Archive for November, 2011

Gorloks and Pirates and Goblins, ‘Oh My’

Gorloks and Pirates and Goblins, ‘Oh My’

| November 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Halloween costume and pumpkin decorating contests were the order of the day Monday, Oct. 31, at a number of Webster’s campuses. The Finance and Administration office in St. Louis hosted a pumpkin carving and costume contest, with Facilities Operations’ Athletic Gorlok carving declared the winner. Another Gorlok-themed pumpkin by Ted Solis, night monitor for the Education […]

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Webster Celebrates 35 Years in San Antonio

Webster Celebrates 35 Years in San Antonio

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s San Antonio military campuses celebrated their 35th anniversary during a recent commencement ceremony at Fort Sam Houston. A cake-cutting ceremony marked the occasion with dignitaries from each of the campuses, who were joined by senior vice president and Provost Julian Schuster and associate vice president for Academic Affairs Randy Wright, visiting from St. […]

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Fall Athletics Tournaments in Full Swing

Fall Athletics Tournaments in Full Swing

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

So far, so good this Fall for Webster University sports. The women’s cross country team brought home the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, and men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball all qualified for their SLIAC tournaments. A quick look at the whirlwind of events over the next few days: Men’s Soccer: The Gorloks […]

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Nov. 8-9: CLO Leadership Virtual Workshops

Nov. 8-9: CLO Leadership Virtual Workshops

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Office of Corporate Partnerships, in collaboration with Chief Learning Officer magazine, invites you to view a selection of lectures from the recently concluded 2011 Fall CLO Symposium from your desktop for free. The dates for the virtual event are Nov. 8-9, 2011. The theme is “Game-Changing Learning: Development for the New Normal.” This is a […]

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Nov. 7-11: Suicide Awareness Week

Nov. 7-11: Suicide Awareness Week

| November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University students, with the guidance of several faculty and staff, have arranged a Suicide Awareness Week Nov. 7 – 11, dedicated to sending supportive messages to those who are battling depression or suicidal thoughts. The week will include events aimed to help those faced with depression, as well as seminars on what to do […]

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Travis Mossotti ’05 Treasures Poetry’s ‘Un-Busy’ Nature

Travis Mossotti ’05 Treasures Poetry’s ‘Un-Busy’ Nature

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Travis Mossotti’s love affair with poetry started slowly. “I remember reading my first collection of contem porary poetry (Sailing Alone Around the Room, by Billy Collins, a gift from my mother) and being amazed at the fact that poetry could still exist in a relevant way,” said Mossotti. “Of course, I subsequently started trying to […]

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11th Conference Draws Alumni Leaders from around the World

11th Conference Draws Alumni Leaders from around the World

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

What do a professional wrestler/family counselor, a career coach, a magician, and a hospital administrator all have in common? They all lead Webster University Alumni Chapters in various cities around the world. Leaders from 20 of the 29 Alumni Chapters gathered in St. Louis in late October for the 11th annual Alumni Leaders Conference. Attendees […]

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Carder, Cupp SLIAC Soccer Players of the Week

Carder, Cupp SLIAC Soccer Players of the Week

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University men’s soccer players Clint Carder and Alex Cupp were among the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selections for its final Fall 2011 Athletes of the Week. Carder and Cupp were chosen for their play during the week of Oct. 24-30. This was the fourth selection as POW for both Carder and Cupp in […]

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Around Webster: FDC in Chicago; Conflict Resolution in K.C.; Human Rights Fellows

Around Webster: FDC in Chicago; Conflict Resolution in K.C.; Human Rights Fellows

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Notes and happenings from around Webster: FDC Presents on Student Writing to Elgin Faculty Erik Palmore and Michelle Loyet travelled to the Chicagoland area to present at the Elgin-Great Lakes combined fall faculty meeting Saturday, Oct. 22. Erik and Michelle, in conjunction with Elgin director Valerie Perera, coordinated the faculty meeting at the Elgin Metropolitan […]

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Nov. 14: Book Club Discusses Hmong Medical Saga in America

Nov. 14: Book Club Discusses Hmong Medical Saga in America

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s almost Book Club time again! Our read this month is a work of non-fiction about refugees, health care, and the importance of learning about and respecting cultures beyond our own. Join us Nov. 14 at noon in the Library Conference Room as we discuss: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong […]

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