Archive for October, 2014

Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

Save the Date: I Heart Webster Week Nov. 3-7

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

I Heart Webster Week is back! The I Heart Webster initiative is all about showing love for Webster University, with members of the Webster community sharing their own own unique Webster experience and what Webster means to them. Prepare to show your love for Webster the week of Nov. 3-7. The week’s events celebrate Webster […]

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SOC Alumnus Gets Larger Audience for Documentary

SOC Alumnus Gets Larger Audience for Documentary

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Released earlier this year, the documentary film Spanish Lake by Webster University alumnus Phillip Andrew Morton, a 2002 School of Communications graduate, follows the racism and housing issues of Spanish Lake, Missouri. Spanish Lake is located less than 10 miles away from Ferguson, which has captured news headlines across the nation as protestors have gathered […]

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2014 GLA October Session, Day Three: Military perspective at Fort Leavenworth

2014 GLA October Session, Day Three: Military perspective at Fort Leavenworth

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the third day of their October meeting with a five hour bus ride to Leavenworth, Kansas, departing St. Louis before sunrise. After lunch at a local restaurant, Brig. Gen. Mike Callan (USAF, ret.), associate vice president for Military & Government Programs with Webster’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA), […]

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Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

Snapshot: Admission Hosts Area High School Guidance Counselors

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Oct. 10, the Office of Admission welcomed 35 St. Louis-area high school guidance counselors to the home campus as part of an annual event that provides updates and information for the counselors to share with their students, demonstrating how the University can help their students “Be a part of what’s next” at Webster. The […]

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Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Nov. 14

Spread the Word: Freshman Preview Day Nov. 14

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you  know someone interested in attending Webster University? Perhaps there is a prospective student in your own family? Do you know a high school student; a friend, neighbor or former classmate considering a degree? Let them know about this excellent chance to learn about Webster University and explore what college is all about! The […]

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Around Webster: Waskiewicz named CIO of the Year; Kleinman at Symposium Celebration

Around Webster: Waskiewicz named CIO of the Year; Kleinman at Symposium Celebration

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Waskiewicz Named CIO of the Year George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology adjunct professor of finance Anthony Waskiewicz has been named CIO of the Year by the Investor Intelligence Network. Waskiewicz works as chief information officer of Mercy, the largest Catholic health […]

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Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University extends condolences to colleagues and friends of Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, who passed away Oct. 21 at the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky. She was 91 years old. Sr. Eloise’s passing prompts us to recall the contributions she made to help shape Webster’s nearly 100-year history. She earned her undergraduate degree […]

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Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second year of the Webster Mentoring Program is off to a successful start. The Office of Advancement and the Career Planning & Development Center collaborated and matched 60 students with alumni mentors. The Webster Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for students and alumni to connect in a positive one-on-one mentoring relationship. Through this six-month […]

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Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts has had an eventful Fall season, with many different events, classes and performances including a hip hop master class and a choreographic concert. Additionally, another choreographic performance, Inchoation, is scheduled for November. Inchoation: BFA Dance Choreographic Concert Nov. 6-8 Webster University’s Leigh […]

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2014 GLA October Session, Day Two: Data, decision-making and the SOC dean

2014 GLA October Session, Day Two: Data, decision-making and the SOC dean

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Understanding and Using Data Effectively The Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the second day of their October meeting with the session “Understanding and Using Data Effectively,” presented by Julie Weissman and Justin Bitner from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. The fellows learned what data the institution keeps and why, what types of data must […]

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