer relations, at  pittserj@mst.edu or 573-341-4254.

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