A proud Miner’s memories inspire a legacy of giving

Bill-and-JuneNostalgia – and some friendly competition – played a role when William Patterson, PetE’53, decided to name the staff office in Hasselmann Alumni House.

“When I looked at the alumni association information about naming opportunities, I saw that Bob Brackbill, MinE’42, had named a room,” he says. “Bob recruited me to Shell Oil Co. in 1953.  It took him two dinners to convince me to join the company. He never let me forget it.”

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Twice the fun! Dedicate Hasselmann Alumni House and celebrate St. Pat’s

Hasselmann-webMiner pride will parade down Pine Street in a double dose of green on Saturday, March 14, when Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association celebrate St. Pat’s and the dedication of Hasselmann Alumni House. Join us as we raise the roof on a new era with the dedication of our campus home for all alumni. The festivities kick off at 9 a.m. at 11th and Pine. Continue reading

Spotlighting the champions of Miner Nation

From the OGS members who represent the pinnacle of private giving to the volunteers who serve in countless capacities, Miner Nation is made up of alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, faculty, staff and students who care, connect and contribute. This year for the first time, our Registry of Donors and Volunteers will be published in an online format encompassing two years of giving (FY2013-FY2014). The registry is scheduled to go live on HonorRoll.mst.edu. The power of Miner pride has never been greater – and we have an extraordinary honor roll to prove it.

Celebrate the spirit of giving: Philanthropy Month

Battle of the Brains

Join alumni, friends and university family members as our campus celebrates the philanthropic spirit throughout April. Below is a partial list of Philanthropy Month activities. Many events are scheduled the week of April 13-18, when leadership meetings will bring university trustees, alumni association board members and academy members to campus. Questions? Contact Melpo Mankin, senior manager of donor relations, at mankinm@mst.edu or 573-341-6685.

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Savor the speakeasy spirit, Shillelagh-style


OGS Getaway Weekend – June 12-13, 2015 – Kansas City, Missouri

Put on your flapper finery, grab your flask and join members of the Order of the Golden Shillelagh June 12-13 for a Roaring Twenties getaway celebrating the speakeasy spirit of Prohibition-era Kansas City. From our hideout in the Intercontinental Hotel, we’ll explore the city famous for jazz, barbecue, gangsters and one of the world’s largest Great War collections. Continue reading