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Cybersecurity Program Launches in Kansas City

Cybersecurity Program Launches in Kansas City

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Classes for Webster University’s Master’s in Cybersecurity program will begin this fall at its Kansas City location. The Cybersecurity Program is offered through the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. It was launched in Colorado Springs last year and was expanded to the St. Louis region in the fall. “Cybersecurity threats are constant […]

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Snapshots: New Kansas City Location Grand Opening

Snapshots: New Kansas City Location Grand Opening

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s new Kansas City campus location held its grand opening Wednesday, April 22. The new location offers a more academic feel and more modern amenities for students while also raising Webster University’s profile in the region, where Webster University has offered classes since 1966. The first full-time campus in Kansas City opened in 1972 […]

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Snapshot: GMC visits Webster Kansas City

Snapshot: GMC visits Webster Kansas City

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives from Global Marketing and Communications (GMC) recently visited the Kansas City campus location to discuss program opportunities and strategies during Webster’s Centennial year. “Kansas City has a really special place in Webster’s history,” said Barbara O’Malley, chief communications officer and working chair for the Centennial. “As our first metro location founded in 1972, Kansas […]

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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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Two Years into Federal TESL Grant, Webster Kansas City Celebrates Results with Teachers

Two Years into Federal TESL Grant, Webster Kansas City Celebrates Results with Teachers

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Culturally Responsive Instruction for English Language Learners grant through the U.S. Department of Education is now two years old. The grant project provides participating teachers in the Kansas City Public Schools with 21 credit hours (seven courses), which can be applied to a Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) degree […]

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First Cohort of Teachers in Kansas City DOE Grant Reflect on Program

First Cohort of Teachers in Kansas City DOE Grant Reflect on Program

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the spring of 2012, Webster University was awarded a five-year National Professional Development Grant by the Department of Education, funding “The Culturally Responsive Instruction for English Learners Project.” Now nearly two years later, the project’s first participants are seeing results. Over the past 18 months, 12 full-time teachers doubled as full-time students, taking professional […]

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Around Webster: Rodriguez’s NFL Hispanic Leadership Award; Greene Serves Urban League San Diego; Students Win Delta Mu Delta Award

Around Webster: Rodriguez’s NFL Hispanic Leadership Award; Greene Serves Urban League San Diego; Students Win Delta Mu Delta Award

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congratulations are in order for several Webster University community members: Rodriguez Receives NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award Guillermo Rodríguez, director of International Projects and Office of Study Abroad, has been selected as one of 32 recipients of the 2013 NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards. The National Football League (NFL), Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and Courtyard […]

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Kansas City Welcomes Public School Teacher Leaders as Part of DOE Grant

Kansas City Welcomes Public School Teacher Leaders as Part of DOE Grant

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the third summer, Webster’s Kansas City campus location provided enhanced math and science classroom instruction for 60 pre-K-12 teacher leaders from Kansas City Public Schools as part of a $1.35 million grant awarded to the district from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The grant includes the development of videos featuring the […]

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Fred Holtz Named Interim Director for Kansas City Campus

Fred Holtz Named Interim Director for Kansas City Campus

| June 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

The Office of Academic Affairs announces that Fred Holtz starts today, June 3, as the interim director of the Kansas City campus location. Holtz has been an instructor with Webster University since 1998, teaching courses in the MBA, MA in Human Resources, and the MA in Marketing programs, most recently at the Ft. Leavenworth campus […]

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Snapshots: Kansas City Commencement Gathers Grads Past and Present

Snapshots: Kansas City Commencement Gathers Grads Past and Present

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Kansas City campus location held its 39th annual Commencement Ceremony Wednesday, May 22, in the Rose Auditorium of Rockhurst High School. As part of the ceremonies, they welcomed “back” one of their own. The guest speaker was Webster alum Belva Giesing, RN, MSN, PCCN, a 2010 graduate of Webster’s MSN program at […]

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