Archive for July, 2012

Webster Students Awarded Scholarships at St. Louis Press Club Event

Webster Students Awarded Scholarships at St. Louis Press Club Event

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The St. Louis Journalism Foundation & St. Louis Press Club awarded 11 scholarships totaling $16,000 to St. Louis area communications and journalism students at a July 30 luncheon at the Norman K. Probstein Golf Clubhouse in Forest Park. Among the recipients were three Webster University School of Communications students: • Brittany Ruess of Webster Groves, […]

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Webster Alumna Katy Sullivan Headed to London for Paralympics

Webster Alumna Katy Sullivan Headed to London for Paralympics

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumna Katy Sullivan, a paralympic champion, is headed to London for the 2012 Paralympics to compete in the 100-meter dash. Sullivan, a graduate of Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts — where she says she blossomed as an actress — was born without legs and has worn prosthetic legs all her life. She […]

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Webster’s London Partner Granted New Status

Webster’s London Partner Granted New Status

| July 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

Regent’s College London, Webster University’s partner in London for the last 17 of Webster’s 25 years in the English capital, has reached a watershed moment in its history: Formal notification from the United Kingdom’s Privy Council that the College has been granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers. The move allows all courses at Regent’s College London […]

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Webster Alumnus is Boston’s First Hispanic Fire Chief

Webster Alumnus is Boston’s First Hispanic Fire Chief

| July 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

In December 2011, Steve Abraira completed his master’s degree at Webster University’s Melbourne, Fla., campus location with a dual major in Management & Leadership and Human Resources Management. The very same month, he accepted the position of chief of the Boston Fire Department, the oldest fire department in the United States. With Cuban, Spanish and […]

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July 2012 New Employees

July 2012 New Employees

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please welcome the newest members of the Webster family: Amy Bommarito, coordinator, Athletics, (314) 246-6984, replaces Martha Davis. Kim Camara, representative, Enrollment Management, (314) 246-7676, new position. Anne Hilb, department associate, Bolling Air Force Base, D.C., (202) 561-4382, replaces Lauren Bramblett. John Lee, community relations coordinator, Colorado Springs Metro Campus, Colo., (719) 590-7340, replaces Tammy […]

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July 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

July 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Majda Becirbegovic, general clerk, Mail & Copy Solutions Denise Buchholtz, interactive media coordinator, Global Marketing & Communications Corless Carroll, community relations coordinator, Irvine Metropolitan Campus, Calif. Eric Holm, public safety officer, Public Safety Office Lorraine LiCavoli, representative , Theatre […]

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National Capital Region Students Lead Way in CAPSIM Competition

National Capital Region Students Lead Way in CAPSIM Competition

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

In a dynamic follow up to the spring semester, NCR business professor Leon Hutton led his newest group of students to success in the current CAPSIM challenge. One of the teams in this summer’s Business 6200 capstone course has led the first two rounds of the competition. The Capsim Challenge, which occurs twice a year, […]

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Film Series: “Fat, Bald, Short Man” July 31

Film Series: “Fat, Bald, Short Man” July 31

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents “Fat, Bald, Short Man” Tuesday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. FAT, BALD, SHORT MAN (Gordo, Calvo Y Bajito) 
Carlos Osuna, 2011, Colombia, 97 min. In Osuna’s animated feature, Antonio, a lonesome, middle-aged virgin, endures constant torment at the hands of co-workers and his bullying […]

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Dong Captures Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Championship

Dong Captures Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational Championship

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational (SPGI) came to a close Friday, July 27, on the stage of the Loretto-Hilton Center. Sitting across from each other during the final round were two friends — Alice Dong and Michelle Chen. To prevail, Chen needed to draw while Dong needed to win — and Dong did, capturing […]

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Home Campus: Lot F Closed July 30-31

Home Campus: Lot F Closed July 30-31

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Parking Lot F on the home campus in Webster Groves will be closed July 30-31. Lot F, which provides disables parking between the Sverdrup Building and the Visual Arts Studio, will be closed Monday, July 30, for sealing and Tuesday, July 31, for striping. Depending on when striping is finished and if the weather cooperates, […]

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