Archive for March, 2012

Film Series Presents: ‘Lads & Jockeys’ March 16 – 18

Film Series Presents: ‘Lads & Jockeys’ March 16 – 18

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

This weekend, March 16 – 18, the Film Series presents Lads & Jockeys (Benjamin Marquet, 2008, France, 100 min) at 7:30 p.m. in the Moore Auditorium. In a small village near Paris, 14-year-old boys and girls enter the training center for future lads and jockeys. For these young pupils, the transition between the family environment […]

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Online Gaming and the MBA Take Students to New Level of Success

Online Gaming and the MBA Take Students to New Level of Success

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students in the BUSN 6200 capstone course for the MBA degree at Webster University’s campus location at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., spent the last nine weeks in a virtual world filled with stocks, purchasing decisions, product marketing and learning the keys of success in business. The course was divided into teams that competed not […]

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Webster Grad is New Commander at LRAF

Webster Grad is New Commander at LRAF

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Jan. 31, 2012, Col. Brian S. Robinson, who earned a master’s degree in human resource development from Webster University in 2002, was named commander of the 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. As commander, he has the responsibility for organizing, training and equipping the personnel who operate, maintain and sustain more […]

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Walker Speaker Series: ‘Strategies, Mergers and Mickey Mouse’ March 29

Walker Speaker Series: ‘Strategies, Mergers and Mickey Mouse’ March 29

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Faith, trust and pixie dust work well for Peter Pan. But handling the money for the house of Mickey Mouse takes more than magic. Meet the man who handles it all for the world’s most visited entertainment resort when the Walker Speaker Series presents “The CFO’S Role: Strategies, Mergers and Mickey Mouse” with Jay Rasulo, […]

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Snapshot: Webster University Lights Up Times Square

Snapshot: Webster University Lights Up Times Square

| March 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

As 12 Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts seniors headed to Broadway to demonstrate their talents to dozens of professional designers, directors, agents and casting directors, a news release announcing their arrival ran on the news ticker in Times Square. The “Senior Showcase” is a one-hour show featuring brief performances by each student at the […]

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Whittingham Voted to NABC Midwest All-District Team

Whittingham Voted to NABC Midwest All-District Team

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stefan Whittingham (Ft. Lauderdale HS, Fla.), a sophomore forward who had a breakout season in 2011-12 for the Webster University men’s basketball team, continues to garner post-season awards. He was voted to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2012 Midwest All-District Team. NABC Division III All-District teams, recognizing the best men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes in […]

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Shaw AFB Director “Arrested” for MDA

Shaw AFB Director “Arrested” for MDA

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michelle Deatrick Cannon, director of the Shaw Air Force Base campus location, was “arrested” last month in Sumter, S.C. Rest assured, it was for a good cause. Cannon joined a number of other local business people who turned themselves in for “arrest” at Patriot Hall to help raise money for her local chapter of the […]

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St. Louis Media History Foundation Has Webster Connections

St. Louis Media History Foundation Has Webster Connections

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The St. Louis Media History Foundation met recently for its annual board election, and several media personalities with Webster connections were chosen for terms on the organization’s board. Sally Tippet Rains, a 1982 journalism graduate of Webster University, was selected for the board. Rains is the author of 12 books and a former KMOX Radio […]

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National Capital Region Students Excel in ASIS Competition

National Capital Region Students Excel in ASIS Competition

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gavin Hartsell and Francis Socha recently learned how their research on current security issues was more than just a school project. Their research projects were entered into a writing competition, sponsored by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Academic and Training Programs Council and the ASIS Foundation, which recognizes outstanding academic analysis and writing […]

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Webster Alumnus Gives Voice to ‘The Lorax’ Villain

Webster Alumnus Gives Voice to ‘The Lorax’ Villain

| March 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

The voice of Aloysius O’Hare, the “bad guy” in the newly released film, The Lorax, is none other than Webster University alumnus Rob Riggle ’97, who earned his master’s degree in public administration from Webster’s campus location in Camp Lejeune, N.C., while serving in the Marines. Riggle’s comedy career began in 1997 in New York […]

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