News Articles


Webster World Report Podcast 8: Voices from Thailand, Tashkent, South Carolina

May 29, 2020

The eighth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations, features in-depth interviews with Robin Ramcharan from Webster’s Bangkok, Thailand location; part two of a conversation with Maggie Dankert, deputy director in Tashkent; and an interview with Sherriel Byrd, the director of Webster’s Columbia, South Carolina location. The news segment of the program features excerpts of speeches by Chancellor Beth Stroble and President Julian Schuster, and adjunct faculty member Betsy Brandt.

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COVID-19 Updates for Students, Faculty and Staff - March 15

March 15, 2020

The COVID-19 situation is changing so quickly that events can happen overnight that require Webster University to quickly react to enhance the safety and security of our students, faculty and staff. Though today is a Sunday, it is no exception to this new reality of rapid developments occurring nearly hourly. Please review the following updates from Sunday, March 15.

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Around Webster: MacCartney, Goedereis in JISE; George, Smith present; GMC ad award

January 28, 2020

Dani MacCartney and Eric Goedereis published a peer-reviewed article, "Creating Common Ground: A framework for promoting interdisciplinarity," in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. ... Rebecca George and Alexanderia Smith will present at the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference. ... Global Marketing and Communications won a silver award from Higher Ed Marketing for an ad promoting last year's Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

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Columbia Hosts African American Women Advancement Conference

November 01, 2019

Webster University Columbia, South Carolina, metro campus location hosted Embracing the M.A.G.I.C., a conference for the advancement of African American women. Embracing the M.A.G.I.C. (Manifestation of our Amazing Gifts, Intellect and Creativity) provided education, information and resources to advance African American women academically, professionally and personally. Nearly 90 students, alumni, educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders, homemakers and others joined in on the conversation.

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Public Safety

Update on Campuses Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017

As the southeast United States recovers from the impact of Hurricane Irma, we can report that to the best of our knowledge that students, faculty and staff in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia are safe. Many Florida campuses, employees and students continue to be affected by power outages and localized flooding.

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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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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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Hellerud visits Charleston locations

Snapshot: Vice Provost visits Charleston faculty/staff meeting

October 26, 2016

Vice Provost Nancy Hellerud met with faculty and staff from the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base Charleston campus locations on Oct. 21 for a discussion of enrollment, retention and online efforts. The purpose of the meeting was to provide updates concerning the activities at campuses across the entire university network to include the main campus, the international and military locations, and the extended campuses.

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CRC's gathered to share ideas and best practices from Webster's South Carolina metro campus locations.

Snapshot: South Carolina CRC Retreat

May 13, 2016

Community relation coordinators (CRC) from Webster South Carolina campus locations held their first CRC retreat on Wednesday, May 4. They organized the retreat to share ideas on how to improve community relations, build new relationships, increase recruiting efforts, and share best practices from each of Webster's metropolitan campus locations in South Carolina.

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Grimes-McGreer Named Greenville Director

January 19, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome Mary Grimes-McGreer as director of Webster’s Greenville, South Carolina, campus location. She brings several years’ experience in higher education administration to the position, including 10 years serving as a satellite campus director for South Carolina University. She holds a PhD in educational administration from the University of South Carolina.

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