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WebsterLEADS Spring 2017 cohort

WebsterLEADS Ushers in 1st Cohort for Spring 2017

February 13, 2017

While the Webster Groves campus undergoes improvements and expansions, a longtime leadership program experienced new construction well. Spring 2017 ushered in a new setup for WebsterLEADS, bringing together 19 students as the program's first cohort to complete the leadership requirements. Each semester a new group of 20-25 students will start their WebsterLEADS process together and work collaboratively to foster growth in their leadership talents.

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Students reflected on how to improve each campus community through engaged student leadership.

'An Amazing Network': Webster LEADS Students Retreat in Tuscany

May 23, 2016

Continuing what has become a hallowed tradition, 30 students in the Webster LEADS leadership program from the Geneva, Leiden and Vienna campuses met for a join leadership retreat. This year they experienced a new location, a 16th century villa perched amongst the Tuscan hills just outside of Pistoia, near Florence, the home region of Geneva professor and head of Photography Department Francesco Arese Visconti. The weekend included icebreakers, team-building and skills-building activities as these students got to better know each other -- and their selves.

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WebsterLEADS Team-Builds at Vienna Alum's Room Escape Venture

February 19, 2016

A group of Webster Vienna students in the WebsterLEADS leadership program spent an afternoon of team building and problem solving at Crime Runners, a "room escape experience" in Vienna co-founded by Webster alumnus Stefan Tauchhammer (MBA, 2009). Like other exercises in the program, the experience encouraged students to participate and then reflect upon teamwork and leadership under time constraints, and in unpredictable surroundings.

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Students participate in a team-building exercise.

Vienna WebsterLEADS Retreat

November 30, 2015

Students in the leadership certificate program WebsterLEADS gathered in Hainburg for Webster Vienna's first-ever 24-hour mini-leadership retreat. Ten freshmen and four upperclassmen senior student leaders attended. Led by the senior leaders and Student Affairs staff, the group worked on team-building, goal-setting, reflection, team-work, and group communication.

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