Celebrating 150 Years

Missouri S&T was chartered on Feb. 24, 1870, as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. Classes were first called to order on Nov. 6, 1871. In 2020-21, we commemorate our 150-year legacy of discovery, creativity and innovation. Please join us as we honor the university’s past, celebrate its present and envision its future.

150th Events

Watch the 150th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration Streamed on Oct. 15

Oct

28

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

St. Pat’s Ballroom, Havener Center

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Brandi (Andersen) and Patrick VerSteeg

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Samantha (Somers) and Scott Holcomb

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Titanoboa – reptile king of the prehistoric rainforest

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150th Anniversary Time Capsule

Sealed on Nov. 5, 2021, to be opened in 2071

Time Capsule Project

As part of Missouri S&T's 150th anniversary celebration, a time capsule was ceremoniously closed on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, and will be installed in the campus's new arrival district. The time capsule will be opened during S&T’s bicentennial in 2071.

150th anniversary time capsule, 33x23 inches.