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Help welcome international students for orientation and move-in.

Welcome International Students for Orientation

May 23, 2018

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming arrival of new international students on campus. Our new class of students come to St. Louis from all around the world: India, Uzbekistan, China, and Nigeria with four students from the Chengdu campus and two students from the Thai campuses studying abroad for the summer term.

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Students and colleagues shared the news with a surprise party.

2018 Student Employees, Supervisor of the Year

May 21, 2018

Jennifer Hylton-Whited, representative for the Department of Art, Design and Art History (DADAH), was selected as the 2017-18 Student Employment Supervisor of the Year. She was nominated by nine of her student workers. A surprise party was organized in her honor by students and colleagues. See other outstanding nominees and previously announced Student Employees of the Year.

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Learn New Skills This Summer with Lynda

May 17, 2018

Webster students, faculty and staff may access Lynda, an online resource featuring a myriad of self-paced tutorials. Video guidance on various softwares, workplace skills, and even programming languages is offered by expert instructors. Lynda is a great way to avoid "summer slide" or try out a new skill before enrolling in a class. Access Lynda through your Connections account for full course listings.

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Webster Groves

Discounts Available at Webster Groves Businesses

May 16, 2018

The Office of Community Engagement is working with area businesses in Webster Groves to secure discounts for students, faculty and staff to encourage their support of local businesses. A number of businesses have already signed on to participate in the Webster University Discount Program, including Cyrano’s Café, Green Goose Consignment Gallery, Hub Bicycles, Webster Groves Garden Café and Leopard Boutique.

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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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Film, TV, Video Production Program Shows 'Movie Magic' at Science Center

May 11, 2018

Faculty and students from the Film, Television and Video Production program partnered with the Office of Admission to give community members a taste of movie making at the St. Louis Science Center's "First Friday: Movie Magic" event. The event, attended by over a thousand people, shined the light on Webster programs, equipment and people with four "sound stages" filling the museum and demonstrating how the magic of the screen is created.

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Thank you to everyone who participated

Career Planning and Development Center Concludes Spring Recruiting

May 09, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded their spring On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables in the University Center Commons hosted by local employers, with whom students could chat about St. Louis-area employment opportunities. Students can continue to connect with employers and view available opportunities by signing in to Gorlok Career Link, Webster University’s online recruiting system.

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Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. in Hunt Gallery

2018 MA Exhibition: Patricia Clark, 'Bound and Determined'

May 09, 2018

The final Hunt Gallery opening and exhibition of the academic year is the 2018 Department of Art, Design and Art History M.A. Exhibition, "Patricia Clark: Bound and Determined." Clark had a recent solo show of paintings at Bruno David Gallery. This exhibition of paintings and video is thoughtful, timely and even provocative. The reception on Friday, May 11, 5-7 p.m. is free and open to the public.

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Dean's Award

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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Keep a look out for Goodwill donation boxes and blue electronic waste recycling bins.

Webster University Green Move Out Week May 7-11

May 09, 2018

Did you know Move Out results in nearly 20,000 pounds of trash going to the landfill each year? Moving out of dorms and apartments for the summer can be hectic, but Webster University Sustainability and Residential Life are here to provide opportunities to green the process! In order to collect reusable items and unwanted electronics for recycling, Goodwill donation boxes and blue electronic waste recycling bins will be available at 3 locations from Monday, May 7 to Friday, May 11.

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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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Support Webster on Give STL Day!

May 02, 2018

Give STL day 2018 is happening today! During this 24-hour, region-wide event, show your support for the St. Louis community by supporting a nonprofit most meaningful to you, like Webster University! With your help, we are committed to making Give STL Day a success. Know your gift will help make a difference in the lives of the students we serve. Beth and Paul Stroble have agreed to personally match every dollar given to Webster University up to $10,000 on this day.

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The students observed and assisted teachers and taught English skills in one local school for seven weeks, while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar on Dutch culture and pedagogy.

Teacher Education Students Immersed in Leiden

May 02, 2018

Six Webster teacher education students have been immersed in an international practicum for the past seven weeks in Leiden, the Netherlands. They observed and taught in a local school two days a week while also visiting other schools and taking a seminar in Dutch culture, school systems and pedagogy. The practicum was piloted by Ted Green, who is teaching at Webster Leiden this spring through a Sverdrup Fellowship, Webster's faculty mobility program.

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