Archive for April, 2015

Endowed Chair Created in Honor of Dean Peter Sargent

Endowed Chair Created in Honor of Dean Peter Sargent

| April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

A new endowed chair at Webster University has been created in honor of Peter Sargent, dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. The Peter E. Sargent Chair was established by the two Webster University alumnae, Laura House Herring ’70 and Mary Alice Dwyer-Dobbin ‘63, and made possible through a combined estate gift. Herring […]

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Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event May 8

Sustainability Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event May 8

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Help the environment and raise money for the Sustainability Project! Join your Webster University colleagues and friends for the next E-Waste Recycling Event and Fundraiser on Friday, May 8, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in Lot O, the parking lot just east of the parking garage on the home campus. Bring your old electronics, computer towers, […]

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Baseball’s Kammer Adds National Player of the Week to Growing List of Honors

Baseball’s Kammer Adds National Player of the Week to Growing List of Honors

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University senior Jeff Kammer has one more award to add to his collection of honors for his performance the week of April 20-26: National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) national Player of the Week. Earlier this week, Kammer was named the Diamond Sports/St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Baseball Hitter of the Week for […]

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Snapshots: Big Brothers Big Sisters Visits Webster

Snapshots: Big Brothers Big Sisters Visits Webster

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted a special home campus visit from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri on April 3, coordinated by the Office of Admission’s Corey Hawkins and Academic Resource Center’s Erin Bullerdieck. The group included middle school students (“Littles”), their parents, and the students’ matches (“Bigs”). While enjoying lunch, the group sat through an […]

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Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

| April 30, 2015

Webster University hosted two popular sessions at the Gateway to Innovation conference in downtown St. Louis Wednesday, including one featuring Tom Ridge, the first secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania. As an event co-sponsor, Webster also showcased its  cybersecurity program, with President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble formally addressing technology conference attendees before […]

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Psychology Student’s Senior Thesis Selected for CUR Award

Psychology Student’s Senior Thesis Selected for CUR Award

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The senior thesis research project by Ryan Metzger, a Webster University senior majoring in psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences, was selected for a Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) award. The award will help fund Metzger’s presentation of his work at the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) conference in Chicago. Metzger’s senior thesis, “Does […]

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Reception for Barbara Ann Barbato May 1

Reception for Barbara Ann Barbato May 1

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A reception will be held for Barbara Ann Barbato, SL, on Friday, May 1, 3-5 p.m., in the pink ballroom of the H. Sam Priest Center. Barbato, a Sister of Loretto, joined Webster in 1963 as a faculty member in the history department, where she continued as a beloved professor until her retirement in 2003. […]

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Jim Brasfield Retirement Reception May 12

Jim Brasfield Retirement Reception May 12

| April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Please join the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology in recognizing retiring faculty member Jim Brasfield as he concludes his 39th year of teaching at Webster University. A reception for Brasfield will be held Tuesday, May 12 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 253/262. Click here to RSVP. Brasfield joined […]

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ILC Students Present ‘A Night of Spanish American Theatre’ May 2

ILC Students Present ‘A Night of Spanish American Theatre’ May 2

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s International Languages & Culture (ILC) Department presents “A Night of Spanish American Theatre” on Saturday, May 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Winifred Moore Auditorium. La isla desierta/The Deserted Island by Roberto Arlt will be performed in Spanish by students in the SPAN 4650 and ILC 5170 courses. A summary in English will be […]

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Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Board of Trustees endorsed the University’s new strategic plan, Global Impact for the Next Century, at its April meeting. The new plan emphasizes a strong commitment to maximizing Webster’s academic and operational assets and firmly establishes Webster’s reputation as a global university. See the new strategic plan website: www.webster.edu/globalimpact “With an appreciation for […]

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