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News and professional activities from Webster University faculty and staff

News Around Webster: Rein Fulbright; Andrews London fellowship; Ervin leader summit; OLC on transfer students

February 28, 2017

The Library's Laura Rein has been named a Fulbright Specialist, Thailand's Tim Andrews has been appointed senior visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics, Katie Ervin served on a panel for the K.C. Executive Leadership Summit, and a team from the Online Learning Center and Advising will present in Jefferson City on how Webster serves transfer students.

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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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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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Webster sponsored the Command and General Staff College Foundation's International Friendship Gala.

Around Webster: Ervin at Leavenworth, GLA in Atlanta, Gaynor in journal

November 09, 2016

Midwest regional director Katie Ervin was elected to the Command and General Staff Foundation board of trustees, Global Leadership Academy directors Holly Hubenschmidt, Erik Palmore, and Laura Rein co-authored a panel presentation on global inclusive leadership development for an international conference, and librarian and archivist Kathy Gaynor had a counseling teaching reflection published in the book, "The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide."

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Personnel at Webster

New Director at Scott AFB, New Assistant Director at Tinker AFB

September 01, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs welcomes two new assistant directors to the University’s extended campus network. Susan Schultz has been appointed director of Webster’s Scott Air Force Base campus location, and Jennifer Nord has been named assistant director for Webster’s Tinker Air Force Base campus location. They will be the primary points of contact for their respective campuses.

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Michael Cottam, Sean Coleman, Janice Neal, Bill Houth and David Handrahan.

Western Region Directors Conference

August 10, 2016

Webster directors in the Western Region had their first annual conference last week, hosted by David Handrahan of the Luke Air Force Base location. The entire conference was filled with training as well as opportunities to brainstorm about new and innovative ways to reinvent extended campus operations, with participation via WebEx from key departments in St. Louis.

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Garcia Named Webster Lackland AFB Director

August 05, 2016

Nicole Garcia has been named director of Webster’s Lackland Air Force Base campus location in San Antonio, Texas. She comes to Webster after several years with the Texas Air National Guard, also at Lackland AFB, where she served in a number of leadership roles. She also has several years’ experience with the U.S. Air Force as course director and curriculum developer, as well as a public health instructor.

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Personnel at Webster

New Assistant Directors at Andrews AFB, Hunter Army Air Field

July 14, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs welcomes two new assistant directors to the University’s extended campus network. Bobbie Ridley was appointed assistant director at the Andrews Air Force Base campus location in Maryland, while James Wright joins Webster assistant director at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. They will be the primary points of contact for their respective campuses.

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Wilson thanks guest speakers from the U.S. Army and the FBI.

Security, Management Students Engage Army Chaplain, FBI Profiler in Capital

July 14, 2016

Webster students in SECR 5090: Behavior Issues and MNGT 5950: The Woman Manager, gathered off campus to hear thoughts on professions from U.S. Army chaplain Eddie Kinley and FBI profiler Jo’El Myles. Students in Nate Wilson and Gybrilla Blakes' classes heard about the fundamental, human side of military families that often gets overlooked, as well as what it's like to work in a high-profile yet enigmatic position in security and management.

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Julian Schuster Selected for Prestigious DoD Program

June 06, 2016

The U.S. Department of Defense has selected Julian Schuster, provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Webster University, for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) program. The JCOC provides an opportunity for U.S. business and community leaders to engage with senior leaders of the DoD and individual service members.

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Snapshots: Luke AFB staff place flags at National Memorial Cemetery

June 03, 2016

Staff from Webster University's Luke Air Force Base campus location joined the effort to place flags on each of the over 50,000 final resting places of military veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona this year. This Memorial Day event draws military and private organizations as well as families and individuals from across the entire state, and has grown in participation every year.

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