Archive for August, 2012

Meet Financial Aid Director Candidate Aug. 8

Meet Financial Aid Director Candidate Aug. 8

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Division of Enrollment Management is bringing in finalists for the Director of Financial Aid position. On Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 10:45 – 11:30 a.m., you are invited to the Webster Groves Room to meet one of the candidates. A feedback form will be available for you to share your comments. Special thanks to the […]

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Locally Connected: Webster Kansas City’s 40th Anniversary Community Service Project

Locally Connected: Webster Kansas City’s 40th Anniversary Community Service Project

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

To help celebrate 40 years in Kansas City, Webster University’s K.C. campus location has asked faculty, alumni, staff and friends to pledge 40 hours of time to their favorite charities. When the project was launched in November 2011, the goal was to recruit 40 volunteers. As of July 2012, they have 50 volunteers, with several […]

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Should Chess Be an Olympic Sport?

Should Chess Be an Olympic Sport?

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

With roughly 160 nations participating in the Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 27, should chess be an Olympic sport? That’s the question posed in a recent Christian Science Monitor article on the topic — and of course the author, Lisa Suhay, turned to Webster University’s Susan Polgar for insight. Polgar is founder of the Susan Polgar […]

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Webster Golf Team Receives GCAA Academic Award

Webster Golf Team Receives GCAA Academic Award

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University men’s golf team was presented a Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) 2012 Team Academic Award. The Gorloks were one of only 27 NCAA III schools to receive the award, sponsored by Farmers Insurance Group. Webster’s team  had a 3.15 cumulative grade point average for the 2011-12 academic year. A team must […]

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July 2012 Employees of the Month

July 2012 Employees of the Month

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Denise Diehl, representative, Registrar’s Office, and Jacquetta Green, department assistant, Fort Bliss, Texas, share the Employee Spotlight honors for July 2012. Denise Diehl has the responsibility of handling room assignments for the five schools and colleges at the St. Louis campus, as well as reservations for meetings and events. Her colleagues say she does a […]

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In the News: Grandmaster Wesley So Wins World Open Blitz

In the News: Grandmaster Wesley So Wins World Open Blitz

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University freshman Grandmaster Wesley So won the 2012 World Open Blitz. July has been a good month for this young phenom as he also captured the Toronto International and Quebec Invitational titles — three in less than one month. So will be the top ranked player for the Webster University Chess Team this fall. […]

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Film Series: “Fist of Fury” at Schlafly Bottleworks Aug. 1

Film Series: “Fist of Fury” at Schlafly Bottleworks Aug. 1

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents “Fist of Fury” starring Bruce Lee Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 8 p.m. at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood. Strange Brew: Cult Films at Schlafly Bottleworks “Fist Of Fury” (aka The Big Boss) (Tang shan da xiong) Wei Lo, 1971, Hong Kong, 110 min. In Bruce Lee’s first feature film, the […]

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