Save the date: Homecoming 2019

Homecoming 2019, which will be held Oct. 4–5, is the perfect time to return to campus to reconnect with former classmates and enjoy the Miner spirit! More details will be published in the summer issue of Missouri S&T Magazine. Make plans now to attend. For hotel information, visit mineralumni.com/homecoming.

Sigma Tau Gamma alumni trip

In August 2018, 27 S&T alumni and many spouses vacationed together for nine days at Glacier, Waterton and Banff National Parks. All alumni are Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity brothers. Those attending were: Barry Baiotto, NDD; Carol (Schaffer) Beckman, widow of Steve Schaffer, EE’75; Art Bell, ChE’72; Bob Bellm, ME’74; Dave Birenbaum, CE’78; Ken Cropp, CE’74; Mark Evertowski, ME’75; Alan Funke, NDD; Gary Gerhard, PetE’68; Mike Gronek, MinE’79; Randy Hughes, ME’76; Bob Kostelnik, ME’75; Greg Kotys, MetE’70; Jim Martin, AE’75; Dave May, EMgt’82; Bryan McWeeney, AE’72; Mark Middendorf, GGph’74; Paul Moots, ME’72; Steve Moss, ME’76; Robin Murphy, CerE’76, MS CerE’78, PhD CerE’85; Sal Pagano, PetE’73; Darrell Robb, NDD; Rick Sauerwein, CE’74; John Scheumbauer, GGph’74, MinE’75; Mark Sicking, AE’72; Paul Sicking, Math’76; and Matt Stone, PetE’81.

Bennington rides the Pony Express trail

Leslie Bennington, ME’68, took part in the National Pony Express Association’s 2018 spring 10-day ride, which covered 2,000 miles between St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Each year, hundreds of association members re-ride the over-150-year-old Pony Express route on horseback, traveling through eight states. They pass off a mailbag — called a mochila — to each other at each stop. [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]

Award nominations sought

The Miner Alumni Association is seeking nominations for alumni awards that will be presented during Homecoming 2019. Awards are presented to alumni and friends of the university for achievement in academia, business, or professional or civic endeavors, as well as for service to their community, the campus, the alumni association or one of its sections. Nominations are due Dec. 31, 2018.

To nominate a deserving Miner, visit mineralumni.com/nominate

Alumni of Influence

NOMINATE A MINER FOR 2021

Missouri S&T is seeking nominations for our 2021 Alumni of Influence, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the university. Since we recognized our inaugural honorees in 2011, we’ve honored 38 distinguished alumni for their personal and professional achievements, service, and legacy. Now we’re preparing to recognize a new group of honorees during the university’s sesquicentennial celebration. Nominate a Miner online or forward nominations to Darlene Ramsay, executive vice president, Miner Alumni Association, at ramsayd@mst.edu. [Read more…]

S&T concludes second-largest fundraising year

Donors gave $22.6 million in charitable gifts and pledges during the fiscal year that ended June 30, making this the second-largest fundraising year in university history. [Read more…]

STAT hosts barbecue

Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) hosted a free barbecue for students during the group’s first meeting of the year. On Aug. 29, 73 students and 12 alumni ate grilled hot dogs while networking and learning more about the student section of the Miner Alumni Association.

Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 13, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members. We welcome them and thank the departing members for their dedication and loyalty to Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association. [Read more…]

Homecoming 2018: MinerFest in review

The Miner Alumni Association honored a select group of alumni during Homecoming for their accomplishments and their devotion to the association, the campus and its students. [Read more…]