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Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fifty-seven of the top young female chess players – as young as age 6 through age 18 – from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Brazil will gather on Webster University’s home campus next week for the 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational, the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the United […]

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Walker School Secures Grant to Model Entrepreneurship in other Disciplines

Walker School Secures Grant to Model Entrepreneurship in other Disciplines

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneurship has long been associated with business schools. Now, thanks to a grant awarded to the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, the rest of Webster University will benefit from an entrepreneurial approach. A select group of Webster University faculty members will have a unique opportunity to develop a teaching and learning model […]

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Eleven New St. Louis Companies Select Webster as Higher Ed Partner

Eleven New St. Louis Companies Select Webster as Higher Ed Partner

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delmar Gardens Enterprises, Drury Hotels, Meramec Valley Bank, Mercy, MOHELA, St. Luke’s Hospital, HDA, Inc., Kwame Building Group, Novus International, Inc., Centene Corporation and Sigma Aldrich have selected Webster University as their preferred higher education provider. The agreements allow these companies to offer their employees a Webster Partner preferred tuition rate for targeted undergraduate and […]

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Webster Partners to Attract More International Students to St. Louis Region

Webster Partners to Attract More International Students to St. Louis Region

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University will join other institutions of higher education in the St. Louis area to explore ways to improve services for international students, including how to connect those students to local employers. This effort is just one component of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, a seven-year regional effort between government, universities and private enterprise to […]

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Regent’s Awards President Stroble Senior Honorary Fellowship

Regent’s Awards President Stroble Senior Honorary Fellowship

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

President Elizabeth J. (Beth) Stroble was named a Senior Honorary Fellow by Regent’s University London last week, in recognition of the support Webster University has offered to the London-based institution of higher education. Since 1994, Webster University has delivered degrees and study abroad programs in partnership with Regent’s University London, enabling students to study in […]

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From St. Louis to Geneva, Webster Joins Communities in Celebrating Independence Day

From St. Louis to Geneva, Webster Joins Communities in Celebrating Independence Day

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

In recognition of Independence Day this July 4th weekend, Webster University is again a major part of two of the largest holiday celebrations in the metropolitan St. Louis region. In its home community of Webster Groves, where Webster University was founded in 1915, the University continues its tradition as a gold sponsor of Webster Groves […]

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Webster Chamber Singers Selected for Prestigious Appearance

Webster Chamber Singers Selected for Prestigious Appearance

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Chamber Singers will present a main session concert at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) biennial divisional conference, March 19-22, 2014 in Little Rock, Ark. Of the 34 universities that submitted performance applications, only five collegiate choirs were selected to appear at the 2014 conference in Little Rock, through a blind audition […]

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New Online Program to Help Adults Finish Bachelor’s Degrees

New Online Program to Help Adults Finish Bachelor’s Degrees

| June 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Webster University has launched an Online Undergraduate Degree Completion program for adults. The program is designed for those who have attended college but have not completed a bachelor’s degree. Students accepted into the program can choose from four majors: business intelligence technologies, management, media communications, and religion and global society. Applications are currently being accepted, […]

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President Stroble Receives Norman Stack Award from St. Louis JCRC

President Stroble Receives Norman Stack Award from St. Louis JCRC

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth “Beth” Stroble received the Norman A. Stack Community Relations Award from the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC). The award was established 25 years ago to honor St. Louis community leaders who made significant contributions to interfaith understanding, intergroup relations and social justice. It’s named after the former executive director of the […]

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Mitchell Wins 2nd Tony Award for Best Choreography

Mitchell Wins 2nd Tony Award for Best Choreography

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumnus Jerry Mitchell captured his second Tony Award for Best Choreography for his work on the musical “Kinky Boots” during Sunday evening’s annual Tony Awards. The Broadway musical won six Tonys in all, including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Sound Design of a […]

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