Archive for January, 2014

FDC Faculty Fellows 2014-2015 Proposals Due March 10

FDC Faculty Fellows 2014-2015 Proposals Due March 10

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) is accepting proposals for faculty fellows for the 2014-15 academic year. Faculty fellows work with the staff in the FDC on focus areas to improve student learning through professional development and support for faculty members. Application materials are due March 10. The FDC has defined areas of focus that faculty […]

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[Video] Spring Convocation 2014

[Video] Spring Convocation 2014

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University faculty and staff recently gathered for Spring Convocation 2014, held Jan. 9 in the Community Music School Concert Hall on the home campus and streamed live online for the worldwide campus network. If you missed the live event or broadcast on Jan. 9, a video replay is now available on the Webster University […]

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Gorlok Basketball: ‘Pack the Grant’ Jan. 23 vs. Spalding

Gorlok Basketball: ‘Pack the Grant’ Jan. 23 vs. Spalding

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University men’s and women’s basketball teams compete Thursday, Jan. 23 against Spalding University. These are two big games for the Gorloks,with Spalding currently ranked #1 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for both men’s and women’s basketball. The women’s game starts at 6 p.m. with the men’s game following at 8 p.m. […]

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Gorlok Baseball Ranked 8th in D3baseball Pre-Season Poll

Gorlok Baseball Ranked 8th in D3baseball Pre-Season Poll

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the third straight year, the Webster University baseball team is in the top 10 of the D3baseball.com pre-season poll, ranking eighth heading into the 2014 campaign. Making their second consecutive NCAA III Championships (College World Series) appearance last season, the Gorloks finished sixth in the final D3baseball 2013 poll. Webster wound up 37-12 in […]

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Countdown to Commencement, 9: Play Trivia, Staff Rosters Due Jan. 31

Countdown to Commencement, 9: Play Trivia, Staff Rosters Due Jan. 31

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Department Commencement Liaisons (DCLs) are now assembling staff for the ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, at the MUNY in Forest Park. Reminder to DCLs: Staff rosters are due to the Office of Special Events on Friday, Jan. 31. All Commencement staff: Mark your calendars for Monday, May 5, 1 p.m., in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. […]

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Snapshot: GMC Leads Webster-Tailored PowerPoint Training

Snapshot: GMC Leads Webster-Tailored PowerPoint Training

| January 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Ever have to assemble a PowerPoint presentation with last-minute information? Do you know “just enough to be dangerous” with this application? Sara Boyd led a special PowerPoint training session in the University Library’s Electronic Classroom on Jan. 14, to help Webster colleagues save time when pressed with such a task. Boyd, writer/editor in Webster’s Global […]

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CMS: Explore Music and Culture of Brazil Feb. 15 with Moacyr Marchini

CMS: Explore Music and Culture of Brazil Feb. 15 with Moacyr Marchini

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) will offer a taste of Brazilian music and culture when Moacyr Marchini visits on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 from 3-6 p.m. 3 p.m.: Marchini and Samba Bom A free afternoon of fun for the whole family begins at 3 p.m. with a video introduction to the country […]

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Jan. 23: St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach Discussion, Collection, MLK Day Service Opportunity

Jan. 23: St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach Discussion, Collection, MLK Day Service Opportunity

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Please join Holly Schroeder with St. Louis Winter Outreach on Thursday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge for a discussion on homelessness and mental illness in St. Louis. Schroeder is in her second season of volunteering with St. Louis Winter Outreach, where her primary focus is street outreach. She will share […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014: Honoring the legacy with Webster’s core values

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014: Honoring the legacy with Webster’s core values

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday in the United States annually celebrating the civil rights leader around his birthday. Webster University campuses in the U.S. are closed for this holiday as the Webster community recalls the impact Dr. King had in a pivotal era of the nation’s history. […]

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My Webster Portal Update: Access Assistance, Payday Reporting/Approvals

My Webster Portal Update: Access Assistance, Payday Reporting/Approvals

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nearly 1,800 community members are now registered and actively using My Webster, with the successful execution of three payrolls, 2014 benefits enrollment, and online employee self-service updates of personal, payroll and benefits-related information. This modernization eliminates many paper-based systems, improving the sustainability, convenience and functionality of multiple self-service features while increasing accountability and responsibility for […]

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