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[Video] Webster 2014 Grads’ Advice to Incoming Students

[Video] Webster 2014 Grads’ Advice to Incoming Students

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a new semester for everyone at Webster University — and a completely new experience for many incoming new students. What advice could they use as they embark on their college journeys? We asked the experts — the graduates who have been through it and earned their Webster University degrees last May at commencement. Watch […]

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Snapshots: Shaw AFB Commencement features Webster Myrtle Beach alum as speaker

Snapshots: Shaw AFB Commencement features Webster Myrtle Beach alum as speaker

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Karen Slevin, Class of 2010 graduate from Webster University’s Myrtle Beach campus location, was the guest speaker as Webster University Shaw Air Force Base held its 2014 commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 9. The ceremony, held at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter, South Carolina, drew approximately 150 guests including family and friends of the graduates. […]

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Arts & Sciences Celebrates 2014 Global MA Graduates

Arts & Sciences Celebrates 2014 Global MA Graduates

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

After spending the past year hopping between campuses and continents to earn their graduate degree, 31 students received their Global Master of Arts from the College of Arts in Sciences on July 19 at the Global Commencement ceremony in Washington, D.C. Four of those students are the first to earn the Global MA in International […]

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Call for Nominations for 2015 Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker

Call for Nominations for 2015 Honorary Degree Recipient and Commencement Speaker

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are looking forward to our 96th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Municipal Opera Theatre (The Muny) in Forest Park in St. Louis. An important part of commencement is the awarding of an honorary degree recipient who will be our commencement speaker. The 2015 commencement will be an important aspect of […]

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In Kansas City, ‘Duck’ Warner Adds Jazz-Flavored Pomp and Circumstance to Commencement

In Kansas City, ‘Duck’ Warner Adds Jazz-Flavored Pomp and Circumstance to Commencement

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

For more than a decade, Webster University graduates at Webster University’s Kansas City campus location and their families and friends have enjoyed commencements enlivened by the music of local jazz master Lester “Duck” Warner. On stage, Warner leads the singing of the national anthem and offers, in a rich baritone that’s been compared to Nat “King” […]

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Snapshots: Online Student Stationed in Korea Attends Memphis Graduation

Snapshots: Online Student Stationed in Korea Attends Memphis Graduation

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On May 30, Webster University at the Memphis Naval Support Activity Mid-South participated in the Navy College Combined Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony was held at Crosspointe Baptist Church in Millington, Tennessee. Jim Meadows, of Webster’s Office of Military Affairs, was present as special guest and to confer degrees. Brad Dotson, an honors student, Delta Mu […]

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Webster in the News: Commencement on NBC Nightly News

Webster in the News: Commencement on NBC Nightly News

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last night on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, the network continued a 30-year tradition of capturing footage and special moments from commencement ceremonies at colleges and universities across the United States. This year Webster University’s May 10 ceremony at The Muny in Forest Park was prominently featured in their footage. Two video segments are […]

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Snapshots: Cardinals 1st Pitch, ‘This is Your Life’ Cap Kondo’s Visit to Webster, St. Louis

Snapshots: Cardinals 1st Pitch, ‘This is Your Life’ Cap Kondo’s Visit to Webster, St. Louis

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 2014 Commencement speaker and honorary doctorate recipient Koko Tanimoto Kondo, one of the youngest Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors and an internationally recognized peace advocate, was the toast of the town as she closed her visit to St. Louis. Sunday, May 11, was declared by Mayor Francis Slay “Transformative Learning Day” in the city […]

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Wileys Graduate Together

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Wileys Graduate Together

| May 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Out of 7,217 students graduating from Webster University in 2014, 33 are staff members and 27 are children or spouses of staff members. The Wiley family is represented in both groups. Jeanelle Wiley, University Secretary, and her daughter, Megan, both graduated with a master’s degree in international relations and walked in the ceremony at The […]

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Snapshots: Wind Energy Holdings Founder Addresses Webster Thailand Commencement, Grads from 25 Countries

Snapshots: Wind Energy Holdings Founder Addresses Webster Thailand Commencement, Grads from 25 Countries

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, May 11, Webster University students from 25 countries celebrated their academic achievements at the Webster University Thailand commencement ceremony. Bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates received their diplomas at the Hilton Hotel in Hua Hin. The ceremony was followed by dinner served in the beautiful Rama 5 Ballroom. In his opening speech, Webster University […]

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