Archive for September, 2013

Snapshots: Student Leaders Present at Fall Delegates’ Agenda

Snapshots: Student Leaders Present at Fall Delegates’ Agenda

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster student leaders formally presented their ideas and priorities concerning improvements to the administration, students and other Webster community members on Sept. 18 at the Fall 2013 Delegates’ Agenda. Five new topics were selected by student leaders from Student Government and the student organizations, following a survey of all students at the Webster Groves campus. […]

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Walker School and Fine Arts: New Co-Curricular Opportunities

Walker School and Fine Arts: New Co-Curricular Opportunities

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Faculty and staff members from the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology met with Peter Sargent, dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, to discuss potential program collaboration opportunities  on Sept. 19. Walker School dean Benjamin Akande described Sargent’s visit as an important step as the two schools look to create […]

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Employee Wellness Reimbursement Third Quarter Deadline: Oct. 6

Employee Wellness Reimbursement Third Quarter Deadline: Oct. 6

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Employee Wellness Reimbursement Program provides financial support to faculty and staff on wellness activities that they are initiating for themselves and their family. The deadline for the  third quarter of the Employee Reimbursement is Sunday, Oct. 6. Webster Wellness introduced the Employee Wellness Reimbursement Program program in January to reimburse employees 50% of the […]

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2nd Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching & Learning: Dr. Linda B. Nilson

2nd Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching & Learning: Dr. Linda B. Nilson

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Provost Julian Schuster is pleased to invite the Webster University community to a presentation by Dr. Linda B. Nilson, the 2nd Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Nilson is a widely published author and founding director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI) at Clemson University. Her presentation […]

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Webster Hosts Collaborative College Fair Sept. 25

Webster Hosts Collaborative College Fair Sept. 25

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In conjunction with the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) and Affton High School, Webster University will host a Collaborative College Fair on the home campus in Webster Groves this Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 9 – 11 a.m. Juniors and seniors from five area high schools — Affton, Bayless, Maplewood-Richmond Heights, Brentwood and Hancock […]

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Webster University Awards Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship

Webster University Awards Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Freshman Olivia Perez has been selected as the recipient of the first ever Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship. Perez will receive up to $100,000 toward her Webster education during the next four years. Suggs is a St. Louis area oral surgeon, publisher of the St. Louis American newspaper, patron of the arts, distinguished […]

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Remembering Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04)

Remembering Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04)

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

A message from the President and Provost to the Webster University community: Monday’s Navy Yard shootings in Washington, D.C., left so many shocked and saddened. As many of you know, the tragedy hit our worldwide Webster community particularly close to home, as among the deceased victims was Webster alumna Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04, Pope […]

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Volunteer for Webster’s Green Team, Watch Cards-Cubs Game and Help the Environment

Volunteer for Webster’s Green Team, Watch Cards-Cubs Game and Help the Environment

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Recycling program invites students, faculty and staff to be part of the St. Louis Cardinals’ “For a Greener Game” initiative by participating during the Cardinals vs. Cubs game on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 1:15 p.m. Volunteers will meet at noon on Sept. 29 at the Emerson Library to carpool to the Shrewsbury […]

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In the News: Tetley on Care Packages; Rishe on Football; Space Coast 20th Anniversary

In the News: Tetley on Care Packages; Rishe on Football; Space Coast 20th Anniversary

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University community members includes: Tetley on ‘Lost Art’ of Care Packages Has the nature of “care packages” changed? That’s what the Associated Press wanted to find out in a story quoting Webster University’s Sarah Tetley, director of the First Year Experience program. In the story’s lead, Tetley calls the […]

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Wellness Fair Caps Successful Wellness Week

Wellness Fair Caps Successful Wellness Week

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster Wellness Week was a great success. More than 250 students, faculty and staff attended the culminating event, the Webster Wellness Fair on Thursday, Sept 19. At the fair, there was the opportunity to visit with 35 community wellness vendors and internal departments who provided information, instruction and opportunities about pursuing wellness as a lifestyle. […]

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