Miner Stories

Will Annunziata and Rebecka Connor

Will Annunziata and Rebecka Connor

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Will Annunziata met Rebecka Connor in January 2016 while he was home on Christmas break from his first semester at S&T.  “Through mutual friends, we met up for our date out to Buffalo Wild Wings and to see a movie,” she says. “From there, I visited him on campus on weekends and met all of…

Nick Swanson and Julia Ingram

Nick Swanson and Julia Ingram

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Although Nick Swanson and Julia Ingram met during an informational meeting for FRC Robotics during high school back in 2011, the two didn’t start dating until they came to S&T in August 2015. At S&T, Nick studied mechanical engineering and was a member of Kappa Sigma, and Julia studied civil engineering and was a member…

Ruth (Farrar) and Richard Kinsey

Ruth (Farrar) and Richard Kinsey

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Ruth (Farrar) met Richard Kinsey on the steps of his fraternity, Phi Kappa Theta in 2011. Ruth grew up in Rolla and worked at the Tater Patch where they had mutual friends. They remained friends for five years and only started dating after Richard graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering and moved to…

Rachel (Kluesner) and Steven Jung

Rachel (Kluesner) and Steven Jung

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Rachel (Kluesner) and Steven Jung met in 2006 while working together and going to S&T. “I was in the BioSci cDNA Resource Center and he was working in the animal lab,” she says. “St. Pat’s 2007 we were both at the Grotto and became fast friends; he annoyed me but was also very funny.” The…

Andrea (Clements) and Zachary Weber

Andrea (Clements) and Zachary Weber

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Andrea (Clements) Weber, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, met her husband, Zachary, when one of her sorority sisters married a Beta Sigma Psi fraternity member. During the wedding’s reception, Andrea’s sorority sisters set up single fraternity members to slow dance with her. “Zach was the last slow song of the night,” she says.…

Hannah Ramsey-Standage and Chayne Standage

Hannah Ramsey-Standage and Chayne Standage

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Hannah Ramsey-Standage and Chayne Standage met in 2014 after being cast in a Miner League Theatre Player production of “Grease” as a Pink Lady and a T-Bird, respectively. “We became close friends during the rehearsal process and started dating a year and a half later,” she says. “One perk of being at a smaller school…

Laura Pirrone and Patrick Corcoran

Laura Pirrone and Patrick Corcoran

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Laura Pirrone and Patrick Corcoran had two things in common when they met at S&T.  “We actually went to high school together,” Laura says. “We had no idea who the other one was!” The two became acquaintances after August 2014, but it wasn’t until the Fall 2015 semester that they really got to know each…

Gwen (Ingram) and Chase Davis

Gwen (Ingram) and Chase Davis

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Gwen (Ingram) and Chase Davis, who both earned their bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from S&T, met after participating in the Christian Campus Fellowship’s fall float trip in 2015.  “At the end of the weekend, a group of us who all lived in the TJ dorms exchanged numbers and started meeting up for meals,” she…

Chase Barnes and Auburn Meister

Chase Barnes and Auburn Meister

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Chase Barnes met Auburn Meister during Opening Week in August 2015 at his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. “We kept hanging out at the fraternity house and then one night he drove me back to my dorm,” says Auburn. “That night we stayed up for hours and hours talking until it was time for our morning…

Hycintia Subash and Vincent Allen

Hycintia Subash and Vincent Allen

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When Hycintia Subash and Vincent Allen were seated next to each other at an etiquette dinner in March 2014, neither of them likely expected to be married to each other less than six months later. “It happened to be my birthday and we really hit it off,” she says. “He’s my favorite birthday present –…