The Miner Match: Double Your Scholarship Impact

Missouri S&T’s #1 asset is our talented students. And their greatest need is scholarship support. Did you know you can double your impact with a scholarship gift that will be matched by the University of Missouri System and Missouri S&T? Your support will help talented students graduate with less debt. Learn more about the Miner Match.

Pouring the Cornerstone on a Better Future

Major donors and members of the university community pour the cornerstone on the Advanced Construction and Materials Lab on October 12.

The donors who paved the way to a $6.5 million lab expansion in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall gathered in October to pour the cornerstone on the Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory. The lab marks the final phase of a $10.5 million initiative to advance S&T’s leadership in infrastructure engineering. “The lab will be one of the finest research centers in the world for construction materials and methods,” said Chris Maples, interim chancellor.   Continue reading

Making Civil Engineering and Miner Pride a Family Affair

Tom, Bob and Steve Sieckhaus (left to right) share Miner roots and a passion for construction. Now they share pride in the Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Lab.

Steve Sieckhaus, CE’87, MS EMgt’94, and Tom Sieckhaus, CE’88, are proof that if you grow up around a civil engineer, you’re likely to be bitten by the construction bug. In their case, you’re also likely to be smitten by Miner pride. Their father, Bob Sieckhaus, CE’63, is responsible for both. “I remember watching my Dad work most evenings at the kitchen table estimating projects,” says Steve, chief operating officer and shareholder of Clayco Inc. “He took us on site visits. My passion for construction was fueled by those visits. I never considered anything but civil.” Continue reading

Miner memories to fill 150th anniversary book

Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science

In anticipation of Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary celebration in 2020, Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, has collected memories from alumni for a sesquicentennial history book. One of the most popular topics: Rolla restaurants. In a story published in Missouri S&T Magazine, alumni reminisce about their favorite restaurants. The title of the story. “Alex’s Pizza, of course,”  makes it clear that Miners love their pizza. Continue reading

Going paperless with electronic gift receipts

Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association began using electronic gift receipts on July 1. Now donors have the advantage of immediate, paperless receipts acknowledging their giving. The change affects donors with email addresses in the university database. If you prefer to continue receiving paper receipts, just “opt out” of e-receipts by contacting Patti Chism at chismp@mst.edu or 573-341-4777.