Board of Trustees update

Thank you to OGS member Bob Brinkmann, CE’71, for his leadership as 2014-16 president of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees. Joseph Rupp, MetE’72, began his term as president in April, with OGS member Thomas Voss, EE’69, as vice president. We are also pleased to welcome to the board OGS members Tim Bradley, PetE’77, Jim Lovitt, MS CSci’70, and Peggy Montana, ChE’76, as well as Sue Simmons, ChE’84. Next time you’re in the Havener Center, drop by the Silver and Gold Room, where a new trustee recognition wall has been installed. You’ll see the names of many OGS members who have served as trustees over the years.

Mark your calendar: upcoming 2016 events

  • Sept. 26: Ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating the Black & Veatch Welcome Center in the Student Diversity House, home of S&T’s Office of Student Diversity, Outreach and Women’s Programs.
  • Oct. 14-15: Homecoming and Miner Alumni Association Legends Luncheon
  • Nov. 5: Alumni of Influence Gala
  • Dec. 17: Winter Commencement

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