Archive for October, 2014

Webster Associate Professor Joins Community Coalition for Clemency

Webster Associate Professor Joins Community Coalition for Clemency

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Community Coalition for Clemency held a press conference on the morning of Oct. 28 to ask Governor Jay Nixon to commute the sentences of 14 women who are incarcerated in Missouri prisons. Most of the women are victims of domestic abuse, with some having spent more than 30 years behind bars. Anne […]

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[Video] Webster Vienna Relocation in Austrian Media

[Video] Webster Vienna Relocation in Austrian Media

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The grand opening for the relocation of Webster Vienna to the Palais Wenkheim drew Austrian media coverage: The newspaper Kurier focused on the academic programs and services available to students in the new location, and the reasons students come from 70 different countries to study at the campus, known in Austria officially as Webster Vienna […]

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Webster to Co-Host SLIAC Cross Country Championships

Webster to Co-Host SLIAC Cross Country Championships

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University, along with Fontbonne University, is hosting the 2014 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships, on Nov. 1, at Forest Park. Eight SLIAC schools will enter approximately 120 total runners for the men’s and women’s races. The 2K course will be laid out in the “Central Fields” area of Forest Park, just […]

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Spread the Word: St. Louis-area information sessions Nov. 3-6

Spread the Word: St. Louis-area information sessions Nov. 3-6

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you know a potential graduate or adult undergraduate student? Encourage them to check out Webster University! Upcoming Information Sessions will be held at St. Louis-area campus locations Nov. 3-6, providing prospective students with an excellent opportunity to explore what Webster University is all about. Students will be provided an opportunity to speak with faculty, […]

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Once in a Lifetime: CMS Suzuki Ensemble perform with The Piano Guys at the Fox

Once in a Lifetime: CMS Suzuki Ensemble perform with The Piano Guys at the Fox

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Violin students from the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University’s Suzuki Ensemble joined featured act The Piano Guys onstage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, to perform Beethoven’s 5 Secrets to a sold out crowd on Oct. 18. The students who played were Lian Anderson, Kate Bowermaster, Clare Bolesta, Grace Bolesta, Fiona Carton, Trevor Scott, […]

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E-Mail Server Maintenance: Saturday, Nov. 1

E-Mail Server Maintenance: Saturday, Nov. 1

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Information Technology is scheduled to perform maintenance on the Parker email server on Saturday, Nov. 1, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. During this time, users with email accounts that reside on the Parker server may expect intermittent unavailability of email services. If your email account resides on Parker and you are using an email […]

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Sustainability Studies Now in Department of Teacher Education

Sustainability Studies Now in Department of Teacher Education

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Sustainability Studies Committee is pleased to announce that the Department of Teacher Education became our new home as of summer 2014. What has not changed is the interdisciplinary nature of the committee and our work of overseeing the minor in sustainability studies and promoting sustainability education across the curriculum and throughout the Webster community. […]

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Video: ‘How to Recruit, Retain and Grow Talent’ Panel

Video: ‘How to Recruit, Retain and Grow Talent’ Panel

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it comes to hiring talented employees, human resources professionals must know not only how to recruit the right talent, but also how to retain, grow and ensure that the talent has the ability to adapt as the organization changes. The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology hosted the panel discussion, “How to Recruit, […]

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Grand Opening Signifies New Era for Serving Students in Vienna

Grand Opening Signifies New Era for Serving Students in Vienna

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Music, lights and reflections on a university’s role in a community highlighted a festive night as Webster University celebrated the formal grand opening for the relocation of Webster Vienna Private University to the Palais Wenkheim. Though Webster University has been in Vienna since 1981, the campus had outgrown the space it occupied for the past […]

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Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL English as a Second Language (ESL) faculty members Carolyn Trachtova, Amy Roither and Tamara Rodney presented at the annual Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Fall Conference in Warrensburg, Missouri, on Saturday, Oct. 25. In their […]

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