Archive for November, 2012

Webster University Recognized as ‘Best for Vets’ by Military Times

| November 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

Another publication has taken notice of Webster University’s programs and offerings for active duty military and veterans. The Military Times named Webster University to its “2013 Best for Vets: Colleges” list, based on a survey of more than 650 schools. The survey recognizes schools’ efforts to accommodate veterans and active-duty service members. Read the Military […]

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Geneva’s Van Creveld, Vautravers at Swiss Army Training Ground

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Visiting professor and military historian Martin Van Creveld visited the largest Swiss Army base in Thun, central Switzerland, Nov. 17, for a half-day tour of one of the most modern training and simulation infrastructures in the world. Since 1817, Thun is the first training ground and also the largest of the Swiss Army. South of […]

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In the News: Webster Alumni Push for ‘Arrested Development’; Rishe on CNBC SportsBiz

In the News: Webster Alumni Push for ‘Arrested Development’; Rishe on CNBC SportsBiz

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster alumni and faculty in the news: Alumnus Paul Goetz’s Creative Push for ‘Arrested Development’ Paul Goetz, a 2008 Webster University School of Communications graduate, was featured on KPLR-11 in St. Louis for his creative effort to get on the cult hit show “Arrested Development,” which is going back into production. With the help of […]

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2012 Clery Emergency Response and Evacuation Testing

2012 Clery Emergency Response and Evacuation Testing

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

From Dan Pesold, director, Public Safety: As required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, colleges and universities are required to publicize emergency and evacuation procedures in conjunction with at least one test of the plan per calendar year. We […]

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Sooter Named SLIAC Basketball Player of the Week

Sooter Named SLIAC Basketball Player of the Week

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Senior Dietrick Sooter has been named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 15-18. Sooter, a guard, averaged 18 points and four assists for the Gorloks in the two games of the Cavallo Classic, hosted by Webster. Sooter scored 25 points, had four assists, […]

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Conservatory Theatre Presents: ‘Yours, Anne’ Nov 28 – Dec. 9

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts presents the dramatic musical, Yours, Anne, based on Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Webster University theatre professor Kat Singleton directs the play. The production runs from Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 and Dec. 5 – 9 on Stage III, Webster […]

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Scholarship Honors Retired History Professor Michael J. Salevouris

Scholarship Honors Retired History Professor Michael J. Salevouris

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

History professor Michael J. Salevouris started teaching at Webster University in 1970. That‘s also the year that his dedication to his students, his depth of knowledge, his engrossing lectures, and his sense of humor started to become the stuff of legend. Salevouris, who retired earlier this year from the Department of History, Politics, & International […]

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Bookstore Sale: Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day Nov. 30

Bookstore Sale: Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day Nov. 30

| November 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Webster University Bookstore is holding its annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation sales event Friday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the home campus’ Garden Park Plaza store. During this time only, Webster faculty and staff will receive a 30 percent total discount on select Bookstore merchandise* and enter a raffle for a chance […]

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Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to attend the following workshops hosted by Enrollment Management & Student Affairs. Sessions begin at noon in the Webster Groves room (Webster Hall across from the Welcome Center): Tuesday Nov. 27 – “Social Media as Professional Development” presented by Melanie Gottlieb, director, Admissions Operations Social Media is not just a […]

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Six Webster Alumni Receive Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to faculty member Allan MacNeill, professor, History, Politics, and International Relations, six Webster University alumni were also among the 93 local educators honored with 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards. Recipients were selected by their schools’ administration to celebrate their achievements and dedication to the teaching profession. A ceremony and reception was held […]

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