News Articles

Emmanuel Balogun

In the News: Balogun on Africa, Shah in Dutch News; Rodak on Melbourne

September 28, 2018

Emmanuel Balogun co-wrote a guest column in the Sept. 27 issue of the Washington Post drawing on his research on health crises initiatives in Africa. ... Leiden's Sheetal Shah is the latest subject in the “10 Questions” series on Dutch News, discussing her experiences in India and the Netherlands. ... Dawn Rodak and the new Melbourne location are the cover story of the Brevard Business News, describing Webster's history and plans in this coastal Florida region.

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Celebrating in Orlando

Florida Campuses Celebrate 2018 Commencement in Orlando

May 07, 2018

Commencement season is underway and Webster University's campus locations in Florida got this tradition off on a celebratory footing with a celebration for graduates in Orlando on April 21. Glenton Gizean, president and CEO of the Central Florida Urban League, delivered the keynote address, while Board of Trustees member Scott Wuesthoff welcomed graduates and Associate Vice President Donavan Outten conferred degrees.

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Groeneman's chapter addresses

Around Webster: Groeneman, Nomikos publish; Rosenblum presents in D.C.; Jacksonville alum honored

January 02, 2018

Warren Rosenblum presented "The Feeble-Minded in Germany: Between Sympathy and Persecution" at The Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. ... Ryan Groeneman published a chapter in the book, "Multicomponent Solids: Synthesis, Concepts, Function." ... Athens faculty member John Nomikos published a journal article on Balkan instability and a book chapter on cybercrime in Southeast Asia. ... Jacksonville alumnus CJ Smith received a Jefferson Award for public service.

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Webster Ocala director Michael Fallon with keynote speaker Ellen Latham

Webster Connects with Entrepreneurs at Ocala Chamber Breakfast

December 13, 2017

Webster University co-sponsored the Ocala Chamber Entrepreneurial Breakfast, presenting Webster programs offered in central Florida to the 250 entrepreneurs and community leaders at the annual event. Ocala director Michael Fallon highlighted some of the Webster alumni entrepreneurs who have earned degrees in the 20 years of Webster's operation in Ocala.

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A panel of experts included lawyers, health professionals and business leaders sharing insights on their career paths.

Orlando Women's Networking, Mentoring Event Connects Grads, Leaders

November 07, 2017

Webster University's Orlando campus location hosted a "Positivitea Mentoring and Networking Brunch" to connect recent graduates from Webster and FAMU with successful women business leaders, who will serve as mentors and advisors to these young professionals as the navigate their new career paths. More than 150 women attended and toured the Webster location in downtown Orlando.

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Public Safety

Update on Campuses Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017

As the southeast United States recovers from the impact of Hurricane Irma, we can report that to the best of our knowledge that students, faculty and staff in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia are safe. Many Florida campuses, employees and students continue to be affected by power outages and localized flooding.

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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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Webster Orlando staff

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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