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Webster Forensics and Debate Wins Big at State Tournament

February 19, 2020

The Webster Forensics and Debate Team returned from the Missouri State Tournament this past Sunday, Feb. 16, bringing home four State Championships, third place overall Individual Events Sweepstakes, and 26 awards. Freshman Sarah Hammeke also qualified for the elite Interstate Oratory Tournament, the nation’s oldest forensic tournament. Only two people per state are selected to attend the competition each year. Webster has previously qualified individuals and won third place in that prestigious tournament.

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Webster's Testing Center: Resources, hours and appointments

February 18, 2020

Webster University’s Testing Center, part of the Academic Resource Center on the home campus, provides a distraction-reduced environment for students to test outside the classroom. This service is free to students taking Webster course or placement exams. Read through for hours, how to schedule an appointment and contact information for any questions.

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The tools previously available via Lynda.com are now part of LinkedIn Learning, available to all faculty, staff and students.

Have You Been LinkedIn Learning?

February 14, 2020

Have you been taking advantage of LinkedIn Learning? The self-guided learning tools previously offered to Webster University community members via Lynda.com are now part of WebsterLearns powered by LinkedIn Learning. These on-demand learning tutorials are available to all students, faculty and staff to help you develop new skills and advance your career. The array of topics ranges from specific software and creativity approaches to management and workplace coaching.

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We've got spirit, yes we do!

Snapshots: Webster pride, traditions celebrated at Spirit Weekend

February 13, 2020

Over 500 students, parents, family members, faculty and staff came together Feb. 7-8 for Spirit Weekend 2020. The weekend gives parents an opportunity to see what college life is like for their student as well as to have some fun. Events include home basketball games, Siblings Night, and many opportunities to celebrate Webster spirit! The weekend began with the kick-off pep rally in the University Center Commons, where attendees were entertained by the Webster University Cheerleaders, Pep Band and the Chordloks.

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Vienna Students Win Top Awards at Warwick Economics Summit

February 10, 2020

Webster Vienna students are celebrating after claiming two out of a possible three awards at the Warwick Economics Summit 2020. Last week, the 2020 Summit welcomed Webster Vienna’s delegation of 14 students, who joined over 500 other student delegates representing 63 countries and 43 universities worldwide, for a weekend of lectures, debates, and student-led seminars.

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Writing Center Resources: Online and in-person

February 10, 2020

The Writing Center and Online Writing Center (OWC) provides students, faculty, and alumni with many types of writing support. Students get support and feedback on every step of the writing process, from brainstorming to how to use a citation properly, they also offer writing assistance through the OWC to graduate students, online students, or students at extended or international campuses. The Writing Center also has friendly coaches to give constructive, holistic feedback on all assignments.

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Study Abroad at Webster

Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded to 22 Students

February 05, 2020

The Office of Study Abroad is happy to announce that Webster study abroad scholarships have been awarded to students going abroad on Spring 2020 programs. Overall, 22 students received awards, 16 for the Spring Semester, 2 for Spring 2 and 4 for Spring Break programs. Awards ranged from $1,000-$4,000 and the average award was around $2,500.

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Tutoring Resources Available Through Academic Resource Center

February 03, 2020

With the Spring semester underway, students may be interested in additional subject-matter assistance. The Webster University Tutoring Program at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides tutoring assistance to current Webster University students on-ground and online through peer tutoring and a professional, online tutoring service called NetTutor. Both resources are free of charge and can help students achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners.

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Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair Feb. 6

February 03, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center and the Walker School of Business and Technology will once again host the annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair on Feb. 6, in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Students from the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology are invited to meet face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer.

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Career Planning and Development Center Host U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson

January 31, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center will host the U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson, on Feb. 7. Johnson will conduct classroom visits in the Walker School of Business and Technology in room 133 and host a lunch and learn from noon-1 p.m. This event is open to all Webster University students, faculty and staff, both in-person and online.

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Career Planning and Development Center offers Career Success Coaching

January 30, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) assists students with exploring and defining their personal career goals while developing the skills and confidence necessary to succeed. Faculty and staff can refer students to the Career Planning and Development Center for comprehensive career success coaching, through Starfish, or contact John Link at johnlink42@webster.edu, for additional information and resources available for students.

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