Postmark: Gratitude – A pen-and-paper tradition unites students and their scholarship donors

20160120_Scholarship_Thank_You_Letters_0207The 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

Helping students soar: Rolla Rising Scholarships

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

Former McNutt Scholar leaves a legacy of his own

KornackiPhotoAlan 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 to honor 2016 Alumni of Influence

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.

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