Archive for June, 2015

Worth the Wait: Webster honored for support of Guard and Reserve

Worth the Wait: Webster honored for support of Guard and Reserve

| June 29, 2015 | 2 Comments

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, and try again. That’s what FBI agent and Webster alumnus Bob Schure did. Besides keeping the country safe, he also is the award coordinator for the Missouri chapter of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). ESGR is an office […]

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Vienna Bids Farewell but Not Goodbye to Arthur Hirsh

Vienna Bids Farewell but Not Goodbye to Arthur Hirsh

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over 90 colleagues and friends gathered June 24 to commemorate the tenure of Arthur Hirsh, who has stepped down after 15 years as director of Webster University’s Vienna campus. Hirsh announced his decision in December. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster opened the event with a video message. “I know how much Webster Vienna […]

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Bookstore Summer Clearance: Extra 30% off already reduced items

Bookstore Summer Clearance: Extra 30% off already reduced items

| June 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

The bookstore is running a summer clearance event, valid June 29 – July 26, offering an additional 30 percent off already reduced items. This offer is not valid on food items, Starbucks products or graduation items and cannot be combined with any other offer. See the store or visit websterushop.com for details.

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Jensen Named Interim Director of the Office of Corporate Partnerships

Jensen Named Interim Director of the Office of Corporate Partnerships

| June 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Dawn Jensen has been appointed interim director of Webster University’s Office of Corporate Partnerships (OCP). She will begin her new role July 1. The OCP works with businesses to develop programs of mutual interest, such as educational opportunities for the businesses’ employees or internship opportunities for Webster University students. “The Office of Corporate Partnerships strengthens […]

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Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

Around Webster: Shah at TEDx Delft; Barnidge in Israel; Erickson’s new play; Méhu on sex and leadership

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include:   Shah at TEDx Delft on Bijlmer Project Sheetal Shah, lecturer and head of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Webster Leiden, was a speaker at TEDx Delft Women at the end of May, focusing on her “classroom outdoors” concept […]

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Access to Emerson Library during Edgar Road Closure

Access to Emerson Library during Edgar Road Closure

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

As previously announced, Edgar Road between Big Bend Boulevard and Catalina Avenue and Garden Avenue between Hazel Avenue and Edgar Road (the area marked in red on this map) will be closed to both foot and vehicular traffic between July 6 and Aug. 14 while the city of Webster Groves installs a left turn lane […]

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Farewell to Roshaunda Cade

Farewell to Roshaunda Cade

| June 25, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Webster University community is invited to wish Roshaunda Cade, Academic Resource Center (ARC) assistant director, farewell as she takes on her new role as an English teacher at Clayton High School. Cade joined Webster in July 2008 as coordinator of the Writing Center within the ARC. Under her leadership, the usage of the writing […]

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Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

Geneva Students in ‘Innovation and the Arts’ Cluster Visit Renowned Art Basel

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month Webster University students in Geneva experienced the world’s most important modern and contemporary art fair. On Saturday, June 20, students enrolled in “Current Art” (ARHS 2200) and “Basic Digital Photography” (PHOT 1010) visited Art Basel, which brings together around 300 galleries from all over the world each year, drawing huge crowds of dealers […]

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Webster SVO Awarded $9,000 Vet Center Initiative Grant

Webster SVO Awarded $9,000 Vet Center Initiative Grant

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Student Veteran’s Organization (SVO) was recently awarded a Vet Center Initiative grant from the Student Veterans of America to build, refurbish or renovate a Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on-campus. The Home Depot Foundation awards $400,000 in grants to transform Vet Centers on 50 college campuses nationwide. Through the Vet Center Initiative, Home Depot […]

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Pelzel Named Interim Director of Academic Resource Center

Pelzel Named Interim Director of Academic Resource Center

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Kevin Pelzel, assistant director in the Academic Resource Center (ARC), has been named interim director of the ARC. The search for a new director, following the departure of Shelley Sawalich, now dean of Students at Logan University, will begin immediately. During the interim period, Pelzel […]

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