Archive for August, 2014

Involvement & Community Service Fair: Group/Department Registration due Aug. 29

Involvement & Community Service Fair: Group/Department Registration due Aug. 29

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s once again time to plan the annual Involvement and Community Service Fair. This event is geared towards Webster home campus student organizations, campus departments, and community friends, who gather to share information, recruit volunteers and new members, and help encourage students to get involved on campus. The fall 2014 Involvement and Community Service Fair […]

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Sanders Named Interim Director for Webster Ghana

Sanders Named Interim Director for Webster Ghana

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Christa Sanders has been named the interim director of Webster University’s campus in Accra. She currently serves as associate director of NYU Accra, New York University’s study abroad program in Ghana. She will start her new position at Webster Sept. 1. “We are excited that Professor Sanders will be joining Webster University and lead our […]

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Volleyball Team Latest Academic Award Winner for 2013-14

Volleyball Team Latest Academic Award Winner for 2013-14

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the sixth straight year, the Webster University women’s volleyball team has been awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The team qualified for the 2013 Award by maintaining a cumulative team grade point average (GPA) of 3.48 for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Gorloks had a successful year on the court […]

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In the News: Akande on diversity; Polgar on women in coaching; Smith on social media; Alumni Jun’s film, Stewart on MBA

In the News: Akande on diversity; Polgar on women in coaching; Smith on social media; Alumni Jun’s film, Stewart on MBA

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Akande in Diverse Magazine Benjamin Akande, dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has a guest commentary on how colleges can retain diverse students in the July 31 edition of Diverse Magazine [PDF]. In the article, “Moon Goal for Colleges: Retention of […]

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Volunteers Needed to Welcome New Students This Month

Volunteers Needed to Welcome New Students This Month

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The arrival of our new and returning undergraduate and graduate students is quickly approaching! To help welcome the students, we will be staffing Welcome Points around campus during the weeks of Aug. 18-22, and Aug. 25-28,  5-6 p.m. Your help is needed to staff these designated points around campus. If you are available to help […]

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New Payment Installment Plans Now Available for Students

New Payment Installment Plans Now Available for Students

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In order to assist students and families in paying educational costs, Webster University now offers new installment plans that enable students to spread educational expenses over equal monthly installments. It’s Convenient: Students may choose to pay with an electronic check or charge to a credit card. Students have the option of enrolling in Auto Pay, […]

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Dual Admission Partnership Policy Effective Aug. 1

Dual Admission Partnership Policy Effective Aug. 1

| August 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that we now have a Dual Admission Partnership Policy, effective Aug. 1, 2014. The Dual Admission Partnership Program offers students a seamless, structured, guaranteed pathway for attaining a baccalaureate degree. Through dual admission agreements, which provide one curriculum plan for earning an associate degree and baccalaureate […]

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Meet the 2014-15 International Languages & Cultures TAs

Meet the 2014-15 International Languages & Cultures TAs

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of an institution which values diversity and promotes multicultural understanding, the International Languages and Cultures (ILC) Department in the Webster University College of Arts & Sciences is excited to announce the upcoming arrival of the four teaching assistants (TAs) who will work with department throughout the 2014-2015 academic year. The three new TAs and […]

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Global Leadership Academy Application Period Open; Informational Sessions Aug. 19-20

Global Leadership Academy Application Period Open; Informational Sessions Aug. 19-20

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Launched during the 2011-12 academic year, the Global Leadership Academy is a Webster University employee leadership development program created as a way to invest in employees and develop internal talent and leadership. GLA fellows work side by side as they explore leadership and learn the value of leading from wherever they are in the University. […]

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