Archive for July, 2013

Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Award

Men’s Basketball Earns NABC Team Academic Award

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University men’s basketball team has been awarded the inaugural 2012-13 Team Academic Excellence Award by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The Gorloks’ achievement makes Webster one of only 98 schools nationwide, all NCAA and NAIA divisions included, to receive the honor. The Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by […]

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Walker School Secures Grant to Model Entrepreneurship in other Disciplines

Walker School Secures Grant to Model Entrepreneurship in other Disciplines

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneurship has long been associated with business schools. Now, thanks to a grant awarded to the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, the rest of Webster University will benefit from an entrepreneurial approach. A select group of Webster University faculty members will have a unique opportunity to develop a teaching and learning model […]

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Community Music School Enrolling Students for Fall 2013

Community Music School Enrolling Students for Fall 2013

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar and voice, at three St. Louis locations. Students of all ages and ability levels can be matched with one of the 90 master music teachers during Fall new student registration taking place Aug. 10-15. By […]

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Volunteers Needed: New Student Orientation Week, Aug. 22-25

Volunteers Needed: New Student Orientation Week, Aug. 22-25

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The First Year Experience Program is currently planning New Student Orientation (NSO) 2013 and we would love your help! We are looking for volunteers during Orientation Weekend (Aug 22-25). We need help in many areas — including but not limited to — greeting news students as they move in, directing new students to locations around […]

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Enjoy a Cards Game and Support the Volleyball Team

Enjoy a Cards Game and Support the Volleyball Team

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Updated July 26, 2013 Remaining tickets for purchase are located in the third tier of seating, and face-valued at $41. * * * Here’s a great opportunity to get good St. Louis Baseball Cardinal seats at a great price and support Webster University volleyball. The Gorloks are teaming up with the St. Louis Baseball Cardinals […]

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Michael Burns Named AANA Clinical Instructor of the Year

Michael Burns Named AANA Clinical Instructor of the Year

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster faculty member Michael Burns is being presented the Clinical Instructor of the Year award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Burns works full-time as chief certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo. In this position, he oversees all nurse anesthetists at the hospital who provide […]

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Merry Graf Named Interim Athletic Director

Merry Graf Named Interim Athletic Director

| July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Assistant athletic director and head volleyball coach Merry Graf has been named interim director of Athletics, following the July 31 departure of longtime athletic director Tom Hart, who has accepted the director of Athletics position at Berry College in Rome, Ga. Graf joined Webster in 2000 as volleyball head coach. In addition to serving as […]

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Four Gorloks Earn Spots on NABC ‘Honors Court’

Four Gorloks Earn Spots on NABC ‘Honors Court’

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University 2012-13 men’s basketball team had four members named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing their excellence in academics this past year. Graduating seniors Cody Bradfisch (Jerseyville, Ill.) and Derrell Lee (Radford, Mich.), and juniors Sam Brown (Hoyleton, Ill.) and Jarrod Huskey (Hillsboro, Mo.) were named to the […]

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IT Systems Maintenance Report July 12-14

IT Systems Maintenance Report July 12-14

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Phone system upgrades for campuses equipped with Cisco IP phones (Webster Groves, Westport, Winghaven, St. Louis Old Post Office and Fort Gordon, Ga.) are nearly complete. The upgrade of Cisco Unified Personal Communicator instant-messaging software is yet to be completed because it requires installation to individual end-users’ computers. Although the upgrade was sent remotely, computers […]

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In the News: Akande on MBAs, Stock Market; Teeter’s Student Shines; Rishe’s Table Shows Cards at Top

In the News: Akande on MBAs, Stock Market; Teeter’s Student Shines; Rishe’s Table Shows Cards at Top

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media appearances for Webster University faculty include: Akande in K.C. Star on MBAs, at Fox2 on the Stock Market The Kansas City Star sought the insight of Benjamin Ola Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, for its recent story on “Why some American students are choosing to […]

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