September 2018 I St. Louis Region Campuses
The Webster Staff Alliance (WSA) affirms that staff are a vital part of the Webster University community. Our purpose is to build an active staff community that engages staff members across departments and campus locations in support of the University mission; to serve in an advisory capacity to University Leadership on the issues and concerns of our diverse constituency; and to support staff professional development opportunities.
St. Louis Region Campuses

Kacey Pennington, Payroll Coordinator
John Holste, Assistant Director, Career Development
Amy Bielicke, Senior Accountant
Donald Pearson, Public Safety Officer
James Kemp, Public Safety Officer
Jennifer Donaldson, Department Associate, School of Education
Kathryn Watkins-Wors, Coordinator, College of Arts & Sciences, Dean’s Office
Benjamin Brink, Director, Military Program Innovation, Academic Affairs
Brittany Murphy, Counselor, Online Student Admissions
Paula Albers, Electronic Resource Librarian
Nora Dunkel, Chemical Safety Officer and Lab Manager
Theresia Matthews, Desktop Engineer, Information Technology
Joelle Blakley, Admissions Representative
Nicole Hendershott, Technician, Information Technology
Marcy Oliver, Accounting Assistant, Bursar
U.S. Extended Campuses

Jackquelynne Foley, Representative, San Antonio
Willie Hicks, Recruitment Coordinator, Little Rock Metro Campus
Greg Edwards, Director, Rolla
Daniel Sanches, Faculty Coordinator/Academic Advisor, Orlando
Mark Meadows, Director, Ocala
Kisha DuBuclet, Representative, Bolling Air Force Base
Crystal Flynn, Recruitment Coordinator, Ocala
Friday, September 14 is Gorlok Gear Friday
This Friday, September 14, 2018, join in the fun and show off your Webster University spirit by wearing Webster Blue and Gold with a pair of jeans.
Webster University Athletics Sponsors are extending "deals" to the Webster University Community. It is recommended that you have a valid Webster University ID at point of sale.

Questions can be directed to Amy O'Brien, if you should need any additional information.

Jet’s Pizza – Webster Groves Location Only. 20% off menu price for all Webster University Faculty, Staff and Student’s. Group Orders – Contact Athletics for Order Form and Contact. 
Sponsorship Deals for Staff
Dominos $6.50 1 topping large pizzas Webster Groves location only. 

Fuzzy’s Taco – Yorkshire Plaza – 15% off for Faculty, Staff and Students
Which Wich – Group Orders -$7.00 Sandwich and Chips. Will Delivery 12-24 Hour Notice. Email Glenn Coker to order.
McAlisters Deli – Group Orders - $7.50 Box Lunch – Sandwich, chips or potato Salad and cookie. Delivery fee extra.
Adobe Access for Staff
Beginning in Fall 2018, access to Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat DC, etc.) will be available to all active faculty members, currently enrolled undergraduate students and graduate students who are registered for select courses (please see below).

Access for all other graduate students and staff is available based on an opt-in request process.
Interested in Helping Plan the 100th Webster University Commencement Ceremony?
President Stroble is forming a committee to plan the 100th Commencement Ceremony. Staff who are interested in serving on the committee should contact the Webster Staff Alliance via e-mail, indicating interest in serving on the 100th Commencement Ceremony Planning Committee.

The time commitment for participation will be 4-6 hours, with meeting times in 1-hour increments.
The committee is expected to be formed by the end of September, so please express interest through e-mail to the WSA.
Call for Nominations for Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker
An important part of Webster University's commencement is the awarding of an honorary degree recipient who will be our commencement speaker.

The 2019 commencement will be an important aspect of Webster University’s centennial celebration.
Gorlok Greats Program
Nomination Period: August 15 - September 30, 2018

The Gorlok Greats Award will recognize staff members whose achievements, whether an individual act or sustained effort of exemplary service, relate to Webster University strategies and support the University's values and mission.  
Staff Professional Development Funding
The Professional Development committee is now accepting applications from staff for professional development programs that occur through May 31, 2019.

Staff Professional Development Funds are available to off-set the costs of staff attending work-related training sessions. Individuals can request up to $1,500 every other fiscal year. 
'Invest in your Wellness': Webster Wellness Fair Week
Sept. 10 - 14, 2018

All faculty, staff and students are invited to the 2018 Webster Wellness Fair events beginning Monday, Sept. 10.
This year's theme is "Invest in Your Wellness.” There will be treats and small giveaways each day, including samples from Smoothie King each day.