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Golf Team Earns Special Academic Recognition from GCAA

July 18, 2019

The Webster University men's golf team was one of only eight NCAA Division III programs to earn both an All-Academic Team honor as well as the prestigious President's Special Recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Webster was the only school from the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honored by the GCAA and one of only six schools from Missouri to earn a Team Academic Award and one of three Missouri schools to earn a President's Special Recognition.

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Linda Woolf

News Around Webster: Filmmakers, Woolf on Social Justice, Miller-Struttmann on bees

July 18, 2019

Linda Woolf gave a presentation, “Hate groups: The many faces of enmity,” at the Gateway to Diversity Conference, and also had two new book chapters published, one with Michael Hulsizer. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is part of a panel discussion of native plant gardening and farming at St. Louis Public Library July 24. ... Several faculty, alumni and student had films screening at this month's St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

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Webster alumni were featured as 30 Under 30 honorees in the July 12 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal.

Webster MBA Alumni in Business Journal's 2019 '30 Under 30'

July 17, 2019

Two Webster University alumni were among the honorees this month in the St. Louis Business Journal's 2019 30 Under 30 Awards. Malcolm Crawford and Nesmira Muratovic, graduates of Webster's MBA program, were highlighted as "the next generation of metro-area movers and shakers who are going places." They were honored at a July 11 cocktail reception and featured in the July 12 print edition of the Business Journal on pages 41 and 46.

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Get discounts on career dress apparel at the Sept. 22 Suit Up event

Student Discount on Career Dress Apparel at Suit-Up Event

July 15, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center, in partnership with JCPenney at West County Center, will host its first Suit-Up event on Sept. 22 ahead of Webster University’s Fall 2019 Career Fair. At the event, students can save up to 60 percent off select men’s and women’s career dress apparel, shoes and accessories when they use the extra 30 percent off Suit-Up coupon available at the event. Students can register for the event through Handshake.

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Helping Students Succeed: Let the library, ARC help with extended site orientations

July 12, 2019

Prepare new students for success by including the Library in your orientations! Librarians are available to appear at your campus via Webnet+ to give students a brief demonstration of the resources and services available to them. Web conference can be as brief as 10 minutes, and be tailored to meet the needs of your students. Our general introduction video, How We Can Help, is also available on the library YouTube channel and homepage. The Academic Resource Center also makes such orientation available.

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Webster student Dana Rue with Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ion Lazarenco during his visit to Webster Athens

Webster Athens Hosts Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Ion Lazarenco

July 09, 2019

During the last days of June 2019, Webster Athens students, faculty and staff had the honour to welcome the Moldavian humanitarian, marathon swimmer and candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize, Ion Lazarenco Tiron. His speech echoed his background as a Moldavian immigrant and his vision of contribution for his birthplace. Lazarenco is the eighth man in the world to conquer the Seven Channels around the world and the first to accomplish it on his first attempt.

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John Grainger

Grainger Named Academic Director of Webster University Tashkent

July 08, 2019

Webster University has named John Grainger the academic director of its location in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In this role, Grainger will work to grow Webster’s programs in Tashkent, build the Webster network in Central Asia and manage Webster's partnership with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education. Grainger brings to Webster a broad background in international educational management and success in academic and entrepreneurial leadership roles.

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Webster alumnus Austin Ratanasitee with the Stanley Cup.

Communications Alum Documents Stanley Cup-Winning Blues

July 08, 2019

For St. Louisans, June 12, 2019, will forever be etched in memory as the day the St. Louis Blues ended a 52-year wait for their first Stanley Cup. Webster University alumnus Austin Ratanasitee was there to help document it all in his role as video and digital content producer for Blue Note Productions. He gained hands-on experience for the role as an undergraduate and graduate student at Webster, where Ratanasitee was an integral part of Webster Athletics' digital media efforts, including live streaming of games, taking photos, creating graphics and social media.

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Learn about Webster's Counseling academic programs.

Counseling Program Online Information Sessions July 10-11

July 02, 2019

Counseling is a broad profession that focuses on many areas in the lives of individuals, families, and groups. It is the only helping profession that focuses on wellness across the lifespan, and as such is an exciting and ever-changing profession. In interactive online sessions on July 10 and 11, faculty will provide an overview of the Counseling Program at Webster University, including information about the new interactive online program.

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Scholarship winners

Four Webster Students Win 2019 Press Club Scholarships

July 01, 2019

Four Webster University School of Communications students were among the 15 students who won 2019 media scholarships from the St. Louis Press Club. Emma Bright, studying film, television and video production; Aly Camacho, studying photography; Julia Peschel, studying photography; and McKenzie Magnus, a graduate student in media production, were presented with awards during a May 31 luncheon at the Missouri Athletic Club.

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See 32 entries from Webster University community members at the 2019 Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

Webster Students, Faculty Alumni in St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

June 30, 2019

Eight Webster University School of Communications students, 19 alumni, and two faculty members have had films accepted into the 2019 Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. This year's 29 individual entrants with 32 entries is comparable to the 30 entrants of 2018 who made up more than a quarter of the showcase entries.

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This is the 8th year the TAP program has been institutionally funded.

Webster Welcomes Students in Summer TAP Program July 17-26

June 30, 2019

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 17-26. 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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Additional Tutoring Resources Available for All Webster Students

June 27, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is excited to announce the additional tutoring resource of online, professional tutoring through NetTutor. To use this resource, students can access any course in WorldClassRoom (Canvas) and now click on NetTutor in the left-hand menu of the course. NetTutor’s professional tutoring resources compliment the current peer tutoring resources offered through the ARC’s Tutoring Program, and students may access both programs and resources.

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