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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Retired Anheuser-Busch VP to speak at S&T commencement

  • Jeff Steinhart, retired vice president of engineering and environmental affairs for Anheuser-Busch Inc., will be the commencement speaker during two graduation ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this weekend.
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  • Jeff Steinhart, retired vice president of engineering and environmental affairs for Anheuser-Busch Inc., will be the commencement speaker during two graduation ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology next weekend.
    The first ceremony, for all graduate candidates and non-engineering undergraduate candidates, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 16. More than 500 degrees will be awarded during Friday’s ceremony.
    The second ceremony, for all undergraduate engineering candidates, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17. More than 500 degrees will be awarded during Saturday’s ceremony.
    Steinhart will be the featured speaker at both ceremonies.
    During commencement, Steinhart will receive the doctor of engineering degree, honoris causa. He earned a bachelor of science degree in engineering management from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri S&T) in 1979.
    In 1982, Steinhart earned a master of business administration degree from Southern Illinois University.
    That same year, he joined Anheuser-Busch, where he worked in the corporate engineering organization for the next 28 years. In 2000, he was promoted to the position of vice president of engineering and environmental affairs for Anheuser-Busch.
    Steinhart retired from Anheuser-Busch in 2009. In 2003, UMR (now S&T) awarded Steinhart with a professional degree in engineering management. In 2007, he was named an Honorary Knight of St. Patrick and received the Miner Alumni Association’s Alumni Merit Award for his service to the university.
    A current member and past president of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, Steinhart is president of the Academy of Engineering Management and a member of the Order of the Golden Shillelagh donor recognition society and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

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