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Webster at Yellow Ribbon Program Event in San Antonio

June 22, 2017

The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program held a training event June 17-18 in San Antonio for deploying or recently deployed members from around the country. Webster University participated as a resource provider, with Lackland and Randolph Air Force Base campus directors Nicole Garcia and Ruben Molina, Jr. providing information about Webster programs to members, spouses and other interested family members.

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Fort Leavenworth director Katie Ervin, alumna Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais, and Associate Vice President Sean Coleman

Snapshots: Major General Alumna Keynotes Fort Leavenworth Commencement

June 21, 2017

Webster University's Fort Leavenworth location celebrated the graduation of 177 students on June 7, with Webster alumna Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais serving as commencement speaker. Gervais is the current Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center-Training and holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Webster University.

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Punch for Purple: Myrtle Beach campus holds domestic violence fundraiser event

June 20, 2017

The Counseling department at Webster University’s Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, recently partnered with local businesses to raise awareness and advocate for those impacted by domestic violence at the event Punch for Purple, held at Title Boxing Club Myrtle Beach. Guests enjoyed complimentary chair massages and a 30-minute boxing technique class, along with a 50-50 raffle. Items and donations were collected for the local domestic violence shelter. The event was organized by faculty member Thommi Lawson. "As a counselor educator, we encourage our students to advocate for our clients, and I believe we must practice what we preach," said Lawson.

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Webster conferred degrees to 68 students at the combined ceremony.

Snapshots: Commencement in Memphis, Navy College Combined Ceremony

June 16, 2017

Webster University graduates were among students from four universities taking part in ceremonies at the Navy College Combined Commencement in Millington, Tennessee, a suburb of Memphis, on June 2. Joey Edwards, Webster University’s director at the Naval Support Activity Mid-South (NSA Mid-South) in Millington served as master of ceremonies at the event attended by about 600 people.

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Faculty at the Webster Charleston ceremonies

Snapshots: Charleston Commencement 2017

June 08, 2017

Provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer Julian Schuster was the commencement speaker for ceremonies at Webster University's Charleston, South Carolina, campus location. The graduates included a married couple retired from the military, an active duty captain who traveled to the ceremony from Fort Meade, and many grads who pursued their degrees to aid transition to new careers.

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Luke AFB Volunteers Join in Arizona National Memorial Cemetery Honors

June 05, 2017

For the second year, staff from Webster University's Luke Air Force Base campus location joined the effort to place flags on each of the over 50,000 final resting places of military veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona this year. This Memorial Day event draws military and private organizations as well as families and individuals from across the entire state, and has grown in participation every year.

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Webster Adds 11 New Online Programs to Robust Catalog

May 22, 2017

Webster University’s nationally recognized online education program is expanding. The Online Learning Center has added five new master’s programs, two certificates and four bachelor’s programs to its extensive catalog of majors that can be earned completely online. Students at Webster now have an online selection of 20 certificate programs, 31 graduate degrees and four undergraduate degrees. The center also offers four undergraduate completion programs.

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MS in Cybersecurity available at Leiden campus

Cybersecurity: Webster Leiden captures and secures the flag with Hackershub

May 19, 2017

Webster Leiden launched a capture the flag event together with Hackershub to generate awareness about the MS Cybersecurity program. The capture the flag event was held on Thursday, February 16, where interested students learned about the cybersecurity program, study options, flexibility and what they could expect from the only accredited American university in the Netherlands.

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Ramser-Young '88 among fellow Webster grads on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Video: Class of '88 Alumna Gets Long-Awaited Commencement Day

May 19, 2017

The Class of 2017 weren't the only graduates calling last Saturday a special Webster University commencement day. Karla Ramser-Young, who earned her MA in 1988 but was near full term in her pregnancy at the time, finally got to walk across the stage 29 years later. Her son, Joshua, arranged with Webster for her to cross this item off her "bucket list." Watch a video on what the moment meant to Karla and her son.

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Scenes from Webster University commencement ceremonies in Vienna, St. Louis, Geneva and Leiden (clockwise from top left)

Snapshots: 2017 Commencement Ceremonies around the World

May 15, 2017

Commencement season is in high gear at Webster University, with several ceremonies at campuses around the world taking place last weekend, and more to come through the summer. The largest was the 98th annual ceremony at The Muny in St. Louis, which attracted grads and families from across the network. See photos and links for the scenes from several ceremonies celebrating this year's 6,058 grads who add to a network of 192,000 alumni.

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