A day in the life of a woman in STEM

Lisa Stine, CE’10, a transmission engineer with Mesa Associates in Denver, was featured in a June 15 interview at Career Contessa, a career website for women. The question-and-answer-style interview focused on Stine’s ability to forge successful relationships with clients in engineering despite the challenges associated with being a woman in STEM.

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Alumna selected to lead engineering management, systems engineering

Suzanna Long

Suzanna Long, Hist’84, Phys’84, MS EMgt’04, PhD EMgt’07, was named chair of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri S&T. Long, a professor in the department, had served as interim chair since July 2015. She has been a member of the S&T faculty since 2008. [Read more…]

Borrok chosen to chair S&T department

David Borrok

David Borrok, GGph’95, began work as chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering at Missouri S&T on Aug. 1. Before returning to his alma mater, Borrok served as a professor of geosciences and director of the School of Geosciences at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Fore!

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.

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

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Save-the-date

All alumni, friends and guests are invited to attend the 110th St. Pat’s pre-parade party on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St.


Complimentary breakfast items will be served before the parade, along with a cash bar featuring beer, bloody marys and mimosas. Make plans to travel to Rolla for St. Pat’s or attend one of the section events in your area. Help make the 110th celebration the Best Ever.

Welcome back, STAT

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) hosted a free barbecue and informational meeting during the first meeting of the fall semester. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, attendees ate chili and grilled hot dogs and learned about the student section of the Miner Alumni Association. All students were entered into a drawing for a PlayStation 4.

Sizemore to lead St. Louis district Corps of Engineers

Col. Bryan Sizemore, MS EMgt’00, assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District. Sizemore is the 52nd commander of the district, having previously served as a senior officer at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The St. Louis district manages the 300-mile Mississippi River watershed above the Ohio River by applying engineering and scientific resources to preserve, restore and enhance the environment.

Johnson returns to alma mater

Rebecca Johnson, CerE’83, MS EMgt’92, PhD EMgt’99, retired deputy to the commanding general and retired senior executive of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., began a new assignment as executive director of development for the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) at Missouri S&T on Sept. 11.
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