Archive for September, 2014

European President of Bacardi Speaks Live to Webster Geneva, Via Web Chat to St. Louis

European President of Bacardi Speaks Live to Webster Geneva, Via Web Chat to St. Louis

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 29, Stefan Bomhard, the European president of spirits company Bacardi Limited, presented from Geneva to a dual audience for the Walker Speaker Series: live to Webster Geneva students, and via web chat to students, faculty and staff at Webster’s home campus, gathered in Loretto Hall’s web conference room 402. Bomhard presented “A Family’s […]

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School of Education Receives ‘Teachers Matter’ Grant from Boeing

School of Education Receives ‘Teachers Matter’ Grant from Boeing

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Boeing Company has awarded a grant to a team of faculty members in the Webster University School of Education to develop an innovative teacher education course with The Soulard School in St. Louis. The innovative course funded by the grant will combine an early field experience in The Soulard School with problem-based learning in […]

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Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Austrian Society of St. Louis held its annual Heuriger event on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the H. Sam Priest House on the Webster Groves campus. For the last few years, Webster University has been hosting the annual event that showcases Austrian culture, wine and food, customs, and this year its folk music. A heuriger […]

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Kemper Speaker Peter Felten on ‘Transforming Students’ Nov. 21

Kemper Speaker Peter Felten on ‘Transforming Students’ Nov. 21

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Provost Julian Schuster invites the Webster University community to a presentation by Peter Felten, the third Annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Friday, Nov. 21, from 1-2 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Room 253. The presentation will be followed by questions and refreshments until 2:30 p.m. Felten will discuss […]

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WSA Offers Online Professional Development Platform Go2Knowledge

WSA Offers Online Professional Development Platform Go2Knowledge

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) announces a partnership with Go2Knowledge, an online professional development platform specific to Higher Education. Go2Knowledge provides Webster staff members with a unique opportunity to view training topics that are specific to staff and campus today. To view these webinars, visit go2knowledge.org/wsa, enter username webster and password Go2WebsterU. An abbreviated list […]

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Connect with Employers in Career/Internship Fair Oct. 7, Virtual Expo Oct. 9

Connect with Employers in Career/Internship Fair Oct. 7, Virtual Expo Oct. 9

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University is the site of two unique upcoming career fairs that help connect students and alumni with potential employers. Oct. 7: Career & Internship Fair in St. Louis The Career Planning & Development Center will host local and national organizations on Tuesday, Oct. 7, for its annual Career & Internship Fair. The Career & […]

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Snapshots: Webster Women’s Leadership Society High Tea for United Way

Snapshots: Webster Women’s Leadership Society High Tea for United Way

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sept. 25, more than 50 women, both faculty and staff, came together to fellowship and learn more about the impact they can have within the community. To elevate the occasion, attendees were invited to wear a hat, reminiscent of former days when people would go great effort to dress for afternoon tea. The room […]

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Students, Community Friends Kick Off International Friendship Program’s 3rd Year

Students, Community Friends Kick Off International Friendship Program’s 3rd Year

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The third Webster University International Friendship Program launched with 40 student and 40 community friend participants. The fall kickoff was successfully attended by more than people, including President Beth Stroble and her family, who have joined the program for this year. Through this informal program, international students are matched with members from the local community […]

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Webster OCP Engages with Working Professionals at EdAssist Virtual Education Fair

Webster OCP Engages with Working Professionals at EdAssist Virtual Education Fair

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Office of Corporate Partnerships engaged in one-on-one online chat sessions with employees from nearly 40 different companies at EdAssist’s Virtual Education Fair on Sept. 25. During this event, members of the Office of Corporate Partnerships staffed a Webster University-branded booth in an online environment that was visited by working professionals who have an […]

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Graphic Design Students Showcase Work at STL Design Week Event

Graphic Design Students Showcase Work at STL Design Week Event

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Webster University graphic design students, seniors James Butler and Rebecca Sachtleben, were selected to be part of a group show that kicked off St. Louis Design Week, The Dot Show: An Art Party With a Cause, at the Regional Arts Commission on Sept. 22. Fifty artists from the St. Louis area were selected to […]

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