Archive for September, 2012

Student Literacy Corps Children’s Book Drive Oct. 1-8

Student Literacy Corps Children’s Book Drive Oct. 1-8

| September 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s that time again! The Webster Works Worldwide Children’s Book Drive will be collecting new or gently used children’s books for donation to low-income children throughout the St. Louis area from Oct. 1 – 8. Since 2001, the Student Literacy Corps (SLC) has coordinated this drive in conjunction with Webster Works Worldwide. Webster students, faculty, […]

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Oct. 1: Socio-Political Comedian W. Kamau Bell at Webster

Oct. 1: Socio-Political Comedian W. Kamau Bell at Webster

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kick off election season with scathingly witty socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell, one of the fastest-rising talents in the U.S. Bell is the star of the new hit FX series “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” executive produced by Chris Rock, which dissects topical issues of race, sex, politics, class and culture. Whether he is […]

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Scott & Gina Jensen Recognized at STAM Conference

Scott & Gina Jensen Recognized at STAM Conference

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Director of Debate and Forensics, Scott Jensen, and assistant director Gina Jensen were recognized for service and program presentation at this past weekend’s conference of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri (STAM). Gina received the Loren Reid Service Award, presented annually to an association member who personifies outstanding service to both STAM and speech […]

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Law Panel Oct. 4: ‘What’s It Like to be a Lawyer?’

Law Panel Oct. 4: ‘What’s It Like to be a Lawyer?’

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

What’s it like to be a lawyer? Find out at an Oct. 4 panel discussion featuring four attorneys. The panel takes place from 11: 30 .m. – 1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102. Free pizza will be served. The panel is co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences and the Webster […]

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Bob Spencer to Retire; Named Director General Emeritus

Bob Spencer to Retire; Named Director General Emeritus

| September 28, 2012 | 9 Comments

Webster University has announced the retirement of Robert “Bob” Spencer, effective May 31, 2013. Spencer has served in leadership positions under four university presidents for 40 years. On Sept. 26, he was given the honorary title Director General Emeritus by President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Z. Schuster. Spencer joined Webster University in […]

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Holden Forum: ‘The Electorate’ Panel on Health Care Oct. 2

Holden Forum: ‘The Electorate’ Panel on Health Care Oct. 2

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Holden Public Policy Forum’s new fall series “The Electorate” returns on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m, connecting Missourians to the issues that matter most this election season. The second in the four-part political talk series will take on the issue of health care and its impact on the 2012 election season. Join us in the […]

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Webster Open Information Sessions in Westport and St. Charles County

Webster Open Information Sessions in Westport and St. Charles County

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adult professionals in the St. Louis and St. Charles counties about Webster University and its nearly 100 years of history as a private, nonprofit Tier 1 university. But they may not realize that Webster has full-service campus locations close to where they live and work in Westport and at WingHaven in St. Charles County. For […]

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Sept. 2012 Employees of the Month

Sept. 2012 Employees of the Month

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michelle Lynch, coordinator, Academic Affairs, and Rosemarie Rankin, office manager, Fort Bliss, Texas, are the September 2012 Employees of the Month. Michelle Lynch‘s nominator says she has a knack for dealing with difficult situations in a way that’s effective and cohesive with Webster’s mission. “She puts the students first, and her demeanor and attitude are […]

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Tuition Exchange Application Deadline Nov. 15

Tuition Exchange Application Deadline Nov. 15

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University participates in two tuition exchange programs: Tuition Exchange, Inc. and the Council of Independent Colleges. Our participation in these programs gives the dependent children of Webster full-time faculty and staff the opportunity to apply for a full tuition scholarship at other participating colleges and universities. Click to view tuition exchange eligibility requirements, information, […]

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Sept. 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

Sept. 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Melinda Maxson, department assistant, Financial Aid Office Barbara Omer, counseling coordinator, Myrtle Beach Metro, S.C. Kate Sprague, instructional designer/training specialist, Online Learning Center   10 Years Cindy Bratcher, office manager, Kansas City Metro, Mo. Stacey Foder, accounting assistant, Accounts […]

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