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Alumna from Ghana to Share Story of Art, Life, Global Opportunities

July 05, 2017

Webster University alumna Yvonne Osei will share her life story traveling from Ghana to pursue an art education, highlighting how Webster‘s educational climate enabled her to teach in seven different public schools and institutions, carry out community services, and translated her art into works that had a global sensitivity. She'll speak around the theme, "What happens when art and life meet?" as part of the "Campfire" series held at St. Louis Public Library on Saturday, July 8.

tags: alumni, global, webster life, home page, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, webster today

Commencement ceremonies around the world

In the News: Roach on women of color; Wingo on sustainability; Commencement coverage

May 25, 2017

Nicole Roach one of two guests featured in a live on-air discussion on St. Louis Public Radio about women of color and the barriers they face in the workplace. ... Kelsey Wingo was quoted in a TUN story on university sustainability efforts. ... Webster commencement ceremonies were covered by Ghana News Agency and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Webster University mentions in the news

In the News: Khoo on Africa; Cross on workforce automation; Drag performer storytime

May 04, 2017

Remy Cross was quoted in the Washington Post about the impact on the workforce of automation, Agnes Khoo was interviewed on Ghana national TV about Africa's place in a potential global conflict, and the recent "Drag Performer Storytime" event at the home campus was featured with multiple alumni in the Riverfront Times.

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President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble speaks to the attendees at the Stand with Students event held on campus last week. During that symposium, Webster University was lauded as one of five universities that helps students succeed.

Webster University Provides Educational Success to Underrepresented Students, Study Says

May 02, 2017

Webster University was one of five institutions of higher education in the region lauded for offering greater educational success to students from “underrepresented populations.” The citation was made Friday during the “Stand with Students” symposium sponsored by the non-profit St. Louis Graduates and the St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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student in wheelchair

Webster Holds Career Readiness Round Table for Grads with Disabilities

April 14, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center partnered with the Academic Resource Center to host a Career Readiness Round Table Discussion April 10. Tina Vinson, director of community outreach for Starkloff Disability Institute, was on campus for a lunchtime discussion with soon to be Webster graduates with disabilities.

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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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Safe Zone Brown Bag Lunch Series March 31 and April 14

March 29, 2017

Safe Zone at Webster University will be coordinating a two-part brown-bag lunch series on Friday, March 31 and Friday, April 14 from 12-1 p.m. in East Academic Building, Room 238. The two events, on allies and resources for LGBTQIA+ and on "communicating my identity," are designed for faculty, staff and students to share their perspective in an open conversation. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch and join the conversation.

tags: webster life, diversity and inclusion, students, faculty, employees, college of arts and sciences, community engagement

ICDO raises awareness of different cultural expressions and values

ICDO Presents Cross-Cultural Workshop in Vienna, March 28

March 27, 2017

In order to encourage cultural interaction among migrants, International Cultural Diversity Organization (ICDO), a newly created NGO by Webster alumni, presents a cross-cultural workshop, “Cultural Speed Dating and Mashup." This event will be held at the Webster Vienna Private University campus on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.

tags: alumni, NGO, vienna, community engagement, global, diversity and inclusion, webster life, webster today

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Urban Education Expert Keynotes Webster Education Conference

March 24, 2017

The Webster University School of Education welcomes H. Richard Milner IV, endowed chair of urban education at University of Pittsburgh and editor-in-chief of "Urban Education," as a keynote speaker for its annual conference, "Equity in Education: Creating Voice and Choice for Social Justice." The event on April 8 is open to the public and includes an alumni reception.

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A discussion on serving military students.

Critical Conversations: Diversity and Inclusion 2017

March 15, 2017

In early March Webster University hosted its second annual two-day "Critical Conversations: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion" event as a forum for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners to share their experiences, research, and emerging trends in creating communities that embrace diversity in ways that welcome and include. Art Holliday and alumna Joan Lipkin's Uppity Theatre were among the highlights of two days of dialogue and reflection.

tags: academics, alumni, global, president, provost, students, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, partnerships, webster life, webster today

Webster University's student population has grown to reflect the increasingly diverse environment in which we now live, work and learn.

Serving as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion: Op/Ed by President Stroble

February 27, 2017

President Elizabeth Stroble penned an editorial about the importance of diversity and inclusion in for the Friday, Feb. 24, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Success on our university campuses, in partnership with the communities we serve, and in our neighborhoods and workplaces demands that we embrace human differences while building on commonalities," she writes.

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Four Alumni Honored at St Louis American Foundation's Salute to Young Leaders Awards

February 24, 2017

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble accompanied Webster colleagues and alumni to celebrate the honorees at the The St. Louis American Foundation's 7th Annual Salute to Young Leaders Awards, held the evening of Feb. 23 in downtown St. Louis. Among the 20 honorees are four Webster University graduates. Webster is a sponsor of the event.

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