Missouri S&T to host virtual Homecoming celebration as part of 150th anniversary kickoff

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Missouri S&T students, faculty, friends and family will be able to participate in a trivia contest, tune in to a live author discussion, dedicate a new laboratory and take part in the official kickoff of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration, all from the comfort of their own homes this October during the university’s Homecoming 2020 celebration.

Numerous activities are planned for Homecoming weekend, and many are open to the public. Zoom links and more information are available at 150.mst.edu/events. For more details, contact the Miner Alumni Association at 573-341-4145 or at 800-JOMINER (800-566-4637).

Homecoming 2020 will include:

Thursday, Oct. 15

— 150th Anniversary Kickoff, 11 a.m.-noon on Facebook Live. Dr. Larry Gragg will host a kickoff event where attendees can experience the 150-year legacy of Missouri S&T, learn what events are planned for a year-long anniversary.

Friday, Oct. 16

Clayco Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML) Dedication, 4 p.m. on Zoom. Missouri S&T will dedicate this 16,000-square foot expansion to its Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Building and honor the donors who helped pave its way.

Silver and Gold Happy Hour, 6 p.m. on Zoom. The Miner Alumni Association will host a casual social event and welcome all alumni to join from the comfort of their own homes. Enjoy guest appearances by Dr. Larry Gragg and members of Missouri S&T student design teams live from the Kummer Student Design Center.

Saturday, Oct. 17

“Forged in Gold” Book Talk, 10 a.m. on Zoom. Join Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, for a live discussion about his new book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of more than 8,000 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, education, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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