News Articles

Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne

Webster Sponsors Missouri Community College Convention in Branson

November 13, 2018

Webster University was a sponsor for the 54th Annual Convention of the Missouri Community College Association in Branson, Missouri, Nov. 7-9, a gathering of faculty, staff, administrators, and trustees from the state’s 12 community colleges. The Office of Admission's Chrissy Gilbert and Kelsey Bourne attended the convention, representing Webster in the tradeshow, and also presented the breakout session How to Help Prepare Students for a Successful Transfer.

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St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair at Webster University

Webster hosts 400 students, parents at Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

October 10, 2018

Webster University hosted the St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Oct. 8, connecting high school students interested in the fine and performing arts and entertainment arts, with colleges that offer those areas of study. Over 60 colleges participated, and approximately 400 students and parents attended.

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MOACAC College Fair at Webster Welcomes Nearly 500 High School Juniors

September 19, 2018

The Office of Admission, in partnership with Affton High School and the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) again hosted the annual South Central Regional College Fair on Webster’s campus on Sept. 18. This event was expanded from a local to a regional college fair this year, heightening the turnout of both representatives from institutes of higher education and prospective students from the area.

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Attend the session.

Director of Undergraduate, Graduate Admissions Candidate Session

June 19, 2018

The Office of Admission is hosting a candidate interview for the position of Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions at the Webster Groves campus Monday, June 25, 1:30-2 p.m. in the Webster Groves room. This position serves a critical leadership and strategic need in the recruitment of new students to the Webster Groves home campus. Following the interview, attendees are asked to complete a candidate feedback survey.

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Simone Cummings, dean of the Walker School

In the News: Cummings on healthcare; Wellness award; Gilbert on transfers

June 19, 2018

Simone Cummings was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about a proposal to build new cancer treatment centers at several Mercy hospitals and clinics. ... Christina Gilbert was quoted in a story about what prospective students should ask at college fairs. ... The Pharmacy Choice medical news service covered the institutions like Webster University that recently won UHC's "Well Deserved" award for wellness.

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Tau Sigma recognizes academic excellence and involvement by transfer students.

Transfer Honor Society to Induct 32 Webster Students

April 12, 2018

On April 27, 32 new members of Tau Sigma National Honor Society will be celebrated at the induction ceremony in the Browning Hall Auditorium. Tau Sigma is the national honor society designed exclusively for transfer students, to recognize and promote their academic excellence and involvement. To become a member, transfer students must have completed at least 13 credit hours at Webster and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their first semester at Webster.

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Recruiter Application Portal: Scheduled maintenance begins Feb. 26

February 23, 2018

Beginning the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 26, the University's Recruiter portal will be unavailable during a scheduled upgrade. We anticipate that the upgrade may take several days because of the size of Webster’s prospective student database. During the upgrade prospective students will be directed to temporary inquiry and application forms so that they will continue to be able to provide us with their contact information, apply for future terms, or register for upcoming events.

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Hawkins’ goal is to continue building upon the foundational strengths of the position, including student support, success, and advocacy.

Hawkins Named Transitions Coordinator

October 27, 2017

Corey Hawkins has accepted the position of Transitions Coordinator in the Academic Resource Center (ARC). He will transition from his current position as Coordinator for Minority Students in the Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) on Thursday, Nov. 16 to begin his new role in the ARC.

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Snapshot: College counselors learn about Webster during home campus visit

July 24, 2017

A group of 25 independent college counselors from around the country visited campus last week to learn more about Webster and the opportunities available for their students. Independent college counselors work individually with high school students and their families to help manage the college admissions process, and assist them in finding the best post-secondary education options. Their visit to Webster marks an important piece of the recruitment strategy for first-time freshmen.

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Director of Undergraduate/Graduate Admissions Candidate Sessions

July 21, 2017

The Office of Admission will host candidate interviews for the position of Director of Undergraduate & Graduate Admissions at the home campus on July 26 and July 28. This position serves a critical leadership and strategic role in the recruitment of new students to the home campus. All faculty and staff are invited to attend open forum sessions to meet these candidates and learn their potential qualifications for the role.

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Views of the 2016 undergraduate recruitment viewbook

Webster Wins Marketing Awards for Recruitment, Inclusion, Fundraising, Social Campaigns

April 14, 2017

Webster University won several marketing and communication campaign awards from Higher Ed Marketing and the Collegiate Advertising Awards. Webster received honors for undergraduate recruitment ("You, Unlimited"), diversity and inclusion advertising, social media ("Cooking Up a Quality Education" video), and alumni donor and faculty/staff campaigns (Calendar Year-End Fundraising).

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This is part of a graphic (seen below) that explains the transition a student takes from a freshman to a career, and how Webster plays a role in that process.

Webster Excels with Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Students, New Study Concludes

April 13, 2017

A new study affirms that Webster University excels in offering accessible and affordable bachelor’s degrees for students from households that earn less than the average national income. Importantly, the study concludes that Webster graduates typically increase their earning potential by securing employment that increases their income level from precollegiate levels. In fact, the University is one of the best in the country for increasing social mobility for these students.

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