S&T is often identified as a STEM school, but the arts are a foundational element for the innovative work we do. Art and technology intersect to create STEAM, allowing our students, staff, faculty, and alumni to work toward creative and transformational solutions for local and global challenges. Listed below are some of the ways our students come together in creative endeavors to hone their skills and enrich their experiences at S&T.
KMNR is S&T's student-run college radio station, hosting daily talk and music shows exploring a wide variety of genres and topics. In addition, they sponsor events such as the Masquerave and Freakers Ball, and can be seen on warmer days playing music on campus.
For more information, visit kmnr.org
The Ballet and Dance Club is a beginner-friendly dance group that teaches and practices a variety of styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, and modern/contemporary dance. They hold frequent performances of classic ballets and dance interpretations at S&T's Leach Theatre.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/ballet-and-dance-club
Perfect 10 Improv is S&T's student-run improv group. Having performed at S&T since 1994, they are always open to new members, and continue to host comedy shows at Leach Theatre for students and faculty to attend.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/perfect-10-improv
The Missouri S&T Fencing Team is a non-varsity sports team that practices the historical art of fencing. Holding regular beginner's nights, they welcome any student regardless of experience level and provide a welcoming and friendly environment in which to fence.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/s-t-fencing-team
Humans vs. Zombies runs a game of HvZ each semester: a weeklong game of infection tag where zombies tag humans to convert them. Through this game, students are be able to practice leadership and creative problem solving, as well as engage in physical activity and forge new friendships while strengthening old ones.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/hvz
The Gaffers Guild is S&T's glass blowing club. Open to all majors, they create their own glassware on a regular basis and often sell off completed projects to support their organization.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/gaffers-guild
Southwinds is S&T's literary and arts magazine. Published annually, they feature both written and visual works done by students and faculty.
For more information, visit southwinds.mst.edu/2020/08/southwinds-spring-2020/
The Miner Theatre Guild is a new student organization dedicated to creating an inclusive community where students share a common interest in Theatre. This includes performance, tech, writing, directing, and stage managing. Miner Theatre Guild strives to create theatrical related opportunities for student to experience and participate in.
The Blacksmithing Club of Rolla is S&T's student blacksmithing club. They teach members the art and science of blacksmithing and work to promote it in the surrounding community. Members work to hone their skills and forge their own projects, as well as compete in the TMS Bladesmithing Competition.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/blacksmithing-club-of-rolla
The Aerial Swing Dance Club is another dance club, though they focus on swing dancing with and without stunts. Open to all members, they meet for practices twice a week, and often travel to local swing dance events.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/aerial-swing-dance-club
Miner Key is S&T's only student a cappella group. Originally started by 8 students, the organization has now grown to 18+ members and regularly competes at the ICCA. Prior to the COVID pandemic in 2020 they placed 2nd Overall and aim to compete again in 2022.
For more information, visit mst.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/miner-key
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