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Student Success Portal Training Continues for Faculty, Staff, Students

October 19, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, launched Oct. 16. Users (students as well as faculty and staff members) may now access and explore the highly intuitive and easy-to-use system at their leisure, and trainings continue to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Get yourself up to speed on this major initiative through one of the following introductory training options.

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Helping out at Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

Webster Works Snapshot: Irvine students, faculty staff at soup kitchen

October 09, 2017

For Webster Works Worldwide, Webster University's annual service day at campuses around the world, nine students, faculty and staff from the Irvine, California, campus location prepared and served location at Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. Founded in 1986, the organization serves approximately 300 individuals a hot lunch each day. They also serve breakfast on the weekends and provide after school tutoring services for local school children.

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At Duet Gallery, Sept. 29-Nov. 14

Around Webster: Lang at Duet; Lyon leadership; van Marissing at EU; Cosic "STORY 1, 2"

October 02, 2017

Kelly Lyon Art has been selected for the Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXIII. ... Art department chair Tom Lang's work is exhibited at Duet Gallery Sept. 29-Nov. 14. ... Leiden director Jean Paul van Marissing visited the European Commission in Brussels on competition policy. ... Zlatko Cosic's films will screen this fall at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase and the Sidney World Film Festival.

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Learn about GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation Training Session Sept. 25

September 14, 2017

The University has been working to assess its compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. We invite you to attend the Webster GDPR Training Session on Monday, Sept. 25, from 8-9:30 a.m. Project team members are encouraged to attend in person at the Library Conference Room; others are free to join or view online. Information will be sent ahead of the meeting. Come and find out how GDPR impacts you!

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Public Safety

Update on Campuses Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017

As the southeast United States recovers from the impact of Hurricane Irma, we can report that to the best of our knowledge that students, faculty and staff in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia are safe. Many Florida campuses, employees and students continue to be affected by power outages and localized flooding.

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WSA to Hold Virtual Networking Event Sept. 26

September 07, 2017

In an effort to promote cross campus connections, Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) will host a Virtual Networking event on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Because extended campus staff don’t have as many opportunities to network or attend social events, WSA is working to bring the home campus to them! For this event, we need 20 extended campus participants and 20 home campus participants.

tags: employee news, extended campus, global, webster life, webster today

The Gorlok

Payroll Provides Plastic as New Payment Option

September 01, 2017

In an effort to create more convenience for employees, Webster will introduce the ALINE Pay Electronic Services by ADP on Sept. 1. This will be a new payment option for all student, staff and faculty employees. By moving toward a paperless payroll system through the introduction of The ALINE card, the University will also realize annual cost and time savings. See this story and the updated Payroll Office and Pay Distribution policy for details.

tags: employee news, extended campus, payroll, finance and administration, webster today


Alumni Digital Publication Glimpse Presents Summer 2017 Issue

August 23, 2017

The Office of Advancement's Summer 2017 issue of “Glimpse,” the digital publication for Webster University alumni worldwide, provides a snapshot of Webster’s alumni, faculty, staff and students doing the extraordinary. Topics include a series of stories about alumni authors with blossoming careers, a tour of Browning Hall – the new Interdisciplinary Science Building, an homage to Webster’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts, and much more! "Glimpse" is online, interactive and environmentally friendly.

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Concentra will be the new preferred urgent care provider for St. Louis area Webster University employees

New Preferred Urgent Care Provider for Workplace Injuries/Illnesses

August 23, 2017

Effective Aug. 28, Concentra, a nationwide urgent care provider, will be the new preferred urgent care provider that St. Louis area Webster University employees and some extended campus employees can utilize for the treatment of non-critical work-related injuries/illnesses, unless the injuries/illnesses are critical and require immediate care at a hospital. In that case, go to the nearest hospital.

tags: employee news, human resources, extended campus, webster life, webster today

Michael Cottam

Cottam Named Dean, AVP of Military Campuses and Online Education

August 22, 2017

Provost Julian Schuster has announced that Michael Cottam, associate vice president and director of the Online Learning Center, has been named dean and associate vice president of Military Campuses and Online Education effective Sept. 1. In this role, Cottam will oversee military base locations in addition to the online operations.

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View the presentations online from anywhere in Webster.

Fall 2017 Library Online Webinars: Research, resources, presentation tips and more

August 21, 2017

The Library is excited to announce its webinars for the fall. These online training sessions allow students and faculty of all skill levels to improve research skills and interact with a research expert. They can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and registration allows participants to view recordings if they cannot attend the live session.

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Sean Coleman joined Webster University in 2011.

Farewell for Sean Coleman Aug. 23

August 18, 2017

Sean Coleman, associate vice president for U.S. Military Campuses and Government Programs, has announced his retirement from Webster University, effective Aug. 31. During his time at Webster, Coleman had a major impact on the University’s reach and enrollment of students in the National Capital Region, as well as its service to military students throughout the network.

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