Archive for August, 2013

Tracy Tripp Named Director at Luke AFB Campus Location

Tracy Tripp Named Director at Luke AFB Campus Location

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University welcomes Tracy Tripp as the new director of the Luke Air Force Base campus location in Phoenix. Tripp has more than 18 years of experience in program management and administration, along with over 12 years of business experience. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Tripp holds a bachelor’s degree and Masters of Business […]

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Save the Date: Mid-Year Graduation Celebration Dec. 13

Save the Date: Mid-Year Graduation Celebration Dec. 13

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Second Annual December Toast: The Celebration for Mid-Year Graduates will be held Friday, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m., in the Community Music School Concert Hall. The ceremony will be followed by a reception in the Edward Jones Commons, located on the second floor of the East Academic Building. This event recognizes the achievements of […]

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Webster’s East Academic Building Certified LEED Gold

Webster’s East Academic Building Certified LEED Gold

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s East Academic Building (EAB) was certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) level gold this week, the second highest level for the sustainability certification. This is the first Webster University building to receive a LEED certification and one of only 31 buildings to receive a gold level in the St. Louis […]

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Broadway, Film Star Nathan Lee Graham ’91 Returns to Webster for Rep’s ‘Cabaret’

Broadway, Film Star Nathan Lee Graham ’91 Returns to Webster for Rep’s ‘Cabaret’

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nathan Lee Graham ’91 has had a career that Conservatory dream of – he’s walked the catwalk with Will Ferrell, he’s visited Alabama with Reese Witherspoon, he’s performed in a drag show in the remote Australian desert, and he’s helped Lisa Kudrow with her comeback. The native St. Louisan is back on campus now, and […]

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St. Louis Incoming Freshman Class is Largest in 14 Years

St. Louis Incoming Freshman Class is Largest in 14 Years

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The incoming freshman class at Webster University’s home campus in Webster Groves is the largest class of first-year undergraduates there since 1999. With 502 students, this is 91 more than last year and four more since the last previous high, set in 2007 with 498 freshmen. Geographically, the class is more diverse, with nearly five […]

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Video: 2013 Fall Convocation Replay

Video: 2013 Fall Convocation Replay

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you missed the 2013 Fall Convocation on Aug. 22, a video replay is available on the Webster University YouTube channel and embedded above in this Webster Today post. The video includes President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster‘s addresses to open the academic year, their discussion of strategic planning based on meetings with deans […]

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Remembering Thomas Chittooran

Remembering Thomas Chittooran

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community extends condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Thomas Chittooran, an adjunct faculty member for the past 11 years in the business department of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. His obituary is viewable here. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at St. Martin’s […]

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Brown Bag Events on Tuition Exchange Program Sept. 5, 10

Brown Bag Events on Tuition Exchange Program Sept. 5, 10

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE Sept. 3: Information for Online attendees: Event address: websteru.webex.com/websteru/onstage/g.php?d=924397246&t=a If you have not used WebEx in the past, you will be asked to download a small program on their computer. You might want to log in ten minutes or so before the start of the program to make sure your speakers or headsets have […]

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Student Exchange Program with Belgian Institution Established

Student Exchange Program with Belgian Institution Established

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Haute École de Bruxelles’ Département Traduction – Interprétation (ISTI) in Brussels, Belgium have formally signed an agreement for the exchange of students between the two institutions. The first exchange is scheduled for the Spring 2014 semester. The partnership with ISTI was developed for students to become immersed in French language with particular […]

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Fall Blood Drive Sept. 4

Fall Blood Drive Sept. 4

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University Health Services and Counseling and Life Development are hosting a Fall  Blood Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. All presenting donors will receive a free t-shirt. Every three seconds someone needs a blood transfusion due to an injury or an illness. By […]

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