Archive for March, 2015

Message from the Provost

Message from the Provost

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following message was distributed to Webster St. Louis area part-time faculty members March 30. To all Faculty and Staff: Late Friday, we received notice that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) filed a petition with the NLRB to represent certain Adjunct Faculty members teaching at Webster University’s St. Louis area campuses. This is the […]

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Teachers Matter: Promoting partnership, measuring efficacy in teacher preparation

Teachers Matter: Promoting partnership, measuring efficacy in teacher preparation

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over spring break, School of Education professors Stephanie Mahfood, Basiyr Rodney and Paula Witkowski traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to present at the National Association for Professional Development Schools Conference. The presentation was done in partnership with Sarah Christman, founder and principal of the The Soulard School (TSS), and Ann Luciani, who is a Master of […]

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Webster Geneva Alum Founds Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

Webster Geneva Alum Founds Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A trio of Webster University alumni is working to expand educational opportunities in Dubai. Webster Geneva alumnus Omar Danial (BA ’91, MBA ’97) and longtime donor has founded a Swiss International Scientific School (SISD) there, scheduled to open in September 2015. Recognized as one of the most successful business developers, investment managers and entrepreneurs in […]

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Baseball’s Uhrich Receives Hitter of the Week Honorable Mention

Baseball’s Uhrich Receives Hitter of the Week Honorable Mention

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sophomore Kyle Uhrich, Webster University baseball team first baseman, was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Honorable Mention NCAA III Hitter of the Week. Uhrich batted .474 on the week with five home runs and 12 runs batted in while scoring eight runs. He picked up a hit in all five games including three […]

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Nominations Due April 3 for Spring II Dean’s Service, Student Employment Awards

Nominations Due April 3 for Spring II Dean’s Service, Student Employment Awards

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dean’s Award for Service, Spring II The Dean’s Award for Service is an award given quarterly that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students’ volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of […]

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Office of Institutional Effectiveness: New Headcount Reports

Office of Institutional Effectiveness: New Headcount Reports

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE) has new reports available on headcounts by major and credit hours by department for each of Webster’s locations for Fall 2014. To access these reports, go to webster.edu/effectiveness, click on Data Reporting on the left, then click on Fall. The new reports are listed under Headcount by Campus and […]

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Snapshots: Walker Speaker Informs St. Louis Audience of Gateway Arch Backstory

Snapshots: Walker Speaker Informs St. Louis Audience of Gateway Arch Backstory

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

On March 27, the Walker School hosted University of Kentucky history professor Tracy Campbell for a presentation about the Gateway Arch. A renowned historian, Campbell is the author of The Gateway Arch: A Biography, examining the complicated history of St. Louis’ signature monument. The Gateway Arch was also chosen as one of the “Best Books […]

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Chess Team Heads to New York to Defend National Title

Chess Team Heads to New York to Defend National Title

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The No. 1 ranked Webster University chess team is headed to New York this weekend to defend its title as national collegiate champions. The President’s Cup, known as the “Final Four of Chess,” is a round-robin tournament taking place this year at the New York Athletic Club in New York City. Webster’s team enters as […]

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Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

Counseling & Life Development April Events: Raising awareness on sexual assault

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for the annual “Take Back the Day” event on Monday, April 6, from noon-3 p.m. on the Quad. This event will feature programs to help raise campus awareness about sexual violence, harassment, bullying and unhealthy relationships. Other programs will also be offered throughout the month of April. A variety of groups will be […]

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Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several outstanding Webster University community members were recipients of Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards, including Jeffrey Carter, Department of Music chair in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, who won the Outstanding Musical Director award. Carter was recognized for his work as musical director of Bonnie & Clyde at New Line Theatre in St. […]

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