The Class of 2010
Webster graduates will hear from an expert at weathering financial storms this commencement. Alum Thurayya Bahmann, '06 credits her Webster education with giving her an edge in the global marketplace. The leader behind Bahman Enterprises, who is recognized as one of the best distributors in the Middle East and North Africa, returns to Webster as our 2010 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. Click here to read more about this United Arab Emirates native.
How the Mighty Fall
For author Jim Collins, "good is the enemy of great" when it comes to businesses trying to rise from simply being successfully to becoming significant. But what happens when these businesses which seem to have the world by the tail really blow it? Collins' book How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In provides the answers. But more importantly, it asks some essential questions business men and women should consider when things start heading south. Read then comment on Dean Akande's review of How The Might Fal: And Why Some Companies Never Give In on our SBT Blog. Click here to see the article as printed in The Ladue News.
It All Adds Up
Tech-savvy teens put their computer skills to the test last weekend at Webster University's Annual High School Programming Challenge. Taking home top honors in object-oriented and web programming were teams from Ladue Horton Watkins and South Technical School. Not to be outdone, SBT math students showed off their beautiful minds at the 15th Missouri Collegiate Mathematics Competition. Read "It All Adds Up" here. To see Saturday's event, click here.