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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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In the News: Jenifer Lewis video, commencement address in St. Louis Business Journal

In the News: Jenifer Lewis video, commencement address in St. Louis Business Journal

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumna Jenifer Lewis‘ commencement speech at Webster University’s May 9 ceremony at The Muny drew coverage in the St. Louis Business Journal, as well as prior coverage in the St. Louis American. The Business Journal wrote that “Lewis’ commencement speech was incredible, filled with awesome advice and laughs,” and added a video interview […]

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Snapshots: Fort Sill Graduation Ceremony

Snapshots: Fort Sill Graduation Ceremony

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s that time again: The annual tradition of commencement ceremonies across Webster University’s worldwide network of campuses is now in full swing, with several ceremonies planned this weekend including the annual home campus ceremony on Saturday, May 9, at The Muny in Forest Park. More are planned throughout the year depending on location and local […]

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Matching Gift Challenge May 5 as Webster Participates in Give STL Day

Matching Gift Challenge May 5 as Webster Participates in Give STL Day

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University is proud to participate in the second-annual Give STL Day, a 24-hour, online giving event on May 5 organized by The Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Last year’s inaugural effort of Give STL Day raised more than $1.1 million for 528 local nonprofits. Over […]

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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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In the News: Loretto on Webster centennial; Sound of Meyer’s residency; Schubert on ISIS, Yemen

In the News: Loretto on Webster centennial; Sound of Meyer’s residency; Schubert on ISIS, Yemen

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes:  Loretto Community: ‘Webster University Reaches Century Mark’ An article about the Webster University Centennial in the Loretto Community magazine by Annie Stevens SL, adjunct faculty member of Religious Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, recalls a variety of historic gems from throughout Webster’s […]

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Kinematifest 8: Visual Effects Artist, Alumna Kristin Pratt to Deliver Keynote Address

Kinematifest 8: Visual Effects Artist, Alumna Kristin Pratt to Deliver Keynote Address

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fans of the popular HBO drama Game of Thrones know the show doesn’t skimp on the budget, and the season four episode “The Watchers on the Wall” was the show’s most expensive to date. For close to an hour, viewers were captivated by a fierce battle fought between hundreds of thousands of soldiers, giants and […]

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New Webster Alma Mater Announced, Debut Performance April 23

New Webster Alma Mater Announced, Debut Performance April 23

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University has a new alma mater, and the community will be able to hear it for the first time at noon on Thursday, April 23. All are invited to the presentation and performance that day in the Thompson Music Building Recital Hall where “Webster U. You Are Our Home,” the winning composition by Webster […]

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Snapshots: Vienna marathoners ‘in it for the long run’ in Webster’s centennial year

Snapshots: Vienna marathoners ‘in it for the long run’ in Webster’s centennial year

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster Vienna community once again came together to participate in the Vienna City Marathon, one of the city’s most exciting events. Ten students, staff, faculty and alumni of Webster University’s Vienna campus were among the more than 44,000 runners who took part this year. Several others had to drop out due to illness or […]

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