Webster University Centennial 1915 - 2015.

This website contains information, photos and videos from the many activities that helped to celebrate 100 years of serving students. Browse this website to explore Webster's rich history and year of celebratory events that have launched us into our next 100 years.

Webster University Centennial. Celebrating 100 years of serving students with unmatched learning experiences. #webster100 1915-2015

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Centennial Photos

Highlights of Signature Centennial Events and Vintage Webster Imagery

 


  • Dance Through The Decades

    From the Charleston to Hip Hop and everything in between, the Webster community put on their dancing shoes for a day-long celebration of dance to close out our Centennial Celebration. Thanks to everyone who came out to help us celebrate and dance through the decades.
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  • 2015 Centennial Gala

    Webster University capped off our centennial celebration with the Centennial Gala where we were proud to announce that more than $1 million was raised in support of the Next Century Leaders Scholarship Program. Thanks to all those who attended and a very special thank you to Jenifer Lewis who attended and entertained everyone with her performance of songs.
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  • Alicia Graff-Mack Centennial Lecture

    Mack was the keynote speaker during “Welcome Home to the Future of Dance,” a Webster University event to celebrate its Centennial Year on Sept. 25 in the Loretto-Hilton Center.
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  • Centennial Time Capsule

    A crowd of faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered outside of Loretto Hall to bury a new time capsule for the Centennial year on Friday Sept. 25. The capsule contains items from St. Louis and also our international campuses.
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  • Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB)

    Webster took a significant step toward the future in it's centennial year with the groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 9 for the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB)
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  • Centennial Homecoming Garden Glow

    Students, Parents, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and the Community enjoyed the lanterns and lights illuminating the Anheuser-Busch Rain Garden outside of the East Academic Building. It was a magical night to remember. Cheers to 100 years and counting!
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  • Centennial Homecoming Dinner

    Homecoming weekend came to a close with a wonderful night of dinner and dancing at the Missouri History Museum. Congratulations to all of our alumni honorees.
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  • Centennial Book Launch & Signing

    Members of the Webster University community gathered to celebrate the #webster100 book “Webster University A Century of Defining Moments” with a toast to our next 100 years and a chance to have copies of their book signed.
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  • Centennial Retirees' Convocation & Breakfast

    Honoring Webster University retirees' in our Centennial year with President Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster & Chief Human Resources Officer Betsy Schmutz.
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  • The Global Student Leadership Summit Draws to a Close

    The Global Student Leadership Summit drew to a close last Friday as participants presented their proposals for student-centered initiatives to help achieve Webster’s new strategic plan.
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  • Global Student Leaders Summit Sessions

    Webster University’s global student leaders have been spending their spring break week learning more about each other and their own personal leadership styles in the first ever Global Student Leadership Summit.
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  • Global Student Leadership Summit

    Thirty student leaders from around Webster University’s global campus network toured St. Louis on day one of the first ever Global Student Leadership Summit. The student leaders represent 20 nationalities and the campuses of Webster Groves, Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, London, Thailand, Shanghai and Ghana.
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  • Illuminate Your Mind Faculty Talks 2015

    Faculty Talks of the Century
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  • Illuminate Your Mind Talk 2014

    Faculty Talks of the Century - November 2014
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  • Webster 100 Sculpture Installation

    This ablum features the installation of the Big 100 outside of East Academic Building at the main campus location in Webster Groves.
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  • Centennial Founders Dinner 2014

    Progressive Dinner Nov. 1, 2014

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  • Homecoming Awards Dinner and Dance 2014

    In an evening of dinner, drinks and dancing, Webster University recognized the 2014 Alumni Award winners and paid tribute to the Reunion Honor Class years from 1939 to 2009.
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  • Daniel Webster Society Dinner Fall 2014

    We were happy to celebrate the Daniel Webster Society at our annual fall dinner. Congratulations to the three recipients of the Visionary Award: Jane Robert ('69), Bruce Robert, and Jean Hobler. Thanks for all that you do to help us grow for the next #webster100.
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  • Centennial Committee

    Led by Centennial Committee chairs Elizabeth Robb ('65) and Barbara O'Malley, a number of Webster University's administrators, staff, faculty, students, donors and trustees planned a year of events to celebrate 100 years of excellence.
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  • Board of Trustees

    The Webster University Board of Trustees helps the University to celebrate the past 100 years and also grow and develop for the next century.

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  • Webster University Illuminate the Sky

    Webster University shared the spotlight with St. Louis on the eve of our Centennial Kickoff. We shined our light on area landmarks to acknowledge the community that helped Webster grow and develop as a global leader in higher education.
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  • Webster University Film Series

    Centennial Film Series “A Century Through Cinema” - Silent Films of Harold Lloyd in the Winifred Moore Auditorium.

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  • Centennial Kickoff Celebration

    Our year-long Centennial Celebration kicked off on Friday with a downtown party. Crowds enjoyed the live music, food trucks and a visit from local mascots.
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  • Garden Glow Wine Tasting & Beer Garden

    The Centennial kick-off celebration moved to the Webster Groves campus on Friday evening with a Garden Glow Wine Tasting & Beer Garden event. Students, parents, alumni and other members of the Webster University Community celebrated Webster's Homecoming and in the Anheuser-Busch Rain Garden.
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  • Marsha Mason Film Tribute

    Fifty year reunion honor class member Marsha Mason BA’64, star of stage and screen and Academy Award nominee, spoke about her career and screened her favorite of her films, "Only When I Laugh," in the Winifred Moore Auditorium during the 2014 Homecoming Reunion & Family weekend.
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  • Centennial Flag

    The official centennial flag was raised in front of Webster Hall on the home campus in Webster Groves, where the institution was founded in 1915.
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  • Centennial Historical Photos

    Celebrating 100 years and counting. Webster University Centennial. 1915 - 2015
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