Archive for October, 2013

Snapshots: Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association Meeting Packs EAB

Snapshots: Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association Meeting Packs EAB

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Department of Professional Counseling welcomed Gary G. Gintner, former president of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, to speak as part of the statewide meeting of the Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association on Friday, Oct. 25, in the East Academic Building. The meeting served as an introduction for mental health professionals to the Diagnostic […]

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Faculty Research Grant: Risik studies economic impact of sustainable agriculture

Faculty Research Grant: Risik studies economic impact of sustainable agriculture

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Elizabeth Risik has been interested in organizations like the Eden Foundation for some time. Such organizations help people in disadvantaged areas of the world by providing seeds and education to grow food from naturally occurring trees and bushes. Risik, who is assistant professor of finance at Webster, wanted to explore the economic impact these organizations […]

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Oct. 28: Anheuser-Busch Foundation Native Plant Rain Garden Dedication

Oct. 28: Anheuser-Busch Foundation Native Plant Rain Garden Dedication

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University is hosting a ceremony to dedicate The Anheuser-Busch Foundation Native Plant Rain Garden on Monday, Oct. 28. The dedication ceremony will be held from 3 – 3:30 p.m. at the East Academic Building rain garden site, 545 Garden Ave., with a reception to follow in the building’s Centene Atrium. (RSVP for the reception to Rachel […]

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‘My Webster’ Automated Payroll/HR System Coming Soon

‘My Webster’ Automated Payroll/HR System Coming Soon

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, all U.S.-based employees received an e-mail announcement from Greg Gunderson, vice president and chief financial officer; and Betsy Schmutz, associate vice president and chief human resources officer; updating the community on plans to automate payroll and human resources functions. Plans to do so by the December holiday break are moving forward. The […]

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Hall, Boyd Receive October 2013 Employee Spotlight Honors

Hall, Boyd Receive October 2013 Employee Spotlight Honors

| October 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sara Boyd, writer and editor, Global Marketing & Communications, and Carmen Hall, site representative, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., share the Employee Spotlight honors for October 2013. Sara Boyd, GMC Since arriving at Webster a little over a year ago, Sara Boyd has consistently delivered admirable contributions while wearing many hats for the Strategic […]

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When a Webster Student’s Special Guest is a U.S. Senator

When a Webster Student’s Special Guest is a U.S. Senator

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Webster University faculty member Bobi Wallace gave her student, Benjamin Scott, permission to bring a guest to see his class presentation, she thought Scott might bring an observer to lend him support. She never expected a United States Senator. Wallace, a seasoned teaching veteran in the National Capital Region, taught Scott in her “Organizational […]

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Around Webster: Wolaver elected to USGBC post; Roberts recognized as Master Educator

Around Webster: Wolaver elected to USGBC post; Roberts recognized as Master Educator

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news about Webster University community members includes: Wolaver Elected to Green Building Post Brad Wolaver, sustainability coordinator, was elected to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Circle for the 2014-2016 term by the USGBC Mo-Gateway Chapter Higher Education Committee. USGBC Mo-Gateway is a highly active, professional chapter of the USGBC, a nonprofit […]

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Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: For Jef Awada, Studying Clown is a Serious Endeavor

Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: For Jef Awada, Studying Clown is a Serious Endeavor

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr. Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for a summer activity that strengthens his or her curriculum and that improves the teaching/learning experience. As the 2012 Messing Award recipient, Jef Awada, associate professor in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, traveled to Ètampes, France, to […]

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In the News: Webster Thailand/Vietnam MOU; Leiden Bijlmer Project; San Antonio Metro; Rishe on NFL, MLB

In the News: Webster Thailand/Vietnam MOU; Leiden Bijlmer Project; San Antonio Metro; Rishe on NFL, MLB

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: Thailand MOU Covered in Vietnam Webster reached an MOU with Vietnam’s University of Economics and Finance (UEF) that will allow Webster Thailand students to go on short study tours and internships in Vietnam, while UEF students will be able to attend Webster Thailand as study abroad students. […]

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Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Nov. 1-15

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Nov. 1-15

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Notice to full-time benefit eligible faculty and staff concerning Annual Benefits Open Enrollment: The 2014 Benefits Open Enrollment begins Friday, Nov. 1 and concludes Friday, Nov. 15. Benefit information packets were mailed last week, so you should have received or will soon receive a mailing at your home address providing an overview of 2014 updates […]

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