Around Webster: Erickson’s Play Honored; Hanssen on Brecht; Stewart & Krajcovic Present; Bellamy Represents

| February 11, 2013

Recent professional activities by Webster faculty and staff include:

Erickson’s Play Wins Competition

English professor and playwright Michael Erickson‘s play, Honor Student, is the winner of the Coe College New Works for the Stage Competition. Erickson will be in residence at Coe in late March for rehearsals of Honor Student. He will also conduct beginning and advanced playwriting workshops at Coe.

Separately, Erickson has been invited to be a guest respondent at the Playwriting Symposium at the Mid-American Theatre Conference in St. Louis in early March.

Hanssen on Bertolt Brecht

Paula Hanssen, professor of German, had her review of “Gewalt und Gerechtigkeit. Auf den Schlachth√∂fen der Geschichte: Jeanne d’Arc und ihre modernen Gef√§hrtinnen bei Bertolt Brecht, Anna Seghers Sarah Kane und Stieg Larsson,” edited by Sonja Hilzinger, published in The Brecht Yearbook 37 – The B-Effect: Influences of/on Brecht (2012).

Stewart, Krajcovic at Leadership Development Summit

Jennifer Stewart, assistant director of the University Center, and Katherine Krajcovic, director of operations, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs, presented at the Summit on Leadership Development (SOLD) Saturday, Feb. 8, at Fontbonne University.

More than 150 student leaders representing various institutions, including Maryville University, Lindenwood University, University of Illinois, McKendree and others, were on hand to learn about leadership topics. These included how to build an effective team, conflict management and resolution, and building personal and professional equity. The event was hosted by Fontbonne and sponsored by Maryville and McKendree.

Bellamy Represents Webster with S.C. Legislators

State Rep. Joe Danning ’99 and Frankie Bellamy

Community relations coordinator Frankie Bellamy, Myrtle Beach, S.C. campus location, attended the 2013 Legislative Reception with the Myrtle Beach Chamber to help increase Webster’s recognition on the local and state levels.

State representatives from the South Carolina House and Senate were in attendance. Special guests included state senators Luke Rankin and Greg Hembree, Coastal Carolina University president David DeCenzo and other state business owners.

State representative and Webster alumnus Joe Daning ’99, Charleston, S.C., was also in attendance.


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