Archive for August, 2013

New 2013-14 UPass Available at Bursar’s Office

New 2013-14 UPass Available at Bursar’s Office

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

New UPasses for the 2013-2014 academic year are now available in the Bursar’s Office. The Webster University UPass allows all members of the Webster University community to ride both the Metrobus and Metrolink for free. It’s part of the University’s commitment to making transportation more accessible, affordable, and sustainable. Launched in fall, 2012, Webster University-branded […]

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Nicole Roach to Lead Webster’s Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Nicole Roach to Lead Webster’s Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

| August 20, 2013 | 17 Comments

Nicole Roach, director of Webster University’s Downtown Campus at the Old Post Office, has been named the University’s first Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Director for Community Engagement. In her new role, Roach will work to advance diversity and inclusion as core values of the University and central to its education […]

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Webster Today Email and List Distribution Update

Webster Today Email and List Distribution Update

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Note to subscribers to the daily Webster Today internal email digest: The list serve function which distributes the daily Webster Today email (and other discussion lists) is currently offline due to technical issues. This outage does not affect the blog. You can continue to find the latest Webster Today news and announcements here at the […]

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Portfolios Ready for 2011-2012 Faculty Seeking Status/Promotion

Portfolios Ready for 2011-2012 Faculty Seeking Status/Promotion

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

All faculty who were seeking FDL/Tenure Status and/or Promotion during the 2011-12 academic year may pick up their Portfolios/Appendices at the Library Circulation Desk. Please do so by Sept. 1, 2013, so that we may make room for the 2013-14 candidates. Please have your Webster University ID available to show the circulation staff. If you […]

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Committee to Review Faculty: 2013-2014 Deadlines and Procedures

Committee to Review Faculty: 2013-2014 Deadlines and Procedures

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Faculty intending to petition for initial status and/or promotion to associate professor or professor during the 2013-2014 academic year should be aware of the following deadlines and procedures: Friday, Aug. 30 Submit a brief statement of intention to Ted Green, chair of the Committee to Review Faculty (CRF), informing the committee of your petition plans […]

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Shaw AFB Alumnus Wins Prestigious Microsoft Platinum Club Award

Shaw AFB Alumnus Wins Prestigious Microsoft Platinum Club Award

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

William Anderson (MBA ’10) has been awarded Microsoft’s highest award for outstanding achievement, the Circle of Excellence Platinum Club. Only a few of Microsoft’s nearly 100,000 employees receive this award each year, which recognizes the company’s strongest contributors and top performers. Anderson has worked in the Sales Marketing & Services Group (SMSG) division as a technical […]

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University Launches New Alumni Mentoring Program

University Launches New Alumni Mentoring Program

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the student’s Delegate’s Agenda last fall, student leaders and the administration discussed the possibility of starting an alumni/student mentoring program. During the spring semester, a task force came together to create the program, and this summer, the Webster Mentoring Program became a reality. The Webster Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for students and alumni […]

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Team Leaders Needed for Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2

Team Leaders Needed for Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 8-28-13: Community agencies that still need leadership as of 8-28-13 include: Affton School District Center for Women in Transition Gateway Greening – Community Garden NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Rockhaven Ecozoic Center Several area Head Start programs….and more! To sign up and lead a team in this effort to help our community, follow the […]

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Webster, Harbin Universities Start Joint Language Program

Webster, Harbin Universities Start Joint Language Program

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into a student exchange agreement with Harbin University, a highly-respected Chinese university, located just north of the Korean Peninsula and adjacent to southeastern Russia. Under the agreement, Harbin students studying to become K-12 English language teachers will spend their junior and senior years at Webster University’s School of Education, located on […]

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‘Abstract Variation No. 3’ is Third Trova Sculpture on Campus

‘Abstract Variation No. 3’ is Third Trova Sculpture on Campus

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster Groves campus just became a little more like a sculpture park this week. “Abstract Variation No. 3,” a 1976 Ernest Trova sculpture that is on loan to the University from the St. Louis County Department of Parks, was installed near Pearson House yesterday. This is the third Trova sculpture on the home campus. […]

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