Little Rock Commencement Ceremony, Largest State-Wide MBA Enrollment

| July 12, 2012
Little Rock Commencement 2012

Presiding over the Little Rock area commencement ceremony, from left: AVP Carol Adams, Little Rock area director Ann Wead Kimbrough, Col. Brian Robinson, and Little Rock AFB assistant director Elizabeth Hopkins

The Little Rock Area campuses, Little Rock Metropolitan and Little Rock Air Force Base, held their commencement May 17 at the Robinson Center Exhibition Hall. At the ceremony, associate vice president Carol Adams conferred 96 masters’ degrees to graduates from both campuses.

Colonel Brian S. Robinson, commander, 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., and Webster University alumnus, served as commencement speaker before a standing-room only crowd of over 1,200 attendees.

Other highlights from commencement:

  • Special guests included Quentin Stewart, who has played on CSI: Miami as a nonrecurring character, and LaVerne Paige, director of Pulaski County Community Services and Housing. Paige is also a Webster University graduate.
  • LRAFB representative Caite Hall sang the National Anthem.
  • Ten graduates were inductees of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration.
  • At least four couples participated in commencement together, one within the same program.
  • Nineteen military or military spouses graduated.
  • A deceased student was recognized, Sgt. Sheila Lassus. Her daughter, Nikita Murdoch, was a member of the graduation class.
  • Cabot High School US Air Force Junior High School presented colors.
  • The Arkansas Youth Orchestra provide processional, recessional, and other music.

Little Rock Campuses 2012 Commencement Ceremony

Webster: Largest MBA Program in Arkansas

For the third year in a row, Webster University was again recognized in Arkansas Business, the only statewide business publication, for having the largest enrollment of MBA students in the state of Arkansas. Each year, Arkansas Business ranks MBA populations for private, public and for profit institutions. Webster University had 381 students, the largest enrollment for Arkansas MBA students for fall 2011. The recognition appeared in the June 24 edition.


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