Archive for October, 2011

Colorado Campus CRC’s Represented at SHRM Conference

Colorado Campus CRC’s Represented at SHRM Conference

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Community relations coordinators from the Denver and Colorado Springs Campuses spent three days at the 2011 Society of Human Resources Managers (SHRM) State Conference last week. The focus of the conference was revolutionary HR, and over 400 human resources professionals attended.

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August 2011 Employee Spotlight

August 2011 Employee Spotlight

| October 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Sharon Phillips, representative, Academic Advising, and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gebre-Michael, student accounts manager, Webster-Geneva, share the Employee Spotlight honors for August 2011. Sharon Phillips‘ career with Webster began in 1990 when she was hired as an admission counselor, a position she held for several years before moving out of state. She eventually moved back to St. […]

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Jim Brasfield Speaks at Chamber Breakfast Oct. 20

Jim Brasfield Speaks at Chamber Breakfast Oct. 20

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University is hosting the Webster Groves Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 20. Walker School of Business & Technology professor Jim Brasfield will present a talk, “Affordable Health Care Act: What does its impact REALLY look like?” The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program begins at 8 a.m. in the […]

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Oct. 11 IS Symposium: El Salvador, Rebuilding from Bottom Up

Oct. 11 IS Symposium: El Salvador, Rebuilding from Bottom Up

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The International Studies Symposium Series presents: “Rebuilding From the Bottom Up after War – Stories from El Salvador,” with Dan Hellinger, professor, History Politics & International Relations; Kim McGrath, assistant director, Office of Study Abroad; Bill Barrett, professor, Electronic & Photographic Media; and Paul Moriarty, adjunct professor, Philosophy. Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 11, noon – 1 […]

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Oct 10: ‘All Things Must Pass: Jazz Interpretations of the Music of George Harrison’

Oct 10: ‘All Things Must Pass: Jazz Interpretations of the Music of George Harrison’

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is a followup to last year’s concert featuring the music of John Lennon. Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. Location: Winifred Moore Auditorium Admission: $5 for general public; free to Webster students, faculty & staff with current I.D. For more information, call the Fine arts hotline at 314-968-7128.

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Curriculum Committee Releases New Course Form

Curriculum Committee Releases New Course Form

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The updated curriculum committee form to create a course, revise a course, or delete a course is now available for use on the curriculum committee website. Please note that this form must be opened in Adobe Acrobat or Acrobat Reader. For any further questions please contact committee coordinator Kate Harris at kathleenharris67@webster.edu or 314-246-4201.

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Oct. 6: Reception for Tom Quirk on the Release of ‘Excel 2010 for Business Statistics’

Oct. 6: Reception for Tom Quirk on the Release of ‘Excel 2010 for Business Statistics’

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tom Quirk’s expertise in the classroom is now in print! Quirk’s newly published book Excel 2010 for Business Statistics: A Guide to Solving Practical Business Problems comes from this George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology professor’s desire to give students the opportunity to go beyond the confines of their calculators and delve deeper […]

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In the News: Rishe on MLB Playoffs; Powers on Facebook; Alum Tim Johnsen; Study Abroad; Ken Burns’ Visit

In the News: Rishe on MLB Playoffs; Powers on Facebook; Alum Tim Johnsen; Study Abroad; Ken Burns’ Visit

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recent news coverage of Webster University includes: • Sports economics expert Patrick Rishe was interviewed by Fox2 in St. Louis on the economic impact of the St. Louis Cardinals making the Major League Baseball playoffs. Watch the clip here. • Patrick Powers’ recent appearance on Higher Ed Live to discuss Facebook in higher education was […]

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Oct. 8: Louisville Alumni Chapter Kentucky Day Trip Includes Arts Fair, Sisters of Loretto Home

Oct. 8: Louisville Alumni Chapter Kentucky Day Trip Includes Arts Fair, Sisters of Loretto Home

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Louisville Alumni Chapter is making a day trip to Bardstown and Loretto, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 8. The visit to historic towns, arts fairs, the Motherhouse of Webster’s founding Sisters of Loretto, and the Maker’s Mark Distillery makes a great day trip. Anyone interested in making a day of it can register for $40 […]

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Donate Children’s Books for Student Literacy Corps Book Drive

Donate Children’s Books for Student Literacy Corps Book Drive

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s that time again! Time to check your basement, attic and bookshelves for outgrown children’s books in need of a new home. Since 2001, the Student Literacy Corps (SLC) has coordinated a Children’s Book Drive in conjunction with Webster Works Worldwide. Webster students, faculty and staff have donated 10,737 new and gently used books to […]

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