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This is part of a graphic (seen below) that explains the transition a student takes from a freshman to a career, and how Webster plays a role in that process.

Webster Excels with Opportunities for Economically Disadvantaged Students, New Study Concludes

April 13, 2017

A new study affirms that Webster University excels in offering accessible and affordable bachelor’s degrees for students from households that earn less than the average national income. Importantly, the study concludes that Webster graduates typically increase their earning potential by securing employment that increases their income level from precollegiate levels. In fact, the University is one of the best in the country for increasing social mobility for these students.

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Student Ambassadors

New Student Ambassadors Announced for 2017-2018

April 12, 2017

Twelve new Student Ambassadors have been selected to join the organization of student leaders on the home campus. Student Ambassadors are the official student representatives for Webster University and work with collegiate and administrative offices to greet and converse with constituents, government officials, donors, and other dignitaries during University sponsored educational and social events.

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The Online Learning Center's Programs were named the best in the state and the sixth best in the nation, according to a recent survey.

Online Programs Named the Best in Missouri, Sixth Best in the Nation

April 12, 2017

Webster University offers the best online courses for college students working on a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Missouri, according to AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. Webster is listed in first place, up five spots from last year, among Missouri schools, and sixth place nationally. The rankings were released Thursday.

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General Paul Selva will be the 2017 Commencement Speaker

General Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Named 2017 Commencement Speaker

March 28, 2017

Gen. Paul Selva, the 10th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be Webster University’s 2017 Commencement Speaker. Selva, a four star Air Force general, is the nation’s second-highest ranking military officer. He will address more than 10,000 Webster graduates and guests at the University’s 98th annual commencement ceremonies May 13.

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A discussion on serving military students.

Critical Conversations: Diversity and Inclusion 2017

March 15, 2017

In early March Webster University hosted its second annual two-day "Critical Conversations: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion" event as a forum for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners to share their experiences, research, and emerging trends in creating communities that embrace diversity in ways that welcome and include. Art Holliday and alumna Joan Lipkin's Uppity Theatre were among the highlights of two days of dialogue and reflection.

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Webster University has been selected to host a Council of Independent Colleges workshop for regional univeristies

Council of Independent Colleges to Hold a Workshop at Webster University

March 03, 2017

Webster University will host a workshop in mid-March for some of the top educational experts in the region. “Securing America’s Future: The Power of a Liberal Arts Education” will be presented by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) at Webster University’s home campus on March 14. This is the seventh of eight workshops on the liberal arts that CIC has held across the nation in the past year.

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Stange

Contemporary Conversations: Eric Stange, Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape

March 02, 2017

Webster University welcomes Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and documentary filmmaker Eric Stange to the Webster Groves campus for a talk and reception on March 8. Stange's address, "Echoes of History in a New Media Landscape," is part of the President's Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World speaker series.

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Webster University's student population has grown to reflect the increasingly diverse environment in which we now live, work and learn.

Serving as Champions of Diversity and Inclusion: Op/Ed by President Stroble

February 27, 2017

President Elizabeth Stroble penned an editorial about the importance of diversity and inclusion in for the Friday, Feb. 24, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Success on our university campuses, in partnership with the communities we serve, and in our neighborhoods and workplaces demands that we embrace human differences while building on commonalities," she writes.

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