News Articles

Identifying a global advising/retention solution is part of the strategic plan

Save the Date: Advising/Retention Software Vendor on Campus

February 21, 2017

Starfish, an advising and retention solution, is returning to Webster University Feb. 27-28, 2017, for an additional visit and series of presentations. This is one of the vendors that visited in November 2016. Your input and feedback is very important in this process as the University seeks to identify the option that enables us to best proactively serve and assist our students.

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WebNet+ allows sites to link to on-ground courses at other campus locations.

Little Rock Pilots Master of Public Administration via WebNet+

February 20, 2017

Collaboration among the Online Learning Center, the Walker School of Business and Technology, and the Little Rock Air Force Base campus location has led to a pilot to integrate WebNet+ into the on-ground Master of Public Administration program, with the opportunity to integrate WebNet+ into other programs Webster offers at Little Rock.

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Webster's winning team (left to right): La Vera C. Brown, Tamara McCaffity, Jacqueline McMillian, Andrea Gillespie John McIntyre

Webster Counseling Students at Myrtle Beach Win ACA Student Ethics Competition

February 14, 2017

A team of counseling graduate students from Webster University's Myrtle Beach campus location have won the nationwide 2016-2017 Graduate Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association. Students Andrea Gillespie, Tamara McCaffity, John McIntyre and Jacqueline McMillian were encouraged to enter the competition by faculty advisor La Vera Brown.

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The MOU will enable collaboration at multiple Webster campuses around the globe.

Webster to Sign MOU with African Renaissance and Diaspora Network

February 06, 2017

Webster University and the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network, Inc. (ARDN) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday, February 8 at 11 a.m. in the East Academic Building, room 252/263. Djibril Diallo, the Director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for West and Central Africa, will be at Webster University for the event.

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Webster University, a worldwide institution

Statement on U.S. Dept. of State Visa Revocation Memo

February 02, 2017

The University is working closely with attorneys and national educational organizations to clarify this latest action so we can offer better guidance to our community. We are stressing that any students, faculty or staff with a passport from those seven countries should refrain from any international travel at this time and until there is greater clarity about these policies, as they may not be able to re-enter the country.

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Join us Friday, Feb. 3.

Save the Date: Town Hall on Immigration Executive Order

January 30, 2017

The Webster University community is invited to a town hall to discuss the impact on students, faculty and staff of the Trump administration's Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The event at noon on Friday, Feb. 3, in Winifred Moore Auditorium will also be streamed online. It will include on-campus resources, thoughts from an immigration attorney, and University leaders fielding the community's questions and concerns.

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Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women, Raise Awareness For Heart Disease Feb. 3

January 24, 2017

For the past several years, Webster University has actively participated in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day campaign, Go Red for Women. This year’s goal is to raise $1,000 and increase awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. By wearing red on Feb. 3 and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.”

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Katie Ervin poses with the Gorlok earlier this year. She is one of two employees being credited with saving lives earlier this semester.

Two Webster Employees Honored for Saving Lives

December 08, 2016

In two separate incidents, Webster employees recognized a need to take action and they both saved lives as a result. Katie Ervin, director of the Fort Leavenworth Campus, used her cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to save the life of an infant in the parking lot of Webster’s campus there on Nov. 8. The next day, Adjunct Professor Steve Munsie of the Fort Leonard Wood location saved the life of a student who suffered a medical emergency during class.

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Sandra Kunz

Webster Director Appointed to Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women

December 01, 2016

Webster University regional director Sandra Kunz has been appointed by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin to the state's Commission on the Status of Women. Having been active in women's leadership issues in the community around Webster's Fort Sill location, Kunz will now serve a five-year term on the state commission.

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Message from leadership

Message for U.S. Employees on FLSA Changes

November 28, 2016

A federal judge has ordered a delay in the implementation of the new Department of Labor overtime standards, which Webster has been preparing for since they were announced in May. Understanding these developments have a direct effect on individuals in our community, it is our intent to pursue a course of action that causes the least disruption during this transition period as this case is reviewed.

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