Archive for November, 2013

I Heart WU Week: Show Donors Some Love with ‘Great Thanks Project’ Nov. 18-22

I Heart WU Week: Show Donors Some Love with ‘Great Thanks Project’ Nov. 18-22

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The goal of Alumni & Development’s “I Heart WU” Week, Nov. 18-22, is to help students understand the importance of philanthropy and help put University donation dollars into perspective. Fostering school spirit is also a key goal of the campaign. “Students should know that their Webster experience wouldn’t happen without its donors,” said Alumni & Parent […]

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On the Road: Enrollment Management in Southeast Asia; St. Louis Transfer Open House Nov. 14

On the Road: Enrollment Management in Southeast Asia; St. Louis Transfer Open House Nov. 14

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recruiters’ search for students who are the right fit for the Webster University experience never ends, and this month that includes several stops in Southeast Asia. The recruitment swing touches important admission events in Vietnam and Cambodia, where Enrollment Management representatives advised students and parents on important aspects of a university application for U.S. higher […]

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Snapshots: Event Celebrates Webster Diversity and Inclusion, Access to Education

Snapshots: Event Celebrates Webster Diversity and Inclusion, Access to Education

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University took a moment last week to recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion at a special event for faculty, staff, administrators and community partners. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster spoke on the theme of “Access to Education: Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Community for a Stronger World,” using the occasion to […]

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Grand Opening Snapshots: New Charleston Metro Location Serves Growing Area

Grand Opening Snapshots: New Charleston Metro Location Serves Growing Area

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last month Webster University celebrated the opening of a new campus location serving the Charleston, S.C., metropolitan area. Webster has offered academic programs in the area since the 1970s, and the new, updated location is a response to demand and population trends in this growing area. Recent U.S. Census figures show the Charleston metropolitan area […]

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My Webster Online Training Delivered to Your Inbox This Week

My Webster Online Training Delivered to Your Inbox This Week

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

This week all U.S. faculty, staff and student employees will receive an email inviting them to training for the new My Webster automated payroll and human resources system. This is a legitimate email invitation from Webster’s online education and training tool, the “WorldClassRoom”/”Canvas” system, to house My Webster training modules: This week marks the beginning […]

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National Distance Learning Week: Brown Bag Lunch Presentations with an Online Flavor

National Distance Learning Week: Brown Bag Lunch Presentations with an Online Flavor

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

As previously announced, in recognition of Webster University’s online students and long history in distance education, the Online Learning Center (OLC) celebrates National Distance Learning Week Nov. 11-15. The Online Learning Center invites all faculty to participate in the following presentations: Brown Bag Lunch: “Online Learning Center in a Nutshell” This presentation will help you […]

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Webster University Included in Military Times ‘Best Colleges for Vets’ List

Webster University Included in Military Times ‘Best Colleges for Vets’ List

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the second year in a row, Webster University is included in the Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings. This distinction recognizes and rewards schools for its commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans. The rankings factored in service member enrollment, percentage of tuition covered by the GI Bill and availability of specific programs […]

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Big Athletics Weekend: Volleyball, Women’s Soccer Win Conference Tourneys, Head to NCAA Regionals

Big Athletics Weekend: Volleyball, Women’s Soccer Win Conference Tourneys, Head to NCAA Regionals

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was a big weekend for Webster University Athletics, with three teams competing in their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) tournaments and two of them emerging victorious. The victors earned berths in their respective NCAA Division III national tournaments. Volleyball Breaks Webster Record The volleyball team captured its third consecutive conference tournament championship with […]

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Webster’s Nurse Anesthesia Program Stands Out Among the Rest

Webster’s Nurse Anesthesia Program Stands Out Among the Rest

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

With just over four months remaining to complete her degree, Holly Wilke knows that enrolling in Webster’s 30-month intensive Nurse Anesthesia program was the right choice. “Webster University has been a perfect fit for me,” said Wilke. “Since we travel to different clinical rotations and for conferences, I have met many students from other programs […]

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Freshman Writing Award Submission Deadline Feb. 7

Freshman Writing Award Submission Deadline Feb. 7

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Freshman Writing Award is a competition open to students from any Webster campus, who were first-semester freshman in Fall 2013, to encourage and recognize excellence in student writing and to help foster a culture of writing at Webster University. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, and should be […]

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