Archive for June, 2014

Information Technology: Systems Maintenance Window July 11-13

Information Technology: Systems Maintenance Window July 11-13

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next Systems Maintenance Window is scheduled for Friday, July 11, 10 p.m. CDT, through Sunday, July 13, 3 p.m. CDT. Details of the scheduled work will be provided in advance of the window through a Connections campus announcement. Please be advised that during these maintenance windows, you can anticipate intermittent systems access, or extended […]

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Snapshots: GLA Fellows Go Dutch

Snapshots: GLA Fellows Go Dutch

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Along with the weeklong session in Leiden that focuses on leading in an international organization, Webster University’s 2014 Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows have taken the time to explore their surroundings and experience Dutch culture. June 16-20 marks the second meeting of the 2014 GLA fellows. From locations across the Webster network, 15 faculty and staff […]

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Around Webster: McMullen to APBS Board; Thomas’, Mansager’s Psychology Text; Eliceiri on Religion

Around Webster: McMullen to APBS Board; Thomas’, Mansager’s Psychology Text; Eliceiri on Religion

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: McMullen Elected to Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) Board Victoria McMullen, associate professor in the School of Education, has been elected to the executive board of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS). APBS has a membership of 900 with chapters in several […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Four: Academic diversity, effective communication, women in leadership

2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Four: Academic diversity, effective communication, women in leadership

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Consistent Goals, Diverse Needs In Thursday’s first session, fellows Danielle MacCartney, DJ Kaiser and John Buck presented “Consistent Goals, Diverse Needs,” which focused on the development and maintenance of academic programs. Kaiser began with an exploration of expanding Teaching English as a Second Language and how the program has been adapted to meet the needs […]

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Summer, Fall 2014 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Recipients

Summer, Fall 2014 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Recipients

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the recipients of the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant for Summer and Fall 2014. The grant provides assistance to undergraduate students conducting research that results in a work product and that is done under the direction of a faculty member. It offers students the opportunity to […]

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Stroble Tapped for National Committee on Future of Independent Colleges

Stroble Tapped for National Committee on Future of Independent Colleges

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) has named Webster University President Beth Stroble to serve on a new, high profile steering committee of university presidents charged with assessing the future of independent colleges. The committee, made up of 22 college and university presidents from the CIC 625 member institutions, will examine institutional missions, long-term strategic […]

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Vienna Students Gain Global Insight at Hilton Worldwide Event

Vienna Students Gain Global Insight at Hilton Worldwide Event

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe hosted more than 600 events in 54 countries and territories to promote hospitality careers for today’s young professionals. Webster University Vienna was host to one of the events, with some of the Austrian campus’ brightest student leaders getting a look at […]

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East Academic Building Named Facility of the Year

East Academic Building Named Facility of the Year

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s East Academic Building (EAB) has been named “Facility of the Year” by the International Facility Manager’s Association (IFMA). A ceremony will be hosted by the St. Louis Chapter of the IFMA on June 18 at the Kemp Auto Museum. This is not the first major recognition for the building. Last year, it received […]

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2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Three: Philosophy and creativity in leadership

2014 GLA Cohort in Leiden, Day Three: Philosophy and creativity in leadership

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

“First do no harm to the human spirit.” —David Carl Wilson The GLA fellows began their third day with breakfast and a trip to the Leiden outdoor market to soak up the rain as well as the sights, smells and tastes of Dutch cheeses, sweets, fish and flowers before returning to the classroom to work […]

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Webster Welcomes Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis S.O.A.R. Program

Webster Welcomes Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis S.O.A.R. Program

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Twelve young adults who are legally blind–including many away from home for the first time–are participating in a summer residential program at Webster University to learn to live independently, seek competitive employment and attend college or vocational training programs. The Summer Orientation & Mobility and Adapted Living Resource program (S.O.A.R.) administered by Lighthouse for the […]

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