Archive for January, 2013

Webster University Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 ‘Best Online Programs’

Webster University Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 ‘Best Online Programs’

| January 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Webster University’s online graduate education and business programs have been included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 list of “Best Online Programs.” The rankings were determined by examining admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services and technology, and student engagement. Webster ranked highest among all higher education institutions in the bi-state […]

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Snapshot: Cheri Hicks Farewell Reception

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Catering manager Cheri Hicks let her hair down, literally, as she said goodbye to Webster University colleagues at a reception Jan. 25. Many were surprised to see Cheri’s beautiful long curls as she usually wears her hair up to work around food preparation. Cheri’s replacement, Sheila Stiles, will continue to use Cheri’s email address cherihicks33@webster.edu. Continue […]

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Nominations for Employee Spotlight Award Now Open

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes and rewards two staff members each month for their day-to-day contributions and outstanding service to Webster University. Nominations are currently being accepted for the months of April, May and June 2013. The deadline to submit your nomination is Feb 15, so don’t delay. Take the time nominate a deserving co-worker […]

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Jan. 31: Legal Studies Explores Shooting Tragedy Issues

Jan. 31: Legal Studies Explores Shooting Tragedy Issues

| January 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

Please join the Legal Studies Department and professor Tracey McCarthy as she explores the legal and psychological issues regarding the recent mass shooting tragedies in a Brown Bag Luncheon: “Beyond Mental Health Access & Gun Control: Forensic Realities of the Psychopathic Mind, Criminal Insanity & Incompetence in Recent Tragedies.” This timely discussion takes place Thursday, […]

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Call for Proposals by Feb. 1 for WSA Professional Development Day

Call for Proposals by Feb. 1 for WSA Professional Development Day

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) Professional Development Day is an annual event. For some staff members, it provides an opportunity to learn, interact and relax. For others, it’s an opportunity to get energized, motivated and inspired. What We Can Do for Webster This year we want to continue following our 2012-13 theme “What We Can […]

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Strong Start to New Student Referral Program

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

A revamp of Webster University’s student referral program is attracting more potential students than ever. Since its December relaunch, referrals have increased more than 43 percent in one month, compared to the previous monthly referral average. According to Kathy DeBord of Webster’s Global Marketing and Communications department, “This new incentive rewards all current students and […]

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Schenkel and Sharn in Concert Feb. 11

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University presents “Any Road Will Take You There,” a program of guitar and voice duets with Deborah Sharn and Steve Schenkel, Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is $5 for the general public and free for Webster faculty, staff and students with valid I.D. Sharn will provide vocals and […]

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Advising Center Recruiting Faculty for Summer 2013

Advising Center Recruiting Faculty for Summer 2013

| January 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

This year the Academic Advising Center will have a limited number of advising stipends available for full-time faculty to aid in our summer freshmen and transfer student registration. Both new and veteran faculty are eligible. We are mandated by Academic Affairs to have a mix of both new and experienced faculty on the summer team. […]

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Film Series: Final Weekend for Classic Widescreen Cinema

Film Series: Final Weekend for Classic Widescreen Cinema

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Film Series presents the final installation of “Taking it all in: Classic Widescreen Cinema” this weekend, featuring Chinatown, Jaws and Gandhi. All screenings are at 7:30 p.m. in the Winfred Moore Auditorium. Admission is $6 for the general public; $5 for seniors (60 +), students from other schools and Webster alumni; $4 for […]

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Planning for Interdisciplinary Building Kicks Off

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and Webster University College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) faculty and staff joined St. Louis-based architect firm Hastings & Chivetta to kick off planning for the new Interdisciplinary Building Project on Webster’s home campus on Jan. 22. The new building (in a very early planning/programming stage) is expected to  […]

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