Upcoming Events for Students

Featured Event: AES Summit, Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2, Sverdrup Complex.

C.R.A.S.S. is a student-run summit located in Webster Groves, Missouri, hosted by the Audio Aesthetics and Technology department at Webster University. This event welcomes industry professionals, high school and college students, professors, and others interested in the subject of sound. C.R.A.S.S. consists of panels focused on recording, mixing, and mastering; audio for film and visual; live sound, keynote speakers; and networking opportunities. This event is an excellent way to expand one’s knowledge in audio and network with professionals.


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School of Communications Welcomes the Central States Communication Association

10-11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 1, Sverdrup Complex


Friday, April 14 through Sunday, April 16, Winifred-Moore Auditorium 


9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Saturday, May 13, Loretto Hilton

Kooyumjian Gallery | Webster UniversityCurrent Exhibit at the Kooyumjian Gallery

Jimmy Fike: Edible Botanicals

Now through Friday, April 28

More Exhibit Information

Attention High Schoolers

Spend Your Summer At Webster

Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 30, Sverdrup Complex

Spend your summer learning from working professionals the basics of scriptwriting, animation, film production and game design. Webster offers four different week-long summer camps for ages 14-18 and all skill levels are invited. All School of Communications summer camps will take place in the newly renovated state-of-the-art Sverdrup complex. Housing on campus is available!

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Communications Careers Week

During the Fall semester, the School of Communications brings in industry leaders representing a cross-section of organizations, from nonprofit journalism to full-service entertainment production companies. With a combination of presentations, workshops, networking sessions, panel discussions and an internship expo, Webster students can jump-start their own communications career.

Information will be coming in the fall.

The School of Communication Internship Expo is held every Fall semester, in October or November.

This event is open to all School of Communications students of Webster University. There will be a variety of Internship Program partners ready to share information and discuss internship opportunities for spring and summer. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, the Internship Expo is an excellent opportunity to gather internship information. Seniors and juniors can find out about available internships and more. Sophomores and freshmen can chat with internship partners about classes or experience needed for internships. The expo will provide an opportunity for students to speak with employers. Students actively seeking internships and students wanting to connect for future opportunities are encouraged to attend.

Trezette Dixon
Internship Expo Accolades

“I was also overjoyed to see former interns engaging on the other side of the recruiting table to continue the pipeline of Webster University talent while supporting their fellow Gorloks.”

Trezette Dixon
Trezette Dixon

Director of Internship Programs, School of Communications

Media Academy

Media Academy is a premier annual event of the Webster University School of Communications and our industry partners. Media Academy 2023 included two days of presentations, workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities with senior executives from national media companies including Epic Games, Lion Forge, ScriptHop, Another Reality Studio, SmithGeiger Consulting and more.

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Two people sit opposite each other at table for interview, students in audience seats watching
Auditorium of students with hands raised while presenter at podium claps
Students and workshop presenter sit in large circle for discussion
Speaker at podium with two students in foreground; screen reads: Defining what you bring to the table
Several students at table in showcase hall looking at papers, listening to audio, and talking to presenter
Presenter in front of classroom of students; slide reads: Utilize every platform for specific purposes
Media professional listens and watches student showcase media project with student

Day One

  • 3:30–5 p.m. Panel Discussion
    Sverdrup Complex, Room SV123
    Panel Speakers
    Brian Austin: Co-Founder/CEO, ScriptHop
    Terrence Coles: Cedar Grove Holdings, Inc.; Advisor, WowYow, Inc.
    Andrew Finlayson: Executive VP of Digital and Social Media Strategies, SmithGeiger
    Scott Foster: Co-founder/Creative Director, ScriptHop
    Seth Geiger: President and Founding Partner, SmithGeiger
    Jamie Hurcomb: Unreal Engine Academic Advisor - Film and Media, Epic Games
    Allison Levin: Adjunct Professor of Sports Communication, Webster University
    Brad Martin: Founder/CEO, Another Reality Studio
    Carl Reed: CEO, Composition Media; Executive Producer, Lion Forge Animation
    Mark Sableman: Partner, Intellectual Property, Media and Internet Law, Thompson Coburn LLP
    Michael Vamosy: Co-Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Vivid Zero
  • 5–6 p.m. Networking Reception
    Sverdrup Complex

Day Two

  • 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Check-In and Registration
  • 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Workshop Sessions
  • 1–3 p.m. Student Showcase and Networking Reception

The Student Showcase features nominated students from all majors in the School of Communications displaying their most accomplished portfolios and projects including video games, photos, films, recordings and more. Communications professionals, alumni, staff and faculty are invited to attend for the opportunity to network and offer career-related feedback for students.

It is open-house style, so attendees can stop by for just 15 minutes, or stay the whole time.

Tour the School of Communications

The School of Communications loves showing off the Sverdrup Complex! Contact socsuccess@webster.edu to inquire about a tour. Note: Prospective students interested in attending Webster University should schedule a full campus tour through the Admissions department.

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