Archive for November, 2011

Leaf Rake Rescheduled – National Sustainability Ed. Week

Leaf Rake Rescheduled – National Sustainability Ed. Week

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

NOTE: Due to blustery winds today, Nov. 9, the “Great Leaf Rake” has been postponed and rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The TrailNet biking and alternative transportation presentation has also been postponed and will have to be rescheduled at a later date. These are activities programmed as part of National […]

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Pilot Cohort of Global Leadership Academy Selected for 2012

Pilot Cohort of Global Leadership Academy Selected for 2012

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Last year President Beth Stroble announced the creation of the Webster Global Leadership Academy, a year-long program that will provide Webster employees with the tools to lead from where they are. As President Stroble noted in her announcement: “In this era of profound economic and environmental change and growing interdependence, a sustainable organization must invest […]

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Nov. 14 – 18: International Education Week

Nov. 14 – 18: International Education Week

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Bethany Keller, Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA): We invite students, faculty and staff to join us for International Education Week events during the week of Nov. 14 – 18. International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. We join colleges and universities throughout the […]

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Voice Students Excel in Regional Competition

Voice Students Excel in Regional Competition

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Three Department of Music students were winners at the three-state regional annual competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing this past weekend. Webster’s music program was represented by four faculty members, three accompanists and 18 students among the 265 who entered. Emma Sorenson, a junior vocal performance major, won first place in her […]

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Webster Gorloks Have Date with Washington U. Bears

Webster Gorloks Have Date with Washington U. Bears

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University volleyball team’s march to the NCAA III Volleyball Championships will take them down Big Bend Boulevard for a first-round match-up with Washington University Friday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. For Webster volleyball fans, the pairing may give one a sense of deja vu: The Gorloks faced the Bears in their last NCAA […]

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Salute Webster Veteran and Active Military Students in the ARC

Salute Webster Veteran and Active Military Students in the ARC

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Academic Resource Center invites faculty, staff and students to honor Webster’s veteran and active military students Friday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please visit the ARC to say thank you and sign our Veterans’ Day banner. We especially welcome our veteran and active duty students to come in and learn about […]

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Remembering Webster Student Nastatia Nietzsche

Remembering Webster Student Nastatia Nietzsche

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

The office of Student Affairs has been informed that Webster University alumna and graduate student Nastatia Nietzsche passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Nastatia received her BS with honors with a major in computer science in December 2008 and was working towards her MA with a major in Business […]

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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Nov. 9

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Nov. 9

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Emergency Alert System, formerly the Emergency Broadcast System, will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, at 1 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The test will last approximately 30 seconds and will be transmitted via television and radio stations across the United States. The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is […]

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September 2011 Employee Spotlight

September 2011 Employee Spotlight

| November 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

John Rodriguez, lab assistant, Ft. Bliss, Texas, and Jason Reynolds, customer service coordinator, Office of the Bursar, share the employee spotlight honors for September 2011. John Rodriguez has been invaluable as the sole IT lab technician for the Ft. Bliss Webster operation, according to his nominator. With his “can do” attitude, John has taken on […]

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Honors for Webster Communications Faculty, School of Ed

Honors for Webster Communications Faculty, School of Ed

| November 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Webster University School of Communications and its faculty have several honors to boast about this week, which is Media Literacy Week for the Gateway Media Literacy Partners. • As part of Media Literacy Week, Webster University receives the “Institution” award for its tremendous academic endeavors to bring media literacy education into both the School […]

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