Archive for December, 2014

2015 Teaching Festival Proposals Due Dec. 22; Worldwide Submissions Encouraged

2015 Teaching Festival Proposals Due Dec. 22; Worldwide Submissions Encouraged

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reminder: The deadline for proposals for the 2015 Webster University Teaching Festival is Dec. 22, 2014. Organizers are 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 their proposals. About the Festival […]

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Department of Dance: Fall Creations Concert Dec. 12

Department of Dance: Fall Creations Concert Dec. 12

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance will present the Fall Creations Concert on Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance, on the fourth floor of the Loretto-Hilton Center. The performances will feature student-created works. “The Creations Concert is unique to Webster University and allows students to share their innovative […]

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New Payment Deferral for Employer Reimbursement Students

New Payment Deferral for Employer Reimbursement Students

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Effective in 2015, students who receive full reimbursement of tuition from their employer may defer payment until after the end of the academic term. Students with employer reimbursement benefits may elect to participate in payment deferral by providing the Employee Reimbursement “ER” payment option code upon registration. Payment must be made in full within three […]

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Enterprise CarShare Available for University Employees

Enterprise CarShare Available for University Employees

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University has partnered with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to bring the convenience of car sharing to the University community. Car sharing occurs when employees of the University share the use of a vehicle for local business related driving needs. The car is conveniently located on campus and can be reserved by faculty and staff for business […]

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Grand Jury Protests at Webster University

Grand Jury Protests at Webster University

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tuesday evening, Dec. 2, saw some 50-75 students and others peacefully demonstrating in the streets surrounding Webster University’s Webster Groves home campus. The organized protest was in response to the Michael Brown grand jury announcement. The same type of organized protest has occurred at other universities in the St. Louis area and across the United […]

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Holiday Card: Webster’s ‘Most Confusing Carolers’ Deck the Halls in Song

Holiday Card: Webster’s ‘Most Confusing Carolers’ Deck the Halls in Song

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Holidays greetings from Webster University and “The World’s Most Confusing Carolers!” Webster University community members, including alumni and friends, have begun receiving the annual worldwide holiday card from President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster in their email inboxes. If it hasn’t arrived already, the greeting from the President and Provost will be in your […]

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Lee-Johnson Scholarship for Immigrant and Refugee Women Established

Lee-Johnson Scholarship for Immigrant and Refugee Women Established

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yin Lam Lee-Johnson, assistant professor in Teaching English as a Second Language in the School of Education, established the Lee-Johnson Scholarship for Immigrant and Refugee Women in 2014 to help female students who originate from countries other than the U.S. The $1,000 scholarship aims to help immigrant and refugee women recognize the transformative power of […]

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Go Paperless: Sign up for electronic W2 forms, direct deposit

Go Paperless: Sign up for electronic W2 forms, direct deposit

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Did you know that in addition to paperless direct deposit of your paycheck, you can now receive your W2 tax form electronically? Making this paperless choice is an easy, sustainable way to reduce waste and save needless expenses. To discontinue receiving paper W2 tax forms and receive the electronic format only, Webster University employees can […]

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Winter Dance Workshop: Feb. 15

Winter Dance Workshop: Feb. 15

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for the Department of Dance’s annual Winter Dance Workshop, to be held Feb. 15, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance. Tuition for the workshop will be $75 and the registration deadline is Feb. 9, 2015. The workshop will invite high school students to participate […]

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After 15 Years, Hirsh to Step Down as Vienna Director in 2015

After 15 Years, Hirsh to Step Down as Vienna Director in 2015

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster University’s Vienna campus for the past 15 years, will step down from the director position at the end of June. During his tenure, enrollment nearly doubled in Vienna, Webster achieved accreditation from Austria, and the campus was relocated to a strategically better location. “Being director of Webster Vienna has been […]

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