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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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Webster Ghana Examines the 'Surviving R. Kelly' Documentary Series

April 05, 2019

Since its airing last month, the controversial Lifetime documentary series, "Surviving R. Kelly," has seen the #MeToo movement catch up with a global superstar. In light of this development, Webster University Ghana Campus held a public lecture entitled "Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R Kelly.’" A panel of three Webster University lecturers at the Ghana campus explored the themes presented.

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Spelman College will join the WINS program.

Webster Welcomes Spelman College to WINS Program

February 25, 2019

Spelman College, one of the nation’s oldest historically Black college and universities (HBCUs), is the newest addition to the WINS program. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman is among the most selective women’s college in the nation and is recognized as a leader in Study Abroad, sending students to more than 40 countries.

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President Beth Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Miller-Struttmann; Karash; Uzbekistan

February 19, 2019

The signing of a new agreement with Uzbekistan is gaining international notice for Webster’s new programmatic presence there, and is now featured on The Voice of America. … President Beth Stroble is interviewed in St. Louis Magazine, discussing the Ghana campus. … Nicole Miller-Struttmann was interviewed on KMOX radio discussing a recent study indicating major insect die-offs and the threat of extinctions. … Faculty member Igor Karash was interviewed in “Print” magazine about his illustration process and design career.

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Webster University Ghana kicked off Black History Month with a panel discussion.

Webster Ghana Joins in Commemorating Black History Month

February 12, 2019

Webster University Ghana kicked off Black History Month with a panel discussion on “Black Migration – Exploring our Roots and Beyond” focusing on the African Diaspora returning to Ghana. Christa Sanders, Campus Director of Webster Ghana, moderated the discussion at the W.E.B. Dubois Center, resting place of the great scholar and activist, W.E.B. Du Bois.

tags: global, webster life, webster today, community engagement, diversity and inclusion, ghana

News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

News Around Webster: Foley, McGrath, Woolf, Boakye

February 06, 2019

Tate Foley's "In Shadows" is on view through Feb. 9 at the Bolivar Gallery at the University of Kentucky. ... Kim McGrath presented “Women in Leadership: Candid Conversations with Positive Disruptors,” at the AIEA conference. ... Linda Woolf presented at the 41st Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. ... Webster Ghana librarian Ernest Boakye a case study in the Library Philosophy and Practice Journal.

tags: employee news, faculty, webster life, ghana, psychology, art design and art history, webster today, news around webster, global

Chess head coach Susan Polgar on Fox 2's morning show

In the News: Chess team, Sanders, marketing winners, Cross

December 21, 2018

Chess coach Susan Polgar and two team members played live on Fox 2 news ahead of this month’s Pan-Am championship, which they will attempt to win for the seventh consecutive time. … Two marketing students who were part of the winning team in the Chevy dealers competition were interviewed on Channel 4’s Great Day St. Louis. … Ghana director Christa Sanders was profiled in New African Woman magazine, on promoting a global approach to education. … Remy Cross was interviewed in Associated Press stories about a unionization vote in the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office.

tags: college of arts and sciences, employee news, faculty, global marketing and communications, ghana, chess, advertising and marketing communications, criminology, sociology, global, home page, in the news, school of business and technology, school of communications, webster today

St. Louis On the Air

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Algieri on EU; Student on homelessness

December 12, 2018

President Stroble was Don Marsh's guest on "St. Louis On The Air" to discuss Webster and Ghana; the interview can be heard online. ... In an article published in Austria's Die Presse, Franco Algieri analyzed the recent calls for a European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview on homelessness outreach is now viewable online at The Pulse.

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Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

In the News: Stroble on Ghana; Nurse Anesthesia student; Rothenbuhler and Starkey

December 07, 2018

President Beth Stroble discusses her recent Ghana campus and global strategy with Don Marsh for "St. Louis On the Air" today at noon. ... Nurse Anesthesia student India Johnson's interview by FOX 2/KPLR 11 reporter Shirley Washington about a homeless outreach program will air Saturday at 7 p.m. on Channel 11 and be posted online Monday. ... Eric Rothenbuhler and Jennifer Starkey were in Joe Holleman's column after they were named president and vice president, respectively, of the St. Louis Media History Foundation.

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Webster leaders in Accra, Ghana

Stroble, Schuster Visit Ghana Campus, Meet Leaders in Accra

December 05, 2018

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster, visited the Webster University Ghana campus in November, speaking with current students, alumni, faculty and staff, and regional leaders. For each it was their first trip to Africa and to Accra, the nation’s capital, where Webster opened its campus in 2014. Among the events was a public lecture, "The Importance of Global Education in the 21st Century."

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Webster leaders visited the campus in Accra, Ghana in November.

In the News: Ghana visit, chess team, Cross on violence

November 16, 2018

President Beth Stroble was quoted in CitiNewsroom about the growing need for more higher education capacity in Ghana, in a story featuring a recent seminar on the topic hosted by the Webster Ghana campus. ... Remy Cross was interviewed by The Globe Post about an increase in violence associated with right-wing extremist "nationalist" groups. ... The #1-ranked Webster chess team was covered by KMOX radio and in stltoday.

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Webster leadership meets with American Chamber of Commerce Ghana.

In the News: Global education in Ghana, Film Series, 'Fake News'

November 09, 2018

President Stroble and Provost Schuster were featured in Ghana Nation for their joint lecture, "The importance of Global Education in the 21st Century," delivered at the Ghana campus. Their visit was also the lead story in the American Chamber of Commerce Ghana. ... Julie Smith's lecture "What is Fake News" was featured by Gatehouse Media. ... The Webster University Film Series was noted among "Best Things to Do" by the Riverfront Times.

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Ghana Webster University campus.

Office of Study Abroad Hosts Ghana Morning Meet and Greet Sept. 28

September 21, 2018

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a Ghana Campus Morning Meet and Greet Friday, Sept. 28 from 8:30-10:30 a.m for students, faculty, and staff. Adelina Martey, a representative from the Ghana Campus, will be visiting St. Louis to connect with students interested in studying abroad in Ghana. Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries will be provided by the Office of Study Abroad.

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