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Webster China's Candice Zhao and Nelly Zhang at AUCA

Webster Joins AUCA Career Fairs in China

August 15, 2018

Webster University China staff took a large part in the just completed 2018 American Universities China Association (AUCA) career fairs. More than 4,000 students representing 16 universities and other institutions attended the fair events. Most of the attending students graduated in 2018. Graduates attended fair events in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing.

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Webster is hosting a free Capsim course for area business leaders

Webster Welcomes Area Business Leaders for a Two-Day Capsim Seminar

August 14, 2018

Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, along with the Office of Advancement, will welcome 30 local corporate leaders for a Capsim® Business Strategy Seminar at the EAB on Aug. 16 and Aug. 17. This experience is a complimentary two-day seminar for corporate leaders with several years of business experience.

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DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented on inclusion and ecotourism.

News Around Webster: Faculty, Students Present at Summer Conferences

August 14, 2018

DJ Kaiser and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya presented an article about inclusion and ecotourism from research in Thailand. ... J.P. Palmer published two cases in a new text on human resource management. ... Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer, Esa Alaraudanjoki and Debbie Stiles presented at the American Psychological Association convention. ... Stiles also presented with student Rika Yamaguchi at the International School Psychology Association conference.

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CampusConnect VDI Launch, Training, Plans

August 13, 2018

Beginning in Fall 2018, Information Technology is launching the first phase of CampusConnect, a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) initiative. This first phase provides a new way for certain students and faculty to access special software or applications with an end-goal of providing truly anytime, anywhere access to applications for all Webster students, faculty and staff in an efficient and secure way. Please see the following resources on access, eligible software, future plans, and faculty training happening this week.

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Webster has been accredited by HLC continuously since 1925.

Webster Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation from HLC

August 10, 2018

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed accreditation of Webster University. Webster has been accredited by HLC continuously since 1925, and this accreditation applies to every Webster campus and location throughout the world and online. The reaffirmation concludes the 10-year cycle under the HLC’s Open Pathway program, a process that includes self-evaluation steps, compliance reports, collection of evidence, quality improvement initiatives, and interim visits leading up to a peer review team’s comprehensive evaluation and visit, which was conducted at the Webster Groves campus in spring 2018. 

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Important Update Regarding Concur Expense Reporting

August 10, 2018

Concur has partnered with a third-party payment processor, Bambora, to provide the payment service for expense report reimbursements. Due to this change, all Webster University Concur users will need to opt-in to the new payments system and authorize Bambora to deposit money into your bank account for reimbursements. Due to the migration, we are asking that no expense reports be submitted in Concur between Aug. 13-17, 2018.

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Webster MSN students in the nurse educator tract learn on a SIMman 3G human simulator.

Nurse Educator Students Reflect on Impact of Simulator, NEIP Grant

August 10, 2018

One year after a Missouri Nursing Education Incentive Program (NEIP) grant award supported Webster University in purchasing a SIMman 3G human simulator, Webster nursing students are thrilled with the impact it has had on their preparation to become nurse educators. The simulator enables "amazing role-play" learning in a safe environment. Two simulator "boot camps" created as part of the program were so successful that nursing faculty will continue them with future nurse educator students.

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Fall 2018 Faculty Review Notices

August 08, 2018

The Committee to Review Faculty invites signed, written testimony on any of the faculty listed below who are going up for initial status (FDL or tenure) and/or promotion. Please see the instruction after each faculty member name for where to submit testimony for the review. Note: This post is updated throughout the term as notice of new reviews are received.

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Nominations Open for Webster Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019

August 08, 2018

The Webster University Athletics Department has now begun accepting nominations for new members into its Athletics Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations for the Class of 2019 is Sept. 15, 2018. Former Webster players, coaches, and teams, and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the Athletics program are eligible for selection to the Hall of Fame.

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Faculty and staff advisors in Albuquerque

Webster Advisors at NACADA Summer Institute

August 07, 2018

A team of Webster University faculty and staff advisors gathered at the NACADA (Global Community for Academic Advising) Summer Institute in Albuquerque to work on an action plan to discuss the creation of a Global Advising Council for Webster University. Faculty advisor attendance at the summer institute was funded in part by the Presidential Retention Challenge Fund.

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Student tutors, donors and leaders gathered to reflect on the program's impact this spring.

Maritz Grant Continues Support of Student Literacy Corps, Math Tutoring

August 07, 2018

A $15,000 grant from Maritz will continue support of the Webster University Student Literacy Corps and Math Tutoring Program. "This grant will ensure that Webster students can continue to tutor and that struggling readers will continue to enjoy the additional support and encouragement tutors provide," said Kate Northcott, director of the Student Literacy Corps, which began in 1990. St. Louis’ growing population of English Language Learners has only increased the need for such engagement, she said.

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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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