Archive for May, 2014

Work University at Center Affecting Entrance, Lot H, May 20-28

Work University at Center Affecting Entrance, Lot H, May 20-28

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Facilities Planning and Management will be doing repair work to the masonry enclosures around the air conditioning units and the dumpster at the University Center. As a result, part of Parking Lot H by the University Center will be blocked off for this work.  The steps from the parking lot to the upper level of […]

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Expanding Entrepreneurship: Webster Receives Grant from The Coleman Foundation

Expanding Entrepreneurship: Webster Receives Grant from The Coleman Foundation

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University is the recipient of a Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellowship Program Grant from The Coleman Foundation for the second consecutive year.  The $35,000 grant provides funding for faculty members to introduce entrepreneurship concepts into the curriculum for non-business majors. In addition to the funding received from The Coleman Foundation, Webster University Provost, Senior Vice President […]

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Inside a Hybrid Study Abroad Experience: Project Management and Culture in Shanghai

Inside a Hybrid Study Abroad Experience: Project Management and Culture in Shanghai

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

During her time as a graduate assistant in Global Marketing & Communications, Grace Boykin (MA Marketing, 2014) was enrolled in a hybrid study abroad course that included a week in Shanghai. Webster Today staff asked her to share her experience below. Read more about the class and curriculum in this Webster China post. Taking the […]

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Snapshots: Cardinals 1st Pitch, ‘This is Your Life’ Cap Kondo’s Visit to Webster, St. Louis

Snapshots: Cardinals 1st Pitch, ‘This is Your Life’ Cap Kondo’s Visit to Webster, St. Louis

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 2014 Commencement speaker and honorary doctorate recipient Koko Tanimoto Kondo, one of the youngest Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors and an internationally recognized peace advocate, was the toast of the town as she closed her visit to St. Louis. Sunday, May 11, was declared by Mayor Francis Slay “Transformative Learning Day” in the city […]

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Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Rodriguez Emcees International Trade Night Guillermo Rodriguez, director of International Projects and Study Abroad at Webster University served as master of ceremonies for the 6th annual International Trade Night sponsored by the St. Louis International Partnership on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The St. Louis […]

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Clementina Acedo, UNESCO Education Director, Named Director of Webster Geneva

Clementina Acedo, UNESCO Education Director, Named Director of Webster Geneva

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Clementina Acedo, the current director of United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) International Bureau of Education (IBE) in Geneva, has been named the director of Webster University’s Geneva campus. She will start her new leadership role in early August. Acedo has been in the managerial position at UNESCO for the past seven years […]

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Beech Named Interim Director at Webster Geneva

Beech Named Interim Director at Webster Geneva

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Charles “Charlie” Beech, Webster University’s associate vice president for international recruitment, was named the interim director of Webster’s Geneva campus. He will take over his new duties June 1 and will oversee day-to-day operations of the campus until the new director, Clementina Acedo, arrives in early August. “Charlie is the ideal person to serve as […]

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Webster Baseball Ready to Roll in Regional, Follow Live Stats

Webster Baseball Ready to Roll in Regional, Follow Live Stats

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The #1 ranked Webster University baseball team begins play in the Moline Regional, on May 14, vs. DePauw University. Game time is 12 p.m. at Swanson Stadium, home field for Augustana College, who is hosting the regional. Webster not only held onto the #1 spot in this week’s d3baseball.com poll, but picked up more first […]

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Academic Resource Center Closed May 20-21

Academic Resource Center Closed May 20-21

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 20 and 21, the Academic Resource Center will be closed for personnel to attend a staff retreat. Please note that all services will be unavailable during this time including the Writing Center, the Testing Center and Tutoring.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Wileys Graduate Together

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Wileys Graduate Together

| May 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Out of 7,217 students graduating from Webster University in 2014, 33 are staff members and 27 are children or spouses of staff members. The Wiley family is represented in both groups. Jeanelle Wiley, University Secretary, and her daughter, Megan, both graduated with a master’s degree in international relations and walked in the ceremony at The […]

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