Archive for October, 2013

Oct. 28: TKT Benefit Concert Features Music of Irving Berlin

Oct. 28: TKT Benefit Concert Features Music of Irving Berlin

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music presents “The TKT Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert:  Jazz Interpretations of the Music of Irving Berlin” on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Featured guest artists include vocalists Erin Bode, Debby Lennon, Peter Ayres and the Webster University Jazz Singers. Also featured will be the 2013 TKT […]

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Summary Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans

Summary Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The IRS requires employees be provided with a Summary Annual Report (SAR) for all of our employee benefit plans. The 2012 SAR documents for our retirement plans and insurance benefit plans are now posted in the Connections portal. To access the SARs via Connections, please log in to Connections and select either the “Staff” or […]

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Free St. Louis Area Flu Vaccine Locations, Eden Seminary Oct. 11

Free St. Louis Area Flu Vaccine Locations, Eden Seminary Oct. 11

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The flu is a contagious illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the lungs, throat and nose. The flu affects millions of people each year and can lead to serious illness, or even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated […]

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International Education Week Nov. 11-15

International Education Week Nov. 11-15

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International Education Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United […]

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Faculty Research Grants: Current Projects With an International Focus

Faculty Research Grants: Current Projects With an International Focus

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster’s Faculty Research Grant program is designed to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development through a variety of possible discipline-related projects. Applications for Faculty Research Grants are currently being accepted. Status or status-track faculty are encouraged to review the Call for Applications and submit their project proposals by Monday, Nov. 11. Although not […]

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Common Thread, DisAbility Project Dance Concert Part of Upcoming Human Rights Conference

Common Thread, DisAbility Project Dance Concert Part of Upcoming Human Rights Conference

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Human Rights Conference at Webster University, which this year focuses on the rights of those with disabilities, will feature a special free dance concert from Webster University alumna Joan Lipkin‘s DisAbility Project and former Webster visiting professor Jen Medina‘s Common Thread Dance Company. The performance represents an unprecedented collaboration between the two celebrated, […]

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Snapshot: Webster San Antonio Students Receive Scholarships

Snapshot: Webster San Antonio Students Receive Scholarships

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University-San Antonio senior director Joyce Peavy presented five local students with scholarships totaling more than $10,300 on Friday, Sept. 27. The scholarship recipients pictured above, from left, include: Victoria Yackevicz, Toncie Roberson, Daniel Guerra, Christy Vinklarek and Michelle Smith. Vinklarek received the Joyce Garlick Peavy Endowed Scholarship; Guerra received the William Thornton Endowed Scholarship; […]

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Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference Oct. 24-25

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference Oct. 24-25

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University community members are invited to attend Focus on Teaching and Technology, a St. Louis regional conference hosted by University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) Thursday, Oct. 24, and Friday, Oct. 25. As Webster University is a silver level sponsor, Webster community members are eligible for a 50 percent discount on the standard registration fee. […]

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Exchange Student Information Session & Reception Oct. 9

Exchange Student Information Session & Reception Oct. 9

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Academic Affairs and the International Languages and Cultures Department are hosting a reception Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 4 – 6 p.m., in the Sunnen Lounge to share information about exchange student opportunities. International Languages & Cultures teaching assistant Christiane Klempin with the Fulbright Exchange and Andreas Fuchs with the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange will present […]

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Webster Classical Guitar Students Gain Recognition in France and St. Louis

Webster Classical Guitar Students Gain Recognition in France and St. Louis

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three students from the studio of Webster University Department of Music faculty member John McClellan recently gained recognition in two of the world’s leading classical guitar events. Adam Gabbert and Devin Matthews were accepted as participants in the Académie Internationale d’Eté de Nice. The academy selects only the finest students throughout the world, affording them […]

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