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Webster alumnus Drew Jordan won a Pulitzer Prize as part of the New York Times' Visual Investigation Team

Pulitzer Prize

School of Communications alumnus Drew Jordan won a Pulitzer Prize this month as part of the New York Times' Visual Investigation Team, which analyzed multiple sources that captured Russian planes bombing hospitals and civilians in Syria.

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Steven Doty and his service dog Filos

Service Dog

Webster alumnus, current employee and Air Force Veteran Master Sgt. Steven Doty is raising awareness of PTSD in veterans by sharing his story about how he met his best friend and service dog, Filos.

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On the Front Lines

Webster University is offering free use of North Hall to doctors and nurses who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and who need to live closer to Mercy South Hospital.

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Four nurse anesthesia students visited Guatemala in February to volunteer at a medical clinic

Guatemala Volunteers

Four 3rd-year Nurse Anesthesia students spent a week in San Raymundo, Guatemala in February as part of a medical mission trip with Refuge International.

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Jennifer Moiles

LERRN Project Supports Refugees Pursuing Education at Webster Athens

October 21, 2020

Since January 2018, Webster Athens has partnered with the Love Elevates Refugee Relief Network (LERRN) to make higher education more accessible to students who are refugees. The program has sponsored 18 students at Webster’s Athens, encompassing 234 credit hours, while the first student in the program graduated with an MBA in August 2020. This fall, the program has sponsored ten students, who are all on their way to earning their degree despite extraordinarily difficult life circumstances.

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Webster Athens Completes First Virtual Study Abroad Course

October 15, 2020

Webster Athens has successfully completed its first virtual study abroad course during Fall 1. Professor Stanley Sfekas engaged students in the Virtual Greek Mythology and Religion course through online class discussions and lectures, virtual tours of archaeological sites, museums and educational videos. The Greek Mythology and Religion course was already offered as part of the curriculum in Athens. Adding and modifying the Modern Greek Society and Culture course gave students this experience to virtually travel while staying at home. These courses allow students to learn about Greece’s historical past, which laid the foundations for Western civilization, culture, mythology, religion, philosophy, art, literature and political institutions.

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Webster World Report Podcast 5: Voices from Athens, San Antonio, St. Louis

May 01, 2020

The fifth edition of the Webster World Report includes voices from Athens, San Antonio and St. Louis. This program features the second part of our interview with Ruben Molina, director at the Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, campus location; an interview with Laura Herring, a member of Webster’s Board of Trustees; and Sousana Michailidis, vice rector of Webster University Athens. The news segment of the program features Professor Bill Barrett of the School of Communications and Professor Gordana Pesakovic of Webster University Tashkent.

tags: employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, athens, tashkent, ghana, school of communications, home page, webster world report, webster life, webster today, san antonio, podcast


Arab-Hellenic Chamber Leader Visits Athens MBA Students

March 10, 2020

Rashad Mabger, Secretary-General of the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, visited the Webster Athens campus, sharing his lecture, "Leadership Across Countries and Cultures," to the MBA Managerial Leadership class. Amid a 40-year career in investment services, Mabger has found that cultural and ethnic diversity is not only vital to successes in business and finance, but society as a whole.

tags: academics, athens, global, school of business and technology, webster life, mba, webster today

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