2015 Honorary Knights

In March, the St. Pat’s Celebration Committee honored the following 2015 Honorary Knights of St. Patrick.

  • Delbert Day, CerE’58, Curators’ Professor emeritus of materials science and engineering, served as Honorary St. Pat and parade marshal.
  • Dr. Henry Antolak, a Rolla dentist and former co-owner of the Cavern, now known as The Grotto
  • Henry C. “Hank” Foley of Columbia, Mo., senior vice chancellor for research and graduate studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia and executive vice president for academic affairs, research and economic development at the University of Missouri System. Foley also holds a joint appointment in chemical and biochemical engineering at Missouri S&T
  • William J. “Bill” James of Rolla, professor emeritus of chemistry at Missouri S&T
  • Cheryl McKay of Rolla, manager of web and interactive marketing at Missouri S&T
  • Susan Hadley Rothschild, CSci’74, of St. Louis, retired certified public accountant and former Miner Alumni Association president
  • Jesse Singleton of St. James, Mo., manager of printing and mail services at Missouri S&T
  • Phil Whitefield of Rolla, chair and professor of chemistry and director of the Center of Excellence for Aerospace Particulate Emissions Reduction Research at Missouri S&T.

Around the Puck

By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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