Archive for May, 2013

Webster at NAFSA, Day 1: ‘Catalyst for Progress in Every Community We Serve’

Webster at NAFSA, Day 1: ‘Catalyst for Progress in Every Community We Serve’

| May 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

The 65th annual NAFSA Conference opened at the America’s Center in downtown St. Louis Tuesday and by the end of the day, the majority of the 8,000 attendees knew that Webster University was the center of international education in St. Louis. Hints that Webster takes international education seriously  greeted conference attendees immediately upon their arrival, […]

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WSA Summer Kickoff Party May 31

WSA Summer Kickoff Party May 31

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance invites the University community to a Summer Kickoff Party, May 31, 3 – 6 p.m. on the University Center Quad. Come enjoy Bandana’s BBQ, Sweet Divine Cupcakes, games and music by Electric Soul. In the event of rain, the festivities will be moved to the Grant Gymnasium. Please RSVP here if […]

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Thao Dang-Williams Named Academic Affairs Interim AVP, OLC Director

Thao Dang-Williams Named Academic Affairs Interim AVP, OLC Director

| May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer Julian Schuster announces that Thao Dang-Williams, associate dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named interim associate vice president for Academic Affairs and Director of the Online Learning Center effective June 1. In this position, Dang-Williams will oversee the development and delivery of online […]

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Pitcher Dooley Named ABCA/Rawlings All-American; Kurich Named Coach of the Year

Pitcher Dooley Named ABCA/Rawlings All-American; Kurich Named Coach of the Year

| May 28, 2013

Starting pitcher for the Webster University baseball team Steven Dooley has been named to the 2013 ABCA/Rawlings All-American Team. A graduating senior, Dooley was voted to the All-American Third Team and is the third Gorlok pitcher in the last four years to receive the honor. Joining Dooley on the ABCA/Rawlings All-Central Region First Team is […]

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GAAP Compliance: Webster’s 2013 Fiscal Year Ends May 31

GAAP Compliance: Webster’s 2013 Fiscal Year Ends May 31

| May 28, 2013

In order to be compliant with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), Webster University must include in its financial statements all expenses incurred during the year. The University’s fiscal year 2013 ends on May 31. The Webster community’s efforts to meet the following deadlines is greatly appreciated: Expenditures Expenditures for equipment, supplies, and services should be […]

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Webster Staff Prepare as NAFSA Begins

Webster Staff Prepare as NAFSA Begins

| May 28, 2013

Just before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, many Webster University staffers put the finishing touches on their preparation for this week’s big NAFSA conference, which welcomes more than 8,000 international educators from approximately 120 countries to St. Louis. College presidents, provosts, professors, administrators and policy experts from around the world are in town May 26-31 […]

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Snapshots: Vienna Commencement Welcomes U.S. Ambassador to Austria

Snapshots: Vienna Commencement Welcomes U.S. Ambassador to Austria

| May 28, 2013

Graduation weekend at Webster Univesity’s Vienna campus began with the Honors Convocation Cocktail on the evening of May 17. More than 100 people attended the celebration of the best students in the beautiful location of Palais Eschenbach. Families and friends joined in this proud moment as 16 awardees received their certificates. The Commencement Ceremony took […]

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President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2, 2013

President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2, 2013

| May 28, 2013

A message from the President to Webster University faculty and staff: On Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, Webster University will hold its 19th annual Webster Works Worldwide Community Service Day. Webster University has a rich tradition of service to the community and a sustaining philosophy of integrating community engagement in its curriculum and institutional activities. Webster’s […]

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Baseball Gorloks Finish Fifth in National Championship

Baseball Gorloks Finish Fifth in National Championship

| May 28, 2013

The dream for a 2013 NCAA III Championship ended for the Webster University baseball team, as the Gorloks fell to the University of Southern Maine, 7-2, at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wis., on May 26. Webster finishes 1-2 and in fifth place for a second straight year in the World Series. It marked an […]

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Today: Enjoy Ice Cream and Congratulate Webster’s Baseball Champions

Today: Enjoy Ice Cream and Congratulate Webster’s Baseball Champions

| May 28, 2013

Grab your umbrella and head to the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge at 1 p.m. today for the celebratory return of Webster’s NCAA Regional Champion baseball team. While students had already finished their Spring term in the classroom, the baseball team was still chasing championship titles across the region. The team won its second consecutive regional […]

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