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3/8/18 - Latest Updates from Webster University

Posted: 3/8/2018 11:22:00 AM

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Fill Out Your Adjunct Faculty Survey

Surveys were distributed on February 22,208, to adjunct faculty members who taught online or on ground at the Webster, Gateway, Westport, or Winghaven campuses during Fall 1 & 2 and Fall Semester. The survey, which can be completed anonymously, seeks adjunct faculty feedback about communications practices in your respective work areas.

This is part of an ongoing effort to stay in touch with adjunct faculty and ensure you are receiving the appropriate information and support you need to teach your courses efficiently and effectively. A summary of the findings will be shared with you.

The surveys were emailed to the addresses we have on record as being “primary.” If you can’t find it, please check your junk or spam folders, as well as your webster.edu address. Responses are due TOMORROW, March 9, 2018.

Webster U Adjunct Faculty Member Secures Fulbright Scholarship

With a Fulbright Scholarship in hand, Jameca Woody Falconer, a counseling psychologist and an adjunct associate professor, will lecture and train with the Dariyana Foundation in Kazakhstan during the Spring 2018. The award was announced recently by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Falconer, who is an adjunct faculty member in Webster’s School of Education, works with the applied Educational Psychology School/School Psychology program.

Read more about Jameca and her Fulbright activities here.

Teaching and Technology Conference — Call for Proposals

Proposals are being accepted for the upcoming conference, which will take place September 28 and 29th at the University of Missouri — St. Louis (UMSL). The Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference is an annual regional conference involving approximately 15 institutions. It examines emerging trends in technology and higher education applications, as well as online teaching experiences and strategies. Proposals for the topics covered should offer vision, impact, and importance. Proposals should also provide practical examples of real-world implementation. They are due on May 1, 2018.

For information about the conference and past presentations, please visit the FTTC site.

Celebrate 50 Years of The Conservatory: April 20-22

As part of its ongoing 50th Anniversary festivities, the Conservatory of Theatre Arts will host a Celebration Weekend, April 20-22, 2018.

Events include recognition of Conservatory founder and Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, Peter Sargent, and the Conservatory production of Brigadoon on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. In addition, Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell will serve as emcee for a festive evening of performances by faculty and alumni at the “Conservatory Celebration” on Saturday night.

For more information about the weekend’s line-up, visit here.