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2014 GLA October Session, Day Three: Military perspective at Fort Leavenworth

2014 GLA October Session, Day Three: Military perspective at Fort Leavenworth

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the third day of their October meeting with a five hour bus ride to Leavenworth, Kansas, departing St. Louis before sunrise. After lunch at a local restaurant, Brig. Gen. Mike Callan (USAF, ret.), associate vice president for Military & Government Programs with Webster’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA), […]

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Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University extends condolences to colleagues and friends of Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, who passed away Oct. 21 at the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky. She was 91 years old. Sr. Eloise’s passing prompts us to recall the contributions she made to help shape Webster’s nearly 100-year history. She earned her undergraduate degree […]

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Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

Webster Mentoring Program Doubles Number of Students, Alumni Participants

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second year of the Webster Mentoring Program is off to a successful start. The Office of Advancement and the Career Planning & Development Center collaborated and matched 60 students with alumni mentors. The Webster Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for students and alumni to connect in a positive one-on-one mentoring relationship. Through this six-month […]

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Snapshots: Fort Bliss Commencement Marks First Ceremony Within the Centennial Celebration

Snapshots: Fort Bliss Commencement Marks First Ceremony Within the Centennial Celebration

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The commencement ceremony for Webster University’s Fort Bliss, Texas, campus location was held on Friday, Oct. 10, with President Beth Stroble serving as the Commencement speaker. President Stroble noted that the ceremony was the first graduation to take place during the 100th Centennial celebration of Webster University in her address to the 140 participating graduates, […]

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Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

To celebrate the rich diversity of Webster University’s worldwide network during the holiday season, a uniquely decorated Global Holiday Tree will once again be on display in the University Center throughout the month of December. New ornaments submitted from around the Webster worldwide network are added to the permanent collection that decorates the tree each […]

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Walker School’s Online Career/Intership Expo a ‘Virtual’ Success

Walker School’s Online Career/Intership Expo a ‘Virtual’ Success

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 1,000 students and alumni from 24 countries around the world registered to take part in Webster University’s first-ever Global Online Career and Internship Expo on Oct. 9. Participants discussed jobs and internships with recruiters from leading companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Stifel, Bank of America, Graybar, Enterprise Holdings and more. Unlike a traditional job fair, […]

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Update: Nominations for Student Life Hall of Fame Due Dec. 8

Update: Nominations for Student Life Hall of Fame Due Dec. 8

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Know a student with “hall of fame” credentials? The Student Affairs office is seeking nominations by Nov. 30 for the Student Life Hall of Fame. The Student Life Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving student life at Webster University through campus or community involvement and participation in organized […]

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Around Webster: West playwriting award; Bauman journalism award; Schoultz in Peace Corps; Bode at NLCS

Around Webster: West playwriting award; Bauman journalism award; Schoultz in Peace Corps; Bode at NLCS

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Edele (Calamity West) Wins Playwriting Award Calamity West (the pen name of College of Arts & Sciences alumna Lizz Edele) has won a $25,000 arts award for playwriting from 3Arts in Chicago. She is one of 10 recipients, each awarded an unrestricted $25,000 for […]

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Snapshots: Career & Internship Fair 2014

Snapshots: Career & Internship Fair 2014

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 90 employers and over 350 students and alumni participated in the annual Career & Internship Fair hosted by the Career Planning & Development Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Students and alumni from across the St. Louis metro area, representing all St. Louis campuses, joined in this on-campus unique and valuable opportunity to meet face […]

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Vienna Celebrates Wenkheim Move with Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff

Vienna Celebrates Wenkheim Move with Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff

| October 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Vienna campus celebrated its new home in the Palais Wenkheim with a festive reception on Oct. 1. Campus director Arthur Hirsh delivered an opening speech, noting, “This move is a step into the right direction for the years to come.” The astonished faces of visitors showed […]

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