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Webster staff from seven departments took this training to help them prepare student leaders to be curators of change.

Peer Educator Training Helps Webster Staff Prepare Student Leaders

August 03, 2018

Staff members from seven departments attended a NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Certified Peer Educator (CPE) "train the trainer" facilitation Aug. 1. The CPE training helps train students towards the development of leadership skills so that they are more comfortable in engaging with their peers around important topics. This will be integrated into Residential Assistant Training, Peer Mentor/Connection Leader Training, Student Athlete Mentor Training, and much more. Contact Justin Barton if you are interested in the training for your student leaders.

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Students were recognized for on-campus leadership and dedication.

Student Leader Award Recipients Honored in Ghana

May 14, 2018

Webster University's campus in Accra, Ghana, held its 2nd Annual Student Awards Night to recognize student groups and individual students for their hard work and dedication to the office of Student Affairs, the Admissions office, and the University at large. Awards were presented to the student leaders by staff and fellows students of the university. They reflect growing engagement and leadership activity among the student body at the Webster Ghana campus.

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Dean's Award Recipients Named for Spring Semester

May 09, 2018

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students John Buck has selected three individual students to receive the Dean's Award for Service for the spring semester 2018: Emily Mertz, Gorgeous West, and Elie Regev, all from the Webster Groves campus. To be considered for the Dean's Award, students must be nominated by a member of the Webster University community for performing a valuable service both on- and off-campus.

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Student Leaders Honored at 25th Annual Awards

May 03, 2018

The 25th Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony sponsored by Student Affairs and the Student Government Association were held April 27, with nearly 200 students and guests in attendance. Student groups and individual students were recognized for their leadership involvement at the Webster Groves campus. Many of the awards were presented by alumni, former award recipients who returned to honor current student leaders.

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Homecoming Weekend is Sept. 28-29

Changes to Homecoming: Reunion and Spirit Weekend

April 25, 2018

The Office of Advancement and Student Affairs Office are pleased to announce a new plan for Webster University’s traditional Homecoming Weekend, which takes place each fall at the main campus in Webster Groves. On Sept. 28-29, 2018, the Office of Advancement will host Reunion Weekend for alumni and friends, including special events for the 50th Reunion Honor Class and private class gatherings for alumni celebrating 5-, 10-, or 25-year reunions. Separately, the first annual Spirit Weekend for students and families will be held Feb. 8-9, 2019.

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Presentations will be Wednesday, May 2 from 2-3:20 p.m. in University Center Sunnen Lounge.

Invitation to WebsterLEADS Poster Presentations May 2

April 24, 2018

You are invited to attend a viewing of posters presented by the WebsterLEADS Spring 2018 cohort. Students will present original leadership models of personally compelling leaders. This is the final project for the foundational course of the WebsterLEADS program: The Challenge of Leading. Presentations will be Wednesday, May 2 from 2-3:20 p.m. in University Center Sunnen Lounge.

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All presenting donors receive a t-shirt. Those who make appointments are entered into a prize drawing.

RHA Hosts Spring Blood Drive with Mercy April 23

April 10, 2018

The Residential Housing Association (RHA) is excited to continue its new partnership with Mercy Health Systems, for the University's final blood drive of the year. The blood drive will take place Monday, April 23, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the University Center's Sunnen Lounge. All presenting donors will receive a free t-shirt and all presenting donors who sign up for and attend their appointment will be entered into a drawing for prizes.

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Nominations are due by April 20

Nominate Students for Dean's Award for Service

April 03, 2018

The Dean's Award for Service is an award given each semester that recognizes Webster University students for performing a valuable service on or off campus. This award recognizes students' volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. Nominations are due by April 20.

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Student Award Nominations Open through March 26

March 08, 2018

Student Leadership Award nominations are currently being accepted through March 26. Please take a moment to nominate a deserving student or student organization for recognition of their accomplishments during the 2017-2018 academic year. Click through for more information on the awards, nomination criteria and nomination forms. All nominees and nominators will be invited to attend the 25th Annual Student Leadership Awards dinner on Friday, April 27.

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Nominations are due March 19

Nominate a Senior for Walker Award for Leadership

February 27, 2018

Please take a moment to nominate an outstanding graduating senior for this prestigious award that comes with a scholarship. The George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership during his or her student years at Webster University. Nominations should be returned by Monday, March 19.

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Nominations are due in the Dean of Students office by November 30  for Fall Semester awards.

Dean's Service Award Nominations Due Nov. 30

November 20, 2017

Nominate a student for the Dean's Award for Service, given each semester to recognize students for volunteer efforts in their campus student leadership roles and in community service off-campus. Students can be nominated by any member of the Webster University community. Up to four award recipients will be selected from the Webster Groves campus and up to four award recipients will be selected from the rest of the Webster network.

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Committees Forming to Work on Issues Presented at Delegates' Agenda

November 03, 2017

Administrative and student co-chairs have been appointed to lead committees that will address each of the issues presented at this year’s Delegates’ Agenda. The administrators were appointed by Beth Stroble, Webster University’s president, and Julian Schuster, the provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer. Student co-chairs were appointed by SGA president Vasif Durarbayli.

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