Archive for August, 2014

Snapshot: Students Lead Peaceful Protest of Events in Ferguson

Snapshot: Students Lead Peaceful Protest of Events in Ferguson

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tuesday night Webster University students led a peaceful demonstration on the home campus in Webster Groves in response to the on-going events in Ferguson, Missouri, which have captured national and international attention. The Webster student chapter of the Association for African American Collegians (AAAC) organized the event, which was attended by approximately 75 people including […]

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Webster Golf Team Honors Fallen Military Member

Webster Golf Team Honors Fallen Military Member

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University golf team this year is honoring a fallen serviceman through the Folds of Honor Military Tribute Program (FHMTP). Sean Patrick “Sully” Sullivan, a chief petty officer in the United States Navy, gave his life for his country on July 19, 2012, when his helicopter crashed in Oman during a heavy lift operation. He […]

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Webster Works 20-Year Tradition: Team Leaders Needed

Webster Works 20-Year Tradition: Team Leaders Needed

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW), our annual community service day, is just around the corner on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Since the start of WWW in 1995, over 28,000 volunteers have given more than 121,000 hours of service! We hope you will join us in this very important Webster tradition again this year. The 20th Anniversary Webster […]

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Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Information Technology reminds Webster community members to regularly empty their trash folder and deleted items in their Webster e-mail account in order to maximize available space and performance of Webster’s e-mail servers. For messages to be permanently deleted, your trash folder must also be cleared. Empty Trash Weekly Think of your electronic trash just like […]

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Short-Term Study Abroad: Travel journalism in Scotland includes Arran, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Short-Term Study Abroad: Travel journalism in Scotland includes Arran, Edinburgh, Glasgow

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of Webster University students has just completed exploration of the Isle of Arran and other parts of Scotland in the Travel Journalism class. This 13-day short-term study abroad experience included one week on Arran followed by time in Edinburgh and Glasgow. (See this 2013 feature on the course at webster.edu.) This is the […]

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Snapshots: Shaw AFB Commencement features Webster Myrtle Beach alum as speaker

Snapshots: Shaw AFB Commencement features Webster Myrtle Beach alum as speaker

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Karen Slevin, Class of 2010 graduate from Webster University’s Myrtle Beach campus location, was the guest speaker as Webster University Shaw Air Force Base held its 2014 commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 9. The ceremony, held at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter, South Carolina, drew approximately 150 guests including family and friends of the graduates. […]

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Snapshots: Staff, Faculty Settle into New Vienna Location

Snapshots: Staff, Faculty Settle into New Vienna Location

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s “Back to School” Week for so many throughout Webster University as fall graduate classes begin and staff and faculty prepare to welcome undergraduates and orient new students. But in Vienna, this annual rite has a new wrinkle: Faculty and staff are themselves getting oriented. Last week they opened the doors to the new location […]

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In the News: Akande, Cross on Ferguson; Alum’s multicultural experience; CMS Alarm Will Sound; Belsky on Today show; Alum on Robin Williams

In the News: Akande, Cross on Ferguson; Alum’s multicultural experience; CMS Alarm Will Sound; Belsky on Today show; Alum on Robin Williams

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent and news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Communications Alum’s Testament to Cultural Experience at Webster Thailand Charles McKinney, who studied and lived in Asia while earning a master’s degree in media communications from Webster University in Thailand, has an essay on his experiences at the National Journal titled “An African-American Student […]

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Volleyball Gorloks to Throw Out First Pitch at Cards Game

Volleyball Gorloks to Throw Out First Pitch at Cards Game

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University volleyball team will throw out the ceremonial ‘first pitch’ at the St. Louis Cardinals Aug. 15 game vs. the San Diego Padres. The Gorloks received this honor as a part of the team’s efforts in joining with the Cards for a fundraiser to benefit the program, selling tickets for less […]

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Jenkins Named Director at Fort Stewart, Georgia

Jenkins Named Director at Fort Stewart, Georgia

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University and its Office of Military Affairs welcomes Sandra Jenkins as the new director of Webster’s Fort Stewart, Georgia, campus location. Sandra brings decades of higher education and managerial experience from several high visibility positions at Savannah Technical College, Brewton-Parker College and Georgia Southern University. She has a Ed.D. (Educational Administration), Ed.S. (Educational Leadership), […]

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