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Amanda Kracen

News Around Webster: Kracen, Corrigan, Weeks, McGrath

March 07, 2018

Amanda Kracen chaired a symposium and presented findings on research co-authored by Webster students at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society conference. ... Edythe Weeks' book, "Do Race Relations Matter, in the United States?" publishes this week on Amazon/Kindle. ... Don Corrigan received the Award for Outstanding Service from the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis. ... Kim McGrath presented on internationalization at the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) conference.

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Marist College

Webster Welcomes New WINS Partner Marist College

January 31, 2018

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program welcomes Marist College as the newest institutional partner. Founded in 1929, Marist overlooks the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, New York, and is located between New York City and the state capital of Albany. Nearly half of the college’s student body study abroad during their academic career.

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VTC is located in the Hampton Roads area on the beautiful coastline of southeastern Virginia

Webster Welcomes Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education to WINS

December 13, 2017

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC), a consortium of 14 institutions of higher education engaged in numerous cooperative activities, has formally joined the WINS program. Each VTC member is now a WINS institution and can send students to study abroad at any of Webster’s international campuses.

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Tuskegee University has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program

Webster Welcomes Tuskegee University to WINS

November 20, 2017

Tuskegee University, a private liberal arts and historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. Founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee University has become one of the nation's most outstanding institutions of higher learning, and remains one of the best historically black universities according to U.S. News and World report, Forbes and the Princeton Review.

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WINS partners at Webster Leiden

WINS Conference Welcomes Study Abroad Partners to Leiden

August 07, 2017

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program conference, held at the Leiden campus July 2-5, showcased Webster's international campuses as study abroad destinations for WINS partner institutions. This year's attendance marked the highest in WINS program history, including long-standing partners such as King's College, and new partners such as Goucher College.

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Goucher College

Webster Welcomes Goucher College to WINS Study Abroad Network

June 29, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Goucher College, an innovative liberal arts college and graduate school preparing students for 21st-century careers and global learning. A highlight of Goucher's unique liberal arts curriculum is the requirement that all undergraduates must study abroad at least once before graduation.

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Verity

Verity Named Interim Director for Study Abroad

May 22, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Hannah Verity, director of Global Program Development, has been named interim director of the Office of Study Abroad effective June 1. In this role, she will work with colleagues in Study Abroad and the WINS program to develop plans for an expanded and enhanced Study Abroad campaign for 2017-18. Verity will continue in the role of director of Global Program Development while serving as interim director of Study Abroad.

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SUNY Geneseo

Webster Welcomes SUNY-Geneseo to WINS Study Abroad Network

April 25, 2017

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo, a premier public liberal arts college in the picturesque Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Founded in 1871, Geneseo is now a part of the statewide SUNY system that was designed to meet diverse needs across a vast geographic landscape. WINS expands Geneseo's study abroad programming, and also extends Webster campuses as study abroad destinations for students across the SUNY system.

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News and scholarly activities from Webster University community members

News Around Webster: Kingston, McGrath, Scharf, Cosic, Hellinger

February 17, 2017

Lindsey Kingston published "Haitians Seeking Refuge in Brazil," Kim McGrath presented a webinar on leadership and negotiation strategies, Emily Scharf co-published on transformative learning, Dan Hellinger consulted on Danielle Smith-Llera’s book on Che Guevara, and Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever" screens at Artspace in Tel Aviv.

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Webster Geneva welcomed new students from around the world for spring orientation.

Snapshots: Orientation in Geneva Heads to the Mountains

January 24, 2017

Webster Geneva's Spring New Student Orientation welcomed 77 new students from all over the world to the campus in Bellevue, Switzerland, including 50 through the Webster International Network Schools program. The students were thrilled to be "exposed to so many different cultures and languages" among their classmates, and enjoyed an orientation trip to Chamonix in the French Alps.

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Lake Forest along Chicago's North Shore.

Webster Welcomes Lake Forest to WINS Partner Network

November 14, 2016

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Lake Forest College, a private liberal arts college along Chicago’s North shore. Founded in 1857, Lake Forest recently expanded its study abroad offerings to include nearly 200 off-campus study programs in more 70 countries. Webster’s international campuses are now a part of that expanded range of programs.

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Transylvania University is in the heart of downtown Lexington, Kentucky.

Transylvania University Joins WINS for Study Abroad

April 19, 2016

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Transylvania University, a highly ranked liberal arts college in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. "Transy" encourages all students to study abroad, regardless of major, and offers a wide array of programs. Webster's international campus locations will provide a set of unique, high-quality learning opportunities for these students.

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Schuster discussed the role of a global university in higher education and Webster's unique place in this landscape.

Schuster Keynotes Kent State International Symposium

April 06, 2016

Julian Schuster gave the keynote at the Kent State University Internationalization Symposium on April 1, which brought together 150 academics and administrators from universities around the world as well as representatives from the government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. His address, "The Global University: Its Place and Role in Higher Education," focused on the characteristics of a global university and highlighted Webster’s unique history and international footprint. Webster and Kent, a WINS partner, are discussing further collaboration.

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