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The Gorlok ststue will be unveiled Aug. 1

Project Gorlok Dedication: Statue to be unveiled Aug. 1

June 30, 2016

After a year of successful fundraising efforts by the Student Government Association, and through the generosity of 75 donors who gave $13,546.12, the Gorlok statue is a reality! Join us on Monday, Aug. 1, at 4 p.m. for the unveiling celebration. The statue will be placed in the plaza between the Emerson Library and Sverdrup Complex.

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Steed leads a demo in a nurse anesthesia simulation lab.

Faculty Member Aids Effort to Increase Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia

June 29, 2016

Increasing diversity in nurse anesthesia is an on-going goal of the field, and Webster associate professor Martina Steed is helping lead the effort. She recently was a faculty panelist for the two-day Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship event in Pittsburgh, where she also met with prospective students interested in Webster’s MS in Nurse Anesthesia program. "The goal of events like this is to increase diversity and draw more minority and underrepresented nurses into the profession.”

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Walker School faculty from St. Louis and Charleston area locations.

Snapshot: Walker School Leaders in Charleston for Faculty Collaboration

June 23, 2016

Faculty members Joe Roberts, Dave Porras and Debbie Psihountas in the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology met with the faculty at the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base campus locations Friday, June 17. It's part of a series of visits by this leadership team in St. Louis to interact and connect with Walker School faculty at extended campuses, encouraging collaboration and enhanced student learning outcomes.

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Consultant Steve Black is considered a leading sales trainer and public speaker.

Lakeland Hosts Area Chamber Marketing Workshop Series

June 22, 2016

Webster's Lakeland campus location is hosting the area's Chamber of Commerce "Enlightened Byte" member lunch workshop series. The latest event, June 15, featured national sales trainer Steve Black and was titled "Leveraging Digital Marketing and Social Media to Explode Your Business Results." Workshops are held six times annually and cover a variety of timely marketing topics, including trends in social media, branding, web marketing and promotion.

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Chess grandmaster Sukandar with Ambassador Sonny

Chess Player Meets Indonesian Ambassador after 1st-Place Finish

June 22, 2016

Webster student Irene Kharisma Sukandar, one of the youngest female grandmasters in the world, earned a special honor after tying for first place at 2016 Continental Class Championships in Herndon, Virginia. She met with Indonesian Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono (Sonny) in Washington, D.C. She and her Webster teammates Katerina Nemcova, Anna Sharevich and Luisa Fernanda Mercado won the 2015-2016 National Division I College Women's Team Championship.

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Webster University faculty at commencement

Basiyr Rodney Elected Faculty Senate Vice President

June 21, 2016

Basiyr Rodney, Department of Teacher Education, was elected as vice president of the Faculty Senate for the 2016-2017 academic year. At the Senate’s first meeting held June 2, Senate President Gary Renz proposed the election of Rodney to the position. Renz expressed the aspiration that the Senate should include many different voices from the schools and colleges and also provide space for faculty members in different stages of the academic ladder to have a place in the Senate.

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