Archive for August, 2012

Snapshots: WSA Mixer Gathers Staff from across Departments

Snapshots: WSA Mixer Gathers Staff from across Departments

| August 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Webster University staff at the home campus gathered for an after-work mixer Tuesday, an event for “networking, shared ideas and communication” arranged by Webster Staff Alliance and administrative leaders President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster. WSA Chair Tamara Minley welcomed gatherers to the event, which was designed to bring staff from different departments together […]

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Webster Works Worldwide Sign-Up Begins Today

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) Community Service Day database is now open for online volunteer sign-up. Each year, Webster University sponsors a campus-wide community service day in partnership with local agencies and nonprofit organizations. Students, faculty, staff and alumni work in teams on projects including tutoring, painting, gardening, working with children or seniors, park and trail […]

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Grant from Maritz Supports Webster’s Student Literacy Corps

Grant from Maritz Supports Webster’s Student Literacy Corps

| August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

St. Louis-based Maritz has continued its support of Webster University’s exemplary Student Literacy Corps by awarding a $20,000 grant to the program. The grant provides stipends for the program’s student tutors. More than 500 Webster students have served as tutors in the SLC over the past two decades. Over the past year alone, tutors served […]

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In the News: Akande in Business Journal; Webster in Military Logistics

In the News: Akande in Business Journal; Webster in Military Logistics

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage of Webster University includes: Benjamin Ola Akande‘s guest column, “A Taste of Oreos and the Olympics,” appears in the Aug. 24-30 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal. The column, available online [sub. required] or on page 37 of the print issue, is on the nature of competitive advantage and “doing that […]

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News around Webster: Roach SLBJ Diverse Leader; Watts Library Member of the Week; Miles Elected to AVECO Board; Guedjo ’11 a CEO

News around Webster: Roach SLBJ Diverse Leader; Watts Library Member of the Week; Miles Elected to AVECO Board; Guedjo ’11 a CEO

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent accomplishments by Webster University staff and alumni include: Webster’s Old Post Office campus director Nicole Roach was selected as a 2012 Diverse Business Leader by the St. Louis Business Journal. Roach shares the honor with 18 other St. Louis area leaders who will be honored at a special awards luncheon Sept. 14. “Diversity and […]

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Staff Time Sheets Due Aug. 31

Staff Time Sheets Due Aug. 31

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Due to the holiday weekend, supervisors need to turn in staff time sheets by 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, for the payroll to be paid on Friday, Sept. 7. The Payroll Office will process all time sheets received by noon, Tuesday, Sept. 4, but would appreciate receiving them as quickly as possible. Time sheets […]

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Hellinger on Venezuela; Erickson’s “The Manchurian President;” Williams on Republican Convention

Hellinger on Venezuela; Erickson’s “The Manchurian President;” Williams on Republican Convention

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent Webster University faculty accomplishments and media appearances include: The release of international relations professor Dan Hellinger’s newest book, Global Security Watch –Venezuela, by Praeger Publishers. The book traces the political relations between the United States and Venezuela, from the early roots based in Pan Americanism, to the domestic and foreign policies of the Chavez […]

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Hulsizer to Lead Counseling Program; Henning Moves to Full-Time Faculty

Hulsizer to Lead Counseling Program; Henning Moves to Full-Time Faculty

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stacy Henning, who has now completed four years as worldwide director of Webster University’s counseling program, will be moving into full-time teaching and research responsibilities as assistant professor of counseling as of Sept. 1. Michael Hulsizer, professor of psychology and chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, will serve as interim director of […]

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Webster PREP Music Alumna Featured on NPR Sept. 8

Webster PREP Music Alumna Featured on NPR Sept. 8

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shelby Nugent, alumna of the Preparatory Program (PREP) of the Community Music School of Webster University, will appear on a national broadcast of “From the Top on NPR,” the preeminent showcase for America’s best young classical musicians, hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley. The episode will air locally on St. Louis Public Radio (FM 90.7) […]

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Sept. 9: “Works for Two Pianos” with Daniel Schene & Nancy Mayo

Sept. 9: “Works for Two Pianos” with Daniel Schene & Nancy Mayo

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents a concert featuring pianist Daniel Schene, director of keyboard studies, and pianist Nancy Mayo performing works for two pianos. Date/Time:  Sunday, Sept. 9, 4 p.m. Location:  Moore Auditorium Admission: $5 for general admission, $3 for senior adults, at the door. Faculty, staff and students admitted free with valid Webster ID. The program […]

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