Archive for February, 2012

Jeff Minnis ’06 Named SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Jeff Minnis ’06 Named SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology alumnus Jeff Minnis ’06 has been named Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 by the St. Louis District Office of the U. S. Small Business Administration. He will be honored at the annual SBA Awards Dinner Thursday, May 10, at the Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield. Minnis […]

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2012-2013 Academic Catalog Update Procedure

2012-2013 Academic Catalog Update Procedure

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The process has begun for reviewing and updating information for the 2012-2013 graduate and undergraduate catalogs. Last year, the graduate catalog underwent some major format changes, and based on the positive feedback we have received, the 2012-2013 catalog will maintain that format. The Catalog Committee has reviewed the undergraduate catalog and has made recommendations regarding […]

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Save the Date: 2012 Annual Human Rights Conference April 19-20

Save the Date: 2012 Annual Human Rights Conference April 19-20

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Annual Human Rights Conference: “Refugee and Migrant Rights” at Webster University explores the causes and consequences of human displacement, with special attention to promoting and protecting the human rights of refugees and migrants. This conference brings together experts, scholars and students to examine how local, national, and global communities respond to the needs […]

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Why Webster? Employees Share Their Stories

Why Webster? Employees Share Their Stories

| February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Why are you proud to work at Webster? Considering the average length of service of Webster employees is 10 years — twice the national average, according to Department of Labor statistics — this must be a question with many answers. As we approach the homestretch of another academic year and another Commencement in May, we’re […]

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Basketball Gorloks Garner SLIAC Post-Season Honors

Basketball Gorloks Garner SLIAC Post-Season Honors

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Highlighted by sophomore Stefan Whittingham‘s (Ft. Lauderdale HS, Fla.) selection as the Men’s Player of the Year and freshman Cassie Endicott‘s (Civic Memorial HS, Ill.) selection as the Women’s Newcomer of the Year, the Webster University basketball squads won numerous honors as the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its annual awards for 2011-12. Whittingham, […]

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In the News: Master Plan Coverage; Chapman on International Campuses; Rishe on “Linsanity”

In the News: Master Plan Coverage; Chapman on International Campuses; Rishe on “Linsanity”

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: Grant Chapman, associate vice president, Academic Affairs, was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education for the Feb. 19 article, “American Colleges’ Missteps Raise Questions About Overseas Partnerships.” In the story [sub. required], Chapman discusses how Webster maintains centralized curriculum standards throughout its international campuses. *  *  […]

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March 19: Book Club Discusses ‘Digging to America’

March 19: Book Club Discusses ‘Digging to America’

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two very different couples – the Donaldsons, white middle class Americans, and the Yazdans, Iranian immigrants – form an unlikely bond through the experience of adopting infant daughters from Korea. Anne Tyler’s novel, Digging to America, follows both couples for the first seven years of their daughters’ lives punctuated by an annual “arrival party” they […]

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Open Forum for Staff with President and Provost March 13

Open Forum for Staff with President and Provost March 13

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

An open forum with President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster for all Webster University staff will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The forum is sponsored by Webster Staff Alliance. Communication is key to any successful organization, and meaningful communication is a two-way conversation. Please join […]

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March 2: Philosophy Professor Marilyn Fischer

March 2: Philosophy Professor Marilyn Fischer

| February 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Marilyn Fischer, PhD, professor of philosophy, University of Dayton, will speak on: “Why Didn’t She Bolt? Jane Addams, the Progressive Party, and a Pragmatist Political Philosophy.” Date/Time: Friday, March 2, 1:30 p.m. Location: Pearson House, Room 2 A reception will follow the presentation. Submitted by Karen Miller, department coordinator, English & Philosophy Departments

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February 2012 New Employees

February 2012 New Employees

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please welcome the newest members of the Webster family: Susan Boies, department assistant, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., (573) 329-6777, replaces Michele Warren. Lori Corzine, department associate, Electronic & Photographic Media, (314) 968-6924, replaces Judi Smith. Michael Fallon, community relations coordinator, Ocala Metropolitan Campus, Fla., (352) 861-9330, replaces Amanda Cebula. Melanie Hamm, assistant director, Andrews Air […]

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