Archive for August, 2014

Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Awarded

Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Awarded

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Incoming first-year-student Joshua Tyler has been selected as the recipient of the Webster University Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship. Tyler will receive up to $100,000 toward his Webster education during the next four years. This is the second year that Webster University has awarded a Suggs Scholarship. Suggs is a St. Louis area oral surgeon, […]

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Library Features New Interactive Group Work Space

Library Features New Interactive Group Work Space

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a group project or examination to study for? Chances are more than likely you will at some point in the next few months. Be sure to check out the new Media:scape collaborative furniture on the second floor of the Emerson Library. Most collaborative work spaces support leader-led presentations where information is controlled […]

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International Friendship Program Application Deadline Aug. 29

International Friendship Program Application Deadline Aug. 29

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University invites you to become a part of the International Friendship Program. The program fosters relationships across cultures, pairing international students with community members to experience life in the United States and advance awareness of global perspectives. The Webster International Friendship provides an opportunity for international students to connect beyond the Webster University campus […]

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Snapshots: Graduate New Student Orientation

Snapshots: Graduate New Student Orientation

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

While undergraduates have spent the last week getting oriented to Webster University, their graduate counterparts are already in the full swing of Fall 1 courses. New Student Orientation for graduate students at the home campus in Webster Groves was held on the eve of the term, with a variety of University leaders welcoming the students […]

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Counseling & Life Development Programs for Students, Faculty and Staff

Counseling & Life Development Programs for Students, Faculty and Staff

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Counseling Center has organized the following programs for students, faculty and staff during the fall 2014 semester. Defining Sexual Assault & No Means No Sept. 9, 12 – 1 p.m. or Sept. 30, 7 – 9 p.m. in Sunnen Lounge Come and hear Christina Menesis, sexual assault educator for the St. Louis YWCA, discuss […]

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Sexual Assault Prevention Training and Resources

Sexual Assault Prevention Training and Resources

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Universities are now required by new federal mandates to provide sexual assault prevention training for our students. A University task force selected a 30-minute online course entitled “Lasting Choices: Protecting Our Campus From Sexual Assault,” produced by United Educators, as the preferred training program for our most at-risk student populations. Webster University students are encouraged […]

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Centennial Event: ‘A Century Through Film’ series kicks off Sept. 5 with silent films, musical accompaniment

Centennial Event: ‘A Century Through Film’ series kicks off Sept. 5 with silent films, musical accompaniment

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of the Webster University Centennial celebration, the Webster University Film Series will hold a special series throughout 2014-15 reflecting 100 years of cinema, with each event representing a different era in film history. Join the kickoff of “A Century Through Cinema” on Friday, Sept. 5, at 7:30 p.m., featuring the silent films of […]

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Snapshots: New Student Orientation around the World

Snapshots: New Student Orientation around the World

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each fall, New Student Orientation for undergraduates is a maze of activity at Webster University campuses around the world. Activities range from move-ins, ice-breakers, guest speakers, local food and introductions to the various staff and services available on campus that help make each student’s Webster experience a success. With this year’s orientations wrapped up and […]

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[Video] Webster 2014 Grads’ Advice to Incoming Students

[Video] Webster 2014 Grads’ Advice to Incoming Students

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a new semester for everyone at Webster University — and a completely new experience for many incoming new students. What advice could they use as they embark on their college journeys? We asked the experts — the graduates who have been through it and earned their Webster University degrees last May at commencement. Watch […]

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Fall Convocation Focus: Resilience and Education for Next Century as Webster Kicks Off 2014-15

Fall Convocation Focus: Resilience and Education for Next Century as Webster Kicks Off 2014-15

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University 2014-15 academic year formally kicked off with fall convocation, held Thursday in the Loretto-Hilton Center on the home campus in Webster Groves and streamed live for extended campuses throughout the world. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster welcomed faculty and staff with remarks oriented around the centennial anniversary, the role of […]

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