Archive for June, 2015

Electrical Substation Phase 2: Transformer Work, June 8-12

Electrical Substation Phase 2: Transformer Work, June 8-12

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Work continues on Phase 2 of the Electrical Customer Substation project. Please see below for local impact of transformer work conducted the week of June 8-12. East and West Hall: On Monday June 8, 2015, the contractor will begin excavation work to tie the new conduits into the transformer for future electrical tie-ins at East […]

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Join the Fun: Volunteers needed for WG Community Days Parade July 4

Join the Fun: Volunteers needed for WG Community Days Parade July 4

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University community (faculty, staff, students, alumni and their families) are invited to participate in the City of Webster Groves’ Community Days Parade Saturday, July 4, and represent the University in this major community event. The parade begins at 10 a.m. The University’s Centennial-themed float theme is “100 Years and Counting,” and […]

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Faculty & Staff: Free Opera Theatre tickets for ‘Richard the Lionheart’ June 11, ‘Emmeline’ June 17

Faculty & Staff: Free Opera Theatre tickets for ‘Richard the Lionheart’ June 11, ‘Emmeline’ June 17

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is extending a complimentary ticket opportunity to Webster University faculty and staff as a token of appreciation for the generous support Webster University provides to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis throughout the year. Opera Theatre is offering faculty and staff members one pair of tickets to each of these performances: […]

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Webster Wellness Presents Men’s Health Webinar June 9

Webster Wellness Presents Men’s Health Webinar June 9

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster Wellness invites male members of the Webster community to join them for a live UnitedHeathcare webinar on men’s health on Tuesday, June 9, at 11:30 a.m. in the University Center Presentation Room. This “men only” seminar will tackle issues including choosing supplements; alcohol and belly fat; foods that may help promote fertility, wellness and […]

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Massena Named Director of Undergraduate Admission

Massena Named Director of Undergraduate Admission

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

John Massena has been named director of Undergraduate Admission for Webster University. This position in the Office of Admission serves a critical leadership and strategic role in the recruitment of new students to the Webster Groves home campus. Massena will join Webster on July 1. “We are excited that John will be joining the Enrollment Management […]

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School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

School of Education ‘Transformative Learning’ Conference June 11-12 Honors Centennial Educator SL Eschen

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Webster University’s Centennial celebration, the School of Education will host the conference, “Educators as Agents of Change Through Transformative Learning and Leadership,” June 11-12 in the East Academic Building’s Edward Jones Commons. The conference will feature panel discussions on urban school change and transformative learning. Conference activities will also include two distinguished […]

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Brookings Institution Earnings Study Shows Value Added by Webster University Degree

Brookings Institution Earnings Study Shows Value Added by Webster University Degree

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Completing a degree at Webster University doesn’t just transform a student for global citizenship and academic excellence — it also lays the groundwork for a successful career. That’s the finding of a report by the Brookings Institution, released in April, that looked at the impact of colleges and universities from a different angle: By how […]

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Webster LEADS Students at Geneva, Vienna Form Bonds, Prepare to Mentor New Students

Webster LEADS Students at Geneva, Vienna Form Bonds, Prepare to Mentor New Students

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, students in the Webster LEADS leadership program from the Webster University Vienna and Geneva campuses met up for what has become a hallowed annual tradition – a joint retreat in the Swiss Alps. Senior student leaders from both campuses, supported by Student Services staff, led a series of workshops, activities, sessions — some […]

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Johnson Named Interim Dean of Walker School

Johnson Named Interim Dean of Walker School

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thomas Johnson, associate vice president and chief of strategic initiatives at Webster University, has been named interim dean of Webster’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. Since arriving at Webster University in 2012, Johnson has spearheaded several strategic initiatives, including identifying and executing market- and student-responsive opportunities such as the creation of the […]

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Faculty Deadlines for 2016 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals

Faculty Deadlines for 2016 Short-Term Study Abroad Proposals

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Faculty led short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country. The learning experiences afforded by these programs help support the University’s mission of transforming students for global citizenship and individual excellence. They are also a necessary alternative for students who cannot accommodate international year-long, […]

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