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International Student Trivia, Throwback Thursday, Homecoming Human Library

August 21, 2017

Among the social events hosted in the University Library Conference Room this fall are an International Student Trivia Night on Tuesday, Aug. 29, a "Throwback Thursday" night with forgotten technologies from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sept. 7, and the "Homecoming Human Library" event that will introduce students to alumni on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Part of the poster campaign designed by graduating senior Anna Cruzen

Student Campaign Features Inclusion Pledge for Diversity, Respect on Campus

August 18, 2017

Following a Town Hall Forum in January 2017, a group of students and staff developed a campaign to engage the entire campus community in promoting diversity, inclusion and respect for one another. One element of the campaign is a voluntary pledge available to students in a variety of ways this fall. Another aspect is inclusive messages underlining the theme #WeAreAllWebster, including student-designed posters that will appear on campus and in social media. Look for more as the campaign launches with the opening of the fall term.

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Gladys Smith Farewell Reception July 26

July 20, 2017

Gladys Smith, assistant director of counseling and life development, will be leaving Webster on July 26, after nearly 16 years of service. In addition to providing counseling services students, Smith has served as the Sexual Offense Advocate throughout her tenure, assisting many students. A farewell reception will be held Wednesday, July 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the University Center Sunnen Lounge.

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2017 Student Life Hall of Fame inductees

Student Life Hall of Fame to Induct Five New Members

July 12, 2017

Daniel (Dee) Goines ’08, Lauren (Meyer) Hoggatt ’10 and ’12, Mario Santander ’09 and ’11, Mathias Jackson ’06 and ’07, and Tyler Holman ’12 have been selected as the newest members of the Webster University Student Life Hall of Fame. They will be inducted at a ceremony during Homecoming Weekend, on Friday, Sept. 15.

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Webster Vienna is hosting the University's 2017 Global Student Leadership Summit

Global Student Leadership Summit Concludes in Vienna

June 12, 2017

The Global Student Leadership Summit provides a unique opportunity for Webster University student leaders to gain knowledge and skills, and create positive change in a global environment. By developing relationships with peers from throughout Webster’s global network, participants will gain a better understanding of the impact student involvement has on students and Webster University worldwide. Click through to read about the student leaders' final activities and the closing ceremony.

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Webster Vienna is hosting the University's 2017 Global Student Leadership Summit

Students Assess Communication Skills, Discuss Fake News at Global Summit

June 08, 2017

The Global Student Leadership Summit provides a unique opportunity for Webster University student leaders to gain knowledge and skills, and create positive change in a global environment. By developing relationships with peers from throughout Webster’s global network, participants will gain a better understanding of the impact student involvement has on students and Webster University worldwide. Click through to read about activities for GSLS Days 3 and 4.

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Webster Vienna is hosting the University's 2017 Global Student Leadership Summit

Global Student Leadership Summit Underway in Vienna

June 06, 2017

Student leaders from throughout the worldwide network of Webster University campuses began arriving in Vienna for a truly extraordinary leadership development experience, the Global Student Leadership Summit held June 7-10 at the Webster Vienna campus. The Summit provides a unique opportunity for Webster student leaders to gain knowledge and skills, and create positive change in a global environment.

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Faculty Recognized at 24th Annual Student Leadership Awards Dinner

May 02, 2017

In addition to the numerous students honored at the 24th Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 28, the Learning Happens Everywhere award was presented to faculty members Debra Carpenter, Mary Preuss and Carol Williams in recognition of their exemplary collaboration with Student Affairs professionals. The Student Organization Advisor Award went to AIGA advisor Noriko Yuasa.

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Dean's Service Award Nominations Due April 17

April 10, 2017

Nominate Students for Dean’s Award for Service for Spring Semester. The Dean's Award for Service is given each semester, recognizing 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.

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