Archive for September, 2012

Career & Internship Fair Sept. 27

Career & Internship Fair Sept. 27

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students: Mark your Calendars for the Career & Internship Fair Sept. 27 The Career and Internship Fair provides an excellent opportunity to talk with a variety of potential employers and highlight your professional skills and talents. Dress professionally and bring several copies of your resumes. Attending the fair will help you meet prospective employers and […]

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Webster Alumnae Flying High: Sullivan, Overschmidt, Carel

Webster Alumnae Flying High: Sullivan, Overschmidt, Carel

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

From competing in the Paralympics to being a featured “military fly mom,” Webster University alumni Katy Sullivan, Brenda Overschmidt and Pamela Carel have found success in life and their chosen careers. Alumna Katy Sullivan ’02, actress and paralympic champion, competed in the 100-meter dash in the recent 2012 Paralympics in London. A graduate of Webster’s […]

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Summary Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans

Summary Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Human Resources: We are required by the IRS to provide employees with a Summary Annual Report (SAR) for all of our employee benefit plans. The SAR is a summary of the annual financial report for all of these plans. The 2011 SAR documents for our retirement plans and insurance benefit plans are now posted […]

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Department of Music Upcoming Events

Department of Music Upcoming Events

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following events sponsored by Webster University’s Department of Music are free and open to all. Unless otherwise noted, they take place in the Thompson Music Building Recital Hall. Thursday, Sept. 13, noon — German musician Horst Buchholz speaks followed by a Q&A session. Buchholz runs the music program at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint […]

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Women’s Soccer Coach Scire Reaches 200th Career Win

Women’s Soccer Coach Scire Reaches 200th Career Win

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Head coach Luigi Scire gained his 200th career victory as the Webster University women’s soccer team downed Monmouth College (Ill.), 3-0, on Sept. 9 at the Soccer Park. Scire, the only coach in the Gorloks’ 14-year history, joins the exclusive club with the win. Scire submitted the proposal to institute women’s soccer at Webster in […]

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Polgar on BCLS Education Panel Sept. 20 in New York

Polgar on BCLS Education Panel Sept. 20 in New York

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Susan Polgar, director of the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence, will represent Webster University and the global chess community in a panel discussion on education at the Blouin Creative Leadership Summit (BCLS), broadcast live Sept. 20 in New York. The BCLS is organized in strategic partnership with the United Nations Office of Partnerships and aligned […]

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Webster University Greenville Student Saves Veteran’s Life

Webster University Greenville Student Saves Veteran’s Life

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University student Derrick Wood, who is pursuing an MBA at Webster’s Greenville Metro campus location, helped save a veteran’s life on Interstate-85 in South Carolina. Their reunion after the event was captured by the local NBC TV news affiliate. Lauren James, a U.S. veteran wounded through an IED explosion, began suffering a seizure while […]

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Leaders in China: BLCU 50th Anniversary, Presidents and Confucius Institute Forums

Leaders in China: BLCU 50th Anniversary, Presidents and Confucius Institute Forums

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Z. Schuster were among the higher education leaders who traveled to China in early September for a series of events on international partnerships and higher ed in China. A key event attracting them to the Chinese capital was the 50th anniversary […]

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Webster Book Club Discusses ‘Netherland’ Sept. 18

Webster Book Club Discusses ‘Netherland’ Sept. 18

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bring your lunch and join the Webster University Book Club Sept. 18, at noon, in the Library Conference Room to discuss Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland, a post-9/11 novel about a crumbling marriage, immigrants in Manhattan and cricket. Bring your lunch. Everyone is welcome. According to Dwight Garner’s review in the New York Times, “Here’s what Netherland […]

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Paul DeMarinis Sextet: Original Jazz Compositions Oct. 8

Paul DeMarinis Sextet: Original Jazz Compositions Oct. 8

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Paul DeMarinis, director of jazz studies at Webster University, will lead his sextet in a concert of new jazz compositions written by members of the ensemble. The sextet, including Webster adjunct faculty members Debby Lennon, Dave Black, Ben Wheeler and Webster alumnus Nick Schlueter, was formed in 2007 and released a CD of DeMarinis originals, […]

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