Archive for December, 2012

Webster Volunteers Serve Cheer at Peter and Paul Holiday Party

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The mood was festive and smiles were bright at the annual holiday party for the homeless staffed by Webster University volunteers at Peter and Paul Family Services in Soulard on Dec. 18. The party is a long-running annual tradition, and in fact a group of local Webster University community members volunteer at the agency at […]

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Webster Announces Partnership with UAW at Ford Plant in Kentucky

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University is proud to announce a new partnership with the United Automobile Workers that reflects its commitment to the needs of every community it serves. The partnership will create a cohort in the master’s degree in Management and Leadership for supervisors and managers at the Ford Motor Co. plant in Louisville, Ky., where Webster […]

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Griffin Grabs SLIAC Player of the Week Nod

Griffin Grabs SLIAC Player of the Week Nod

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University sophomore Aaron Griffin was named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 10-16. Griffin, a center from Farm Haven, Miss., scored 20 points and pulled down 21 rebounds as the Gorloks lost a 97-89 overtime decision at Rust College, Miss. The 21 rebounds are the most […]

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CMS Offers Free Music Class for Children & Parents

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Young children and their parents are invited to sample a free Young Years music class at the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University’s “Demo Day.” Children ages 3-6 years old and their parents are invited to sing, dance, play instruments and have fun at the Young Years Demo Day. Meet the teachers, sample early […]

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First Endowed Scholarship for Nurse Anesthesia Established

First Endowed Scholarship for Nurse Anesthesia Established

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University is pleased to announce that the Gary D. Clark, Founder & Professor Emeritus Endowed Scholarship for Nurse Anesthesia has been established as the first endowed fund for this distinctive program. The scholarship will provide aid to meritorious students that exhibit the core values of the Nurse Anesthesia program: Leadership, Research, Excellence in Clinical […]

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Hitchell Accepts New Opportunity

Hitchell Accepts New Opportunity

| December 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Dan Hitchell, associate vice president for resource planning and budget, has accepted a position with Ohio Wesleyan University, in Delaware, Ohio, where he will serve as vice president for finance and administration and treasurer, and CFO. He will join Ohio Wesleyan in January. “This is a fantastic opportunity for Dan, who has exhibited leadership, team […]

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2012 End-of-Year Message

2012 End-of-Year Message

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

An end-of-year message to the Webster University community from President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Z. Schuster: As 2012 draws to a close, it is natural for us to reflect on the past year’s experiences and accomplishments and to anticipate time to refresh with family and friends. Given the tragic events in Connecticut, […]

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Snapshots: Veterans Business Resource Center Honors Webster

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) of St. Louis held its annual Holiday Reception and Awards Ceremony in the Edward Jones Commons at Webster University Dec. 14. Webster University associate vice president for Military and Governmental Programs, Brig. Gen. Mike Callan, accepted the VBRC ‘s Soaring Eagle Level sponsorship award on behalf of Webster University. […]

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Two Longtime GMC Members Retiring in 2012

| December 17, 2012 | 7 Comments

Global Marketing and Communications congratulates two longtime staff members who will retire at the end of 2012: Polly Burtch, director, news and public information, and an adjunct faculty member in the School of Communications; and Barb Ehnes, director, community and media relations; have combined for more than 40 years of service at Webster University. Burtch […]

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Snapshots: ‘December Toast’ Salutes Mid-Year Graduates

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new tradition was born Thursday night at Webster University, one inspired by the values and achievements of students throughout this global university: A “December Toast” to celebrate Webster’s mid-year graduates. Although academic calendars follow the customary fall-to-spring cycle, and the majority of students complete their degree at the end of the academic year in […]

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