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9/9/20 - Adjunct News

Posted: 9/9/2020 6:03:00 PM

Connect Students with Academic Counseling
The Academic Resource Center provides academic counseling covering a number of issues, including improving academic skills, stress and time management, and academic success plans. Sessions can be one-time events, or ongoing counseling and mentoring is also available. To learn more, visit here.

Webster University Mourns Officer Tamarris “T” Bohannon, a Student at the Gateway Campus
Killed in the line of duty, Officer Bohannon was pursuing his Criminology & Criminal Justice degree at the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis.

“Tamarris was a promising student who was dedicated to personal growth and to serving communities," said President Julian Z. Schuster. "His loss will be felt throughout the Webster and St. Louis communities. Webster extends our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues."

To learn more, visit here.

University Leadership Responds to Community Incidents in Webster Groves
After a number of inflammatory incidents, which took place in Webster Groves this past week, university leadership issued a note to the Webster University community condemning the acts. You may read it here.

Webster Speaks Welcomed Olympian Jackie Joyner Kersee; Next Episode to Address “Growing Up in the Era of Black Lives Matter”
The most recent episode of “Webster Speaks” featured Jackie Joyner Kersee discussing “Black Athletes, Powerful Voices.” Watch the conversation, which was hosted by Chief Diversity Officer Vincent Flewellen, here.

Don’t forget to register to watch the next “Webster Speaks” episode, entitled “Coming of Age in the Black Lives Matter Era.” This installment will take place on Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. CDT.

Speaking to the topic are the Suggs Scholars, a group of academically talented undergraduates of color who are recipients of a scholarship awarded in the name of St. Louis American publisher Donald M. Suggs. Click here to register.

Nominations Requested for Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker
The Honorary Degree Committee is seeking online nominations for an honorary degree recipient and a commencement speaker for the university’s 102nd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

The nomination period closes September 28. Remember only online forms will be accepted.

The committee is seeking individuals who have excelled in one or more of the following areas:

  • Achievements/Actions are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Webster University.
  • Professional, scholarly, intellectual, or creative achievement in fields of interest at Webster University.
  • Humanitarian deeds and sustained efforts to touch lives.
  • Are able to connect with graduates and speak to them regarding issues that will affect them now and in the future.

To learn more about the process and past speakers/recipients, visit here.

COVID 19 Information and Updates
Don’t forget to check Webster.edu/COVID19 regularly for announcements and updates concerning university operations and protocols.