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Andrew Kammerich

Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

One of the MU Engineering students who crossed the stage during commencement ceremonies at the Hearnes Center Dec. 13 started work as a full-time employee at Shelter Insurance in Columbia less than a month later. M. Andrew Kammerich earned dual degrees in information technology (IT) and digital storytelling from MU and says the combination is a perfect fit for his new role as a user experience (UX) designer for Shelter Insurance.

Mizzou NSBE members

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) continued to garner accolades at the Region 5 Fall Conference in St. Louis Oct. 24-27. For the fifth year in a row, the Mizzou NSBE chapter was selected as the ‘Missouri Zone Most Outstanding Chapter,’ encompassing Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota.

Alternative break students

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Sophia Wilson has gained a new appreciation for life in small-town Missouri. The Dallas, Texas native was among more than 100 MU students who left campus Nov. 2 to participate in Mizzou Alternative Breaks service trips across Missouri. Wilson and her peers spent the weekend in Brunswick, Missouri, a rural community in Chariton County known as the “Pecan Capital of Missouri.”

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Internship Success: McChesney shines with Bantam Technologies

MU Information Technology senior Ryan McChesney maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing an internship with Bantam Technologies in Kansas City, Mo. Learn a little more about his internship in his own words.

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Shelter provides support to computing, IT student orgs

Getting involved with student organizations not only helps companies recruit high-quality interns and full-time hires, but also helps faculty and students adjust to the needs of an ever-changing workforce. That’s why Shelter Insurance recently made a donation to support three Computer Science/Information Technology student organizations at Mizzou.