Archive for December, 2010

Season of Giving: Toys for Tots at WingHaven

Season of Giving: Toys for Tots at WingHaven

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

During the month of December, the WingHaven campus served as a drop-off site for the Toys for Tots Program in St. Charles County, Mo. Current Webster University student and U.S.M.C. Staff Sergeant Matt Jenkins assisted the campus staff with setting up the toy drive. Jenkins personally picked up all of the toys donated and transported […]

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December 2010 Service Anniversaries

December 2010 Service Anniversaries

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Julia Parrish, communications dispatcher, Public Safety, 5 years Rita Braunegg, academic advisor, Jacksonville Metropolitan Campus, Fla., 10 years Mable Landrum, service clerk, Registrar’s Office, 10 years

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December 2010 New Employees

December 2010 New Employees

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Teresa Tate, representative, Little Rock Metropolitan Campus, Ark., 501-375-1511, replaces Michelle Dixon.

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December 2010 Campus Kudos

December 2010 Campus Kudos

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mehdi Ali, professor of Economics, Webster Vienna,  participated in an international solar energy conference Oct. 10 in Saudi Arabia. Following the conference, Ali wrote an article, “Solar Energy in Saudi Arabia – Historical Perspectives and Current Status,” which traced the efforts of Saudi Arabia to tap its enormous potential in solar energy. Saudi Arabia boasts […]

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Aqua Aerobics Sign-up at St. Louis campus

Aqua Aerobics Sign-up at St. Louis campus

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Once again there will be Aqua Aerobics classes on the St. Louis campus during Spring 2011, with special rates for Webster University faculty, staff and alumni. Sessions begin Jan. 3 and carry through May 12, as follows:

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Pianos Arrive, Making Webster an All-Steinway School

Pianos Arrive, Making Webster an All-Steinway School

| December 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

This week 32 Steinway pianos, including seven grand pianos, arrived on campus to place Webster University in the exclusive club of international All-Steinway schools. A special ceremony this morning saw the delivery of two 7′ Steinway B pianos into the Recital Hall of the Thompson Music Building (pictured above), much to the delight of Music […]

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December 2010 Employee Spotlight

December 2010 Employee Spotlight

| December 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

Liza Schultheis, communications specialist, Public Safety, and Amanda Cebula, community relations coordinator, Ocala Metropolitan Campus, Fla., share the employee spotlight honors for December 2010. Liza Schultheis‘ nominator credits her for helping bring the RAD (Rape, Aggression, Defense) program to the University. Schultheis and a Webster student brought the program to the attention of Joyce Bork, […]

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Carol Cornwell to Retire; Reception Jan. 3

Carol Cornwell to Retire; Reception Jan. 3

| December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Please join Chancellor Neil George and the Webster community for a reception to honor Carol Cornwell, administrative assistant to the Chancellor, on her retirement after more than 20 years of service. Time: Monday, Jan. 3, 2011,  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: 4th Floor Conference Room, Loretto Hall

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Charleston AFB’s Jack Shortridge receives “wings”

Charleston AFB’s Jack Shortridge receives “wings”

| December 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Jack Shortridge, assistant director, Charleston Metropolitan Air Force Base, and Charleston Air Force Base Maintenance Squadron Honorary Commander 2010, who was honored December 10 with his “wings.”

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Webster Holiday Party at Peter and Paul Community Center

Webster Holiday Party at Peter and Paul Community Center

| December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

An update from Claudia Burris on a long-running Webster holiday tradition: Webster’s Holiday Party at the Peter and Paul Community Center was a great success, thanks to the generous contributions of so many supporters within the Webster family!

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