Archive for February, 2014

GCP Committee Seeks Director of Keystone Seminars, Apply by March 1

GCP Committee Seeks Director of Keystone Seminars, Apply by March 1

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is currently seeking applicants for director of Keystone Seminars. The initial term is three years, beginning Summer 2014, with a compensation of $7,000 annually and two courses reassigned time (one course release per semester.) Roles and Responsibilities Provide leadership for the undergraduate Global Keystone Seminars, including quality and continuous improvement […]

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New International Education Workshops Off to a Great Start

New International Education Workshops Off to a Great Start

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unpacking Study Abroad Along with Career Services, Study Abroad staff and students welcomed returning study abroad students on Thursday Jan. 30 to the “Unpacking Study Abroad” event, designed to help both returning and future study abroad students understand what can be learned and applied before, during and after the study abroad experience. More than 40 […]

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Students Detring, Harris Win Dance Club Logo Design Contest

Students Detring, Harris Win Dance Club Logo Design Contest

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Dance Club collaborated with the Department of Art, Design, and Art History to create a new logo for the Dance Club. Department of Dance chair James Robey and associate professor of Graphic Design Noriko Yuasa worked together on this month-long project with graphic design students. Emulating a professional project, graphic design students […]

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Atomic Bomb Survivor Koko Kondo Named 2014 Commencement Speaker

Atomic Bomb Survivor Koko Kondo Named 2014 Commencement Speaker

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Koko Tanimoto Kondo, one of the youngest Hiroshima A-bomb survivors and an internationally recognized peace advocate, will be Webster University’s 2014 Commencement speaker. During the May 10 event, Kondo also will receive an honorary doctorate from the University. “Koko Kondo has honored the Webster University worldwide community by agreeing to speak to our graduates in […]

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Nominate a Student for Alumni Association Outstanding Undergrad Leader, Grad Student Awards

Nominate a Student for Alumni Association Outstanding Undergrad Leader, Grad Student Awards

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Webster University Alumni Association is now taking nominations for the Outstanding Undergraduate Leader Award and the Outstanding Graduate Student Award for the Webster Groves campus. Undergraduate Student Leadership Award The Undergraduate Student Leadership Award is presented annually by the Alumni Association to a graduating senior who exemplifies distinguished leadership at the University throughout his/her […]

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Freshman Preview Day Feb. 17, Call for Volunteers

Freshman Preview Day Feb. 17, Call for Volunteers

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Enrollment Management team will host the first Freshman Preview Day of 2014 on Monday, Feb. 17. The event will be held at the Loretto-Hilton Center with events taking place at various campus locations including the East Academic Building and Sverdrup Building, with lunch served in the University Center’s Grant Gym. Volunteers Needed: […]

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Stroble Encourages Women’s Conference Attendees to ‘Join the Table’

Stroble Encourages Women’s Conference Attendees to ‘Join the Table’

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble was a featured speaker Jan. 31 at the 9th annual St. Louis Business Journal Women’s Conference. Nearly 1,000 women business leaders from the Midwest attended the conference, held at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel. The message of Stroble’s presentation, “Setting the Table for Globally Diverse and Inclusive Leadership,” was […]

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Call for Nominations: Employee Spotlight Award

Call for Nominations: Employee Spotlight Award

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Employee Spotlight Award recognizes and rewards two staff members each month for their day-to-day contributions and outstanding service to Webster University. Click here to nominate your colleague through the nomination form. Nominations for the April, May and June 2014 awards are being accepted through Feb. 21. What is the Employee Spotlight Award? The Employee Spotlight […]

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Accepting Nominations for Walker Leadership Award through Feb. 28

Accepting Nominations for Walker Leadership Award through Feb. 28

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community are encouraged to nominate an outstanding graduating senior for the 2014 George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership. This prestigious award comes with a scholarship, and is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership during his or her student […]

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Student Makes a Difference in China with Applied Educational Psychology Degree

Student Makes a Difference in China with Applied Educational Psychology Degree

| February 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

When Laura (McKinney) Axtetter was 12 years old, China first began allowing international adoptions. A news story on Chinese orphanages affected Axtetter so deeply that she made it her goal to work with children in Chinese orphanages. “I knew at that point that I wanted to do something to help the orphans in China,” said […]

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