March 30, 2009
WEBSTER UNIVERSITY AWARDED OUTSTANDING INSTITUTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDFORT COLLINS, CO - Webster University, St. Louis, MO was awarded the Outstanding Institutional Achievement Award by the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I) at the ACCED-I 29th Annual Conference on March 24, 2009 in Boston, MA. The award was accepted by Jennifer Willis, special events coordinator, Webster University.
This award recognizes a significant achievement by an institution in the conference and events field. It may be based upon either a single program or event, or a long-term development that represents an outstanding milestone in conference and events management. The achievement must demonstrate a complete campus-wide effort.
Webster University was recognized for Webster Works Worldwide (WWW), an annual community service day, held on the main Webster University campus in St. Louis, MO and throughout the University’s extended campus network which includes more than 100 campuses in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Since the start of Webster Works Worldwide in 1995, more than 18,000 volunteers have given more than 80,000 hours of service. No matter how Webster University volunteers choose to donate their time, they make a difference in their communities and help those in need around the world.
The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International was founded in 1980 and currently has a membership of over 1,400 professionals at educational institutions in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. ACCED-I is the only independent educational association dedicated to professional growth and development in the collegiate conference and events profession. For further information on the Association, contact ACCED-I at (877) 502-2233 or browse ACCED-I's website at www.acced-i.org.