Archive for July, 2013

Alumnus Confirmed for Promotion to Brigadier General, Takes on Assignment at  Scott AFB

Alumnus Confirmed for Promotion to Brigadier General, Takes on Assignment at Scott AFB

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, July 9, Col. Brian S. (Smokey) Robinson ’02 turned over the command of the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., to Col. Patrick Rhatigan. Recently confirmed for promotion to the rank of brigadier general, Robinson is headed to a new assignment as vice commander of the 618th Tanker Airlift […]

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Snapshots: Webster in the Community Days Parade

Snapshots: Webster in the Community Days Parade

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s participation in July 4th Independence Day celebrations included two of the largest festivals in the St. Louis region. Staging for the annual Webster Groves Community Days parade began right in front of Webster’s home campus and took parade-goers through the heart of Webster Groves, the suburban St. Louis community where the University was […]

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Chess: So in Kazan, Jiminez Wins in Virginia at World Open Championship

Chess: So in Kazan, Jiminez Wins in Virginia at World Open Championship

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

While many were participating in July 4 Independence Day holiday festivities, including the Webster Groves Community Days float featuring Webster baseball and chess players, other chess players were preparing for major summer competitions. Sophomore and chess grandmaster Wesley So headed to Kazan, Russia, to represent Webster University and the Philippines at the 2013 World University […]

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Snapshots: Webster ‘Salutes the Troops’ at Fair St. Louis

Snapshots: Webster ‘Salutes the Troops’ at Fair St. Louis

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University served as a bronze sponsor of the annual Fair St. Louis, the largest Independence Day festival in the region. The three-day festival was held July 4-6 on the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial grounds on the riverfront in downtown St. Louis. Webster presented the “Salute to the Troops” event on Friday, July 5 on […]

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WSA Webster Fit Club Begins July 15

WSA Webster Fit Club Begins July 15

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster Staff Alliance and Webster Wellness invite the St. Louis campus community to work out with the Webster Fit Club this summer. Classes led by WSA trainer Jennifer Holtmann will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, July 15 – Aug. 14, in the Loretto- Hilton Center large dance studio. Attendance at all sessions is encouraged, but […]

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Snapshots: Fort Bliss Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Snapshots: Fort Bliss Graduate Commencement Ceremony

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The commencement ceremony for Fort Bliss, Texas, master’s degree graduates was held Saturday, June 29, at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center in East Bliss. Col. Brant Dayley, garrison commander for Fort Bliss, was keynote speaker. The ceremony was attended by 72 of the 126 graduates, including two Delta Mu Delta inductees, and five honor […]

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Knetzer Begins New Role as University Center Director

Knetzer Begins New Role as University Center Director

| July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Katie Knetzer takes over as director of the University Center July 8, 2013. In this role, she will be responsible for University Center reservations. You can continue to access the University Center calendar and submit reservations online at http://ucreserve.webster.edu/virtualems. For other reservation related questions, contact Katie at ucreserve@webster.edu or 314-968-7105.

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17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

17th International Humanitarian Conference Proceedings Published

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The official proceedings have been published from Webster University’s 17th International Humanitarian Conference, which took place in 2012. The proceedings were edited by Alexander Vautravers, head of Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department, with Daniel Donavan, a graduate of the Global MA in International Relations program, who is launching his own non-governmental organization. Vautravers and […]

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CMS Kindermusik Sample Classes Offered for Children & Parents

CMS Kindermusik Sample Classes Offered for Children & Parents

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University is offering free Kindermusik sample classes for children and their parents who are new to Kindermusik or Young Years. The classes are open to children, ages birth to six-years-old. Kindermusik Sample Class Schedule: Saturday, Aug. 10, Young Years/Kindermusik classes, ages 1½-6 years, 9:30-11 a.m. Chesterfield Community Music School […]

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Global Staff Exchange: Call for Applications

Global Staff Exchange: Call for Applications

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE, July 23: The deadline for applications has been extended until July 31. Applications are now being accepted for Webster University’s Global Staff Exchange for program participation in Fall 2013 or Spring 2014. The Staff Exchange provides the opportunity for full-time Webster employees to work at an international location for two weeks. This is an […]

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