Academic News

Webster MSN students in the nurse educator tract learn on a SIMman 3G human simulator.

Nurse Educator Students Reflect on Impact of Simulator, NEIP Grant

August 10, 2018

One year after a Missouri Nursing Education Incentive Program (NEIP) grant award supported Webster University in purchasing a SIMman 3G human simulator, Webster nursing students are thrilled with the impact it has had on their preparation to become nurse educators. The simulator enables "amazing role-play" learning in a safe environment. Two simulator "boot camps" created as part of the program were so successful that nursing faculty will continue them with future nurse educator students.

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Student tutors, donors and leaders gathered to reflect on the program's impact this spring.

Maritz Grant Continues Support of Student Literacy Corps, Math Tutoring

August 07, 2018

A $15,000 grant from Maritz will continue support of the Webster University Student Literacy Corps and Math Tutoring Program. "This grant will ensure that Webster students can continue to tutor and that struggling readers will continue to enjoy the additional support and encouragement tutors provide," said Kate Northcott, director of the Student Literacy Corps, which began in 1990. St. Louis’ growing population of English Language Learners has only increased the need for such engagement, she said.

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The capstone presentations represent the final milestone in completing the MSN degree.

Nursing Students Present Posters for MSN Capstone

July 30, 2018

Fourteen graduate nursing students presented posters as part of their final capstone project on July 18. Students chose a topic and completed a literature review related to their focus of nurse educator or leader. The literature review was translated to a poster presentation, representing the final milestone in the completion of a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. Poster topics included: disaster preparedness, horizontal violence and multi-disciplinary rounding.

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Webster's women's track and field team won an all-academic team award for the fourth time in the last five years.

Women's Track and Field, Illig Honored for Academics

July 30, 2018

Webster University's women's track and field team was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with a 2017-18 All-Academic Team Award. Senior women's track and field athlete Meghan Illig also earned NCAA Division III All-Academic Honors for 2017-18. Webster has now earned a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Award for the fourth time in the last five years, including three straight awards from 2013-16.

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