News around Webster: Akande on STL ‘Power’ List; Powers at AMA; Schuster’s Top 50 Novel; Driber-Hassall on Commission

| December 3, 2012

Recent professional news and media coverage for Webster University community members includes:

Benjamin Akande, Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology


Akande Named to ‘Power List’

St. Louis Magazine looked for leaders who are making a difference in their industries and in the region, naming Benjamin Akande, dean of the Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, to the magazine’s “Power List.” Read more about the honor on the Walker School blog.

Akande’s honor comes just weeks after the Clayton Chamber of Commerce named the dean its 2012 Pillar of the CommunityReservations for that Dec. 10 luncheon and Akande’s acceptance of the award are still open.

Powers at AMA on Building Great Websites and Social Media Channels
Making a great website

Powers presenting at AMA in New Orleans.

Patrick Powers, director of digital marketing and communications, partnered with Michael Stoner, president, mStoner, to present “Beyond Facebook: Leveraging Other Key Channels in Your Social Marketing” on Nov. 13 at the AMA Symposium on Higher Education in New Orleans, La.

They paper they presented is downloadable here [PDF]. mStoner was a key partner on the recent website redesign and launch, and Powers was a key leader on the Webster team that guided the transition. Webster was also well represented at the AMA Symposium, with Webster Thailand’s Samrat Ray Chaudhuri and Erin Rivers of Global Marketing and Communications also in attendance.

Joe Schuster’s Novel Makes 2012 Top 50

School of Communications professor Joe Schuster‘s novel, The Might Have Been, made the St. Louis Post-Dispatch‘s “50 Favorite Books of 2012” list.

Driber-Hassall Re-appointed to City Commission

Webster Albuquerque director Ellen Driber-Hassall was re-appointed to the Citizens Independent Salary Commission for Albuquerque, N.M. Her second term is four years on the commission, which establishes pay for the mayor and city councilors. Ellen was first appointed to the commission in 2010.

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  1. Debra Carpenter says:

    Way to go, Benjamin!