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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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Webster director Joey Edwards and Navy Capt. David Bryson

Military Site Director Shadows CO as Part of Leadership Millington

November 22, 2016

Webster's Memphis NSA Mid-South campus location director Joey Edwards shadowed commanding officer Capt. David Bryson as part of Edwards' participation in the Leadership Millington 2016/2017 class. The collaboration includes a tour and one-on-one time with the commanding officer of the Navy site to better understand the base and its activities.

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November 21, 2016

As part of Webster's global transition to Office 365, the Information Technology team will offer three raffle opportunities for those who complete the registration process by Dec. 7. All users will need to complete the simple registration process soon, but those who register in the next two weeks will have a chance to win one of three high-tech raffle prizes.

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In the News: Gibbs on Bentonville; Steward on 'Manchester,' Hart on KSDK-TV

November 15, 2016

Kimberly Steward ’03 was featured in the St. Louis American for her movie, "Manchester by the Sea," Fayetteville director Mike Gibbs was in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on the campus' Bentonville extension, and video game design student Luke Hart was part of a KSDK segment on restorative practices in counteracting bullying.

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Webster University

Message from the President and Provost on Civil Discourse

November 09, 2016

As members of one global community, we acknowledge the expression of democracy underway in the United States and the peaceful transition of power that now begins, as a new administration settles into place in Washington, D.C. We thank and congratulate our community for setting an example to others throughout this election season. We welcomed debates, discussions, and other events hosted on our campuses worldwide.

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Hellerud visits Charleston locations

Snapshot: Vice Provost visits Charleston faculty/staff meeting

October 26, 2016

Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud met with faculty and staff from the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base Charleston campus locations on Oct. 21 for a discussion of enrollment, retention and online efforts. The purpose of the meeting was to provide updates concerning the activities at campuses across the entire university network to include the main campus, the international and military locations, and the extended campuses.

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