Alumni News

Alexandria (Alex) McCuien

McCuien Elected Alumni Board of Directors President

May 28, 2020

Webster University alumna Alexandria (Alex) McCuien BS’11, MBA’15, MS’18 was unanimously elected to become the next president of the Alumni Board of Directors at the May 19 meeting. In her role as president, she will work to build community among our 190,000 alumni worldwide, as well as support them in their personal and professional growth. McCuien succeeds Vanessa Davis MA'04, DMGT'15 who completed two years in this role.

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School of Communications alumnus Drew Jordan won a Pulitzer Prize this year as part of the New York Times' Visual Investigations Team

Webster Alum Wins Pulitzer Prize for Times Syria Coverage

May 22, 2020

When School of Communications alumnus Drew Jordan started working as a motion designer for the New York Times, he never thought he’d end up winning one of the highest honors in the journalism industry, but he did. After working with a team of journalists on two ground-breaking stories that proved that Russia was engaging in shadow warfare in Syria, he, along with the whole team, was awarded the coveted Pulitzer Prize. His award was announced earlier this month.

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Give STL Day is an annual day for supporting St. Louis-area nonprofits.

Webster Increases Giving, Participation on Give STL Day

May 14, 2020

In a challenging year when donations were projected to be down as much as 30%, Webster University Give STL Day donations surpassed last year’s gifts by 14%. A total of $6,484 was donated by 76 donors, a 46% increase in donors over last year for this annual giving day for St. Louis-area nonprofits. Chancellor Beth Stroble and her spouse, Paul, were so moved by the generosity of the Webster community, they made a dollar-for-dollar match to raise this year's total donations to nearly $13,000.

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On Give STL Day, you can support students like Dakota Harmon, Class of 2021, an emergency room nurse.

Support Webster Student Funds on Give STL Day

May 07, 2020

Give STL Day, the annual day to mobilize support for St. Louis area nonprofits, is Thursday, May 7. For this year's Give STL Day, Webster is focusing on supporting the emergency funds created to help students, staff and other urgent needs. No gift is too small. Check Webster's Facebook for posts throughout the day with stories of our students who need support to get through these challenging times.

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Albert Sanders Jr. (MAT '04) is teaching on Nine Network.

Alumni in the News: Stokes film, 'One Brick Shy,' Sanders on Nine

April 29, 2020

Webster alumnus Dr. Albert J. Sanders, (MAT '04) is among a dozen local teachers providing two hours of pre-K-4th grade literacy and math instruction on Nine Network during the pandemic. ... Alumnae Jenna McDonald, Abby Dorning and CeCe O’Neill's hit "One Brick Shy" is featured in STL Magazine. ... Cody Stokes '07 was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for his film, "The Ghost Who Walks," which hit the top 10 on Netflix.

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