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Sandra Jenkins of Webster on WALB News

In the News: Faculty at border; Film, TV, Video; Fort Stewart's Jenkins

April 22, 2019

Faculty and students in the Film, Television, and Video Production program will be interviewed on 107.3 RAF at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. .... Anne Geraghty-Rathert, Mary Ann Drake and Silvia Navia will be interviewed on the April 25 "St. Louis on the Air" about their trips to the U.S.-Mexico border to offer legal advice and health services to migrants. ... Fort Stewart director Sandra Jenkins was interviewed on WALB about her efforts to support scholarships for first-generation students from low-income families.

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NCR Location Hosts Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman of Toys for Tots

April 19, 2019

On April 2, Lt. Gen. Henry P. Osman (USMC, ret.) took time out of his active schedule to attend a class at Webster University’s Henderson Hall campus. As a momentous learning experience for this class, the graduate capstone students recently interviewed Osman, and gained valuable feedback on their research from a company president.

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President Beth Stroble

In the News: Stroble DIVERSE honor, Polgar HOF induction, SVO event

April 03, 2019

President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named to DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education's "Top 35 Women in Higher Education." ... Head coach Susan Polgar was featured in STL Magazine for her induction into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame. ... This week's Student Veterans Organization events, including an improv workshop with BJ Lange and a film screening with alumna Jas Boothe, were featured in We Are Movie Geeks.

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student veterans organization

'Laughing at Life's Challenges': Webster SVO presents improv workshops, animated film screening April 3

March 13, 2019

On April 3, the Webster Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host "Laughing At Life’s Challenges," a day of networking, camaraderie and interactive learning for both civilians and military members to utilize comedy and the arts to actively combat life stress and adversity. Two applied improv comedy resiliency workshops, one with general/civilian focus and one with a military/veteran focus, will be instructed by actor/comedian and veteran BJ Lange. A screening of the animated series "DISCHARGED" followed by Q&A with creator Maj. Jas Boothe, is also planned. The events will be held in Browning Hall Auditorium, and are free and open to everyone.

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Janice Neal will serve as the CCME president for 2019-20.

Janice Neal Named CCME President for 2019-20

February 18, 2019

Janice Neal, director of the Webster Los Angeles Air Force Base campus location and regional director for the Western Region of military campuses, took office as president of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) during the organization’s annual symposium in Austin, Texas on Jan. 24. Neal has been actively involved in the CCME board since 2010. She previously held positions as CCME secretary, vice president, and is now president in 2019-20.

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Webster Luke AFB faculty member Herb Kretz presents bags of stuffed animals to Sgt. Jeff Turney (MA '04) for the Glendale, Arizona Police Department's

Webster Luke AFB Supports 'Trauma Teddy' Program

January 28, 2019

A local initiative to help police assist small children has garnered support from Webster University’s Luke Air Force Base location — and deepened an alumni connection with one of Glendale's first responders. Longtime faculty member Herb Kretz led Webster's drive to contribute to the "Trauma Teddy" program, where the Glendale Police Department collects stuffed animals to help comfort small children during incidents where first responders are called.

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Webster offers several resources for military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating the transition to a civilian career.

New Career Resource for Military-Affiliated Students

November 12, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) has developed a resource to aid Webster University's military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating their transition into a civilian career. This resource is a one of several that the CPDC has developed for targeted student communities.

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Monday, Nov. 12

Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 12

November 05, 2018

Webster’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host the 7th annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 12, from 8-9:30 a.m., honoring the military service of Webster students, faculty and staff. St. Louis-area veterans, military students and their families are invited to enjoy a free breakfast at Marletto’s Marketplace, along with camaraderie and fellowship with SVO members.

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VetSuccess Counselor Moving to Advising Center

October 23, 2018

Effective Oct. 23, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) counselor Jason Blakemore will be located in the Advising Center and Career Planning and Development Center in Garden Park Plaza. Student veterans may now check in with the Advising Center front desk for appointments. VSOC serves a vital role supporting our veteran population from the Webster Groves campus, providing various services to student veterans such as education and training opportunities, adjustment counseling to resolve problems, referrals to health and community services, assistance for other veterans benefits and a mentorship program.

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Jordan Wienke and Genesis Steele

Around Webster: Wienke, Steele 'Best of Conference,' Schultz's Scott AFB honor, Cosic screenings

October 15, 2018

Graduate academic advisors Genesis Steele and Jordan Wienke were awarded Best of Conference at the 2018 MACADA Conference for their presentation, partially funded through Webster Staff Alliance. ... Susan Schultz will be named Honorary Base Commander at Scott Air Force Base at an induction ceremony on Oct. 19. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are part of a group exhibition, RE/CONSTRUCTING IDENTITY, running through Jan. 26 at Sheldon Galleries.

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Katie Ervin directs the Fort Leavenworth campus location.

News Around Webster: Ervin, Kracen, McLaughlin, Weiner

September 11, 2018

Dorcas McLaughlin presented a training workshop at an international psychotherapy conference in Malmo, Sweden. ... Vienna's Seth Weiner completed work on the sound for a film in the ORF III: Pixel, Bytes and Film program. ... Amanda Kracen will speak on "Fighting Burnout" at a workshop at Washington University School of Medicine. ... Fort Leavenworth's Katie Ervin is co-chair of this Saturday's American Royal Red, White and ‘Que-A Salute to the Military.

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Katie Ervin (left) is a co-chair for the fundraiser.

Webster Ft. Leavenworth Director Leads Red, White, and 'Que-A

September 06, 2018

Katie Ervin, director of Webster's Fort Leavenworth campus location, has been named co-chair of the American Royal’s Red, White and ‘Que-A Salute to the Military. Best known for its World Series of Barbecue, the American Royal is a nonprofit providing educational and agricultural opportunities. Ervin's role includes hosting the Giving Back to Those Who Give event held on Aug. 22, and the Red, White & ‘Que-A Salute to the Military on Sept 15.

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Webster alumni and DAU fellows Bryan R. Cleve and Corry B. Cox with Fort Leavenworth director Katie Ervin.

Students Complete DAU Senior Service Fellowship Program

June 04, 2018

Two Webster graduates recently completed the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Senior Service Fellowship program. The fellows spend 10 months in the program and all take classes through Webster. Two of the fellows, Bryan R. Cleve and Corry B. Cox, also completed their MA in Management and Leadership from Webster during this time. Webster's Fort Leavenworth director, Katie Ervin, presented them with their degrees at their graduation ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

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