Archive for August, 2014

Jones Named New Director of Columbia, South Carolina Location

Jones Named New Director of Columbia, South Carolina Location

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

James Jones has been named the new director of the Webster University Columbia, South Carolina, campus location. Jones has several years of experience in developing and implementing on-ground and online courses for adult students. Before coming to Webster, he served as a consultant for adult education in the Atlanta and Rome, Georgia, communities. He has […]

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Extra! Extra! SGA Collegiate Readership Program Begins Aug. 25

Extra! Extra! SGA Collegiate Readership Program Begins Aug. 25

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Student Government Association reminds the Webster community about The Collegiate Readership Program. With close to 400 colleges and universities across the country, the Collegiate Readership Program’s Mission is to: Provide global awareness Encourage critical thinking Cultivate social responsibility Tie course work to world issues Create active discussion in the classroom Improve ability […]

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In the News: Robinson on education at Ft. Bliss; Nickless on fundraising; Wright, Webster neighbor on Ferguson

In the News: Robinson on education at Ft. Bliss; Nickless on fundraising; Wright, Webster neighbor on Ferguson

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Webster Alum, Ft. Bliss Faculty Member Discusses Mentoring, Career Transition Fort Bliss faculty member and Webster alumnus DaShawn Robinson was profiled by El Paso’s KTSM Newschannel 9 for his impact as a mentor and chief of education and veteran support services at the El Paso […]

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Helpful Training Websites for Students, Faculty, Staff

Helpful Training Websites for Students, Faculty, Staff

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University offers students, faculty, and staff a wealth of resources to support your studies, expand your knowledge, and develop your professional skills through partnerships with two industry leaders in computer-based training Atomic Learning and Lynda.com. Visit the Computer-Based Training channel in Connections to log in to either library 24/7. Atomic Learning Through Atomic Learning, […]

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Webster University Announces Centennial Anniversary

Webster University Announces Centennial Anniversary

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University will celebrate 100 years of global innovation and leadership with a yearlong series of free public events designed to highlight the values that have remained constant throughout Webster’s first century and will continue to shape a bold agenda for the future. Read the official announcement of the centennial anniversary here. The kickoff event […]

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Brown Bag Events on Tuition Exchange Program Sept. 2, 3

Brown Bag Events on Tuition Exchange Program Sept. 2, 3

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are a full-time faculty member or staff member and the parent of a high school junior or senior, you can’t afford to miss one of two brown bag lunch session offered Tuesday, Sept. 2, noon – 1 p.m. or Wednesday, Sept. 3, noon – 1 p.m. Both events take place in East Academic […]

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Snapshots: Welcome Students, Share Photos Using #new2webster

Snapshots: Welcome Students, Share Photos Using #new2webster

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout the world, Webster University campuses are welcoming students this month in preparation for the beginning of the fall term. New Student Orientation, four days of activities and information to provide tools to ensure a successful beginning to students’ Webster experience, kicked off today, with Webster staffers welcoming new first year and transfer students to […]

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Student Employment Information for Supervisors

Student Employment Information for Supervisors

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Undergraduate classes begin in one week, and there are some important things for staff and faculty to remember for hiring and managing student employees. If you have a student employee returning to work that is already authorized in ADP, then you do not need to complete any additional paperwork. It is possible that your returning […]

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In the News: Akande on Voice of America; Cross on social media in Ferguson; Ghana/WSJ story; Peaceful protest covered

In the News: Akande on Voice of America; Cross on social media in Ferguson; Ghana/WSJ story; Peaceful protest covered

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Akande on Ebola’s Impact on West African Economies In a recent interview with Voice of America, Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology and professor of economics, discussed how the Ebola virus is hurting economies in West Africa. “The economic […]

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Webster Athletics Adds Indoor Track and Field for 2014-15

Webster Athletics Adds Indoor Track and Field for 2014-15

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Men’s and women’s indoor track and field will become Webster University Athletics’ 15th and 16th teams, as they have been officially sanctioned by the department for the 2014-15 season. While the Gorlok track teams have participated in indoor events previously, this recognition will allow Webster track and field athletes to qualify for the NCAA III indoor […]

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