Archive for January, 2014

Jan. 21: Support the Chamber Singers in Special Send-Off before MMEA Appearance

Jan. 21: Support the Chamber Singers in Special Send-Off before MMEA Appearance

| January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Come support Webster singers at a special send-off this month before they take their show on the road. On Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. the Webster University Chamber Singers will present a Pre-MMEA Concert, featuring the repertoire they will be singing for the 76th Annual Missouri Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop/Conference at the Tan-Tar-A […]

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Corporate Partner Drury Hotels Extends Discount to Webster Employees

Corporate Partner Drury Hotels Extends Discount to Webster Employees

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a proud partner with Webster University, the Drury family of hotels is happy to extend a 15% discount to all its Webster University guests at any of their hotels. Stay with Drury Hotels and experience what they have to offer. To take advantage of the discount, when checking in identify yourself as being eligible […]

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25 More Companies Select Webster as Higher Education Partner

25 More Companies Select Webster as Higher Education Partner

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University has added 25 companies from across the country to its list of corporate partners, becoming their preferred higher education provider. The agreements allow these companies to offer their employees a Webster Partner preferred tuition rate for targeted undergraduate and graduate degree programs, said Benjamin Akande, dean of Webster’s George Herbert Walker School of […]

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‘Faculty Member’s Guide to Student Affairs’ Sessions Jan. 24, 28

‘Faculty Member’s Guide to Student Affairs’ Sessions Jan. 24, 28

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center and Student Affairs invite all Webster faculty to attend a two-session presentation series focused on information about services and programs that impact faculty members’ work with students. The sessions, “A Faculty Member’s Guide to Student Affairs,” are scheduled for Jan. 24 and Jan. 28 in the Faculty Development Center. If you […]

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Go Red on Feb. 7: Wear Red, Wear Jeans and Help Fight Heart Disease

Go Red on Feb. 7: Wear Red, Wear Jeans and Help Fight Heart Disease

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Updated Feb. 6, 2014 * * * For the past several years, Webster University has actively participated in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day campaign, Go Red For Women. This year’s goal is to raise $1,000 to raise awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. By wearing red and making a […]

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‘Vegetarianism in Vienna’: Ethics Students Awarded for Excellent Blog

‘Vegetarianism in Vienna’: Ethics Students Awarded for Excellent Blog

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Fall 2013, first-year Webster students enrolled in FRSH Ethics got up close and personal with issues of poverty, vegetarianism, prostitution, food waste and more. Ethics is a core part of the Freshman Seminar and aims to foster ethical reasoning skills. For the Ethics final project, faculty members Avina Gupta and Katharina Ferris, created an opportunity […]

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PR around Chess Billboard Honored by PR News

PR around Chess Billboard Honored by PR News

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The public relations campaign to capitalize on last fall’s chess-themed billboard along Interstate 70 has received national recognition. PR News, a national industry organization, selected the effort as a finalist for its top awards of the year, in the category of “PR on a Shoestring Budget.” A ceremony to deliver awards to the finalists will […]

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New Fitness Center Ribbon-Cutting, Open House Jan. 15

New Fitness Center Ribbon-Cutting, Open House Jan. 15

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

To welcome the Webster University home campus community to the improved Fitness Center, a ribbon-cutting and open house event will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the University Center Fitness Center and Athletics Lobby. New Year, New You, New Fitness Center Join us for healthy snacks, trivia, information tables […]

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News Around Webster: Marcella, Renz on Security; Carter’s Compositions; Ćosić Exhibit Jan. 25; Stringer Presents at DBA Conference

News Around Webster: Marcella, Renz on Security; Carter’s Compositions; Ćosić Exhibit Jan. 25; Stringer Presents at DBA Conference

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and achievements involving Webster University community members includes: Marcella and Renz on Consumer Security Security experts and Walker School of Business & Technology professors Al Marcella and Gary Renz had an article published in the January 2014 Journal for the Information Systems Security Association. In the article, “Privacy Lost:  A Trip to […]

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In the News: Webster Thailand for Indian Students; Akande on Unemployment; Vienna’s Algieri on China Military; Rishe on Olympics

In the News: Webster Thailand for Indian Students; Akande on Unemployment; Vienna’s Algieri on China Military; Rishe on Olympics

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes: Webster Thailand a Destination for Indian Students Thailand can be a top draw for college-seeking students in India, and Webster University Thailand is among the top destinations according to The Telegraph of Calcutta, India. The Telegraph article leads with a quote from Calcutta native and Webster University […]

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