Twenty-six alumni members of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity met at the Lake of the Ozarks in May 2017 for their annual golf outing in the Ozarks. This is the 18th year for the annual golf outing.

Spence elected national KD president

Patricia (Ruma) Spence, EMgt’94, MS IST’05, vice president of enterprise planning and PMO at Prudential, was elected national president of Kappa Delta Sorority. She also serves as a director on the Kappa Delta Foundation board. She has served Kappa Delta both regionally and nationally in collegiate and alumnae sectors, previously serving as national vice president-alumnae. She is a member of the Order of the Golden Shillelagh and a former member of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees.

Proud advisors

The faculty advisors for the Mars Rover Design Team (MRDT) have seen the team grow from a small but enthusiastic group of students to world champions. [Read more…]

In print

Kathryn Northcut, professor and co-director of Missouri S&T’s technical communication programs, co-edited Scientific Communication: Practices, Theories and Pedagogies, which will be published by Routledge early in 2018.

Golf returns to S&T

This past fall marked the first year since 2003 that Missouri S&T fielded a men’s golf team, and the first year ever for a women’s golf team. [Read more…]

Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 28, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members:

New members

  • John Stutsman, EE’77, Area 5
  • Kenneth Bandelier, EE’97, Areas 10–18
  • Jennifer Marshall, ME’96, Area 19

[Read more…]

A record year for tech transfer

Missouri S&T set a new record for the most money generated from patent royalties on commercialized inventions and products during the fiscal year that ended June 30, with $540,396 in royalty income — more than double the amount received in 2013. [Read more…]

Alumni honored at commencement

Two Miner alumni were honored with the Award of Professional Distinction during May 2017 commencement ceremonies. The awards recognize graduates for professional achievement. Recipients are:

  • Richard Bausell, ChE’70, of Chesterfield, Mo., retired vice president of URS Corp.’s Pipeline and Power Business Line.
  • Delores James Hinkle, PetE’75, of Houston, retired director of corporate reserves for Marathon Oil.

Make us laugh

What is the funniest incident or story you recollect from your
time in Rolla?

Historian Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, recently posed this question to our readers and on social media. Here are a few of your answers. [Read more…]

S&T completes successful fundraising year

Missouri S&T received $14.7 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30. [Read more…]