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10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

10 New Graduate Certificate Programs Reflect Changes in Society, Careers

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University is launching 10 new certificate programs for adults with college degrees who seek additional training to advance in their careers. The new programs reflect recent changes in society, from technological advancements to shifting demographics in many communities. The certificates are designed to be stand-alone or a stepping-stone to an advanced degree. They are […]

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Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

Webster University Receives Green Initiative, Centennial Awards from Chamber of Commerce

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University was honored with two “Heart of the Community” awards by the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area Chamber of Commerce at Friday’s annual awards banquet. The University received a Special Recognition Award for its centennial anniversary, as well as a Green Initiative Award for several sustainability initiatives that range from infrastructural investment to curriculum. The […]

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Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

Confucius Institute at Webster University Named Institute of the Year

| February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Confucius Institute at Webster University was named “2014 Confucius Institute of the Year” by HANBAN, a branch of the Chinese Ministry of Education. This is the second time the institute has received the prestigious honor, having previously been named “Confucius Institute of the Year” in 2012. The Institute offers a wide range of outreach […]

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President Stroble Featured in New Book on Leadership Communication

President Stroble Featured in New Book on Leadership Communication

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble has garnered some attention for her love of Twitter during the past few years. She was at the forefront of the social media movement in higher education and in 2009 was among the first university presidents to embrace its use. Tweeting under the handle @WebsterPres, Stroble has been […]

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Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

Actress Jenifer Lewis ’79 Named Webster University Commencement Speaker

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jenifer Lewis ’79, the St. Louis-born actress, singer, community activist and Webster University alumna (BA Theatre Arts, ’79), is adding “commencement speaker” to her repertoire. Lewis will address an estimated 12,000 Webster graduates and guests at the University’s 96th annual commencement ceremonies May 9 at St. Louis’ historic The Muny at Forest Park outdoor amphitheater. […]

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Stroble Leads ‘Confidence in the Boardroom’ Roundtable at Women’s Conference

Stroble Leads ‘Confidence in the Boardroom’ Roundtable at Women’s Conference

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble led a roundtable session at the 10th annual St. Louis Business Journal Women’s Conference. More than 1,200 women business leaders from throughout the Midwest attended the conference, held Jan. 30 at St. Louis Union Station, Webster University was a contributing sponsor of the conference, with the keynote and […]

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2015 Faculty Research Grant Awardees, Projects Announced

2015 Faculty Research Grant Awardees, Projects Announced

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 22 recipients of 2015 Faculty Research Grants. The awards, totaling $110,000, will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. “As our strategic plan takes shape, it’s clear that faculty research and […]

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Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program held the annual Gorlok Gala Forensics Tournament, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events over the weekend of Jan. 23. Friday and Saturday were full days of competition on the Webster campus before Sunday’s award ceremony at the Sheraton Westport Plaza hotel. This […]

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Office of Military Affairs Adds to Offerings for Military Families

Office of Military Affairs Adds to Offerings for Military Families

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University has entered into agreements with both the National Military Family Association (NMFA) and the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to assist military families with tuition costs. The National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, announced the new collaboration with Webster University to offer military spouses […]

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Webster Leiden Recognized as Top Study Abroad Location

Webster Leiden Recognized as Top Study Abroad Location

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s campus in Leiden, the Netherlands, has been recognized as a top study abroad location for U.S. students by Best College Reviews. The publication placed Webster Leiden at 20 on its Top 50 list: Situated in the quaint city of Leiden, the Netherlands, Webster University has an international campus that was established in 1983. […]

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