Archive for June, 2012

Snapshots: Greenville Commencement Welcomes Back Counseling Alumna

Snapshots: Greenville Commencement Welcomes Back Counseling Alumna

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Greenville Metropolitan Campus location held its annual graduation at McAlister Auditorium at Furman University on Saturday, June 16. A total of 73 graduates celebrated their respective graduate degree or undergraduate degree completion programs. The keynote speaker was one of Webster Greenville’s own: Webster alumna Lisa Embry-Franklin, who earned her M.A. in Counseling in […]

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Summer Dance Workshop: July 23 – 27

Summer Dance Workshop: July 23 – 27

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance is pleased to present an exciting five-day program for intermediate and advanced high school aged students. Dancers will be challenged technically and artistically through a wide variety of classes taught by Webster and guest faculty, including: Michael Uthoff, Adam Sage, Maggi Dueker, Dawn Korlovsky and Ashley Tate. In addition to […]

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Snapshot: Provost Talks Strategic Direction with Global Marketing & Communications

Snapshot: Provost Talks Strategic Direction with Global Marketing & Communications

| June 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

To keep employees abreast of strategic direction and hear their concerns and suggestions, Webster University Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster began face-to-face visits with different University units this month. Schuster started the first of the small group meetings, which will be planned as schedules allow, with Global Marketing and Communications. His message was […]

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In the News: Viele on Online Learning; Seurkamp Retires from Notre Dame

In the News: Viele on Online Learning; Seurkamp Retires from Notre Dame

| June 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Recent news coverage mentioning Webster University includes: Dan Viele, director of the Online Learning Center, was on a recent RCGA panel of St. Louis-area higher ed leaders discussing the costs of college education. The event was covered by the St. Louis Beacon here. Viele discussed the growth of online programs at Webster University, which involves […]

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Webster Vienna Students Network with Top Companies at High Potential Day

Webster Vienna Students Network with Top Companies at High Potential Day

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 27 Webster Vienna students who received an invitation to the profil High Potential Day June 18 in the Rathaus Vienna. They are among the 300 Austrian students and recent alumni of the year invited to meet and network with 60 prominent national employers for a whole day. profil, one of the country’s […]

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“Webster’s Little Village” Playground Honors Myrtle Beach Campus

“Webster’s Little Village” Playground Honors Myrtle Beach Campus

| June 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

Progressive Learning Academy, located in Florence, S.C., named their playground “Webster’s Little Village” after Webster University’s Myrtle Beach campus because of “the love and care Webster has shown for the children” who attend the academy. Academy owner Carol Wright says the school embraces a vision of mental wellness for the children it serves who have […]

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Webster Groves Fire Dept. Uses Vacant Kirk House as Training Facility

Webster Groves Fire Dept. Uses Vacant Kirk House as Training Facility

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the Kirk House sits vacant on the Webster Groves campus this summer awaiting demolition, it serves a final purpose as a training facility for the Webster Groves Fire Department. Three 12-person crews of firefighters have taken turns using the building, running charged hoses around tight spaces, venting the roof, breaching walls, conducting search and […]

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Hybrid Courses Like Branding in Vienna Help Busy Webster Students

Hybrid Courses Like Branding in Vienna Help Busy Webster Students

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Hybrid courses” are increasingly an exciting opportunity for Webster University students to combine the learning opportunities of immersive travel without being taken away from home or work for the long term. The courses — often but not always including study abroad — are typically composed of six to seven weeks of online work with a […]

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Webster Wellness Update: Mail Distribution List, Free Workout Offer

Webster Wellness Update: Mail Distribution List, Free Workout Offer

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Webster Wellness mailing distribution list has been created at the request of Webster employees as a means to share lessons learned, healthy recipes, wisdom and so forth within the Webster community. We are hopeful that good information will be shared through this forum and ask our subscribers to be considerate and use it wisely, […]

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Community Music School Now Accepting Audition Applications

Community Music School Now Accepting Audition Applications

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Audition applications for the Community Music School of Webster University’s 2012-2013 orchestras and ensembles are now being accepted. Orchestras and ensembles rehearse weekly at the Community Music School’s headquarters at 535 Garden Avenue in Webster Groves. Band and string students, ages seven years through high school, are encouraged to audition for the Community Music School’s […]

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