Archive for November, 2013

Webster University a Finalist in St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Arcus Awards

Webster University a Finalist in St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Arcus Awards

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University was named Tuesday night as a finalist for the Arcus Award for Achievement in Educational Attainment from the St. Louis Regional Chamber. Webster was nominated for the award earlier this month for championing innovative programs to increase the education and skills of the region’s workforce. Programs and features cited in the nomination include […]

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In the News: Akande on Black November; Portnoy/Clewell Concert; Alumna Play Reviewed; Rishe on MLB, NCAA, NYC

In the News: Akande on Black November; Portnoy/Clewell Concert; Alumna Play Reviewed; Rishe on MLB, NCAA, NYC

| November 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recent news media coverage featuring Webster University community members includes: With Thanksgiving only days away, St. Louis Fox affiliate Fox2 News turned to Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, to explain how Black Friday has turned into Black November. He says we are seeing a change in the […]

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Snapshot: Freeman on Upcoming IT Initiatives with Walker School

Snapshot: Freeman on Upcoming IT Initiatives with Walker School

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a visit with George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology faculty and staff, Ken Freeman provided an update on Webster University’s technology plan. During the vice president and chief information officer’s presentation, he stressed the need for collaboration among Information Technology (IT) and the different schools, colleges and departments at Webster. “You need to […]

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Webster University Supports Century-old Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Webster University Supports Century-old Thanksgiving Day Football Game

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

While millions of Americans around the country are finishing up dishes of their secret family recipes and putting pies into the oven, thousands in Kirkwood, Mo., will be lining up for a standing-room-only position at the community’s most anticipated football game of the season. On Thanksgiving Day, the Kirkwood High School Pioneers will play the […]

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Video Conference: ‘Why do the French Leave France’ Dec. 2

Video Conference: ‘Why do the French Leave France’ Dec. 2

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The University community is invited to a video conference moderated by professor Lionel Cuillé, Webster University Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies, with French National Assembly member Frédéric Lefebvre on Monday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. RSVPs are required to bonjour@alliancestl.org. From its generous welfare […]

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Daniel Webster Society Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Jan and Ronald Greenberg

Daniel Webster Society Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Jan and Ronald Greenberg

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University leaders welcomed more than 200 of the University’s largest donors for the annual Daniel Webster Society dinner at Bellerive Country Club Nov. 15. This year they truly saw “a show.” Keeping with an evening theme of celebrating the arts — longtime DWS members and art aficionados Jan and Ronald Greenberg were honored — […]

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In the News: Webster’s Ghana Campus on Voice of America, Airing throughout Africa

In the News: Webster’s Ghana Campus on Voice of America, Airing throughout Africa

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes a big story on the new campus in Accra, Ghana, which is to air throughout the continent: Voice of America highlights the new campus with interviews of Webster President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster, and Ghana campus director Tom Oates and staff member (and Ghanaian Webster graduate) […]

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Nominate Students for Service and Student Employment Awards

Nominate Students for Service and Student Employment Awards

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dean’s Award for Service The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster […]

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RSVP by Dec. 7 for Dec. 13 ‘December Toast’ to Mid-Year Graduates

RSVP by Dec. 7 for Dec. 13 ‘December Toast’ to Mid-Year Graduates

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Second Annual “December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates” is coming up on Friday, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m., in the Community Music School Concert Hall. Graduates from St. Louis and surrounding areas have been invited to attend this event, recognizing the achievements of graduates who completed their degrees in August, October and […]

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Take a Short, Fun Test to Help the Library’s Redesign Project

Take a Short, Fun Test to Help the Library’s Redesign Project

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Librarians love to organize stuff, however sometimes we need help too. As part of the library’s website redesign project, we are conducting a card sorting test that will help design and evaluate the organization of our website. In a card sorting session, participants organize topics into categories that make sense to them and they may […]

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