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Snapshots: Orlando Grand Opening Downtown

August 12, 2016

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer joined Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Webster Orlando Director and Central Florida Regional Director Nick Spina and 200 others from the City of Orlando, Economic Developments Commission, local business leaders, and Webster alumni, faculty and staff to celebrate the grand opening of the new downtown Orlando campus on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

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Consultant Steve Black is considered a leading sales trainer and public speaker.

Lakeland Hosts Area Chamber Marketing Workshop Series

June 22, 2016

Webster's Lakeland campus location is hosting the area's Chamber of Commerce "Enlightened Byte" member lunch workshop series. The latest event, June 15, featured national sales trainer Steve Black and was titled "Leveraging Digital Marketing and Social Media to Explode Your Business Results." Workshops are held six times annually and cover a variety of timely marketing topics, including trends in social media, branding, web marketing and promotion.

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Webster MBA students Marilynn Dawson, Kent Sheffield Morris Fordham shined above thousands of competitors.

MBA Students Prevail over Thousands in International Capsim Competition

April 21, 2016

Three Webster University MBA students studying at the Jacksonville campus have beaten more than 2,000 challengers to win the Capsim international business simulation competition. Kent Sheffield, Morris Fordham and Marilynn Dawson demonstrated world-class managerial expertise in pitting their skills against thousands of other students around the world to prevail in a grueling, 30-hour competition. "This simulation challenges and engages students and lets them demonstrate their business knowledge," said faculty member John Jinkner.

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The Orlando campuses will be combined into one downtown location

Webster Orlando to Move Near Proposed Creative Village Downtown

December 16, 2015

Webster University will combine its two Orlando locations into a high-tech campus near site of proposed downtown redevelopment. The location is less than one block from the Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic basketball team, within walking distance from many major downtown corporations and only blocks away from the proposed Creative Village educational hub. The move is expected to happen in May.

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In the News: Arcade, Vienna, Orlando, Cybersecurity

October 15, 2015

The Arcade Building received a video tour at KSDK, Vienna's new partnership was in the media weekly Horizont, Webster Orlando's plans appeared in the Sentinel and Business Journal, cybersecurity appeared in InfoWorld, and the Chamber Singers' latest gig was in stltoday.

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