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.

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

150th Events

Oct

28

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

St. Pat’s Ballroom, Havener Center

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Miner Stories

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Football, a history

Football, a history

The first game in Miner football history was played on Nov. 20, 1893, and the first Miner touchdown wasn’t…

First woman department chair

First woman department chair

In 1990, Dr. Elizabeth Cummins was named chair of Missouri S&T’s English department. She joined S&T as an instructor…

Overcoming challenges

Overcoming challenges

When Lelia Thompson Flagg, a 1960 graduate in civil engineering, arrived at Missouri S&T for the first time, there…

Walking on the sky

Walking on the sky

Col. Thomas Akers, Math’73, MS Math’75, has logged more than 800 hours of space flight and 29 hours of…

Non-stop innovation

Non-stop innovation

Dan Scott, a 1970 metallurgical engineering graduate, holds more than 100 patents and has dozens more patents pending. The…

Bringing back the wetlands

Bringing back the wetlands

Donald Hey, a 1963 graduate in civil engineering, is passionate about proving the economic efficiency and sustainability of using…

150th Anniversary Time Capsule

Set to be sealed from Fall 2021 to 2071

Be a Part of History

Submit items or item ideas for the 150th anniversary time capsule, which is set to be sealed in fall 2021 with instructions to be opened during S&T’s bicentennial in 2071.

150th anniversary time capsule, 33x23 inches.