Archive for November, 2012

Dec. 6 Panel: ‘Empowerment of Women in Academia’ with Georgia Visitors

Dec. 6 Panel: ‘Empowerment of Women in Academia’ with Georgia Visitors

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University welcomes six university leaders from the central Asian country of Georgia as part of the Open World program examining “Empowerment of Women in Academia” on Thursday, Dec. 6, noon – 1:30 p.m., in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Managed by the Open World Leadership Center, a support agency of the United States Congress, the […]

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Webster Chess Retains #1 College Ranking Heading into Pan-Am Championship

Webster Chess Retains #1 College Ranking Heading into Pan-Am Championship

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s chess team has retained the top collegiate ranking in the nation heading into the 2012 Pan-American Intercollegiate Chess Championship, which will take place Dec. 27-30 at Princeton University. The 2012 FIDE (World Chess Federation) rating list is the final ranking and assures Webster the #1 seed in the national championship. Here are Webster’s […]

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Snapshots: Webster LEADS Students Present at GLA

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the November session of Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy 2012 cohort, three Webster students presented on leadership as part of the Webster LEADS program. Presenters included senior Yara Halaseh and sophomores Hailey Kaufman and Samra Cordic. The students are enrolled in the leadership program led by John Buck, associate dean of Students and director […]

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Two Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

Two Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Office of Study Abroad is proud to announce that two study abroad students, Lauren Blankenship and Jeanette Guellil, were selected as Gilman Scholarship recipients for Spring 2013. Lauren is an Advertising and Marketing Communications major and will be studying in Thailand this spring. Jeanette is an International Studies major and is studying in Geneva […]

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May Gallery Opening: Juried Exhibit of Photos from around the World

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The next May Gallery exhibition, The Last Photo Imaging Education Association International Juried Student/Teacher Exhibition, opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres are offered at the reception. The exhibition will be on view through Dec. 14. This exhibition showcases work from middle school, high school, and college […]

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Siener to Take Reins of Men’s Soccer

Siener to Take Reins of Men’s Soccer

| November 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

Mike Siener, who has served as associate head coach for the past two seasons, will take on the head coaching duties for the Webster University men’s soccer team, effective immediately. Marty Todt, who has been the head coach for the Gorloks for the past 25 seasons, will flip positions with Siener and assume the associate head […]

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Geena Davis Visits Webster, Challenges Gender Stereotyping for Children

| November 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Webster University community turned out to pack the East Academic Building Rooms 253/262 Nov. 29 for an Academy Award-winning actress. Geena Davis was on campus for the screening of a Webster University School of Communications-produced public service announcement around a project with her Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The PSA produced by […]

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Visiting Professor Pendleton Shares Insight on Effective Leaders

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

A busy day of guest speakers at Webster University’s home campus began with David Pendleton, associate fellow at the Saïd Business School, Oxford University, as he spoke to community members and local business leaders on leadership theory. “I’m very proud to be at Oxford, and I’m very proud to be here at Webster,” said Pendleton, […]

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Dec. 3: Holiday Blood Drive

Dec. 3: Holiday Blood Drive

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Student Health Services and Counseling and Life Development Departments are hosting a Holiday Blood Drive Monday, Dec. 3, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. T-shirts will be given to all presenting donors. Every three seconds, someone will need a blood transfusion due to an injury or illness. By […]

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November 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

November 2012 Employee Service Anniversaries

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University extends its appreciation to the following individuals for their years of service: 5 Years Alfred Abotsi, access services clerk, Emerson Library Carla Butak, community relations coordinator, Space Coast Metropolitan, Fla. LaShaunda Chavis, department assistant, Columbia Metropolitan, S.C. Dawn Glasmeier, representative, Memphis Naval Support Activity, Tenn. Michelle Loyet, assistant director, Academic Advising Center 10 […]

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