Archive for October, 2012

October 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

October 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Nancy Collier, admissions coordinator, Admissions Sonya Corbitt, representative, Columbia Metropolitan, S.C. LaShana Lewis, team leader, Service Desk Information Services Faith Maddy, vice president Development & Alumni Programs, Development Anna Marie Santoya, representative, Multidisciplinary Studies 10 Years Paula Aguilar, academic […]

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Nov. 6: IS Symposium – Hiroshima Bomb Survivor’s ‘Transformative Learning’

Nov. 6: IS Symposium – Hiroshima Bomb Survivor’s ‘Transformative Learning’

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Center for International Education, International Studies Symposium Series, presents “When I Change, the Whole World Changes”: Lessons in Transformative Learning with School of Education professor Roy Tamashiro on Tuesday, Nov. 6, noon – 1:20 p.m., in the Emerson Library Conference Room. According to Webster University’s mission statement, we are an institution that “ensures high […]

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Celebrate National Distance Learning Week Nov. 5 – 9

Celebrate National Distance Learning Week Nov. 5 – 9

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Get a Sneak Peak at the New WorldClassRoom, powered by Canvas In honor of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), Nov. 5 – 9, the Online Learning Center offers an opportunity for a sneak peek at the future of learning through WorldClassRoom, powered by Canvas. Earlier this year, Canvas was overwhelmingly recommended as the University’s new online […]

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Nov. 5 Speaker: ‘Where Did Human Rights Come From?’

Nov. 5 Speaker: ‘Where Did Human Rights Come From?’

| October 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

Where did human rights come from? That’s the topic Monday, Nov. 5 at noon in the Library Conference Room for visiting speaker Samuel Moyn. Currently a history professor at Columbia University and visiting law professor at Harvard University, Moyn is the author of The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History. He is one of the […]

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October 2012 Employees of the Month

October 2012 Employees of the Month

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ginnie Schuermann, database manager, Information Technology, and Dorci Palmer, office manager, Ocala Academic Center, Fla., share the Employee Spotlight honors for October 2012. Ginnie Schuermann‘s colleagues regard her as a role model and mentor and someone who gets the big picture without losing the smallest details. With 31 years of programming experience for Webster, Ginnie […]

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October 2012 New Employees

October 2012 New Employees

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Featured New Employee Webster’s National Capital Region welcomes Marybeth Ernzen as coordinator for Webster’s new campus location at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, Md. Marybeth has seven years of experience in higher education, including proprietary technical schools, community colleges and large universities. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s […]

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Currents: President Stroble and Webster as Social Media Leader in Higher Ed

Currents: President Stroble and Webster as Social Media Leader in Higher Ed

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the short history of social media, Webster University President Beth Stroble has long been an early adopter among leaders in higher education. Her tactics have brought attention to the University — and more importantly, they’ve deepened communication across the geography and time zones of Webster’s unique worldwide network. Stroble, who is on Twitter @websterpres, […]

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Webster University Partners with Metro Transit on UPass Program

Webster University Partners with Metro Transit on UPass Program

| October 31, 2012 | 4 Comments

In a move to make transportation to campus more accessible, affordable and sustainable, Webster University has partnered with Metro Transit to offer more frequent bus service and free public transportation for students, faculty and staff. The full University press release outlining the “UPass” program appears below: Ticket to Ride: Webster University Partners with Metro Transit […]

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Webster Thailand Partnership with Bhutan will Bring Top Students to Thai Campus

Webster Thailand Partnership with Bhutan will Bring Top Students to Thai Campus

| October 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

A group of senior administrators and policymakers from Bhutan’s Department of Adult and Higher Education (DAHE), Ministry of Education, visited Webster University’s Thailand campus to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Webster Thailand. Under this new MoU, Bhutan’s Ministry of Education will provide scholarships and send selected undergraduate students from Bhutan to study International […]

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Snapshots: Photojournalist & Human Rights Activist Constantine at Webster

Snapshots: Photojournalist & Human Rights Activist Constantine at Webster

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Greg Constantine, an award-winning photojournalist currently based in Southeast Asia, discussed the human rights issue of statelessness during a visit to Webster University Oct. 29. Through his images and personal stories, he illustrated how this human rights violation impacts stateless populations throughout Asia. Constantine shared that approximately 12 million people are stateless – they are […]

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