Meet Nick Kutay, STAT president

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT), the student section of the Miner Alumni Association, gives students a glimpse of life after college. Missouri S&T Magazine staff asked current president Nick Kutay, a senior in mechanical engineering, to share his take on the organization.
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’Tis the season: Show your pride

The Miner Alumni Association began a new tradition last year by creating a commemorative ornament series that celebrates the Miner spirit and pays tribute to campus landmarks. In 2014, the association launched the ornament series with Hasselmann Alumni House, the new home for alumni. The 2015 ornament will feature the Chancellor’s Residence. Constructed in 1889 as a student residence, the building became the home of our university leader in 1905.

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Welcome to STAT

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow hosted 65 students at a free barbecue and informational meeting to welcome new members and introduce them to the student section of the Miner Alumni Association. David Hoover, a senior in information science and technology, was the lucky winner of the door prize, a Wii U.

Sections by the numbers

1915 – Founding of three oldest alumni sections – St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield-Joplin

28 – St. Pat’s events around the country

50+  – Alumni sections

120 – Active section officers

Largest section – St. Louis with 13,653 members

Largest section outside Missouri – Houston with 1,746 members

Section that is farthest from Rolla – Anchorage, Alaska, at 3,745 driving miles

250+ – Alumni in attendance at the largest section event this year – the St. Louis Send-off Picnic

Keeping the books

In 2012, the Miner Alumni Association board of directors consolidated its committees into five groups with broad goals that focus on alumni engagement, finances, student engagement, marketing and communications, and strengthening campus relations.

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Leading on the coast

Dennis Leitterman, EE’76, MS EE’77, Bay Area Section president and Area 23 director for the Miner Alumni Association, hopes to bring more alumni into the fold by offering a number of events in the San Francisco Bay Area throughout the year. Missouri S&T Magazine staff asked him a few questions about his section.

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Meet Rich Eimer, new association president

Rich Eimer, EE’71, of Conroe, Texas, retired executive vice president of operations for Dynegy Inc., began his two-year term as president of the Miner Alumni Association in October. Missouri S&T Magazine staff asked him about his plans.

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Forging new friendships

In 2012, the Miner Alumni Association board of directors consolidated its committees into five groups with broad goals. In this issue, we introduce you to the Strengthening Campus Relations Committee.

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Alumni Alliance Award

SusanHRothschildSusan H. Rothschild, CSci’74, was awarded a 2015 Presidential Citation Award for outstanding service to Missouri S&T. Rothschild, a retired accountant with John R. Straub CPA, PC, has been a member of the Miner Alumni Association board of directors since 1998 and served as association president from 2010–12. She is a class coordinator, a member of the Alumni Alliance and a speaker for the Chancellor’s Leadership Academy. She is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and the Academy of Computer Science.

Save the date: Homecoming 2015

Make plans now to attend Homecoming 2015 Oct. 23–24.

More details will be published in the Summer issue of Missouri S&T Magazine. For hotel information and other accommodations in the area, go to mineralumni.com/homecoming.