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President Stroble and scholarship recipient Jovan McBride

Scholars, Donors Celebrate at Annual Scholarship Dinner

April 17, 2018

More than 300 guests joined Chair of the Board of Trustees Lynn Britton, President Beth Stroble, and Provost Julian Schuster for the 2018 Scholarship Dinner. This special evening unites Webster University scholarship recipients with their patrons to celebrate, connect and learn from each other. The evening also featured live music by Webster students and a tribute to Dr. Donald Suggs. Webster University is grateful to all who attended and appreciative of our donors' support of Webster students.

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The number of incoming students receiving Presidential Scholarships is at a record high this year because of the University's increased commitment to diversity and academic excellence. Pictured is incoming Presidential Scholar Ajla Sahbegovic with President Stroble.

Webster Increases Number of Presidential Scholarships

April 03, 2018

Webster University has tripled the number of students receiving Presidential Scholarships in the past two years. Fifteen students will receive the full-tuition award that is the largest academic scholarship offered to any student at the institution when they start school in the fall. This is the largest number of Presidential Scholars in the history of the award. More than 120 applicants were narrowed to 32 finalists who appeared on campus for interviews.

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 The 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award winners

2018 Alumni Association Award Winners: Cano, Demings, Horn, Lange, Merschen

March 22, 2018

The Webster University Alumni Association is proud to announce Jennifer Johnson Cano, Congresswoman Val Demings, Matthew Horn, Tom Lange and Al Merschen as recipients of its 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award. Recipients will be honored during each of their respective school or college recognition ceremonies at Webster University’s Commencement on Saturday, May 12, at the Muny Theatre in Forest Park.

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Nominations are due by Feb. 23

Submit Parent Emergency Fund Nominations by Feb. 23

January 17, 2018

The Parent Emergency Fund gives financial assistance to qualified students enrolled at Webster when the parents are unable to provide. This need could arise from the death or severe illness of a parent, a guardian’s job loss, or other grave circumstance. Webster University donors who contribute to this fund make it possible to award a Parent Grant that helps bear the cost for families in need. Recommendations for students to receive the grant are due by Feb. 23.

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donor recognition

Video: Recognition Dinner Celebrates Donors to Webster, CMS

November 15, 2017

Webster University recognized its loyal supporters at the Donor Recognition Dinner on Nov. 9 in the Starlight Room at the Chase Park Plaza. Highlights of the event included honoring Arden and Harry Fisher with the 2107 Visionary Award for their dedication to the Community Music School, inspiring hundreds of young musicians.

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Patricia Reardon Arnold

Patricia Reardon Arnold Named Vice President of Advancement

September 13, 2017

Patricia Reardon Arnold has been named Vice President of Advancement at Webster University. Arnold originally joined Webster in January 2017 to serve in this role on an interim basis. As the head of Advancement, Arnold provides strategic direction and leadership of Webster's Advancement Office, which includes: Annual Fund, and Major Gifts, Alumni Programs, Parent and Student Programs, Corporate, Foundation, and Advancement Services.

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2017 Homecoming will include the Garden Glow and other events

2017 Homecoming Spotlight: Shop, Rock and Glow

September 05, 2017

Webster University alumni, parents, students, family, friends and the community are invited to the Webster Groves campus for Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend on Sept. 15-16, 2017. An annual Homecoming event, the Shop, Rock and Glow event features art booths and live performances as part of this expansion of the popular Garden Glow opening reception. Visit the Alumni website to learn more and register.

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2017 Homecoming will include the Garden Glow and other events

2017 Homecoming Spotlight: Lightning Talks

August 28, 2017

Webster University alumni, parents, students, family, friends and the community are invited to the Webster Groves campus for Homecoming: Reunion and Parents Weekend on Sept. 15-16, 2017. An annual Homecoming event, Lightning Talks includes short presentations on various topics by alumni, students and faculty. Visit the Alumni website to learn more and register for Lightning Talks.

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Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willibanks, a Webster alumnus who is the deputy commander of

Webster Alumnus Serves as Deputy Commander of the Elite Old Guard Army Regiment

July 13, 2017

Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willbanks, who graduated with a master’s degree in international relations this spring, serves as the deputy regimental commander of The Old Guard, also known as the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment. The elite unit serves at military funerals, major events with international dignitaries, and other high-profile occasions such as the recent presidential inauguration.

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