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Call for Volunteers: Transparent Teaching Project

December 06, 2017

Amanda Rosen, associate professor in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations, is seeking volunteers from the worldwide Webster community to participate in her project on Transparent Teaching. The project focuses on clear communication between professors and students about the purpose, tasks and criteria for success on course assignments.

tags: academics, extended campus, faculty, global, webster life, webster today, faculty development center, provost

gorlok greats

Gorlok Greats Award Winners Recognized for Fall 2017

November 21, 2017

Through the Gorlok Greats Program, the Webster Staff Alliance recognizes outstanding staff members whose achievements relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission. Please join us in congratulating this fall’s Gorlok Greats Award Winners: Elizabeth Fiock, Cheryl Kennedy, Maria Martin, Sunantha Namuangrak, Dan Perkins and Cammie Willis.

tags: employee news, webster life, webster today, webster staff alliance, extended campus

Training sessions have been announced for the Student Success Portal

Student Success Portal Advanced Training Announced

November 08, 2017

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is a robust system used throughout the global Webster network. Training sessions are being offered to more formally acclimate users to the current functionality. Advanced training has been scheduled for three key areas: advising tools, progress surveys, and advanced filters.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, advising, webster life, webster today

A panel of experts included lawyers, health professionals and business leaders sharing insights on their career paths.

Orlando Women's Networking, Mentoring Event Connects Grads, Leaders

November 07, 2017

Webster University's Orlando campus location hosted a "Positivitea Mentoring and Networking Brunch" to connect recent graduates from Webster and FAMU with successful women business leaders, who will serve as mentors and advisors to these young professionals as the navigate their new career paths. More than 150 women attended and toured the Webster location in downtown Orlando.

tags: alumni, college of arts and sciences, extended campus, orlando, florida, community engagement, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today

Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

Student Success Portal Initial Training Wrapping Up

November 03, 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. Please see the final sessions of Fall 2017 initial introductory training to get you up to speed.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

Upcoming Student Success Portal Training for Faculty, Staff, Students

October 27, 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.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

Find out what the portal can do for you and your students.

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.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, faculty, starfish, student success portal, academic resource center, strategic plan, advising, students, home page, webster life, webster today

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.

tags: employee news, extended campus, irvine, webster works worldwide, community engagement, students, webster life, webster today

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.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, employee news, news around webster, extended campus, faculty, school of communications, webster today

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!

tags: employee news, extended campus, global, gdpr, information technology, academics, webster today

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.

tags: academics, employee news, florida, south carolina, georgia, students, extended campus, faculty, webster life, webster today