Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

Snapshot: Webster Staff, Alumni Attend St. Louis Mosaic Project Event

Snapshot: Webster Staff, Alumni Attend St. Louis Mosaic Project Event

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University alumni and staff attended St. Louis Mosaic Project’s Partners for Prosperity event on June 15. The event celebrated individuals and corporations who are helping transform St. Louis into the fastest growing major metropolitan area for immigration. Attending were International Admissions coordinator Janka Ribando, Corporate Partnership Engagement & Internships director Rebecca Spear, employment services […]

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University Joins Rotary Club in Honoring 8th Grade Leaders with Scholarship

University Joins Rotary Club in Honoring 8th Grade Leaders with Scholarship

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University and Rotary Club St. Louis-Club 11 recently partnered to honor grade school students within the community with the 8th Grade Leadership Achievement Award. Principals from the St. Louis Public School District and select private and parochial middle schools identified one outstanding eighth grade student leader from their school to be honored. Nominated students […]

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RSVP for ‘Listen. Talk. Learn.’ Diversity Awareness Partnership Facilitation Session April 22

RSVP for ‘Listen. Talk. Learn.’ Diversity Awareness Partnership Facilitation Session April 22

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement will host Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) as they present the facilitation session “Listen. Talk. Learn: Dialogue Across Differences” on Wednesday, April 22, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 131. There are 35 seats open to Webster students, faculty or staff for […]

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RSVP to Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium March 31

RSVP to Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium March 31

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

To close out Women’s History Month, Webster University’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement will host the inaugural Missouri Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium on Tuesday, March 31, from 8-11:30 a.m. in the East Academic Building. The theme for this event is “Celebrating Leadership: The Power of Women in the Workplace.” Associate vice […]

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Walker Speaker Series ‘Women in Leadership’ Panel Packs the Commons

Walker Speaker Series ‘Women in Leadership’ Panel Packs the Commons

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Walker Speaker Series welcomed Maxine Clark, Build-A-Bear Workshop founder, and Kathleen (Kathy) Mazzarella MBA’02, chief executive officer and president of Graybar, who joined President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble for the “Women in Leadership” panel on March 19. Sharing their personal career experiences and offering insights on leadership, Stroble, Clark and Mazzarella spoke to the […]

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‘Women of Color’ Panel Draws Local Community, Leaders to Webster

‘Women of Color’ Panel Draws Local Community, Leaders to Webster

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of the several events surrounding Black History Month, Webster’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement hosted the panel discussion “Conversations on Rethinking Possible…Women of Color Leading the Way” on Feb. 18 in the East Academic Building. Nicole Roach, associate vice president of Diversity Inclusion & Community Engagement, served as moderator for the […]

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Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

Former Loretto Sister, Webster Instructor Recounts Experience at March on Selma in 1965

| March 5, 2015 | 3 Comments

It was 50 years ago this March when the nation watched as a protest march for African American voting rights in Alabama turned violent. The event known as “Bloody Sunday” took place on March 7, 1965, when 600 people assembled in Selma to march to Montgomery and were blocked by state troopers. Officers shot teargas […]

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University will host or participate in several events for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and Black History Month this year. The events range from participating in a community-wide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. to hosting a performance by the acclaimed performance group “Step Afrika.” Jan. 18: Webster Groves MLK Community Celebration The […]

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From the President and Provost: Renewed commitment to Webster’s mission, vision, global responsibilities

From the President and Provost: Renewed commitment to Webster’s mission, vision, global responsibilities

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

A message from the President and Provost distributed to the Webster University community Jan. 12, 2015: The year of 2015 brings renewed opportunity for our communities in St. Louis and beyond. Webster University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has never been stronger or more relevant than it is today. As the world continues to grapple […]

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Webster President Stroble Honored by YWCA as Leader of Distinction

Webster President Stroble Honored by YWCA as Leader of Distinction

| January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last month Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble accepted the “Leader of Distinction” award as part of the 2014 YWCA Metro St. Louis Academy of Leaders. Women selected for this honor are “role models – living the YWCA Mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.” With the support of several major sponsors from the […]

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