Long named SEMS president

Suzanna Long, Hist’84, Phys’84, EMgt’04, PhD EMgt’07, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, was named president-elect of the Society for Engineering and Management Systems (SEMS), a part of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

SEMS supports IIE members as they advance the state of engineering management practice and research.

Class of 1965 to celebrate golden reunion

Members of the Class of 1965 will reconnect and celebrate their 50th anniversary at the Golden Alumni Reunion May 19–20 at the new Hasselmann Alumni House. Alumni will tour their departments and learn more about what is happening on campus today. The highlight of the event is a grand recognition ceremony, where class members receive their 50-year pins and certificates.

If you are a member of the Class of 1965 and have not received your invitation, or if you are from another class but would prefer to celebrate your Golden Alumni Reunion with the class of 1965, please contact the alumni office at alumni@mst.edu or call 800-JO-MINER (800-566-4637) for more information.

Day named Alumni Fellow

Delbert Day, CerE’58, Curators’ Professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri S&T, was named an Alumni Fellow by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).

A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Day earned master’s and Ph.D. degrees in ceramic technology from Penn State in 1960 and 1961, respectively. Day holds 62 U.S. and foreign patents for ceramic technology, including radioactive microspheres called TheraSpheres, which are used to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer.

New role for young alumni

To help engage young alumni — and serve their unique needs and interests — the Miner Alumni Association formed the New Alumni Council (NAC) in April 2014. NAC sponsors programs and events to encourage young alumni and current students to connect and get involved with the alumni association.

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