Archive for April, 2014

Gorlok Golfers 6-Time SLIAC Champs, Belsky ‘Coach of the Year’

Gorlok Golfers 6-Time SLIAC Champs, Belsky ‘Coach of the Year’

| April 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Riding second and third round scores of 294 and 284, the Webster University golf team won the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Championship with an 877 total. The Gorloks will advance to the NCAA III Championships for the third time in four years.  The win gave Webster a SLIAC conference record sixth tournament title. […]

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Commencement Week: Join Events with Honorary Degree Recipient Kondo May 7, 13

Commencement Week: Join Events with Honorary Degree Recipient Kondo May 7, 13

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

As announced in February, 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 and receive an honorary doctorate from the University. Webster University professor Roy Tamashiro nominated Kondo as commencement speaker, noting her life message of peace and reconciliation that provides […]

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Snapshots: Maj. Gen. Faulkenberry Discusses Education, Leadership Needs of Modern Society

Snapshots: Maj. Gen. Faulkenberry Discusses Education, Leadership Needs of Modern Society

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week Webster University welcomed Maj. Gen. Barbara Faulkenberry to the home campus in Webster Groves as a guest speaker in the Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series. Faulkenberry, based at Scott Air Force Base as vice commander, 18th Air Force, spoke to an on-campus audience as well as a live online stream carried […]

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[Video] Webster Expands Cybersecurity Program to New Locations

[Video] Webster Expands Cybersecurity Program to New Locations

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s cybersecurity program, which was launched in Colorado Springs earlier this year, will be expanded to four more Webster University locations: the Washington D.C. area this summer, followed by Orlando, San Antonio and St. Louis. The announcement of the expansion was made before this week’s Gateway to Innovation (G2I) technology conference in St. Louis, […]

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‘World’s Longest Taco’ Record-Breaking Attempt Measures 851 Feet

‘World’s Longest Taco’ Record-Breaking Attempt Measures 851 Feet

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 22, the Webster University attempt to break the Guinness World Record for “World’s Longest Taco Line” was a success, pending approval from Guinness World Records. Tuesday’s taco line measured 851 feet, breaking the old record of just over 654 feet long (about 1,460 tacos). Under the direction of Campus Activities, Webster University students, […]

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New Prices for Swim Lesson Program, Webster Affiliate Discount

New Prices for Swim Lesson Program, Webster Affiliate Discount

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University swimming pool in the University Center offers swim lessons for children 4 years of age through adult. Please visit the Pool website for details on days and times for summer. Beginning with the upcoming Summer session, our lesson program will have a minor price increase: Group Lessons, both days and evenings, will […]

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Four Named SLIAC Players of the Week, Lewis for the 3rd Time

Four Named SLIAC Players of the Week, Lewis for the 3rd Time

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Junior tennis player Marissa Lewis was named a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the third time this spring, joining freshman Jeff Barlow (track and field), junior Isaac Behme (baseball), and freshman Jon Hughes (golf) as SLIAC Player of the Week selections for the week of April 14-20. Lewis was undefeated […]

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Town Halls will Discuss New Construction Projects to Benefit Webster Community

Town Halls will Discuss New Construction Projects to Benefit Webster Community

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three new campus construction projects will be the center of discussion at three town hall meetings on the Webster University Webster Groves campus this month. Two meetings will inform the community of construction that could impact traffic during the summer, while third will feature two architects presenting design ideas for the future interdisciplinary building. All […]

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[Date Corrected] See Student Graphic Design Work at Senior Portfolio Open House April 25

[Date Corrected] See Student Graphic Design Work at Senior Portfolio Open House April 25

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ten Webster University senior graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios during the Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Open House, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Friday in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Seniors will have individual tables with their portfolios displayed and will be prepared to offer explanations and answer guests’ […]

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Scott Kilgallon Named Webster University Director of Athletics

Scott Kilgallon Named Webster University Director of Athletics

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Scott Kilgallon has been named director of Athletics at Webster University. For the past decade, Kilgallon has served as director of Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC), which has 22 intercollegiate sports with more than 500 student-athletes. UWEC is a member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and is recognized as one of […]

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