Tag: Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs

Oct. 22: International Student Orientation Welcomes Global Gorloks for Fall 2

Oct. 22: International Student Orientation Welcomes Global Gorloks for Fall 2

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) staff has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming arrival of new international students on campus. Coming to campus to start classes for the Fall 2 term are students from Bhutan, Cameroon, China, Ecuador, Kenya, Libya, India, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Venezuela. […]

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Resources to Help International Students Succeed in the Classroom

Resources to Help International Students Succeed in the Classroom

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s St. Louis campus once again became home to students from many nations this fall. We welcome the diversity and alternative points of view they bring to our classes. For most of the students, English is their second (or third, or fourth!) language. While many come to Webster fully proficient in English, others may […]

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ABC’s John Quiñones Discusses Media, ‘What Would You Do?’; Visits Webster Sept. 22

ABC’s John Quiñones Discusses Media, ‘What Would You Do?’; Visits Webster Sept. 22

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Quiñones, co-anchor of ABC newsmagazine Primetime and sole anchor of its “What Would You Do?” series, will be on Webster University’s home campus Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. for a free lecture in the Loretto-Hilton Center. In advance of his visit, Quiñones spoke with Webster in a Q&A about his nearly 30 years […]

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‘Phenomenal Women of Webster’ Nominations

‘Phenomenal Women of Webster’ Nominations

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we celebrate Webster University’s centennial, we recognize and honor the foundation on which Webster began. The Sisters of Loretto, a Catholic religious organization, founded Webster (originally named Loretto College) in 1915 as one of the first Catholic women’s colleges west of the Mississippi River. From the first president of Webster College in 1916, Mother […]

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From Albania to Uzbekistan: Resources for international students during orientation

From Albania to Uzbekistan: Resources for international students during orientation

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) office has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming arrival of new international students on campus. This fall we are expecting new students from Albania, Austria, Bahamas, Brazil, China, Colombia, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, […]

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5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner Draws 100 Guests

5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner Draws 100 Guests

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Thank you to our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community friends for participation in the 5th Annual Ramadan Potluck Iftar and Potluck Dinner at Webster University. Over 100 guests joined together to share culture, traditions and celebrate at our annual event. See you next year, and thank you! Ευχαριστώ. Gracias. Хвала. Hvala. Спасибо. Merci. 感謝 […]

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Ramadan Observed June 28-July 28, RSVP for Iftar Pot Luck

Ramadan Observed June 28-July 28, RSVP for Iftar Pot Luck

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Please join us in wishing our Muslim faculty, staff and students a joyful season of Ramadan, which begins on the evening of June 28 and will end July 28. During Ramadan, Muslims from all continents unite in a period of fasting and spiritual reflection. A few events and points of interest surrounding the celebration of […]

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I Fest Celebrates ‘Colors of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 11

I Fest Celebrates ‘Colors of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 11

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) invite the Webster community to join them Friday, April 11, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Grant Gymnasium for the annual Webster University International Festival, or I-Fest. Each April, I Fest celebrates and showcases the international diversity of Webster University. This exposition represents many different countries […]

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It Takes Two…or More, to Collaborate: Co-Sponsors Reflect on Tango Workshop

It Takes Two…or More, to Collaborate: Co-Sponsors Reflect on Tango Workshop

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask around about what makes Webster University a wonderful place for teaching and learning, and you’ll hear a variety of responses. Some will tout the dedicated professors and awesome students. Others emphasize its global curriculum and opportunities to study abroad. Webster is all of those things, plus even more. On Feb. 25, we witnessed a […]

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International Culture at Webster: Argentine Tango, Brazilian Carnaval, Italian Classical Guitarist

International Culture at Webster: Argentine Tango, Brazilian Carnaval, Italian Classical Guitarist

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Upcoming events from the Center of International Education: Tango Performance & Practice Tuesday, Feb. 25, noon Dance to a different beat! The tango performance and practice event will feature Argentine tango performer Mauro Peralta, whose teaching methods combine elements of classic tango with the traditional embrace. Light refreshments will be served. Following the performance, Peralta […]

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