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Webster Works Worldwide Sign-Up Begins Today

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Webster Works Worldwide (WWW) Community Service Day database is now open for online volunteer sign-up. Each year, Webster University sponsors a campus-wide community service day in partnership with local agencies and nonprofit organizations. Students, faculty, staff and alumni work in teams on projects including tutoring, painting, gardening, working with children or seniors, park and trail […]

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Webster University Names Inaugural Director of Ghana

Webster University Names Inaugural Director of Ghana

| August 20, 2012 | 6 Comments

From the Office of the Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs: Webster University Provost Julian Schuster and Grant Chapman, associate vice president for Academic Affairs and director of International Programs, are pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas (Tom) Oates has been named inaugural director of the Webster University program in Accra, Ghana. Oates has […]

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Around the World, Webster Welcomes New and Returning Students

Around the World, Webster Welcomes New and Returning Students

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

In Leiden it starts with muffins and coffee. At Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, pizza and subs are served to students and faculty during the first week. Campus locations in Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base go with root beer floats and nacho bars. Such are the scenes for new and returning Webster […]

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Community Liaison: Myrtle Beach and Monster.com

Community Liaison: Myrtle Beach and Monster.com

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Frankie Bellamy at Webster University’s Myrtle Beach (S.C.) campus location recently paid Monster.com a visit to exchange information and take a tour of the local offices of the global online employment resource company. Bellamy, Webster’s community relations coordinator (CRC) at Myrtle Beach, met with Monster.com human resources manager Wendy Dembowski at Monster’s Florence, S.C., location […]

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BOSM Student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, Addresses All Forces Graduation Ceremony

BOSM Student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, Addresses All Forces Graduation Ceremony

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University Fort Belvoir student, Master Sgt. Stanley Melvin, a wounded warrior, received a standing ovation as he approached the stage at the first-ever All Forces College and University Graduation Ceremony.  This year’s ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Va., highlighted the successful current or former members of the armed services that have completed their academic […]

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Planning Your Campus Celebration of Webster’s “Great College to Work For” Honor

Planning Your Campus Celebration of Webster’s “Great College to Work For” Honor

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

In recognition of Webster University receiving The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great College to Work For” designation for the fifth consecutive year, all Webster campus locations are receiving coffee mugs and promotional posters from Global Marketing & Communications and the Office of Special Events. While all campuses were encouraged to hold local events around the […]

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Students from San Diego, St. Louis Campuses Study Travel Journalism in Scotland

Students from San Diego, St. Louis Campuses Study Travel Journalism in Scotland

| August 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

For the second year, Webster University students are studying travel journalism in Scotland with School of Communications adjunct professor Linda Williams. This year, the short-term study abroad trip involves students from multiple majors and multiple U.S. campuses. The class is on a two-week tour of Scotland. The first week was spent based on the Isle […]

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Locally Connected: Webster Kansas City’s 40th Anniversary Community Service Project

Locally Connected: Webster Kansas City’s 40th Anniversary Community Service Project

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

To help celebrate 40 years in Kansas City, Webster University’s K.C. campus location has asked faculty, alumni, staff and friends to pledge 40 hours of time to their favorite charities. When the project was launched in November 2011, the goal was to recruit 40 volunteers. As of July 2012, they have 50 volunteers, with several […]

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Webster’s London Partner Granted New Status

Webster’s London Partner Granted New Status

| July 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

Regent’s College London, Webster University’s partner in London for the last 17 of Webster’s 25 years in the English capital, has reached a watershed moment in its history: Formal notification from the United Kingdom’s Privy Council that the College has been granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers. The move allows all courses at Regent’s College London […]

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Webster Alumnus is Boston’s First Hispanic Fire Chief

Webster Alumnus is Boston’s First Hispanic Fire Chief

| July 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

In December 2011, Steve Abraira completed his master’s degree at Webster University’s Melbourne, Fla., campus location with a dual major in Management & Leadership and Human Resources Management. The very same month, he accepted the position of chief of the Boston Fire Department, the oldest fire department in the United States. With Cuban, Spanish and […]

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