Archive for November, 2014

Gorloks Finish First in Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest

Gorloks Finish First in Association for Computing Machinery Programming Contest

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 1, students from across the region participated in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) programming contest at the Walker School of Business & Technology at Webster University. As one of the biggest and most influential programming contests internationally, the contest pits teams of three university students against nine complex, real-world problems, with a grueling five-hour […]

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Kleinman Named Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising

Kleinman Named Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising

| November 5, 2014 | 5 Comments

Webster University’s Office of Academic Affairs has named assistant director of Academic Advising Kim Kleinman as director of Undergraduate Academic Advising. In this position, Kleinman will provide vision and leadership for the academic advising of Webster University’s 5,000 undergraduate students who study at the main campus in Webster Groves, at extended campuses, at international campuses […]

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Open Enrollment: Benefits Fair Nov 5., Informational Meetings Added

Open Enrollment: Benefits Fair Nov 5., Informational Meetings Added

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s benefits enrollment period is Nov. 10-23. Webster University’s benefits-eligible employees will need to make an active choice on most benefits to elect or decline coverage in our online benefits portal at My Webster/Benefits/Health & Welfare. Benefits Fair Nov. 5 The Annual Benefits Fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5, between 11:30 a.m. and […]

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Soccer’s Davis, Montgomery, McReynolds & Wells Sweep SLIAC Player of the Week Honors

Soccer’s Davis, Montgomery, McReynolds & Wells Sweep SLIAC Player of the Week Honors

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University soccer teams swept the final St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week for Fall 2014. Men’s soccer players Ian McReynolds and Mike Wells, and women’s soccer players Jessica Davis and Kristin Montgomery, took home the honors. All made significant contributions to their teams, winning their final two games to finish […]

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Save the Date: 2015 Sustainability Conference, March 27-28

Save the Date: 2015 Sustainability Conference, March 27-28

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars for the 2015 Webster University Sustainability Conference. With a theme of “Strange Connections: Innovation for Sustainability,” this year’s conference will emphasize the diverse parties and innovations that can come together in the name of sustainability. The conference will take place Friday and Saturday, March 27-28,  in the East Academic Building and Community […]

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Great Thanks Project: BFA student describes impact of donors

Great Thanks Project: BFA student describes impact of donors

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

I Heart Webster Week is all about showing our love for Webster University and what your own unique Webster experience means to you. This week of celebration and philanthropy began Monday, Nov. 3 with the kickoff of Project Gorlok, and will run through Friday, Nov. 7. Showcase events at the Webster Groves campus are planned […]

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Snapshots: Project Gorlok Kickoff Draws Crowd

Snapshots: Project Gorlok Kickoff Draws Crowd

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Student Government Association (SGA) is working with Student Ambassadors to implement new traditions at Webster University through Project Gorlok. The first campaign is the student-led fundraising initiative for the installation of the Gorlok statue on the home campus, given to the University in 2015 as a gift from the student body in honor of […]

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2015 Teaching Festival: ‘Art of Learning, Craft of Teaching’

2015 Teaching Festival: ‘Art of Learning, Craft of Teaching’

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Teaching Festival is an occasion to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching of Webster University faculty. We are now accepting proposals for presentations, posters, panels and roundtables related to teaching strategies that have proven successful in enhancing student learning. Webster’s worldwide community of faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit […]

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Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University voice students had a good weekend at the state competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Truman State University in Kirksville. At this annual event, four Webster faculty served as adjudicators: Jeffrey Carter, Carole Gaspar, Martha Hart and Amanda Taylor.  The teachers […]

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Undefeated…Again! Women’s Soccer Sweeps SLIAC Schedule for 2nd Consecutive Year

Undefeated…Again! Women’s Soccer Sweeps SLIAC Schedule for 2nd Consecutive Year

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finishing the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season undefeated for a second straight season, the Webster University women’s soccer team defeated Fontbonne University, 2-0, on Nov. 1 at the Soccer Park. The Gorloks wound up 9-0 in the SLIAC, extending their regular season winning streak to 19 in the conference. Senior Kristin Mongtomery opened […]

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