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DWS Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Visionary Award Recipients

DWS Dinner Celebrates University Donors, Honors Visionary Award Recipients

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University leaders welcomed 225 of the University’s largest donors for the annual Daniel Webster Society (DWS) dinner at the Chase Park Plaza’s Khorassan Room on Nov. 5. President Beth Stroble presented both charter DWS member Jean Hobler and longtime DWS members Jane BA’69 and Bruce Robert with 2014 Visionary Awards. Todd Kohlbecker, president of […]

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Snapshots: Orlando Commencement Welcomes Alumna, 1st Female Police Chief

Snapshots: Orlando Commencement Welcomes Alumna, 1st Female Police Chief

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 family members and friends gathered to celebrate graduates of Webster University’s Orlando, Florida, campus location on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Linda Chapin Theater in Orlando. The keynote of Webster Orlando’s 24th annual commencement ceremony was an address by Webster alumna Val Demings, former chief of the Orlando Police Department – and […]

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Around Webster: Vonnegut’s Women of Justice Award; Williams in ‘Drawing Autism’; W. Carpenter Biography

Around Webster: Vonnegut’s Women of Justice Award; Williams in ‘Drawing Autism’; W. Carpenter Biography

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Fort Bragg’s Vonnegut Receives Women of Justice Award Webster Fort Bragg faculty member Wendy Vonnegut has been selected to receive a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Women of Justice Award. The award recognizes women across the state who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice […]

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International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

International Education Week (IEW) provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the […]

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Snapshots: PR Employer Tour Connects Students with Local Professionals

Snapshots: PR Employer Tour Connects Students with Local Professionals

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Public Relations students in Webster’s School of Communications received a window into the professional world as they toured three local organizations on Nov. 7, gathering tips and tricks of the PR trade. The event, sponsored by the Career Planning & Development Center and School of Communications, featured visits to FOCUS St. Louis, Osborn Barr, and […]

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School of Education Marks 50 Years of Shaping Educators

School of Education Marks 50 Years of Shaping Educators

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout Webster University’s 100-year history, the school has responded to the needs of the St. Louis community in a variety of ways, such as offering scholarships, providing volunteers to local charities, and turning to the community for new program ideas. The Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics is one such example; the program began 50 […]

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In the News: Corrigan on ‘St. Louis On The Air’ Today; Jerry Mitchell Feature

In the News: Corrigan on ‘St. Louis On The Air’ Today; Jerry Mitchell Feature

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent and upcoming media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Corrigan on ‘St. Louis on the Air’ for Media Literacy Week School of Communications professor Don Corrigan will be on St. Louis Public Radio’s  “St. Louis On The Air” with Don Marsh Monday from noon to 1 p.m., and you can listen live online. […]

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Webster University: Four Decades of Serving the Military

Webster University: Four Decades of Serving the Military

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Forty years ago, at the request of the United States military, Webster opened a location at Fort Sheridan, Illinois and offered courses directly to the men and women serving on the post. Almost at the same time, Webster University opened locations at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and a bit later at Fort Leonard Wood, […]

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Webster China Grad’s D.C. Study Tour Shows Way to Economics PhD

Webster China Grad’s D.C. Study Tour Shows Way to Economics PhD

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two separate study tours to Washington, D.C., while completing Webster University’s Joint MBA Program with Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) helped guide Stella Tang to a PhD in Economics and a role with a major private equity fund today. Tang, who graduated from Webster through the Shanghai program in 2008, knew even during […]

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Webster Vienna Mentoring Program Kicks Off with 15 Matches

Webster Vienna Mentoring Program Kicks Off with 15 Matches

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vienna Chapter of the Webster Alumni Association and the Career Development Center at Webster Vienna Private University successfully kicked off the Mentoring Program in Vienna at ACCELOR, a renowned Viennese executive coaching and training company that served as the program’s corporate partner and host. Arthur Hirsh, director of Webster Vienna Private University, and Stefano […]

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