Missouri Compacts: Student Success, Page 21

Ashley Rolf holds a camera.

Looking for a Creative Major? Go for IT, Senior Says

Ashley Rolf is an artistic person, and she wanted a creative major that would match her varied interests. She wasn’t, however, expecting to find that creative major in Information Technology. Then she discovered the IT Program at Mizzou. And it wasn’t at all like she’d imagined.

IT Program student Andy Schuster stands in front of the Mizzou columns.

Undecided Major Finds Fit in IT Program

Andy Schuster wasn’t sure what he wanted to major in when he transferred to Mizzou from a community college. But he was sure about a few things. Schuster has always been fascinated by the way things work. He likes to tinker with stuff. And he learns best by doing. So when he discovered the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering, it was a perfect fit.

Eliana Eubanks

Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

An incoming freshman’s transition to college can be a daunting challenge. Having to achieve academically plus meet new people in an all-new environment is stressful. To reduce this stress, Mizzou Engineering conducts its Engineering Success Bridge Program for incoming freshmen students.

Portrait of Daniel Hein

An All-American Engineer

Daniel Hein, a senior in mechanical and aerospace engineering, made Mizzou history this past academic year. He was named to his second consecutive Academic All-America® Men’s Division I At-Large First Team.

Portrait of Alex Beattie

Computer Science Student receives Fulbright Funding

Alex Beattie, a recent Mizzou Engineering graduate, has received funding from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Beattie majored in computer science. He now plans to study at Lappeenranta Technical University in Finland. He will pursue mechatronics system design, which…

Caleb Heinzman, Imad Toubal and Kolton Speer

Computer Science team in Imagine Cup World Championship

Thousands of teams from more than 100 countries across the globe competed for a spot in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup World Championship. In the end, a Mizzou Engineering team was among the final six standing.

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Developing #MizzouMade Engineering Leaders

Celestene Sebag, a senior in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, knows that when entering the workforce, one doesn’t stop learning.

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Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Tap Day, when small groups of students are selected, or “tapped,” by fellow students to join one of six secret honorary societies, is a Mizzou tradition dating back to the 1910s. These honorary societies recognize new inductees’ commitment, service and leadership to Mizzou.

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College Bestows Awards for Faculty, Staff and Students

Although the MU College of Engineering was unable to hold its annual awards banquet in the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College nevertheless honored faculty, staff and students for their dedication and service to the College.

Portrait: Hao Sun

Student Devises Way for Robots to Anticipate Human Behavior

A Mizzou Engineering graduate student has been invited to share his work at a prestigious conference after devising a way for robots to learn human intention and anticipate their behaviors.