Archive for June, 2014

In the News: Corrigan on KWMU Radio June 26; Rishe on Endorsements for Golfer Wie

In the News: Corrigan on KWMU Radio June 26; Rishe on Endorsements for Golfer Wie

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Corrigan to Appear on KWMU Radio June 26 School of Communications faculty member Don Corrigan, who recently appeared at a special event and book signing at Schlafly Bottleworks, will be the guest of KWMU 90.7, St. Louis Public Radio’s Don Marsh on “St. Louis on […]

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OMA Approves Military Education Courses for Dual Degrees/MBA with Emphasis

OMA Approves Military Education Courses for Dual Degrees/MBA with Emphasis

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of Military Affairs announces the approval of professional military education (PME) courses as transfer credits for Webster University dual degrees and the Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis. In the past, Webster University has only approved these transfer credits, based on 39 military cooperative degree programs, for single or stand-alone degrees. “In […]

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Special Quality Distinction for Webster Leiden International Business Program

Special Quality Distinction for Webster Leiden International Business Program

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bachelor program International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) at Webster Leiden received a Special Quality Distinction this month for its internationalization activities from the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO). The special recognition of the program, which allows students to earn both an American and a Dutch bachelor diploma, came after a separate, voluntary assessment procedure […]

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Webster Tops SLIAC in 2013-2014 Director’s Cup Ranking

Webster Tops SLIAC in 2013-2014 Director’s Cup Ranking

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University Athletics finished 136th, out of 323 NCAA III schools scoring points, in the final standings for the 2014 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Webster had the top finish in Cup standings for the ten members of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the 2013-14 year, with 149 total points. The Cup is awarded […]

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Polgar Named Top Chess Trainer in the World

Polgar Named Top Chess Trainer in the World

| June 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Susan Polgar was named the top chess trainer in the world by FIDE, the World Chess Federation, it was announced last week. Polgar, who is the chess coach at Webster University, was awarded the Furman Symeon medal, which is given annually to the best coach who works with both male and female players. Polgar is […]

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Ramadan Observed June 28-July 28, RSVP for Iftar Pot Luck

Ramadan Observed June 28-July 28, RSVP for Iftar Pot Luck

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Please join us in wishing our Muslim faculty, staff and students a joyful season of Ramadan, which begins on the evening of June 28 and will end July 28. During Ramadan, Muslims from all continents unite in a period of fasting and spiritual reflection. A few events and points of interest surrounding the celebration of […]

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Snapshots: NCR Hosts Virtual Information Session with Bangladeshi Students

Snapshots: NCR Hosts Virtual Information Session with Bangladeshi Students

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s National Capital Region (NCR) hosted its first ever virtual information session with Bangladeshi students at the United States Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during the week of June 16. NCR regional director Sean Coleman presented the potential students with exciting aspects of attending Webster University in the Washington, D.C. metro area. “We are a […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden: June Session, Day Five

2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden: June Session, Day Five

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

During a pancake breakfast, Webster University’s 2014 Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows bid afscheid (farewell) to the Webster Leiden staff, faculty and students who made them feel so welcome during their week there. The fellows then traveled by train to Den Haag (The Hague), the headquarters of the Dutch government. On a guided walking tour, the […]

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[Updated] Underground Boring Work for Electrical Substation

[Updated] Underground Boring Work for Electrical Substation

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As work continues throughout the summer and early fall in preparation for the new electrical substation, the community will be updated on progress and any temporary impact on the home campus in Webster Groves. Updates follow below, with the most recent update at the top: Updated Oct. 10, 2014: On Oct. 8, 2014, Castle Contracting […]

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Webster Receives State Grant for Missouri Reverse Transfer Initiative

Webster Receives State Grant for Missouri Reverse Transfer Initiative

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The state’s Department of Higher Education (MDHE) has awarded Webster University $3,000 as part of a Lumina grant to facilitate our implementation of the Missouri Reverse Transfer Initiative, which helps students with Missouri community college credit complete their Associate degrees while studying at Webster. Following House Bill 1042 from 2012 as its charge, the MDHE […]

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