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Baseball Headed to 3rd World Series after Sweeping Regional Championship

Baseball Headed to 3rd World Series after Sweeping Regional Championship

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University baseball team is headed to its third World Series appearance in the last four years. The No. 24 ranked Gorloks won the NCAA III Waterloo Regional with a 5-1 win over Carthage College (Wisconsin) on May 17 in Waterloo, Iowa. Webster swept the regional, going 4-0, and will now travel to Appleton, […]

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[Videos] New Alma Mater, Mace Highlight Traditions at Centennial Commencement

[Videos] New Alma Mater, Mace Highlight Traditions at Centennial Commencement

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The second weekend in May is occasion for Webster University’s annual commencement ceremony, but for its centennial year the University also marked the occasion by unveiling updates to two timeless traditions as it enters its second century. For the 96th commencement ceremony in St. Louis on May 9, the new alma mater was performed in […]

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2015 Messing Award: James Robey will advance teaching of dance in global context

2015 Messing Award: James Robey will advance teaching of dance in global context

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since 1977, the Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for a summer activity that strengthens his or her curriculum and that improves the teaching/learning experience. The award provides the resources for a Webster University faculty member to complete international research projects and infuse the results of […]

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Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

Excellence in Teaching: 2015 Kemper Award Winners Bauer, Goedereis, Davis, Jensen

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded each year to two full-time and two part-time faculty members at Webster University who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Nominated and supported by students and colleagues, they are selected by a committee of their peers for their outstanding teaching. The award is funded by […]

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Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“You all look beautiful, and it fills my heart to be able to celebrate with you and your families today.” Thus began remarks from Jenifer Lewis ’79 to Webster University graduates present at The Muny in Forest Park or watching online during the 96th commencement ceremony. Lewis was “home” again, returning during her alma mater’s […]

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Global Perspective: MHA/MBA grad’s story reflects Webster’s international connections

Global Perspective: MHA/MBA grad’s story reflects Webster’s international connections

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As commencement ceremonies take place this weekend and through the summer at Webster University campuses around the world, there are truly thousands of stories about how each of this year’s 6,574 graduates from 110 countries came to, and succeeded at, Webster University. One of them is India native Debhuti Roy, a student leader who came […]

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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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Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

| April 30, 2015

Webster University hosted two popular sessions at the Gateway to Innovation conference in downtown St. Louis Wednesday, including one featuring Tom Ridge, the first secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania. As an event co-sponsor, Webster also showcased its  cybersecurity program, with President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble formally addressing technology conference attendees before […]

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Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Board of Trustees endorsed the University’s new strategic plan, Global Impact for the Next Century, at its April meeting. The new plan emphasizes a strong commitment to maximizing Webster’s academic and operational assets and firmly establishes Webster’s reputation as a global university. See the new strategic plan website: www.webster.edu/globalimpact “With an appreciation for […]

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