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This is the sixth year the TAP program has been institutionally funded.

Webster Welcomes Students in Summer TAP Program

July 13, 2017

The Academic Resource Center and academic partners throughout campus are gearing up for the Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program to be held July 19-28, 2017. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During the 10-day program, TAP students live on campus, take a two-credit college course, and participate in campus workshops and activities, including the faculty "lunch and learn," to help them transition to university life.

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Building Brands in Asia

Ellard in leader academy; Woolf elected to APA; Andrews branding book; Cosic at STL Showcase

July 03, 2017

Professor Linda Woolf was elected to the American Psychological Association's legislative body. ... ARC director Erica Ellard was nominated and accepted to the Penn State Academic Leadership Academy. ... Thailand associate professor Tim Andrews had his book "Building Brands in Asia" published. ... School of Communications adjunct faculty member Zlatko Cosic has three films in the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase July 16.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, employee news, news around webster, psychology, academic resource center, film production, marketing communications, faculty, school of business and technology, school of communications

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Reminder on Faculty Guidance for Incompletes

June 28, 2017

As 5-week summer courses near their completion, it’s a good time to review information regarding the use of Incompletes once again. Incompletes can affect students’ academic progress, course sequencing, persistence, and graduation. We encourage faculty members and academic advisors to review the guidance and procedures regarding Incompletes and ensure they are only being used in appropriate situations

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Surveys went out to students and faculty.

ARC Customer Service Survey Feedback Invaluable

June 15, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) thanks everyone who completed the recent ARC customer satisfaction survey. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us improve our services and communications. These will be repeated every two years during the same timeframe to continue a regular cycle of program assessment and process improvement. To learn more about key feedback, see the summary and infographic.

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Starfish Advising and Retention Gathers Information at Workshop

June 12, 2017

Advising and retention group Starfish returned to campus for a three day workshop to learn more about Webster University and our readiness, as an institution, to accept this new system and use it as a tool to help us achieve our student success goals as outlined in the strategic plan. The workshop consisted of focus groups, a leadership assessment and a workshop for colleagues to begin the work of building our system.

tags: academics, faculty, webster life, webster today, academic resource center, advising, retention

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Reminder on Faculty Guidance for Incompletes

May 08, 2017

Incompletes can affect students’ academic progress, course sequencing, persistence, and graduation. As faculty members prepare to submit Spring 2 grades, we, again, encourage faculty members and academic advisors to review the guidance regarding Incompletes and ensure that Incompletes are only being used in appropriate situations.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, webster life, webster today, academic resource center,  academic affairs,  advising

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Webster Holds Career Readiness Round Table for Grads with Disabilities

April 14, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center partnered with the Academic Resource Center to host a Career Readiness Round Table Discussion April 10. Tina Vinson, director of community outreach for Starkloff Disability Institute, was on campus for a lunchtime discussion with soon to be Webster graduates with disabilities.

tags: webster life, webster today, academic resource center, career planning and development center, diversity and inclusion, disabilities

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10 Facts to Know about the ARC

April 03, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides academic resources, support, advocacy, and access through relationships that empower students across the worldwide Webster University community. The ARC team works to support Webster’s community in any way possible and is always available to visit your departments during meetings and/or your classes to help connect with employees and students. Click through for a list of ten facts you should know about the ARC.

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