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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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Snapshots and Time-Lapse Video: Worldwide Commencement Ceremonies Begin

Snapshots and Time-Lapse Video: Worldwide Commencement Ceremonies Begin

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The annual tradition of commencement ceremonies across Webster University’s worldwide network of campuses renewed this weekend, with ceremonies on May 10 including St. Louis and Geneva. Worldwide, the Class of 2014 includes 7,217 graduates from 115 different countries. See more facts and figures on this year’s class — including the age of the youngest and […]

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Snapshot: Bursar’s Office Shows Webster Staff Commencement Spirit

Snapshot: Bursar’s Office Shows Webster Staff Commencement Spirit

| May 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

It’s commencement season at Webster University, which means several Webster campuses around the world are preparing for graduation ceremonies and festivities this Saturday, May 10, with more to come at locations throughout the summer. The annual St. Louis commencement at the Muny is the largest of these celebrations, and welcomes graduates not only from the […]

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General Staff Meeting for Commencement May 5

General Staff Meeting for Commencement May 5

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 95th Commencement Day at The Muny in St. Louis is fast approaching. The General Commencement Staff meeting will be Monday, May 5, at 1 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Plan to attend to learn all about the day’s activities. For all the answers to Commencement Day activity questions, refer your graduates to […]

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Snapshot: Fort Sill Graduation Ceremony

Snapshot: Fort Sill Graduation Ceremony

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Graduate candidates from Webster University’s Fort Sill, Oklahoma, campus location were honored as part of the Fort Sill combined college graduation ceremony held April 25. Brig. Gen. Mike Callan (ret.), associate vice president for Military and Governmental Affairs, attended the commencement ceremony and the Delta Mu Delta Induction, and visited with Post’s Commanding General, School Commandants […]

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