Archive for April, 2013

Webster Names Robert Parrent Interim Chief Enrollment Officer

| April 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Robert W. Parrent has been appointed interim chief enrollment officer at Webster University, President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Z. Schuster announced today. In this position, Parrent will lead the University’s global recruitment and retention efforts from the home campus in Webster Groves, Mo. He succeeds […]

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Bright Programmers Face Off in Annual High School Programming Challenge

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The annual High School Programming Challenge again brought outstanding student programmers to Webster University on Saturday, April 20. Forty-five students from nine St. Louis area high schools showcased their programming skills during the three-hour contest. Fourteen teams competed in the object-oriented division, programming in either C++ or Java, and five teams competed in the web […]

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Kemper Award Luncheon Celebrates Teaching Excellence

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble, Provost and Senior Vice President Julian Schuster and other Webster faculty and administration welcomed executives from Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation to the home campus on April 29 for the William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching luncheon. In the simplest terms, the Kemper Awards underline how […]

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Kazmierski Named Diamond Sports Hitter of the Week

Kazmierski Named Diamond Sports Hitter of the Week

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University baseball player Alex Kazmierski, a senior from Orland Park, Ill., has been named the SLIAC Diamond Sports Baseball Hitter of the Week for the week of April 22-28. This marks the second time this season he has earned the honor and the fourth time in his two seasons at Webster. Kazmierski, a transfer […]

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22 Faculty Research Grants Awardees Named for 2013

22 Faculty Research Grants Awardees Named for 2013

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that 22 Faculty Research Grants have been awarded for 2013. The awards, totaling $100,000, will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Last year, 19 grants totaling $90,000 were awarded. “The quality […]

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May 2: Memorial Gathering for Pete Nicholson

May 2: Memorial Gathering for Pete Nicholson

| April 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

The family of Pete Nicholson invites the Webster community and his friends to join us Thursday, May 2, 4 – 6 p.m., in a memorial gathering at the Alumni House, 534 Garden Ave., Webster Groves. Memories, stories and thoughts will be shared about Pete, a long-time Webster Facilities Service employee who will certainly be missed. […]

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Remembering Capt. Brandon Cyr, Scott AFB Grad Student

Remembering Capt. Brandon Cyr, Scott AFB Grad Student

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Capt. Brandon Cyr, 28, a Webster University graduate student who was killed while on duty in Afghanistan this past weekend. Capt. Cyr, a Woodbridge, Va., native, died when the plane he was flying with three other airmen crashed in the Zabul region of Afghanistan, […]

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‘The Ampersand’ Spring 2013 Issue Distributed April 30-May 1

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Spring issue of The Ampersand, Webster University’s award-winning student-produced magazine, will be distributed Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1, between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Copies are free, and may be picked up in Marletto’s Marketplace and the University Center Commons. The Ampersand Spring 2013 Student Staff: Megan Washausen, editor-in-chief Taylor Ringenberg, art […]

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E-Waste Recycling Event Collects a Ton of Waste

E-Waste Recycling Event Collects a Ton of Waste

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spring cleaning was in full bloom when, quite literally, one ton (2,000 pounds) of electronic waste was collected at the E-Waste Recycling Event on April 25, sponsored by the Sustainability Coalition and Webster Recycling. The Webster community was encouraged to safely and responsibly dispose of 2,000 pounds of electronic waste at a designated location on […]

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KC Student News: New Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Members, MSN Presentations

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Members Congratulations to the Webster University Kansas City campus location’s 2013 Delta Mu Delta inductees: Shalyce Adamson, Tiffany Ford, Paul Hanusch, Jason McCauley, Monchel McQuitty, Christian Mwambo, Kristin Runyan, Yolanda Wilson, Janice Woods, Michelle Beasley, Doug Hinkle and Simona Smolich. Delta Mu Delta is the International Honor Society for […]

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