Hank Pernicka

Title • associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering
At S&T since • 2001
Design teams he advises • Formula SAE Team, M-SAT (Missouri Satellite), Miners in Space

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John Berwick: Century Club member

Proudly displayed on a wall in the late John D. Berwick Jr.’s home was a wooden plaque from the Miner Alumni Association. The plaque signifies that Mr. Berwick, MetE’39, was a member of the Century Club.

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Will Morrison: a man for two seasons

Will Morrison, a junior in business and management systems, had a stellar prep career as a two-sport athlete. He was the punter and kicker on the football team and an infielder on the baseball team. He was a second team all-state selection in football as both punter and kicker his junior season and was a first team all-state selection in baseball as a senior in 2008.

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Miners conclude season in NCAA Tournament, ranked 13th in Divison II

During fall 2010, the Missouri S&T’s men’s soccer team won a share of the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s regular season championship, made its first-ever trip into the NCAA Division II Tournament and finished among the top-ranked teams in the final national rankings.

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Shockley reaches milestone, lands post-season laurels

Chad Shockley missed the bulk of the 2009 season with an injury, but more than made up for it in 2010 with a banner performance to highlight the Miners’ football campaign.

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Cogan, Ernst named Academic All-Americans

Electrical engineering senior Brandon Cogan and mechanical engineering junior Allen Ernst were named in spring 2011 to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team in their respective sports. Cogan, a member of the baseball team, finished the season as the Miners’ third-leading hitter with a .348 batting average. Ernst earned second-team All-GLVC honors and was a provisional qualifier for the NCAA Division II Championships in track and field for S&T after finishing third in the steeplechase at the GLVC Outdoor Championships. Missouri S&T student-athletes have earned 33 Academic All-America awards since 2000, the fourth-highest total among NCAA Division II institutions.

Attention football alumni!

During the 2011 season, the Miners will play their 1,000th football game and Missouri S&T invites all former players and coaches to join us at Homecoming, Saturday, Oct. 8, to celebrate this milestone game. More details to come.

Sports shorts

Under the direction of first-year head coach Joe McCauley, the Lady Miner soccer team reached the GLVC Tournament for the first time posting a final record of 8-7, its first winning season since 2000. Senior defender Joanna Kovarik was named to the All-GLVC third team.

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Fall 2010 Career Fair

On Sept. 21 career opportunities and employer relations hosted the fall 2010 Career Fair with 184 employers on campus. Nearly 120 alumni returned to recruit graduates of their alma mater. Prior to the career fair, the Miner Alumni Association, along with Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) and Engineers Without Borders, hosted a continental breakfast for the recruiters.

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