September 2018 I U.S. Extended 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.
Staff Impacted by Imminent Hurricane
The WSA board extends thoughts to our staff community who may be impacted as hurricane Florence makes its way toward the east coast.
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.
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.
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.