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Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 10

November 01, 2017

Webster University’s Office of Military Affairs (OMA) and Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host the sixth annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 10, from 8-9 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 the OMA team and SVO members.

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GLA fellows toured Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

Global Leadership Academy 2017 Concludes

October 27, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy has its final sessions together Friday, concluding an 10-month journey of leadership development and reflection and deeper understanding of the complexities of the Webster University network. Fellows visited Scott Air Force Base on Thursday for perspectives on military and online education, while Friday features a wrap-up session and group project presentations. Congratulations to the 2017 GLA fellows!

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University Holds Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center Dedication

October 24, 2017

Family members and friends of the late Tom Palozola turned out in force, along with members of the Webster community, for the dedication ceremony for the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center on Oct. 20 at the Webster University home campus. Nearly 100 guests witnessed President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster speak of Palozola's accomplishments and honor him with a proclamation presented to his immediate family.

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Oct. 20: Veterans Center dedication to honor Tom Palozola '15

October 04, 2017

Webster University will hold a dedication ceremony for the Veterans Center at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, when it is renamed the Cpl. Thomas Palozola Veterans Center. President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster will speak at the dedication and present a proclamation to Palozola’s family members, in recognition of Palozola’s selfless work for fellow veterans at the University.

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Cottam Named Dean, AVP of Military Campuses and Online Education

August 22, 2017

Provost Julian Schuster has announced that Michael Cottam, associate vice president and director of the Online Learning Center, has been named dean and associate vice president of Military Campuses and Online Education effective Sept. 1. In this role, Cottam will oversee military base locations in addition to the online operations.

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Sean Coleman joined Webster University in 2011.

Farewell for Sean Coleman Aug. 23

August 18, 2017

Sean Coleman, associate vice president for U.S. Military Campuses and Government Programs, has announced his retirement from Webster University, effective Aug. 31. During his time at Webster, Coleman had a major impact on the University’s reach and enrollment of students in the National Capital Region, as well as its service to military students throughout the network.

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Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willibanks, a Webster alumnus who is the deputy commander of

Webster Alumnus Serves as Deputy Commander of the Elite Old Guard Army Regiment

July 13, 2017

Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willbanks, who graduated with a master’s degree in international relations this spring, serves as the deputy regimental commander of The Old Guard, also known as the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment. The elite unit serves at military funerals, major events with international dignitaries, and other high-profile occasions such as the recent presidential inauguration.

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Webster at Yellow Ribbon Program Event in San Antonio

June 22, 2017

The Air Force Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program held a training event June 17-18 in San Antonio for deploying or recently deployed members from around the country. Webster University participated as a resource provider, with Lackland and Randolph Air Force Base campus directors Nicole Garcia and Ruben Molina, Jr. providing information about Webster programs to members, spouses and other interested family members.

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Fort Leavenworth director Katie Ervin, alumna Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais, and Associate Vice President Sean Coleman

Snapshots: Major General Alumna Keynotes Fort Leavenworth Commencement

June 21, 2017

Webster University's Fort Leavenworth location celebrated the graduation of 177 students on June 7, with Webster alumna Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais serving as commencement speaker. Gervais is the current Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center-Training and holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Webster University.

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Luke AFB Volunteers Join in Arizona National Memorial Cemetery Honors

June 05, 2017

For the second year, staff from Webster University's Luke Air Force Base campus location joined the effort to place flags on each of the over 50,000 final resting places of military veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona this year. This Memorial Day event draws military and private organizations as well as families and individuals from across the entire state, and has grown in participation every year.

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Discussion during the workshop included colleagues in the room and online via WebEx

Southwest Faculty Workshop Develops Teaching Techniques, Student Engagement

April 04, 2017

Southwest directors organized a faculty training workshop connecting them with the Faculty Development Center in St. Louis via WebEx, leading to new connections across the region, ways to use their networks and technology to engage their students, and feedback for the FDC staff who led the virtual workshop.

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