Archive for August, 2014

Gorlok Gathering: Back to School Picnic

Gorlok Gathering: Back to School Picnic

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join us for a Gorlok Gathering and free lunch Thursday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Marletto’s Marketplace. Weather permitting, food will be served outside of Maria Hall. There will be seating outside as well as inside Marletto’s Marketplace. This event is cross-posted to the events calendar. Visit the calendar at events.webster.edu to […]

Continue Reading

From Albania to Uzbekistan: Resources for international students during orientation

From Albania to Uzbekistan: Resources for international students during orientation

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) office has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming arrival of new international students on campus. This fall we are expecting new students from Albania, Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, China, Colombia, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, […]

Continue Reading

Video: LA Security Management Students Debate Research Projects On Air

Video: LA Security Management Students Debate Research Projects On Air

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students in the Security Management (SECR 5000) course at Webster University Los Angeles Air Force Base recently took to the air to discuss their research assignment in a series of five, hour-long segments on the Security Guy Radio program on Los Angeles AM 1680. Each week, hosts Chuck Harold and Paul Bristow challenge the conventional […]

Continue Reading

Brown Selected to Lead Webster’s Southern Maryland (SMHEC) Location

Brown Selected to Lead Webster’s Southern Maryland (SMHEC) Location

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jen Brown has been named the coordinator for Webster University’s campus location at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC). She will lead efforts in Southern Maryland, said Sean Coleman, regional director for the National Capital Region. Brown most recently served as the associate director for conference and events at the Forum on Education Abroad, based […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Opportunities During New Student Orientation

Volunteer Opportunities During New Student Orientation

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of First-Year Experience Programs would like to reach out regarding Webster’s New Student Orientation (NSO), which occurs Aug. 21-24 at the home campus. This event will be a crucial and impactful one for many new students and their families. In an attempt to make this weekend as fun, engaging and smooth as possible, […]

Continue Reading

Pick Up Your ‘Welcome Students!’ Posters, Buttons Aug. 12-13

Pick Up Your ‘Welcome Students!’ Posters, Buttons Aug. 12-13

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s that time again! Graduate classes are scheduled to begin Monday, Aug. 18, and undergraduate classes will begin Monday, Aug. 25. Webster University faculty and staff are asked to welcome these new and returning students by wearing the new 2014-15 “Welcome Students!” buttons, and displaying the “Welcome Students!” posters around campus during their first week […]

Continue Reading

Gorloks Giving Back School Supply Drive Aug. 24

Gorloks Giving Back School Supply Drive Aug. 24

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear Webster faculty and staff, On Sunday, Aug. 24, Webster University students will participate in Gorloks Giving Back. We will be filling bookbags with school supplies for children in need, to help equip them for a successful school year. Donations will be provided to KidSmart’s Push for Pencils, Missouri’s largest school drive. We would greatly […]

Continue Reading

In the News: Polgar, Lipkin named Diverse Leaders; Farish on dark characters, teaching writing; Press Club scholarships

In the News: Polgar, Lipkin named Diverse Leaders; Farish on dark characters, teaching writing; Press Club scholarships

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Webster Represented in Business Journal Diverse Business Leader Awards Two Webster University community members were selected for the St. Louis Business Journal 2014 Diverse Business Leader awards, as published this month. The awards, which were introduced more than a decade ago, promote diversity around race, […]

Continue Reading

Call for Nominations for 2015 Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker

Call for Nominations for 2015 Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are looking forward to our 96th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Municipal Opera Theatre (The Muny) in Forest Park in St. Louis. An important part of commencement is the awarding of an honorary degree recipient who will be our commencement speaker. The 2015 commencement will be an important aspect of […]

Continue Reading

Fall Convocation is Aug. 21, 1:30 p.m. CDT

Fall Convocation is Aug. 21, 1:30 p.m. CDT

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars for Fall Convocation on Thursday, Aug. 21. Welcome back colleagues and hear updates from leadership on university initiatives and progress on the strategic plan. Program: The Convocation Program is at 1:30 p.m. CDT in the Loretto-Hilton Center. The annual program is also streamed live at webster.edu/live for extended campus audiences. Lunch (before […]

Continue Reading