Archive for August, 2014

Volleyball Preview: Gorloks Aim for Fourth Straight SLIAC Championship

Volleyball Preview: Gorloks Aim for Fourth Straight SLIAC Championship

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

After winning the SLIAC Championship for a third straight season, the Webster University women’s volleyball team looks to earn its fourth consecutive berth in the NCAA Tournament in 2014. The season begins Friday, Aug. 29, as the Gorloks host Hanover College (Indiana) and Buena Vista University (Iowa) at Grant Gymnasium. Webster finished the 2013 season […]

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Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 15 for Summer 2015 Short-Term Study Abroad

Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 15 for Summer 2015 Short-Term Study Abroad

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The application deadline for Summer 2015 faculty-led short-term study abroad programs has been extended to Sept. 15. Faculty led short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country.  These programs are designed to promote cross cultural competence, disciplinary scholarship and/or foreign language acquisition. They allow participants […]

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Fall 2014 Faculty Reviews

Fall 2014 Faculty Reviews

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Committee to Review Faculty invites signed, written testimony on any of the faculty listed below who are going up for initial status (FDL or tenure) and/or promotion. Letters sent directly to CRF should be addressed to Committee to Review Faculty c/o Faculty Senate Office/Alumni House Webster University 470 E. Lockwood Avenue Saint Louis, MO […]

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Fall Blood Drive Sept. 4

Fall Blood Drive Sept. 4

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Fall Blood Drive sponsored by Student Health Services and Counseling and Life Development Department is Thursday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Donate Blood and Save a Life. Every three seconds someone needs a blood transfusion due to an injury or an illness. By donating your single […]

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Stewart Named Director at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Stewart Named Director at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

William Stewart has been named director of Webster University’s Fort Bragg, North Carolina, campus location. Stewart brings a wealth of teaching experience and higher education administration depth, ranging from public school teaching to high visibility positions at Campbell University including academic director, VA adviser and site director. Stewart holds a master’s in Management and Leadership […]

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In the News: Ghana in Business Because; Chapman in Bangkok Post; Barnidge in The Hill; Cross on China TV

In the News: Ghana in Business Because; Chapman in Bangkok Post; Barnidge in The Hill; Cross on China TV

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Ghana’s Sanders on Business Schools in Africa Webster Ghana’s new director, Christa Sanders, is quoted throughout the recent Business Because, “Business Schools Gain Ground in Africa.” “There is a scarcity of well-trained business leaders to address the many challenges facing the continent to date,” says […]

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Test of Webster Alerts System Aug. 29

Test of Webster Alerts System Aug. 29

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Friday, Aug. 29, Information Technology and Public Safety will test Webster Alerts, the campus emergency alerts system, to comply with safety reporting standards of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. During the test, anyone who has signed up to […]

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Women’s Soccer Season Preview: Gorloks Ranked #1 in SLIAC Coaches’ Poll

Women’s Soccer Season Preview: Gorloks Ranked #1 in SLIAC Coaches’ Poll

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University women’s soccer team, coming off a perfect 9-0 finish in 2013, has been picked to win the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title again in 2014 in the SLIAC Coaches’ preseason poll. Last season the team set a school record for wins in a year as they finished 19-3 overall, winning their […]

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Reflective Teaching Community: Establishing a Shared Vision for a Course

Reflective Teaching Community: Establishing a Shared Vision for a Course

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the new academic year upon us, we are excited to begin a new series of meetings of the Reflective Teaching Community. For those who aren’t familiar with the group, the Reflective Teaching Community is made up of faculty from all disciplines that get together to share and discuss their approaches and experiences with teaching […]

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Woolf Honored with American Psychological Association Presidential Citation

Woolf Honored with American Psychological Association Presidential Citation

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University psychology professor Linda Woolf received a Presidential Citation from American Psychological Association (APA) President Nadine Kaslow at the organization’s annual convention in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 9. The citation–a rare honor awarded to only about 50 out of 130,000 APA members yearly–commends Woolf for “educating current and future generations about human rights through […]

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