The first week of classes is a rite of passage — a time for new starts, settling in and a little sleep deprivation. It’s a week when students learn what their professors expect, how to navigate from the dorm to that 8 a.m. lecture and where to find the best pizza. Continue reading
In this issue of the Shillelagh, we spotlight a tradition that continues to bring Missouri S&T students and their scholarship donors together the “old-school” way: with pen, paper and a postmark. Continue reading
Every scholarship changes a life. Some scholarships also have a significant impact on the universities that grant them. Missouri S&T’s new Rolla Rising Scholarships are a shining example of that. You might even call them “Miner magnets.” Continue reading
Alan Kornacki, GGph’74, had never been west of Pennsylvania until he came to Rolla as a freshman in 1970. A high school guidance counselor helped the New Jersey native find a school with a good reputation in geology — and Rolla showed up high on the list. Continue reading
Missouri S&T launched a new tradition in 2011 with the university’s inaugural Alumni of Influence celebration. For the first time in history, we honored a delegation of Miners for their transformational contributions to our university and the wider world.