Archive for August, 2012

Aug. 13: Dinner for the Homeless at Sts. Peter and Paul; Class Opportunities this Semester

Aug. 13: Dinner for the Homeless at Sts. Peter and Paul; Class Opportunities this Semester

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University community members will again host dinner for the homeless at Sts. Peter and Paul Church Monday, Aug. 13. We begin cooking around 4 p.m., serve from 5 – 6 p.m., then clean up and finish by 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. We will not have many helpers, so please come to help! Donations […]

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Chess Accolades: Webster Students Win U.S. Open; Polgar Named a Top Trainer in the World

Chess Accolades: Webster Students Win U.S. Open; Polgar Named a Top Trainer in the World

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Chess Team members continue to impress. This week at the USCF U.S. Open Championship in Vancouver, Wash., Webster sophomores Grandmaster Andre Diamant of Brazil and International Master Vitaly Neimer of Israel won the U.S. Open g/15 championship. They tied with each other and share the national title. Separately, Webster chess coach and SPICE […]

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New Branded Road Booth on Display in Loretto Hall

New Branded Road Booth on Display in Loretto Hall

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

On display this week in the ground floor of Loretto Hall: The new large format booth (10′ x 10′) developed by Global Marketing and Communications to help extended campuses establish a sharper, more visible presence at education fairs and other major events on the road. This display, the first of three similar display assets currently […]

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Sustainability Coalition Seeking Nominations for Co-Chairs

Sustainability Coalition Seeking Nominations for Co-Chairs

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Sustainability Coalition is actively seeking nominations of interested faculty, staff and students to serve as coalition co-chairs. You do not need to be a current member of the coalition to participate. Self-nominations are also accepted. The coalition has established a vision and first-year goals for a strategic plan, and is now preparing to develop […]

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YIHR: Study Guide for Common Reading, ‘The Last of the Tribe’

YIHR: Study Guide for Common Reading, ‘The Last of the Tribe’

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The study guide for The Last of the Tribe, this year’s common reading for the 2012-13 Year in International Human Rights (YIHR), is now ready for professors and staff. The study guide provides thought-provoking questions about he book as well as suggestions for class activities. Please visit the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies […]

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BOSM Student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, Addresses All Forces Graduation Ceremony

BOSM Student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, Addresses All Forces Graduation Ceremony

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Fort Belvoir student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, a wounded warrior, received a standing ovation as he approached the stage at the first-ever All Forces College and University Graduation Ceremony.  This year’s ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Va., highlighted the successful current or former members of the armed services that have completed their academic […]

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Planning Your Campus Celebration of Webster’s “Great College to Work For” Honor

Planning Your Campus Celebration of Webster’s “Great College to Work For” Honor

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

In recognition of Webster University receiving The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great College to Work For” designation for the fifth consecutive year, all Webster campus locations are receiving coffee mugs and promotional posters from Global Marketing & Communications and the Office of Special Events. While all campuses were encouraged to hold local events around the […]

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Students from San Diego, St. Louis Campuses Study Travel Journalism in Scotland

Students from San Diego, St. Louis Campuses Study Travel Journalism in Scotland

| August 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

For the second year, Webster University students are studying travel journalism in Scotland with School of Communications adjunct professor Linda Williams. This year, the short-term study abroad trip involves students from multiple majors and multiple U.S. campuses. The class is on a two-week tour of Scotland. The first week was spent based on the Isle […]

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Aug. 22: Faculty/Staff Ice Cream Social for “Great College to Work For” Honor

Aug. 22: Faculty/Staff Ice Cream Social for “Great College to Work For” Honor

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Join us in the coolest celebration … for Webster University being named a “Great College to Work For” for the fifth consecutive year: At the home campus in St. Louis, mark your calendar for the Ice Cream Social for Faculty and Staff on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3 – 4 p.m. in Marletto’s Marketplace. Build your […]

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Iftar Pot Luck, and Ramadan Notes for Students, Faculty

Iftar Pot Luck, and Ramadan Notes for Students, Faculty

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

To all of our Muslim students, staff and faculty at Webster University, we wish you a fulfilling and meaningful Ramadan! Please join us in wishing our Muslim faculty, staff and students a joyful season of Ramadan. We wanted to draw your attention to a few events and points of interest surrounding the celebration of Ramadan […]

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