Media Spotlights Webster's Global MBA Program
Two weeks ago Webster's Global MBA Class of 2009 graduated in Budapest, Hungary. Now members of the one-of-a-kind cohort have been highlighted in a special series of reports on NBC television.
KSDK, NBC affiliate in St. Louis spotlighted Global MBA graduates Kevin Boggeman, Tauyna Dillow, and Patrick McHargue, as well as Associate Dean Patricia Masidonski, in a feature story on the Global MBA program. The 11-month, 5 country academic program is a unique program that's gaining lots of interest in Corporate America for its exposure to international business practices and culture. The three students featured are from the St. Louis area. The students spoke passionately about how this program has prepared them for their next professional challenge.
To view the news reports featuring Webster's Global MBA Graduates and Associate Dean Pat Masidonski, click here.
Business Internships Celebrated
AT&T, KPMG, Maritz and Scottrade are just a few of the companies honored by Webster University this week for their partnership in the International Business Internship Exchange (IBIE). IBIE provides Webster students a total immersion experience through internships abroad that help them develop their language and business skills in another country.
"This program is not only a unique opportunity to become an international business professional" says student Damián Calvo de León. "It is also a test to discover yourself and your performance in a whole new environment, a challenge to fulfill some serious task, and a privilege to become part of many lives around you."
Click here to read Webster President Dr. Stroble's keynote address at the event. To view pictures of the event, click here.
Time to Park the Cash for Clunkers Program
Talk on Capitol Hill this week centered around whether refueling the U.S. "Cash for Clunkers" program is worth its $2 billion dollar price tag. Car makers say extending the incentives will help them boost auto sales. But others, like Webster University's Dean Akande, say it may be time to park the program.
Click here to see Dean Akande's interview on Fox News.