Archive for December, 2011

Vienna Student Stars in Austrian Pop Show

Vienna Student Stars in Austrian Pop Show

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster Vienna graduate student Christopher Aguilar was a finalist in the Austrian casting show Popstars aired this summer and fall. The goal was to form a boy band and a girl band consisting of three singers each. Aguilar was among the 50 contestants who made the recall out of the thousands who tried out. The […]

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Remembering Javors Lucas, Webster D.C. Faculty Member

Remembering Javors Lucas, Webster D.C. Faculty Member

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University is saddened by the loss of Javors J. Lucas, a great friend, mentor and longtime faculty member at the National Capital Region campus locations. Affectionately referred to as “Jay,” Lucas was a longtime teacher at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. Lucas taught information technology courses at Central Texas College from 1994- […]

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Update on Email Issue with Windows Live Hotmail

Update on Email Issue with Windows Live Hotmail

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Angela Ruble, Information Technology: On Nov. 29, 2011, Information Technology reported an issue with Windows Live Hotmail rejecting emails sent from Webster email servers. This issue was the result of earlier phishing attacks during which a Webster email account was compromised and subsequently was used to propagate over 750,000 emails. While distribution of a […]

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Webster Alumna Named President, CEO of Graybar

Webster Alumna Named President, CEO of Graybar

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Webster University alumna is set to join elite company. With the news that Kathleen Mazzarella (MBA, ’02) has been named president and chief executive officer of Graybar, she becomes one of only 16 female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies nationwide and the only one in the St. Louis area. “Kathy’s more than one of […]

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Snapshot: Holidays in K.C. for Staff, Alumni

Snapshot: Holidays in K.C. for Staff, Alumni

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Holiday traditions are in full swing around Webster University’s campus location in Kansas City. Each year, Webster Kansas City staff adopt a family and donate toys and gifts through Operation Breakthrough, which helps children who are living in poverty develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment. Pictured above […]

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Network Outage Scheduled Dec. 27

Network Outage Scheduled Dec. 27

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Angela Ruble, Information Technology: The University network will be unavailable Tuesday, Dec.27, beginning at 8 a.m. CST for approximately one to two hours while Information Technology performs installations and maintenance necessary to enhance Webster’s technological infrastructure. In the event of an emergency during the outage, contact Public Safety directly using the Power Failure Emergency […]

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Webster Employees Win by Losing

Webster Employees Win by Losing

| December 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Fall session of the Webster Wellness Healthiest Loser Contest* was a resounding success. The overall winner of the contest is determined by the percent of weight lost over eight weeks, but each participant experienced success. Here’s how the group did: 73% – Number of participants who met their weekly wellness goals 230.6 – Total […]

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Video: ‘Express Yourself’ – Holiday Greetings from Webster University

Video: ‘Express Yourself’ – Holiday Greetings from Webster University

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s annual holiday card is already a hit this year. The 2011 edition went out the week of Dec. 12 and immediately caught the attention of peers, as it made CollegeWebEditor.com’s list of the top higher ed holiday cards. Enjoy the clip, which features Webster students, employees and recent graduates from all around the […]

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In the News: Webster Concert Design; Rishe on Penn State; Fyfe on Reggio

In the News: Webster Concert Design; Rishe on Penn State; Fyfe on Reggio

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

From concert design to educational pedagogy to sports economics, Webster faculty and alumni are in the news lately: Webster University alumnus Seth Jackson was profiled by Live Design, the creative and technical journal for live entertainment professionals, and one of Webster’s newest degree offerings came up in the conversation. In the interview, Jackson discusses how […]

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Update on New University Website Project

Update on New University Website Project

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University first employed a content management system five years ago to manage its public website and a change is long overdue. The Digital Marketing and Communications team is working to make this change a reality. The website is the digital front door to the University and we want it to adequately reflect who we […]

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