Archive for July, 2011

Heat Warning: Tips to stay healthy and safe

Heat Warning: Tips to stay healthy and safe

| July 18, 2011 | 2 Comments

With another heat wave hitting the St. Louis campuses and temperatures nearing the high 90s in multiple regions North America, Suzanne Maddox, RN with Webster’s Student Health Services, shares the following tips and reminders about dealing with extreme heat. As Maddox says, this information is vital to know “when seconds count. A heat emergency can […]

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Grant from Maritz Supports Webster University’s Exemplary Student Literacy Corps

Grant from Maritz Supports Webster University’s Exemplary Student Literacy Corps

| July 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

This morning Webster University announced it has received a $25,000 grant from Maritz to Webster University’s Student Literacy Corps. Maritz is a St. Louis-based company that assists many of the world’s largest corporations in meeting their most important business goals. The grant will provide stipends for student tutors during the 2011-2012 academic year. The text […]

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Camp Teaches Inner City Youth Golf, Life Lessons

Camp Teaches Inner City Youth Golf, Life Lessons

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University head men’s golf coach Andrew Belsky is coordinating a golf camp for mostly inner city youths in the St. Louis area this summer. The camp, sponsored by the Golf Foundation of Missouri, runs for six weeks at The Highlands at Forest Park at no costs to the campers. Sixty campers are taking advantage […]

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Snapshots: Scott AFB 2011 Summer Graduation

Snapshots: Scott AFB 2011 Summer Graduation

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Scott Air Force Base campus hosted its summer graduation ceremony Friday, June 24. Twelve graduates celebrated with more than 60 family members, friends and base dignitaries. Eleven faculty members were also in attendance. Dan Viele, associate vice president for Academic Affairs and director of its Online Learning Center, addressed the graduates as keynote speaker. […]

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Webster ‘WINS’ in Geneva

Webster ‘WINS’ in Geneva

| July 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

From Kim McGrath, assistant director, Office of Study Abroad With an unprecedented turnout, the WINS (Webster International School) site visit and conference in Geneva highlighted Webster’s tremendous history of excellence, underscored the goal of “setting the standard for global education,” and showcased the unique study abroad opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at diverse institutions.

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Snapshots: Graduation at Webster San Diego Campus

Snapshots: Graduation at Webster San Diego Campus

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The San Diego campus graduation ceremony was held Saturday, June 18, at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice overlooking Mission Bay in San Diego. Twenty-six of 52 graduates participated in the ceremony with more than 200 family members and friends in attendance.

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In the News: Rosenblum on France/Revolutions; Rishe on the NFL Lockout; Corbett on Dogtown

In the News: Rosenblum on France/Revolutions; Rishe on the NFL Lockout; Corbett on Dogtown

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent media mentions of Webster University faculty and students include: • Associate professor of History Warren Rosenblum‘s guest commentary on France and modern revolutions ran in the July 14 edition of St. Louis Post-Dispatch and is accessible at the paper’s website, stltoday.com. • Associate professor Patrick Rishe‘s sports economics expertise was again sought in a […]

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Condolence

Condolence

| July 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

The School of Education is saddened to announce the passing of Marlene Birkman‘s mother, Anna Catherine Birkman, on July 9, 2011. Funeral arrangements will be held at a later date, with the family. Please keep Marlene and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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2011-12 Parking Permits Now Available

2011-12 Parking Permits Now Available

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Debbie West, Department of Public Safety: It is time to purchase parking permits for the 2011-12 academic  year. You may stop by the Public Safety Office (572 Garden Ave., adjacent to the parking garage entrance) during business hours, Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., to pick up your permit, or you can […]

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July 13-15: Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory

July 13-15: Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory

| July 13, 2011 | 4 Comments

The 2011 Global Citizenship Program Summer Collaboratory began Wednesday, July 13, at the Webster Groves campus. Faculty from each college and school — including faculty from Webster’s European campuses — joined with key professionals to collaborate and begin implementing the Global Citizenship Program.

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