Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Alumnus creates, manages St. Louis Big Band

Recent Webster grad Ryan Sheehan revives the big band era in St. Louis. He founded and manages The St. Louis Big Band, a group that performs music reminiscent of the Great Depression-era Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman Orchestras.

Alum serves country, non-profit and family

Tony Bryan fathered his first child, Nolan, when he was 15 and failed three semesters of college. But graduated from Webster with an MBA, married his high school sweetheart and helped found one of the most successful veteran-focused non-profits in the United States.

HOF welcomes sister of current hall of famer

The Martinez sisters played soccer for Webster in the early 2000s. They said soccer ties their family together. As of Saturday, both are members of the Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame.

Alumnus Seth Jackson returns to Webster’s lighting and design program

Webster alumnus returns to teach in the department that taught him.

Webster soccer alumnus McSheehy signs pro contract with St. Louis Ambush

Pat McSheehy played four years on the Webster University men’s soccer team, earning four All-Conference awards. He signed a professional soccer contract with the St. Louis Ambush, which will begin its first season in the Major Indoor Soccer League.

Webster Alumnus Dave Dyer Brings Horror and Pop Culture to St. Louis

Webster Alumnus Dave Dyer develops CON-TAMINATION, a yearly horror and pop culture convention.

Webster University alumni work together through Unlock the Gorlok fundraiser

How one Webster University alumnus’ drive to give back benefited the university.

Webster University alumnus shows artwork at Webster House Galleries opening April 5

Webster House Galleries seek talent in past and current Webster University art department.

VIDEO: On Air: Webster alumna Ashley Elzinga lives out dream as radio DJ

DJ personality Lux, a Webster alumna, is the only female host at 105.7 The Point. She found her calling for radio in second grade.

Webster alumnus Eli Chi undergoes top surgery to further masculine transition

2010 Webster alumnus Eli Chi, a transgendered male, received top surgery on Nov. 29, 2012. The surgery helped Chi become more comfortable with his body. Before the surgery, Chi used bindings to help make his chest appear more flat.

Volleyball alumna Crystal (Shelton) Spinner readies for Hall of Fame induction

The Webster volleyball program leader in kills, digs and sets played said she is "anxious" to attend the Feb. 2 ceremony at Grant Gymnasium. Read for information on her recruitment path to Webster and what her former coach, Merry Graf, has to say about the "dynamic" player.