Archive for November, 2013

Wallner Named Academic All-American: Third Honoree in Webster History

Wallner Named Academic All-American: Third Honoree in Webster History

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University junior Jeff Wallner, a defender for the Webster University men’s soccer team, has been named to the Academic All-America (AAA) third team for NCAA Division III. He is the third honoree in Webster history to be chosen for the Academic All-America team. Previously, he was selected to the Academic All-District first team. Wallner […]

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Energizer Chairman Mulcahy Shares Leadership Lessons at Walker School

Energizer Chairman Mulcahy Shares Leadership Lessons at Walker School

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 20, Patrick Mulcahy, chairman of the board of Energizer Holdings, shared stories from his career with students, friends and community members at the Walker School Speaker Series. His presentation, “14 Lessons on Leadership” highlighted business rules he has learned throughout his career. Dean Benjamin Akande opened the event by sharing a few words […]

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Four Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

Four Study Abroad Students Receive Gilman Scholarships

| November 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Office of Study Abroad is proud to announce that four study abroad students, Samra Cordic, Kristin Evans, Adam Rahaman and Jimmy Stevens, were selected as Gilman Scholarship recipients for Spring 2014. Samra, a legal studies and international relations major, will study in the Netherlands this spring. Management major Kristin and international business major Adam […]

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New Master’s Degree in International Human Rights Announced

New Master’s Degree in International Human Rights Announced

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the new Master of Arts in International Human Rights. Intensive faculty collaboration across Webster University’s network of global campuses led to the creation of this innovative new degree. The program is set to begin at the London campus in Fall […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for Student Time Sheets

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule for Student Time Sheets

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we are asking all supervisors to turn in student time sheets by 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, for the payroll to be paid on Friday Dec. 6. The Payroll Office will process all time sheets received by Monday before 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 2, but will appreciate receiving […]

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Sustainability: Holiday Light Recycling Collection Drive on Campus

Sustainability: Holiday Light Recycling Collection Drive on Campus

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Tis the season to recycle! Reduce waste and spread cheer this holiday season by donating your broken or unwanted holiday lights to St. Louis Green’s 2013 Holiday Light Recycling Drive! This year, St. Louis Green hopes to divert over 136,000 pounds of lights from entering our landfills. St. Louis Green, in partnership with Walmart, is […]

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Planning Holiday Time Off? Don’t Forget Your ‘My Webster’ Training

Planning Holiday Time Off? Don’t Forget Your ‘My Webster’ Training

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you planning any time off around the Thanksgiving holiday? Don’t forget to get your web training in for the new My Webster payroll and human resources system. All U.S.-based employees received an emailed invitation from the WorldClassRoom/Canvas system, Webster’s online education and training tool. (Because Canvas is primarily designed as a teaching tool, the […]

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Akande Visits Columbia Metro, Talks with Faculty on Curriculum, Alignment, Quality

Akande Visits Columbia Metro, Talks with Faculty on Curriculum, Alignment, Quality

| November 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, addressed more than 50 faculty and staff members at the Columbia (S.C.) Metropolitan campus location’s faculty meeting. Akande provided updates on the current state of the Walker School and discussed key academic topics such as curriculum relevance and consistency, faculty alignment, quality […]

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Wellness Reimbursement Deadline is Dec. 13

Wellness Reimbursement Deadline is Dec. 13

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The deadline for the fourth quarter of the Employee Wellness Reimbursement Program is Friday, Dec. 13. Don’t wait to submit — apply today. You can send your receipts and participation anytime to wellness@webster.edu. See more detailed information under the Events/Programs link on the Webster Wellness blog. Webster Wellness has paid more than $16,000 to employees […]

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Webster’s Study Abroad Recognized in IIE ‘Open Doors’ 2013 Report

Webster’s Study Abroad Recognized in IIE ‘Open Doors’ 2013 Report

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Study Abroad program has received another prestigious recognition. Webster’s long-term study abroad programs rank 13th among all U.S. master’s degree-granting institutions, and first in the same category among Missouri institutions as well as among all Midwestern institutions, according to the Institute of International Education’s recently released annual “Open Doors Report.” Over the past several […]

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