Archive for January, 2012

Jan. 26: Gorlok Gathering Celebrates National Pie Week

Jan. 26: Gorlok Gathering Celebrates National Pie Week

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Heather Arora, special events coordinator: Join us for the next Gorlok Gathering — a free lunch celebrating National Pie Week 2012! Date/Time: Thursday, Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m. Location: Marletto’s Marketplace Admission: Free   Marletto’s National Pie Day Menu Entrée Selections: Chicken Pot Pie Shepherd’s Pie Gumbo Pie – (Shrimp, Chicken and […]

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Colo. Springs Campus Nominated; Charleston Sponsors Economic Event

Colo. Springs Campus Nominated; Charleston Sponsors Economic Event

| January 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

Director of the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Campus Margaret Reed and Webster University Colorado Springs have been nominated for the American Dream Small Business Hero Award sponsored by the Colorado Springs Chamber. This award was established to honor the culture of entrepreneurship and hard work that form the small business community of the Pikes Peak Region. […]

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Conservatory Theatre Presents Staged Reading of ‘8’ Jan. 30

Conservatory Theatre Presents Staged Reading of ‘8’ Jan. 30

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University proudly presents a staged reading of “8,” a new documentary play by Dustin Lance Black, about the federal case for marriage equality. Black is the Academy award-winning screenwriter of “J. Edgar” and “Milk.” Date/Time: Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. Location: Conservatory Spaces, 17 S. Old Orchard Ave., […]

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Black History Celebration Award Ceremony/Student Essay Contest

Black History Celebration Award Ceremony/Student Essay Contest

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bernie Hayes Keynote Speaker at “Yes I Can” Black History Celebration Feb. 25 Webster media communications adjunct professor Bernard (Bernie) Hayes will be the keynote speaker Feb. 25 at the 38th Annual “Yes I Can” Black History Celebration “The Black Radio Personality Awards” at 6:30 p.m. in the Polish Heritage Center, 1413 N. 20th Street, […]

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Snapshots: Webster Thailand Undergrad Icebreaker

Snapshots: Webster Thailand Undergrad Icebreaker

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s campus in Cha-am/Hua Hin, Thailand, brought new undergraduate students together for an icebreaker at the Imperial Hua Hin Hotel. The Jan. 20 event had students from Thailand and around the world mingling together as they got to know each other and Webster.   Webster Thailand has a traditional undergraduate resident campus in Cha-Am […]

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Calling All Judges: Forensic and Debate Tourney Jan. 27-29

Calling All Judges: Forensic and Debate Tourney Jan. 27-29

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University forensic and debate program is gearing up to host its annual Gorlok Gala tournament this weekend, Jan. 27-29.  It is expected 40 or more collegiate forensic programs from more than 20 states will make our campus their home as they compete in 14 different individual and team performance, speaking, and advocacy events. […]

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Jan. 27: Polar Plunge at Hidden Valley

Jan. 27: Polar Plunge at Hidden Valley

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Student Activities has planned an off-campus excursion to Hidden Valley Friday, Jan. 27. Two hours of tubing will cost current students $10. Bring your student I.D. and sign up at the Information Desk in the University Center. Transportation is provided with the bus leaving the University Center at 7 p.m. Students can expect to be […]

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David Commanday Named CMS Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra Director

David Commanday Named CMS Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra Director

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University is pleased to announce David Commanday as the new conductor of the Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra (YPSO). Established over 25 years ago, the Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra is the most advanced of the School’s orchestras. “During Commanday’s audition, he changed the sound of the entire orchestra and captured […]

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Freshman Writing Award Competition Announced

Freshman Writing Award Competition Announced

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Roshaunda Cade, Writing Center: The Writing Center announces an awards competition open to all students who were first-semester freshmen in the fall term of 2011. The purpose is to encourage and recognize excellence in student writing and help foster a culture of writing at Webster University. Submissions may be in any genre, providing they […]

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Incident Report: Webster Hall Vandalism

Incident Report: Webster Hall Vandalism

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over this past weekend, an act of vandalism occurred in the University’s Webster Hall. Upon discovery of the vandalism the morning of Monday, Jan. 23, the University’s Department of Public Safety and the Webster Groves Police Department responded to the incident. St. Louis County HAZMAT examined a substance used in the vandalism and determined it […]

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