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Thommi Lawson, full-time faculty member at Myrtle Beach

News Around Webster: Henley, Tuncel, Lawson, Cosic

April 02, 2019

Charleston's Patricia Henley was honored her natural disaster preparation leadership efforts, including leading Charleston to be the first county in South Carolina to attain EMAP accreditation. ... Myrtle Beach's Thommi Lawson has published two papers, including one on using narrative therapy with trauma-exposed black youth. ... Ece Tuncel's "The Retrospective Imputation of Nefarious Intent," was selected to appear in the Best Paper Proceedings at the 2019 Academy of Management Meeting. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening in New York, Cuba and Italy this month.

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Counseling Students Receive National Minority Fellowships

July 26, 2017

Two Webster University counseling students at the Myrtle Beach campus location have been awarded fellowships in the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation 2017 Minority Fellowship Program. Each will receive up to $11,000 in scholarship funding, thanks to their knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations.

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punch for purple

Punch for Purple: Myrtle Beach campus holds domestic violence fundraiser event

June 20, 2017

The Counseling department at Webster University’s Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, recently partnered with local businesses to raise awareness and advocate for those impacted by domestic violence at the event Punch for Purple, held at Title Boxing Club Myrtle Beach. Guests enjoyed complimentary chair massages and a 30-minute boxing technique class, along with a 50-50 raffle. Items and donations were collected for the local domestic violence shelter. The event was organized by faculty member Thommi Lawson. "As a counselor educator, we encourage our students to advocate for our clients, and I believe we must practice what we preach," said Lawson.

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Webster's winning team (left to right): La Vera C. Brown, Tamara McCaffity, Jacqueline McMillian, Andrea Gillespie John McIntyre

Webster Counseling Students at Myrtle Beach Win ACA Student Ethics Competition

February 14, 2017

A team of counseling graduate students from Webster University's Myrtle Beach campus location have won the nationwide 2016-2017 Graduate Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association. Students Andrea Gillespie, Tamara McCaffity, John McIntyre and Jacqueline McMillian were encouraged to enter the competition by faculty advisor La Vera Brown.

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Webster Myrtle Beach's Webster Works Worldwide project entailed volunteering for in Treats for Special Kids at Medieval Times.

Snapshots: WWW Projects in South Carolina

November 06, 2015

Each year at Webster University campuses around the world, students, alumni, faculty and staff volunteer with agencies and projects that make a difference in their local communities. In South Carolina for Webster Works Worldwide, the Columbia Metro campus volunteered with the EdVenture Community Garden project, while Myrtle Beach participated in Treats for Special Kids at Medieval Times.

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