Archive for September, 2012

Sept. 2012 New Employees

Sept. 2012 New Employees

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Please welcome the newest members of the Webster family: Rebecca Battle Bryant, director, Columbia Metro, S.C., (803) 699-0900, replaces John Simpson. Johnathan Eftink, department assistant, Old Post Office, (314) 246-3128, replaces Eric Alexander. Claudia Fernandez Garzon, community relations coordinator, South Orlando, Fla., (407) 345-1139, replaces Karen Buchman. Diana Gonzalez, grant coordinator, Kansas City Metro, Mo., […]

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United Way Campaign: Pledge Cards on the Way; Bond-Themed Trivia Night

United Way Campaign: Pledge Cards on the Way; Bond-Themed Trivia Night

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster staff will begin receiving United Way employee campaign packets today. As our goal is 100 percent employee response, we ask that you complete and return your pledge card to your UW representative, regardless of pledge amount, by Friday, Oct. 5. Please note: The automatic payroll deduction option for contributions takes effect Jan. 1. As […]

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Snapshots: University Center Celebration Creates a Big Splash

Snapshots: University Center Celebration Creates a Big Splash

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

In spite of the fact that the morning’s rain had ceased before it began, Wednesday’s celebration for the University Center’s 20th anniversary proved to be a damp affair — actually a very wet affair — for some. Dean of Students Ted Hoef was among the University Center staff brave enough to take a turn in […]

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In The News: Master Plan Update in ‘Post-Dispatch’

In The News: Master Plan Update in ‘Post-Dispatch’

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The release of Webster University’s comprehensive master plan earlier this week received coverage Sept. 25 in  the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Webster University to preserve character of campus. An excerpt: [University President Beth] Stroble said the final master plan reflects uses that are “consistent with what Webster University needs for its own development but also consistent […]

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Vienna Faculty News: Haslberger, Hippler, Madlberger

Vienna Faculty News: Haslberger, Hippler, Madlberger

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recent accomplishments of faculty at Webster University’s Vienna campus include: • Arno Haslberger, human resources, and Thomas Hippler, management, both research faculty in their respective fields, have had their article “The dimensions of expatriate adjustment” accepted by the prestigious journal Human Resource Management (HRM), which is ranked as an A-journal. Both have collaborated with a […]

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In Their Own Words, Part 2: Global Leadership Academy Fellows

In Their Own Words, Part 2: Global Leadership Academy Fellows

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Previously we showed you what some of this year’s Global Leadership Academy fellows are saying about their experience. Below are more thoughts from members of the Academy’s first year, with perspectives from fellows whose day-to-day roles touch all parts of the University. All faculty and staff (full-time and part-time) with at least one year of […]

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Gorlok Foursome Picks Up SLIAC Athlete of the Week Honors

Gorlok Foursome Picks Up SLIAC Athlete of the Week Honors

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Four Webster University athletes took home SLIAC Athlete of the Week honors for Sept. 17-23.  Liz Abraham, Jenny Howard, Ally Nikolaus and Brian Woodward all were named, with Howard and Woodward picking up their second awards this fall. Abraham, a junior defensive specialist, was named the Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. Abraham led the […]

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Forensic & Debate Team to Host Political Panel Discussion Oct. 4

Forensic & Debate Team to Host Political Panel Discussion Oct. 4

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster University forensic and debate program is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Pointing Fingers, Calling Names, and Learning Lessons: How Has Political Discourse Shaped the Current Campaign Season?” Thursday, Oct. 4, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Disagreement and argument are inherent in any political campaign. However, participants in the political […]

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Small Forensic & Debate Team Yields Big Success at Tournament

Small Forensic & Debate Team Yields Big Success at Tournament

| September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Webster University forensic and debate program opened its 2012-2013 season at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. Three Webster students and their small entry made a huge impact on the tournament, winning third place in the overall sweepstakes and debate sweepstakes competitions in the field of 16 teams from six states. Highlighting the Webster […]

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Film Series: Prequel Movie ‘Twin Peaks’ Sept. 27

Film Series: Prequel Movie ‘Twin Peaks’ Sept. 27

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Film Series presents Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me on Thursday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. The film is the sixth of eight films in the Everything Is Fine: The Films of David Lynch series. TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME (David Lynch, 1992, USA, 135 min.) David Lynch’s cinematic […]

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