Alumni News

Byron Rogers created one of the 42 Doors of Hope.

Webster Alumni Participates in 42 Doors of Hope

July 13, 2020

The mysterious door that has appeared outside the Sverdrup building might appear to be a door to a fantastical wonderland, but it has a more serious nature - raising money to help cancer patients. Named “Release,” it’s a work by Webster University alumni Byron Rogers, who earned a BA in Art History in 1995. It is on display as part of the 42 Doors of Hope project, one of 42 doors around the St. Louis bistate area, each painted by a different artist.

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Webster Surpasses Gorloks Now! Crowdfunding Goal

July 01, 2020

Thanks to the generosity of over 160 community members and friends across 24 U.S. states and five countries, Webster University surpassed its goal of raising $30,000 for the Gorloks Now! Fund. Launched in May to support members of the Webster community affected by the pandemic, Gorloks Now! is part of Webster’s inaugural crowdfunding efforts, a way to quickly rally community support for a specific need.

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Jenifer Lewis, pictured here delivered the Commencement Address in 2015, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Jenifer Lewis '79 to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

June 22, 2020

International film and television star and Webster Alumna Jenifer Lewis will be immortalized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Lewis announced the honor on Facebook earlier this month. Lewis is a St. Louis-born actress, singer and community activist. She earned a Bachelor of Theatre Arts from Webster University in 1979.

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Anthony “Tony” Jimenez was named the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology’s Outstanding Alumni for 2020.

MicroTech CEO Named Walker School Alumni of the Year at Webster University

June 09, 2020

Anthony “Tony” Jimenez was named the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology’s Outstanding Alumni for 2020. Jimenez, who graduated in 2000 with a Master’s in Information Systems Management from the Walker School, is the CEO and founder of MicroTech, one of the most successful Hispanic-owned technology companies in the United States.

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Alumnus' Company Providing 3D-Printed Supplies to Hospitals during Pandemic

June 01, 2020

A company co-founded by Webster University alumnus Michael Storey (MBA '12) is using cutting-edge technology to provide equipment to hospitals and health care providers facing shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beckatt Solutions is a technology company and distributor of 3D printers, print materials and software. "I was able to take the knowledge learned in operations, marketing, finance, economics, leadership and more, and directly apply these lessons throughout the entire process of creating and building Beckatt to the company it is today," said Storey.

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