Archive for May, 2015

In the News: Ghana commencement; Webster ‘seed’ in Ghana; Englis at Shakespeare Festival

In the News: Ghana commencement; Webster ‘seed’ in Ghana; Englis at Shakespeare Festival

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Webster Ghana Commencement in Local News The first-ever commencement ceremony held at Webster University’s campus in Accra, Ghana, was featured in local media outlets, including Modern Ghana, Spy Ghana and 9ija News. Commencement speaker Esther Cobbah, chief executive of Strategic Communications Africa Limited, encouraged the […]

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Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

Sibling Brains: STEAM Workshop with Webster Groves blends art, science approaches to problem-solving

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and the Webster Groves School District are again partnering for a fascinating two-day workshop that brings left and right brain together, immersing St. Louis area teachers, professors and advanced students in hands-on problem solving exercises based on Next Generation Education Standards. Held June 2-3 at Webster Groves High School, STEAM 2015 will blend […]

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1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

1-Year MBA Students in Hybrid Course See Brazilian Business, Sustainability, Culture

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 1-Year MBA program incorporates the small classes, personal attention, international perspective, and real-world approach to learning that are hallmarks of the Webster University experience. Webster student Mesha Gunter, a 1-Year MBA student from Jamaica who enrolled while working as human resources manager with Progressive Communications, knows that experience well. Gunter, enrolled through Webster’s Orlando, […]

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Farewell for Shelley Sawalich, Named Dean of Students at Logan University

Farewell for Shelley Sawalich, Named Dean of Students at Logan University

| May 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Please join the Office of Academic Affairs in wishing Shelley Sawalich, director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC), good luck and farewell as she leaves Webster University. Sawalich has accepted the position of Dean of Students with Logan University. She joined Webster University in August 2012 and was instrumental in advancing several initiatives at the […]

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USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s School of Education presents “An Evening with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro: A Presentation and Discussion of Four Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy” on Wednesday, June 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room. Kevin Kumashiro is the dean of the School of Education at University of San Francisco. He is a leading expert […]

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Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

Cyberspace Research Institute Launched with Four Cyber Labs

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University is broadening its spectrum of research and resources for global security professionals. The newly created Webster University Cyberspace Research Institute (CRI) offers digital laboratories for Institute members, students and faculty to explore the most current cyberspace and security issues and threats. The Webster University CRI will combat disruptive technologies and create collaborative research. […]

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Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

Book Club July 13: Jumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland’

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for a summer read? Better yet – looking for a summer read and a chance to discuss the book with others?  Why not grab a copy of Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland,” and join the Webster University Book Club for their summer meeting on July 13 at noon in the Library Conference Room. Moving between […]

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Register for the Gorlok Golf Scramble Aug. 10

Register for the Gorlok Golf Scramble Aug. 10

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Athletics and the Webster Alumni Office are sponsoring the first annual Gorlok Golf Scramble at the Highlands Golf Course in Forest Park, on Monday, Aug. 10. The Scramble will feature two sessions, with a morning and afternoon shotgun start. Each session will include nine holes of golf, lunch, and two drink tickets for […]

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Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

Ghana Campus Celebrates First Commencement Ceremony

| May 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Amid a centennial year of celebrating changing lives and building strong communities during its first 100 years, on May 23 Webster University reached a milestone signaling the impact to come for the next 100: The first Webster University commencement ceremony in Africa. Six degree candidates for the Class of 2015 either completed their studies or […]

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Opera Theatre College Nights: $15 student tickets for Wednesday, Friday performances

Opera Theatre College Nights: $15 student tickets for Wednesday, Friday performances

| May 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is extending a ticket discount offer to Webster University students as the 40th season begins. Every Wednesday and Friday during the season, tickets for students with a valid college ID are just $15. College Night Ticket Schedule The Barber of Seville – May 27, May 29, June 10 […]

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