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Homecoming Weekend Save the date: September 23-24, 2016

Every fall, Webster University invites all alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and friends back to the Webster Groves campus to celebrate the past, present and future of the University. Whether you are celebrating your 10th, 25th or 50th reunion; checking in on your freshmen; or coming back to visit your favorite faculty member; everyone will enjoy Homecoming Weekend! This year, we are expanding the Friday night Garden Glow event into the Shop, Rock & Glow Festival, featuring alumni, student, faculty and staff artists and performers to complement the lantern-lit outdoor party.


Webster University Mentoring Program

Webster University Mentoring Program

The Webster Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for students to connect in a positive one-on-one mentoring relationship.

A Special Opportunity

Through this six-month program, mentors can provide guidance and support to students by interacting with them, exchanging ideas, and sharing their experiences and knowledge of career paths. Mentors serve as role models and leaders as they help students reach their career goals.

Program participants will be selected and matched in October. The mentoring program will run from November 1 to May 1.

Apply beginning August 1. Deadline for all applications is September 30.

For Our Students

  • Explore career options and opportunities from the inside
  • Develop networking and relationship-building skills
  • Gain practical insight into life after graduation
  • Prepare for challenges and success

For Our Mentors

  • Provide career and professional expertise
  • Encourage student growth and achievement
  • Share knowledge and insights to guide real-world preparation
  • Inspire students to achieve their own success
Abby Contreras, student at Webster Groves
“This program provided me with a life-long mentor that was able to guide me and inspire me to work hard and to do what I am passionate for.”
– Abby Contreras, student at Webster Groves campus

Student Expectations

  • The program is open to all students worldwide with a 3.0 GPA or better. Selected students are expected to communicate monthly with their mentor. The meetings can be in person, by phone, Skype, email, etc.

Mentor Expectations

  • Mentors are required to submit a mentoring application and have at least one year career experience. Mentors must be willing to communicate with their student mentee monthly in person, by phone, Skype, email, etc.

Contact
Billy Ratz, BA '02, MA '06
Director, Parent & Student Programs
314-968-7007
ratzwil@webster.edu


Webster.Careers Webinar Wednesdays

Join us every other Wednesday over your lunch break for a live webinar and discussion presented by the Webster.Careers alumni resource. In an hour or less, we will investigate featured career and job transition topics and identify ways for attendees to take action. Webinars include a live question and answer session with Webster alumni attendees. To view the full spectrum of career resources available to Webster alums, visit http://www.webster.edu/alumni/career-resources/#jobs.

Register for Webinar Wednesdays here.


Working Advantage

The Webster University Alumni Association is excited to announce new benefits available through our discounts provider, Working Advantage! All alumni have exclusive access to the Working Advantage discount network which allows you to save up to 60 percent on ticketed events and online shopping. In addition to the existing discounts on movie tickets, theme parks, water parks, live shows, sporting events, local attractions, hotels and online shopping employees can now save on:

  • Ski Tickets
  • Health & Beauty
  • Insurance & Financial Services
  • Jewelry
  • Kids
  • Pets
  • Photos & Art Services
  • …and more!

To subscribe, you may access the Working Advantage website by visiting www.workingadvantage.com, clicking “Register” and entering the company code: 141674077.

Working Advantage offers 24-hour online shopping and customer support 365 days a year from 8:30 a.m. to midnight Eastern time. If you have specific questions regarding the site, please contact Working Advantage at 800-565-3712.


Our Sponsors

Webster University alumni can receive a special discounted rate on auto and home insurance from Liberty Mutual, a trusted Fortune 100 company. Liberty Mutual is committed to providing you with affordable rates, high-quality services and information to help you and your family live safer, more secure lives.  Find out how much you can save on your auto insurance:

  • Click here and get an instant auto quote.
  • Call 1-800-837-5249 to speak with one of our licensed Insurance Sales Counselors.
  • Visit your local Liberty Mutual office.

Already a policyholder? Through this site you may make changes to your policy, file an auto or home insurance claim and locate the nearest Liberty Mutual office.

Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Note on Benefits...

Webster University never sells the names or contact information of our alumni, faculty, staff or students. The Alumni Association does, however, partner with Liberty Mutual to provide outstanding discounted services and benefits to our alumni. Names and addresses are provided on a one-time use basis only. Liberty Mutual may not keep the names or use them again without our consent unless the individual signs up to do business directly with Liberty Mutual.