News Articles

Chancellor Beth Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Suggs Scholars; Webster value in WalletHub; Cooper, Stephenson on pandemic

October 22, 2020

Chancellor Beth Stroble was interviewed live on KMOX and in the St. Louis American about Webster's Suggs Scholars. ... Mercedes Stephenson was interviewed by Red Latina on the pandemic's impact on the Latino community. ... Jameca Woody Cooper was quoted in USA Today about the fate of community policing during the pandemic. ... WalletHub ranked Webster University among the "top performing schools with the lowest possible cost for undergraduates" in Missouri.

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President Julian Z. Schuster

In the News: Schuster on leadership, student debt; Flewellen in Business Journal; Ghana lecture series

September 28, 2020

President Julian Z. Schuster was interviewed on the Vance Crowe Podcast about response to COVID-19, the value of higher education, and leadership strategy. ... An interview with Vincent C. Flewellen was part of the special edition of the St. Louis Business Journal honoring him and others named to the 2020 Diverse Business Leaders. ... Webster Ghana's upcoming public lecture and panel about the upcoming presidential elections was featured in Ghana's Citi Newsroom.

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Webster University

Webster Announces 10 Donald M. Suggs Scholarship Recipients

September 17, 2020

Webster University is pleased to announce 10 incoming freshmen have been awarded the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship, a four-year full scholarship. This year, Webster has increased the number of Suggs Scholarships fivefold, from two to 10. "We are thrilled to be able to increase our Suggs Scholars," said Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble. "We know these students are engaged and talented and will become leaders on campus. We look forward to their contributions in the classroom and in the community during their time at Webster."

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U.S. Department of the Treasury

CARES Act Relief Fund Application for Eligible Webster Students

May 01, 2020

Eligible Webster University students experiencing a short-term financial need due to the disruption of campus operations caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) are now able to log into their Connections account and complete an application for consideration of a one-time emergency student grant from the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Students must review and attest to eligibility to be considered for the grants. Applications must be submitted by May 15.

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Study Abroad at Webster

Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded to 22 Students

February 05, 2020

The Office of Study Abroad is happy to announce that Webster study abroad scholarships have been awarded to students going abroad on Spring 2020 programs. Overall, 22 students received awards, 16 for the Spring Semester, 2 for Spring 2 and 4 for Spring Break programs. Awards ranged from $1,000-$4,000 and the average award was around $2,500.

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Chancellor's Scholarship Competition Feb. 8

February 05, 2020

The Undergraduate Admissions office will host the Chancellor’s Scholarship Competition (previously known as Presidential Scholarship Competition) in the East Academic Building from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 8. This event will bring together 32 prospective students from Kentucky, Arkansas, Texas, Indiana and Missouri to compete for the opportunity to receive a full-tuition scholarship as part of the Fall 2020 incoming class.

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[Video] Music Students Showcase Talents at Scholarship Recital

November 19, 2019

The Department of Music at Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts held its annual scholarship recital for the Department of Music on Nov. 5, recognizing all music majors receiving endowed scholarships. Twenty students performed, showcasing their accomplished vocal and instrumental talent. Hear them discuss what the scholarships mean to them.

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scholarship recipients

San Antonio Grad Students Awarded Endowed Scholarships

October 15, 2019

Two students from the Webster University San Antonio metro campus location were awarded scholarships: Courtney Leanne Bradford was awarded The Joyce Garlick Peavy Endowed Scholarship in the amount of $3,244, and Denzell Erves was awarded the William Thornton Memorial Endowed Scholarship in the amount of $1,454. Both scholarships are funded by esteemed alumni and community members who believe in and value a distinguished Webster education.

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Brennae Jackson (left) and Tekoa Bell (rifht) were named the 2019 Suggs Scholars at Webster University.

Two St. Louis Students Awarded 2019 Webster University Suggs Scholarships

August 28, 2019

Incoming freshmen Tekoa Bell and Brennae Jackson are the 2019 Webster University Suggs Scholarship recipients, it was announced this week. The total value of the scholarship if $160,000, with each student receiving during the next four years up to $80,000 in financial aid to be used toward their education.

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This is the 8th year the TAP program has been institutionally funded.

Webster Welcomes Students in Summer TAP Program July 17-26

June 30, 2019

The Academic Resource Center and academic partners throughout campus are gearing up for the Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program to be held July 17-26. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During the 10-day program, TAP students live on campus, take a two-credit college course, and participate in campus workshops and activities, including the faculty "lunch and learn," to help them transition to university life.

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Syrian Refugee and Activist Rania Ali Awarded Scholarship at Webster Vienna

May 10, 2019

Webster University has awarded a scholarship to Rania Ali, who will enter into the International Relations Bachelors program at Webster Vienna beginning Fall I. Born in 1995, Ali escaped her hometown of Raqqa, Syria in 2014, filming every step. Her journey was later turned into the documentary. An aspiring journalist, she will be joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.

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2018-19 Student Employees of the Year

April 18, 2019

As part of National Student Employment Week, the Office of Financial Aid has announced the 2018-19 Student Employees of the Year. Congratulations to the following four students, who were selected from a pool of student employees who were nominated by their departments: Malayka Ferhi, Admissions; Anna Grobelny, Admissions; Kaylee Reagan, Teacher Education; and Ashley Singleton, Registrar.

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This is the 7th year the TAP program has been institutionally funded.

Webster Welcomes Students in Summer TAP Program July 18-27

July 16, 2018

The Academic Resource Center and academic partners throughout campus are gearing up for the Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program to be held July 18-27, 2018. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During the 10-day program, TAP students live on campus, take a two-credit college course, and participate in campus workshops and activities, including the faculty "lunch and learn," to help them transition to university life.

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Four Webster Students Win Press Club Scholarships

June 20, 2018

Four Webster University School of Communications students were among the 15 winners of St. Louis Press Club Scholarships at a special awards luncheon at the Press Club on June 12. Three undergraduate students and one graduate student were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship applicable to the 2018-19 academic year.

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