In the News: SOE Alumna is Teacher of Year; Rishe on March Madness; MTAP at Public Radio

| March 20, 2013

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University includes:

SOE Alumna Janis Receives Early Childhood Education Honor

Webster University School of Education alumna Lisa Janis was named National Child Care Teacher of the Year by the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation, which promotes early childhood education. Janis, an early childhood teacher in the Lindbergh School District in suburban St. Louis, earned her teaching certificate and master’s in early childhood education at Webster.

Read her story in the Suburban Journal.

St. Louis Public Radio on MTAP

NPR affiliate St. Louis Public Radio (KWMU) has an online article on Webster University’s recent MTAP Plan, which was announced last week and offers military students a grant covering their U.S. Government Tuition Assistance funds which have been suspended during the federal government sequestration.

Rishe on March Madness, Basketball Profits

As “March Madness” takes off in the NCAA, Patrick Rishe, sports economist and associate professor of business in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, was on CNBC to discuss which schools have the most profitable basketball programs. Rishe also penned his latest Forbes.com column on which schools stand to benefit most if they make it to the “Sweet Sixteen” round of the NCAA’s annual Division I basketball tournament.

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