Archive for October, 2011

WSA Oct. 13: ‘Building Community with Social Media’

WSA Oct. 13: ‘Building Community with Social Media’

| October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Building Community with Social Media: Patrick Powers, director of Digital Marketing and Communications at Webster University, presents. Date/Time: Thursday Oct.13, noon – 1 p.m. (CST) Place: University Center Sunnen Lounge Didn’t RSVP? No problem – Live Stream from your desk – http://www.webster.edu/wsa/live/

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Sue Palumbo Retires

Sue Palumbo Retires

| October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Tom Nickolai, director, Academic Adviing: Sue Palumbo, long-time advising coordinator, who specialized in undergraduate advising staff support, will retire Friday, Oct. 21. Sue has been at Webster for twelve years and has worked the last ten years in the Advising Office. She has mastered every advising support job, including answering one of the two […]

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Campus Snapshot: Community Journalism Thriving

Campus Snapshot: Community Journalism Thriving

| October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Community Journalism is thriving” was the theme of Friday’s panel presentation sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists student chapter at Webster University. Panel members agreed that, although the recession hit print newspapers hard, community newspapers are still doing relatively well and are a great place for aspiring journalists to hone their craft. Click here […]

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Webster WINS Program Adds Cincinnati as Partner

Webster WINS Program Adds Cincinnati as Partner

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following a successful conference in Geneva, the Webster International Network School (WINS) program has expanded to include the University of Cincinnati (UC) as a partner institution. UC’s director of International Programs, Kurt Olausen, is pleased to affiliate with Webster University and looks forward to many future successes. “This partnership brings many new international opportunities to […]

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Student Success and Retention Initiative

Student Success and Retention Initiative

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

A new retention software called MAP-Works was recently installed by the University. MAP-Works will help us create opportunities for students to connect with appropriate resources.

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Campus Shapshot: Tom Quirk Book Reception

Campus Shapshot: Tom Quirk Book Reception

| October 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

Walker School of Business professor Tom Quirk celebrated the publication of his newly published book, Excel 2010 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems, at a reception in his honor Oct. 6. The book is the result of Quirk’s desire to give students the opportunity to go beyond the confines of their […]

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18 Attend Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference; Reflective Teaching Community Meets Oct. 14

18 Attend Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference; Reflective Teaching Community Meets Oct. 14

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eighteen Webster University faculty and staff attended Maryville University’s 3rd Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a form of research in which faculty evaluate teaching strategies and methods using measurements of student learning.

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Two Webster Athletes Named SLIAC Players of the Week

Two Webster Athletes Named SLIAC Players of the Week

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University picked up two St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week nods. Alex Cupp, men’s soccer, and Lauren Scalise, women’s soccer, were selected for the week of Sept. 26 – Oct. 2.  This was Cupp’s second selection as a Player of the Week, the first coming in 2010.

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In the News: Shenker’s Visit, TKT Concert, Rishe on Sacramento NBA

In the News: Shenker’s Visit, TKT Concert, Rishe on Sacramento NBA

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent news coverage of Webster University includes: • British journalist Jack Shenker’s visit to Webster to talk about the “Arab Spring” as part of the Year in International Human Rights is covered by the St. Louis Beacon. • The upcoming TKT Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. on Oct. 24 is previewed by […]

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Jazz Violinist Christian Howes Oct. 13

Jazz Violinist Christian Howes Oct. 13

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Internationally known jazz violinist and JAA Nominee “Jazz Artist of the Year” Christian Howes, will perform Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Also performing: Steve Schenkel on guitar, Ric Vice on bass and John Lum on drums. Sponsored by the Community Music School of Webster University, the concert is free an […]

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