Tag: Accessibility

Invisible Wounds: April 24 Brown Bag on experience of student veterans

Invisible Wounds: April 24 Brown Bag on experience of student veterans

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three military veterans will speak at a “brown bag” workshop addressing the invisible wounds experienced by many veterans and student veterans. The “Invisible Wounds” workshop, from noon to 1 p.m. April 24 in the University Center Presentation Room, is presented by Webster University’s Accessibility Committee, the Counseling office, the Office of Military Affairs and Health […]

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Want to Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey? Sign up for a Roll/Walk-Through

Want to Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey? Sign up for a Roll/Walk-Through

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Accessibility Committee will be conducting its annual assessment of campus accessibility. If you are interested in joining one of the accessibility survey groups during the week of Oct. 6-10 for a roll/walk-through, please contact Kevin Pelzel at kevinpelzel28@webster.edu or Cindy Yamnitz at cynthiayamnitz36@webster.edu for additional details.

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Evening for Diversity and Inclusion: Webster honored at two St. Louis events

Evening for Diversity and Inclusion: Webster honored at two St. Louis events

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was an evening for diversity and inclusion across St. Louis last night, with Webster University featured at two separate events focused on this topic. At the Chase Park Plaza, Webster University was one of five organizations honored at the second annual AccessibleSTL Shine the Light Awards by Paraquad, a nonprofit organization that has offered […]

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Snapshots: Event Celebrates Webster Diversity and Inclusion, Access to Education

Snapshots: Event Celebrates Webster Diversity and Inclusion, Access to Education

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University took a moment last week to recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion at a special event for faculty, staff, administrators and community partners. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster spoke on the theme of “Access to Education: Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Community for a Stronger World,” using the occasion to […]

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Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey Week of Oct. 7

Participate in the Annual Campus Accessibility Survey Week of Oct. 7

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year the Accessibility Committee will be conducting its Campus Accessibility Survey in five parts during the week of Oct. 7. We encourage students, staff and faculty to join us as we travel through all parts of the campus to evaluate how accessible and welcoming the campus is to persons with disabilities. To participate, contact […]

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WSA Presents: Disability & Diversity Sept. 12 in EAB, Also Streamed Live

WSA Presents: Disability & Diversity Sept. 12 in EAB, Also Streamed Live

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every person with a disability is different. Hear perspectives on how and why as the Webster Staff Alliance invites you to hear insights from Daniel Mellenthin, independent living specialist, and Anne Frost, deaf & hard of hearing program specialist from Paraquad. The event will take place live in the East Academic Building 253/262 and will […]

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Webster University Recognized for Accessibility

Webster University Recognized for Accessibility

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University is one of five St. Louis organizations that will be honored by Paraquad, a nonprofit organization that has offered services to people with disabilities for more than 40 years. Webster is being recognized for all the work completed on its Webster Groves home campus to make its classes and offices more accessible to […]

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Repair Work at 540 Garden, Student Health Services Building

Repair Work at 540 Garden, Student Health Services Building

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Monday morning, July 15, foundation support work, ramp and front porch renovation begins on the Counseling and Student Health Services building at 540 Garden Ave. This work is scheduled for completion by Aug. 2. Handicap accessibility for the facility will remain open during construction. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to […]

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‘Disability Etiquette’ Brown Bag Speaker April 18

‘Disability Etiquette’ Brown Bag Speaker April 18

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center invite the University community to a brown bag lunch session, “Disability Etiquette” with speaker Stephanie McDowell on Thursday, April 18, noon – 1 p.m. in the Sunnen Lounge. A St. Louis native, McDowell earned her BA in Human Services at Fontbonne University and her master’s […]

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Campus Accessibility Is Everyone’s Business

Campus Accessibility Is Everyone’s Business

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ensuring a welcoming and accessible campus is everyone’s business. If you see a barrier to physical accessibility (e.g., an automatic door not functioning), please don’t wait for someone else to report it. Place a work order. (If you lose the direct link, you can easily access the work order form through the “A-Z Listings” on […]

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