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Webster University President Beth Stroble with Ambassador Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah of the Republic of Ghana

Leadership Meets with U.S. Legislators, International Ambassadors

February 15, 2019

President Beth Stroble, Provost, Senior Vice President and COO, Julian Schuster, Chief Communications Officer, Rick Rockwell, and AVP for Government Relations and Sponsored Programs, Carolyn Corley, met last week with members of congress, officials at the Department of State and embassy personnel to advance Webster priorities and affirm University relationships with key policy-makers.

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International campuses

International Campuses and Initiatives Leadership

January 24, 2019

Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster announced changes to leadership of Webster's international campuses and initiatives. Working collaboratively with academic and administrative units across the network, John Pyle will concentrate on marketing, recruitment and enrollment management at the campuses and partnerships, while Nancy Hellerud will provide leadership for accreditation, academics and academic support, and operations.

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Eastern Illinois University is the newest WINS member.

Webster Welcomes New WINS Partner, Easter Illinois University

October 30, 2018

Webster University welcomes its newest Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) member, Eastern Illinois University (EIU). Located on a compact 320-acre campus in Charleston, Illinois, EIU has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty.

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President Elizabeth J. Stroble

President Invited to Commemorate Anniversary of Uzbekistan's Independence

October 02, 2018

Webster University President Elizabeth Stroble has been invited to deliver a keynote speech at the Republic of Uzbekistan Embassy on Oct. 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The invitation came from Uzbekistan's Ambassador Javlon Vakhabova and Shakhnoza Vakhabova, and the event is celebrating the 27th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Webster is the first American university with a partnership in Uzbekistan, where this fall 122 students have begun the MA in TESL program.

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Webster Hosts Weekend of Digital Citizenship: Summit Sept. 21-22

September 13, 2018

The Digital Citizenship Institute, in partnership with Webster University, will host its 4th Annual Digital Citizenship Summit on the Webster Groves campus of Webster University Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22. This annual gathering of digital citizenship enthusiasts and influencers from around the world will build up connections among four critical stakeholders namely, students, parents, business leaders and educators.

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Midwest Academy of Management

Webster to Host 2018 Midwest Academy of Management Conference

September 12, 2018

The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will host the 2018 Midwest Academy of Management conference ) Oct. 11-13 at the Westin St. Louis Hotel and at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The conference theme, "The Spirit of Community: Academics and Practitioners Collaborating to Improve our Future," draws upon the spirit of St. Louis heritage. Attendees will have more than 100 management-related papers and symposiums to choose in a wide range of areas of study.

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Film, TV, Video Production Program Shows 'Movie Magic' at Science Center

May 11, 2018

Faculty and students from the Film, Television and Video Production program partnered with the Office of Admission to give community members a taste of movie making at the St. Louis Science Center's "First Friday: Movie Magic" event. The event, attended by over a thousand people, shined the light on Webster programs, equipment and people with four "sound stages" filling the museum and demonstrating how the magic of the screen is created.

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Give STL Day is May 2

May 2: Support Webster on Give STL Day 2018

April 11, 2018

Give STL Day 2018, sponsored by TD Ameritrade powered by the St. Louis Community Foundation, is on May 2 and is bringing the St. Louis community together to support and enhance our local nonprofits, like Webster University. Imagine the impact on our students if we all come together to give on this day of region-wide community giving. President Beth Stroble and Paul Stroble have agreed to personally match every dollar given to Webster University up to $10,000.

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The report was released in spring 2018.

Webster Online, New Programs in CIC Report on Innovations

March 28, 2018

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) recently released its report, “Innovation and the Independent College: Examples from the Sector,” quoting President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and referencing several Webster University innovations like online program, education of veterans, and new programming. Stroble is quoted discussing how Webster's “informal mission is: ‘We meet unmet needs.’" The corollary to this theme is that unmet needs change, so the institution has to change, too.”

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Confucius Institute

Bristol Elementary Students Celebrate Chinese New Year at Confucius Institute

March 14, 2018

As part of its ongoing celebration of Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute at Webster University recently partnered with teachers at Bristol Elementary School in Webster Groves to give students a taste of this holiday’s major customs and over all significance to the over one billion people who celebrate it worldwide.

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Marist College

Webster Welcomes New WINS Partner Marist College

January 31, 2018

The Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program welcomes Marist College as the newest institutional partner. Founded in 1929, Marist overlooks the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, New York, and is located between New York City and the state capital of Albany. Nearly half of the college’s student body study abroad during their academic career.

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VTC is located in the Hampton Roads area on the beautiful coastline of southeastern Virginia

Webster Welcomes Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education to WINS

December 13, 2017

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC), a consortium of 14 institutions of higher education engaged in numerous cooperative activities, has formally joined the WINS program. Each VTC member is now a WINS institution and can send students to study abroad at any of Webster’s international campuses.

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Go the Whole 9 is an awareness campaign funded through the Department of Mental Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the United Way.

Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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Patty Li

Patty Li Named Director of Confucius Institute

November 29, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Patty Li has been named director of the Confucius Institute. Li comes to Webster with more than 10 years of nonprofit experience at the China Care Foundation and the Orianne Society, in addition to previous positions in auditing at Arthur Bell CPA firm, in research at John Hopkins University, and in English Language and Literature at Beijing Technology and Business University.

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