Thursday, August 26, 2010
AB Invests in Webster
The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology is the proud recipient of a $1 million donation from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation.
"As one of Missouri's largest employers, we know first-hand the quality of graduates produced by Webster and the other outstanding universities in our home state," said Dave Peacock, president of Anheuser-Busch. Read more about A-B's gift as the story appeared in the St. Louis Business Journal.
The Start of Something New
Each August college campuses swell with new and returning students eager to make their mark at their university before making their mark in the world. At Convocation, Webster president Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble asked each of us “Who are you?” to which we answered; We are diversity. We are a community. We are Webster.
Check out our "ebb and flow" of students. You never know who you might see!
And Dean Akande's words of advice for incoming students is guaranteed to put you center stage.
Meet The Globals
This week also marks the start of our Global MBA students’ yearlong business study around the world. Following orientation in St. Louis, the Class of 2011 flew to The Netherlands for their first round of classes and the start of their journey to be the best for the world.
Something for Nothing
Was flight attendant’s Steven Slater slide down the emergency chute of a JetBlue airplane the explosive combination of frustrated employees and impatient passengers inside an airborne powder keg? These days there’s a value on everything concerning air travel from checking a bag, speaking to a human being or sitting in an exit row and as flyers, we are paying for it. But is a “nickel and dime” business strategy really the key to success? Find out the real cost in “No Frills Society”.