Archive for April, 2012

Communications Alumna Named Emerging Young Professional

Communications Alumna Named Emerging Young Professional

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

School of Communications alumna Gretchen Jameson has been recognized by the Athena Foundation of St. Charles. On Wednesday, May 2, she will be honored at an awards luncheon as a 2012 Emerging Young Professional. The Athena Leadership Foundation of St. Charles supports and honors women leaders. Jameson is the founder and principal of purePR, a […]

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Snapshot: Webster Team Finishes Vienna Marathon

Snapshot: Webster Team Finishes Vienna Marathon

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, April 15, a relay team of faculty from Webster University’s Vienna campus successfully finished the Vienna Marathon. Reaching the finish line on Heldenplatz in 4 hours and 31 minutes were: Michael Freund, Media Communications; Jennifer Daigle, Psychology; Regina Kecht, Academic Director; and Andrew Horsfield, English. Naturally, the achievement was duly celebrated at the historic Cafè […]

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Snapshots: Earth Day Fair

Snapshots: Earth Day Fair

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Earth Day Fair April 23 provided an opportunity to learn more about sustainable living activities at the Webster Groves campus. Webster’s Waste Management representative Angie (Zarlingo) Ingenthron, a 1994 Webster Business alumna, demonstrated Waste Management’s new solar-powered recycling/trash compactors. Each compactor takes the place of five trash cans, and the future goal is to […]

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Women’s Tennis Headed to NCAA Tournament

Women’s Tennis Headed to NCAA Tournament

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Winning its second St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship in three years, the Webster University women’s tennis team defeated Principia College, 5-1, on April 21 at the Dwight Davis Center in Forest Park. The victory earned the Gorloks a berth in the NCAA III Women’s Tennis Championships. This will be the team’s second trip to […]

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May 2: Advertising Students to Present Award-Winning Campaign

May 2: Advertising Students to Present Award-Winning Campaign

| April 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

LAUNCH 315, an team of eight Webster University advertising and marketing communication students, claimed a second place victory at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) 9th District National Student Advertising Competition in Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, April 20. The Webster community is invited to join LAUNCH 315 as they present their campaign to fellow students, […]

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Students Enjoy ‘Happy Chinese’ Competition

Students Enjoy ‘Happy Chinese’ Competition

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

­ The Confucius Institute at Webster University hosted the “Happy Chinese” Competition for college and high school students April 21. More than 80 college students from four universities in the St. Louis area participated in the college group competition. Nine Webster students who are learning Chinese performed a “Dating Game” skit which included Chinese drama, […]

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Faculty Staff Giving Campaign Update: Make Pledges by April 27

Faculty Staff Giving Campaign Update: Make Pledges by April 27

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

What would you do with an extra day of vacation this Memorial Day Weekend?  Would you play golf?  Plant flowers in your garden?  Go on a weekend trip? This extra day will only be possible if we hit our participation goal in the Faculty Staff Giving Campaign, which is scheduled to end this Friday. To […]

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Earth Day Fair: Sustainability in Your Community

Earth Day Fair: Sustainability in Your Community

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

An Earth Day celebration is scheduled on the Webster University Quad from 2-5 p.m. Monday, April 23, with a fair providing resources on living sustainably in your community. Enjoy: Free cupcakes from Farm Fresh Cupcakes (made with locally-grown seasonal ingredients) Sneak peek at Webster’s new Recycling/Trash Compactors from Waste Management Learn about local resources and […]

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Downtown Campus Information Week April 23-27

Downtown Campus Information Week April 23-27

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Apply for admission to Webster University at its downtown St. Louis campus Information Week, April 23 – 28, and your application fee will be waived, a savings of $50 for graduate students or $35 for undergraduates. For more information, email Nicole Gainey at the Downtown Campus Administrative Office in the Old Post Office building, or […]

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April 25 Pizza & Politics: ‘The China Challenge’

April 25 Pizza & Politics: ‘The China Challenge’

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Holden Public Policy Forum “Understanding China: Competitor or Collaborator, and who will win the 21st Century” Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25, 6 p.m. Location: University Center, Sunnen Lounge A conversation moderated by Governor Bob Holden, Forum director and chairman of the Midwest U.S. China Association with expert guest Mike Jones, Midwest China Hub Commission chairman. Why […]

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