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The Thailand campuses were recently host to Global Leadership Academy, a worldwide leadership development program for faculty and staff.

Search Committee Formed for Director of Thailand

July 08, 2017

A search committee has been formed for the position of director of Webster University Thailand. The director serves as the Webster University Thailand’s senior executive officer, carries final and overall legal responsibility for the management of its operations, and is supported by the academic director, and members of the Webster University Thailand staff and faculty.

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GLA 2017 fellows in Thailand.

GLA Concludes Week in Thailand with Team Presentations

June 16, 2017

The Global Leadership Academy 2017 cohort concluded its summer week in Thailand with group presentations on different topics in higher education and Webster's network, followed by a campus thank you lunch and farewell dinner. They now head back to their respective campuses before a final week together in the fall in St. Louis. The application period for 2018 GLA opens July 28.

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GLA fellows and the provost joined staff in Bangkok in creating paper flowers, part of a nationwide remembrance of the King of Thailand.

GLA Summer Session in Thailand Continues with Leadership, Cultural Activities

June 14, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy continued its summer session in Thailand with leadership and personality reflections with David Pendleton before the group transferred from Bangkok to Cha-am, with cultural activities along the way including a visit to Phra Nakorn Khiri National Museum and Historical Park. The group also participated in the nationwide creation of 60 million paper flowers to commemorate the king who passed away last year.

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GLA fellows settled in Sunday with a cultural tour of Bangkok and group lunch.

GLA Summer Session Opens in Thailand

June 12, 2017

The summer session for the 2017 Global Leadership Academy opened this past weekend in Thailand with a cultural tour of Bangkok followed by Monday's international campus focus and symposium on leadership. The cohort will remain in Thailand's capital for the first half of the week before relocating to Cha-Am and Webster's campus there.

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Scenes from Webster University commencement ceremonies in Vienna, St. Louis, Geneva and Leiden (clockwise from top left)

Snapshots: 2017 Commencement Ceremonies around the World

May 15, 2017

Commencement season is in high gear at Webster University, with several ceremonies at campuses around the world taking place last weekend, and more to come through the summer. The largest was the 98th annual ceremony at The Muny in St. Louis, which attracted grads and families from across the network. See photos and links for the scenes from several ceremonies celebrating this year's 6,058 grads who add to a network of 192,000 alumni.

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Photography students

Students Search for 'Perfect Shot' in Chiang Rai, Thailand

May 01, 2017

Led by Webster Thailand lecturer Thomas Groves, a group of photography students from the Leiden, St. Louis and Hua Hin campuses traveled more than 940 kilometers to far northern Thailand in search of the "perfect shot." Located in the pristine mountains of Wiang Pa Pao, students had the opportunity to explore the natural scenery along with the impressive organic coffee farm nearby.

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Lombok, Indonesia

A Photographer's Dream in Indonesia

April 25, 2017

As part of a creative research program for Webster University Thailand’s media communications faculty member Thomas Martin Ronald Groves recently completed and published a photo book entitled "A Glimpse of Kawah Ljen and Lombok, Indonesia." Situated just east of Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali, Lombok is famous for its pristine beaches, adventurous surfing and unique wildlife. The Kawah Ljen volcano and sulphur mines in East Java, meanwhile, provide a completely different setting.

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Students, faculty and staff celebrate the Buddhist New Year

Webster Thailand Makes a Splash at Annual Songkran Festival

April 24, 2017

Thailand’s annual Songkran festival (Water Splashing Festival) takes place each year from April 13-15 to mark the beginning of the Buddhist New Year. Throughout these three days, young and old alike congregate across Thailand to celebrate with music, laughter, over-indulgence, and of course water. From a light sprinkling of water for purification purposes to all-out water fights, the festival is a favorite of both Thais and foreigners.

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Students volunteer at Hua Hin's Central Beach

Webster Thailand Rotaract Club Students Cleans Up Beach

April 03, 2017

On March 22, students from Webster University Thailand and Stamford International University joined hands as part of a voluntary effort to clean up Hua Hin’s Central Beach. Organized by the respective Rotaract Clubs of the two universities, the afternoon provided an opportunity to highlight the environmental damage caused by littering. 

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Career Fair

Global Opportunities Showcased at Thailand Internship and Career Fair

March 30, 2017

Webster University Thailand’s periodic Internship and Career Fair was held at Empire Tower on March 29. This event provided graduate and undergraduate students alike with the chance to explore internship and career opportunities both in Thailand and abroad. In addition, the event also shed valuable light on other ways that students can gain valuable work experience especially in today’s ever-competitive job market.

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Sumendra Sing, MBA student at Webster University Thailand

Thailand MBA Student Wins Top E-Commerce Paper

March 13, 2017

Sumendra Singh, a Webster University student pursuing his MBA in Thailand, has won the Best Paper Award at an international e-commerce conference in Bangkok. Written in collaboration with his MBA thesis mentor Leslie Klieb, the paper on e-commerce security was honored at the International Conference on E-Commerce, E-Business and E-Technology (IC17Thai).

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Model UN provides students with real life diplomatic experience that also tests and develops their critical decision-making.

Thailand International Relations Students Attend Pan Asia Model UN

March 02, 2017

Two Webster University Thailand students were selected as delegates for the 2016 Pan Asia Model United Nations Conference during Fall semester held in Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 8-11. The conference provided Solomiya Dzera and Cassie Dodge with a unique opportunity to engage with hundreds of other students from around the world in a simulation of an actual UN meeting.

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