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Counseling Students Receive National Minority Fellowships

July 26, 2017

Two Webster University counseling students at the Myrtle Beach campus location have been awarded fellowships in the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation 2017 Minority Fellowship Program. Each will receive up to $11,000 in scholarship funding, thanks to their knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations.

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Celebrating 20 years teaching at Webster

Making a Difference: Rolla marks Counseling faculty 20-year anniversaries

July 26, 2017

The Rolla campus recently celebrated two adjunct faculty members who marked 20 years teaching in the Counseling program at Webster University. "I treasure the interactions with students," said David Duncan. "Working with Webster is one of the greatest experiences of my life," said Ben Shriver, a 2010 Staff Member of the Year. Both have long histories working in mental health services in the area, experiences they bring to the classroom.

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Volleyball at Webster University

Webster University Volleyball Earns Ninth Straight AVCA Team Academic Award

July 26, 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the Webster University women’s volleyball team has been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) with a Team Academic Award. The 2016 Gorloks also raised their team grade point average (GPA) for a third straight year, maintaining a lofty 3.64 for 2016-17.

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Welcome to Webster, Gorloks!

Sign Up: Help Welcome Students to Webster Aug. 21-31

July 26, 2017

Welcoming our new and returning undergraduate and graduate students is crucial and impactful for Webster University. Again this year the Department of First-Year Experience Programs and the Welcome Student Committee is in need of your help during the weeks of August 21- 31. We have a variety of ways in which you can assist. Let us know when you can offer your time and energy as the fall term begins.

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Webster Golf Team Receives GCAA Special Academic Recognition Award

July 25, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, the Webster University men's golf team was awarded the 2016-2017 Team Academic Award by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Additionally, the Gorloks were one of only seven NCAA III teams nationwide that received President's Special Recognition by the GCAA for posting a 3.54 grade point average (GPA) for 2016-17.

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NACADA is the global community for academic advisers.

Global Academic Advising Conference in St. Louis during Webster Advising Day

July 25, 2017

NACADA, the global community for academic advisers, is having its conference in St. Louis Oct. 11-14. Webster University will host an Advising Day for Webster advisers on Oct. 11, prior to the conference start. This is a great way for advisors and staff from St. Louis throughout the campus network to come together for a Webster-specific professional development experience.

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A rendering of the interior of Browning Hall when it is finished. Currently, it is still under construction.

Construction Update July 25 2017

July 25, 2017

There are several updates in the latest edition of the Construction updates, from the status of Browning Hall to a description of the work that has been completed in the Marletto's Marketplace remodeling project. There also are reminders about the upcoming planned power outage and information about the upcoming work for the Sverdrup Building.

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In the News

In the News: Miller-Struttmann's bees, Cross on Minneapolis, Rumenjak on IR, MBAs in Egypt

July 24, 2017

Nicole Miller-Struttmann's research on tracking bees received additional coverage from the Associated Press and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... Remy Cross was quoted in AP stories about the Minneapolis Police Department after a fatal shooting of a woman who had called 911 ... Webster Leiden lecturer Nives Rumenjak was consulted for an IAmExpat profile about the international relations program. ... Seven Webster MBA grads were among 52 welcomed home through a joint U.S.-Egypt program for women scholars.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, biological sciences, global marketing and communications, criminology, sociology, mba, international relations, employee news, faculty, global, school of business and technology, webster today

A puzzle game opens the Girls' Invitational with 75 young women competitors from 13 countries.

Chess Girls' Invitational Opens as Children's Camp Ends

July 24, 2017

It's a busy July for chess at Webster University, where the Susan Polgar Foundation completed a chess camp with 100 children before opening the annual Susan Polgar Foundation Girls' Invitational, which welcomes 75 young women and girls from 13 countries in North, Central and South America competing for scholarships and prizes. Seven alumnae from the tournament dating back to its beginning in 2005 were on hand to help welcome this year's competitors.

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Snapshot: College counselors learn about Webster during home campus visit

July 24, 2017

A group of 25 independent college counselors from around the country visited campus last week to learn more about Webster and the opportunities available for their students. Independent college counselors work individually with high school students and their families to help manage the college admissions process, and assist them in finding the best post-secondary education options. Their visit to Webster marks an important piece of the recruitment strategy for first-time freshmen.

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Lauren Honz '16 earned a bachelor of music education at Webster University.

Honz '16 Named Conductor for St. Louis Children's Choirs

July 24, 2017

Lauren Honz (BME ’16) has been named conductor of one of the St. Louis Children’s Choirs. The choirs include about 450 talented young singers (ages 6 to 18) from more than 200 schools and 85 zip codes in Missouri and Illinois. While at Webster, Honz received the prestigious Peggy Fossett Endowed Music Scholarship and the Jean Sinor Memorial Scholarship, as well as the highly competitive Tresa Jo Wilson Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Missouri Choral Directors Association.

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Director of Undergraduate/Graduate Admissions Candidate Sessions

July 21, 2017

The Office of Admission will host candidate interviews for the position of Director of Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions at the home campus on July 26 and July 28. This position serves a critical leadership and strategic role in the recruitment of new students to the home campus. All faculty and staff are invited to attend open forum sessions to meet these candidates and learn their potential qualifications for the role.

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Attendance is free.

Webster Hosts Missouri Self-Directed Supports Conference

July 20, 2017

The Missouri Self-Directed Supports Conference will be held at Webster University in the East Academic Building on Aug. 4-5, with a variety of sessions discussing the use of self-directed supports for adults with autism or other developmental disabilities living in the community. Anyone who receives or anticipates receiving services through a Medicaid waiver to assist with caring for themselves or a person with special needs is welcome to attend this no-cost conference

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Gladys Smith Farewell Reception July 26

July 20, 2017

Gladys Smith, assistant director of counseling and life development, will be leaving Webster on July 26, after nearly 16 years of service. In addition to providing counseling services students, Smith has served as the Sexual Offense Advocate throughout her tenure, assisting many students. A farewell reception will be held Wednesday, July 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge.

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