Engineers' Week Events

Participating in E-Week

The St. Pat’s Board has tirelessly worked with College administrators, volunteers, campus officials and others in order to bring about the 118th edition of Engineers’ Week at Mizzou. Although some events have been modified or moved to a virtual environment, we are still able to celebrate Engineers’ Week and honor St. Patrick this year.

As part of the effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, please make sure to follow Show Me Renewal guidelines as well as the Boone Co. & City of Columbia guidelines. Visitors to the University of Missouri campus are asked to comply with Mizzou’s safety guidelines and expectations including:

Please do not come to campus if you are experiencing symptoms, feel unwell and/or have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Engineers’ Week Events 2021

Dome Lighting, Jesse Hall

Friday, March 12, 6:30 p.m. on Francis Quadrangle
This is one of the most visible and highly anticipated E-week events for not only Mizzou Engineers, but all of the Mizzou campus and Columbia community. The dome of Jesse Hall turns green and signifies the start of Engineers’ Week at Mizzou.

Health and Safety Notes:

  • This event will allow limited in-person attendance.
  • Those in attendance must wear a mask and observe social distance guidelines. Please note the CDC’s current Guidance on Wearing Masks as well as our campus-wide policy.
  • No outside food/beverage is permitted.
  • All attendees must provide their contact information, which is needed for potential contact tracing purposes.
  • Attendees who do not follow mask or social distance guidelines will be asked to leave the event immediately.
  • Once the event concludes, we ask that you leave and not join together in groups.

5K/10K Run/Walk for Charity

Sunday, March 14, 9 a.m. on the north side of Lafferre Hall (Shamrock Plaza side)
This race will take place on Columbia’s downtown streets. Proceeds are donated to benefit Habitat for Humanity as an opportunity to give back to the community. Sign up for this event.

Health and Safety Note:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times by all participants when not running. Please note the CDC’s current Guidance on Wearing Masksas well as our campus-wide policy.
  • Attendees should not congregate in groups after they have completed the race.
  • 6-feet distance must be maintained, and physical contact must be avoided throughout the entirety of the event.
  • Names and at least one form of contact information as well as documentation of each attendee’s time slot must be collected for any future contact tracing needs.
  • Any non-compliant individuals will be asked to leave immediately.

Professor-for-a-Day

Monday, March 15 – Friday, March 19
Engineering students will have the opportunity to hear from industry professionals and leaders during their classes. All guest lectures will be conducted via video conference.

Lab Exhibits

Thursday, March 18
Mizzou Engineers have created short videos of engineering research, topics and projects with the goal of inspiring schoolchildren to become engineers and learn more about STEM fields. The videos will be published on the College’s YouTube channel. This will be an all-virtual event.

Ada Wilson Green Tea Lecture

Friday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. in E1419 Lafferre Hall
The Green Tea Lecture celebrates women in engineering. This event is being held to recognize seniors graduating from the College of Engineering and is open to all!

Health and Safety Note:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times by all participants. Please note the CDC’s current Guidance on Wearing Masks as well as our campus-wide policy.
  • No outside food/beverage will be allowed during the event.
  • Once the event concludes, we ask that you leave and not join together in groups.
  • Those in attendance must observe social distance guidelines, including maintaining a distance of six feet from one another.
  • All attendees must provide their contact information, which is needed for potential contact tracing purposes.
  • Attendees who do not follow mask or social distance guidelines will be asked to leave the event immediately.

Knighting Ceremony and Grand Kowtow

Friday, March 19 at 5 p.m. on Francis Quadrangle
The Knighting Ceremony and Grand Kowtow are long-running traditions of Engineers’ Week. This is the only time St. Patrick comes to campus, as he safely travels to Mizzou to honor hard-working senior engineering students and celebrate their achievements within the College of Engineering.

Health and Safety Note:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times by all participants. Please note the CDC’s current Guidance on Wearing Masks as well as our campus-wide policy.
  • No outside food/beverage will be allowed during the event.
  • Attendees should not congregate in groups after the event has concluded.
  • Those in attendance must wear a mask and observe social distance guidelines.
  • All attendees must provide their contact information, which is needed for potential contact tracing purposes.
  • Attendees who do not follow mask or social distance guidelines will be asked to leave the event immediately.

Royalty and Award Announcement

Saturday, March 20 at 10 a.m.
The King and Queen of Engineers’ Week will be announced virtually.

 

  • History
  • As a tradition with origins stemming back to the 1903, all engineering students revere Mizzou’s Engineers’ Week.
  • e-week Events
  • It is every engineer’s duty to participate in the celebration of Engineers’ Week.
  • St. Patrick's Court
  • Five queen candidates and Five king candidates make up St. Patrick’s court.
  • Merchandise
  • Engineers’ Week merchandise is available Monday-Friday throughout E-Week.
  • Sponsors
  • We would like to thank all of our Engineers’ Week sponsors.
  • Contact Us
  • Feel free to contact us if you would like additional information or have any questions.

Enter your keyword