Archive for June, 2013

New Online Program to Help Adults Finish Bachelor’s Degrees

New Online Program to Help Adults Finish Bachelor’s Degrees

| June 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University has launched an Online Undergraduate Degree Completion program for adults. The program is designed for those who have attended college but have not completed a bachelor’s degree. Students accepted into the program can choose from four majors: business intelligence technologies, management, media communications, and religion and global society. Applications are currently being accepted, […]

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Yagil Accepts Vice Chancellor Position in Nebraska

Yagil Accepts Vice Chancellor Position in Nebraska

| June 19, 2013 | 6 Comments

Oren Yagil, the special assistant to President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble, has accepted the position of vice chancellor for academic planning and partnerships with the Nebraska State College System. Yagil’s last day at Webster University will be Aug. 2. “The signs of Oren Yagil’s leadership and partnership with community organizations are tangible and substantial, ranging from […]

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Delta Dental Reimbursement Rate Changes Effective July 1

Delta Dental Reimbursement Rate Changes Effective July 1

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Employees who participate in our dental benefits: Delta Dental is changing the reimbursement rates they pay dentists in Missouri effective July 1, 2013. This change does not impact our specific plan coverage or dental benefits. Delta Dental indicates that these changes are intended to be pro-consumer with a reduction in claims costs and out-of-pocket expenses. […]

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2013-14 Academic Catalogs Online

2013-14 Academic Catalogs Online

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013-14 academic catalogs are now complete and available online. The new catalog platform, a feature added with the new website, allows for improved searching and custom printing capabilities, including the ability to print individual program pages. As was reported earlier, a large quantity of catalogs will not be printed this year, in the interest […]

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WSA Staff Focus Group June 20 in Sverdrup; Live Stream Available

WSA Staff Focus Group June 20 in Sverdrup; Live Stream Available

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University staff: Webster Staff Alliance leaders want to hear what you have to say. Come to the WSA Staff Focus Group on Thursday, June 20, from noon to 1 p.m. CDT in Sverdrup 101 (located across from the Commuter Lounge). Seating is limited, so RSVP here. The event will also be streamed live for […]

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Faculty, Students Contribute to Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial Event

Faculty, Students Contribute to Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial Event

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The AVTT Traveling Wall recently came to St. Louis from Texas, provided by American Veterans Traveling Tribute. Webster University School of Communications professor and Webster-Kirkwood Times editor Don Corrigan was instrumental in bringing the Vietnam War Wall exhibit to the area. The Wall was open for public viewing at Lindbergh High School from June 13-16. […]

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Community Emergency Response Team Training June 25, July 2, 9

Community Emergency Response Team Training June 25, July 2, 9

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Public Safety will be providing Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on the following Tuesdays: June 25, July 2 and July 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All three classes will be needed to achieve certification. The Webster University CERT is a volunteer program.  Members will be able to assist the […]

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Opera Theatre Complimentary Tickets for June 19-20 Shows

Opera Theatre Complimentary Tickets for June 19-20 Shows

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is extending a complimentary ticket opportunity as a way of thanking Webster University faculty and staff for all they do for Opera Theatre. The theatre is offering faculty and staff members one pair of tickets to each of the following performances: Pagliacci & Il tabarro – Wednesday, June 19 […]

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Email Outage Issue [Updated June 20]

Email Outage Issue [Updated June 20]

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Final UPDATE, June 20: Last week, the POP email server failed, affecting 4,000 e-mail accounts at Webster University. Information Technology employees successfully replaced the server. All individual accounts have been restored. Some users have reported that Outlook or Mac Mail is no longer accepting their passwords. If you have this issue, log into your mail […]

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Stroble Presents at PWA ‘Women of Distinction’ Series

Stroble Presents at PWA ‘Women of Distinction’ Series

| June 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble spoke on inclusive leadership to the members and guests attending the Professional Women’s Alliance speaker series, “Women of Distinction,” on June 5 at the St. Louis Ritz-Carlton. The Professional Women’s Alliance is an organization of women supporting each other in becoming more effective in business and the community, engaging through […]

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