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Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Year End Financial Closing

May 21, 2019

The University’s fiscal year ends on May 31, 2019. In order to be compliant with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), Webster must include in its financial statements all expenses incurred during the year. The Webster community’s effort to meet all deadlines is greatly appreciated. Click through to review these deadlines for Expenditures, Invoices and Voucher Requests, Petty Cash, Concur and P-card.

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Student Life HOF

Three Selected for 2019 Student Life Hall of Fame

May 21, 2019

Ciléia Miranda-Yuen ‘01, Tammy Gocial ’03, and Jenn Christ ‘04, have been selected as the newest members of the Webster University Student Life Hall of Fame. They will be inducted at a ceremony to be held in Sunnen Lounge Thursday, May 30, with a reception beforehand in the University Center Commons. RSVP before May 27. The Student Life Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving student life at Webster University through campus, or community, involvement and/or participation in organized campus activities.

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Webster Hall

2018-19 Highlights: Academics, Athletics, Achievements and Awards

May 20, 2019

Webster University’s Class of 2019 numbers 5,000 graduates across the world, bringing Webster’s total alumni to more than 200,000 and capping another historic year for Webster University. Enjoy highlights of the 2018-19 academic year's achievements for students, alumni, faculty, staff and the University across the worldwide network.

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Jacob Ridenhour

Sophomore is 1st Gorlok to Qualify for NCAA Outdoor National Championships

May 20, 2019

Webster University sophomore Jacob Ridenhour made history Saturday morning as he became the first-ever Gorlok track and field athlete to qualify for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. Ridenhour qualified in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes and is one of eight student-athletes to qualify in both of those sprints at this year's Outdoor National Championships, which will be held in Geneva, Ohio, May 23-25.

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Join the 9th annual GCP Collaboratory in person or online

Join GCP Collaboratory Sessions Online

May 20, 2019

The ninth annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory will be held Tuesday and Wednesday with faculty, students and academic partners. This is a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning. For those wishing to join us remotely, the following sessions will be streamed and video made available after the event on the GCP website.

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Wyatt

Academic Resource Center Pairs with NetTutor, Wyatt Moves to Tutoring Program Coordinator

May 17, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is excited to announce two developments with the Tutoring Program. Effective Monday, June 3, Cherie Wyatt, current part-time Undergraduate Academic Advisor, will move into the full-time role of the Tutoring Program Coordinator. Additionally, the university is moving forward with its partnership with NetTutor, a professional online tutoring program.

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Class of 2019

Commencements begin for Class of 2019

May 17, 2019

Webster University's 100th graduating class has begun celebrating at commencement ceremonies across the network, including ceremonies last weekend in Geneva, Leiden, St. Louis and Thailand with more to come this weekend and through the summer. Overall, the class includes 5,000 graduates -- ranging in age from 19 to 72 -- and representing 101 countries across the globe.

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Nurse Anesthesia student Hilary Mackin with Sister Lucy Arombo

In the News: Sullivan, Corrigan, Mackin

May 16, 2019

Nurse Anesthesia student Hilary Mackin was featured by NBC affiliate KSDK for the remarkable story of how she helped a nun, Sister Lucy Arombo, who had helped her on a visit to Uganda. ... Katy Sullivan '02 was featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch coverage of commencement speakers. ... Don Corrigan will appear on KMOX Radio on May 25 and Kristi Carson’s “Talk of the Town” on May 26 to discuss his book about squirrels in pop culture.

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Webster University Athletics

Webster Wins Third Straight, 18th All-Time SLIAC All-Sports Trophy

May 15, 2019

Webster University continued its dominance of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy by capturing the 2018-19 award for the third consecutive season, as announced Tuesday during the SLIAC Awards Banquet. Webster has now won the SLIAC All-Sports Trophy 18 times in the 21-year history of the award, including 14 times in the last 15 years. Among the Hall of Fame inductees were former Gorlok men's soccer coach Marty Todt '92 and former women's basketball player Angie Carr '05.

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IT

New Email Security Feature on Webster Accounts

May 15, 2019

Effective Wednesday evening, May 15, a new email security feature will be implemented for webster.edu accounts that will make it easier to identify emails that come from outside of the organization by displaying a caution message at the top of the email body. Designed to serve as a reminder to exercise caution in daily email communications, especially when opening emails from unknown or external sources, this security feature is part of Information Technology’s effort to fight spam and phishing emails.

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The Gorlok

Staff Members of the Year Announced at Annual Recognition Breakfast

May 15, 2019

Tara Campbell and Nancy Higgins were announced as the Staff Members of the Year at the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, May 14. The two are also Webster alumnae. Other previously announced honorees from the network were also recognized, including the faculty recipients of this year's Kemper and Messing awards, the staff Gorlok Greats, new retirees and those who reached milestones for years of service in 2019.

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Kemper Award

Excellence in Teaching: 2019 Kemper Award Winners Awada, Geraghty-Rathert, Arese Visconti, Ryals

May 15, 2019

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. This year’s recipients are Jef Awada, Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Francesco Arese Visconti and Robert Ryals.

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