Honorary knights

Eight S&T alumni and friends kissed the Blarney Stone after St. Pat dubbed them Honorary Knights of St. Patrick during knighting ceremonies on March 16. Thomas Markowski, a junior in petroleum engineering, portrayed St. Pat. Tom Green, president and owner of Key Sport Shop in Rolla, was named Honorary St. Pat.


  • David Bernhard, EMgt’92, technical sales representative for Seltec Sales Corp.
  • Dan Brown, Missouri senator in the state’s 16th senatorial district and longtime Rolla veterinarian
  • Charlotte Divincen, executive staff assistant to the chancellor at S&T
  • John Eash, AE’79, MS EMgt’90, director of F/A-18 production operations for The Boeing Co.
  • Greg Gelles, professor and chair of economics at S&T
  • Jeanie Hofer, Econ’90, director of international affairs at S&T
  • Bob Hribar, senior laboratory mechanic in the mechanical and aerospace engineering department’s machine shop
  • Kevin Mullally, owner of Mullally Distributing Co.

Around the Puck

By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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