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About Us

who we really are

The Department of Media Communications at Webster University Leiden strives to provide a great balance of theoretical understanding and hands on practical experience in the rapidly evolving realm of Media Communications for our students. This departmental site is a place for us to showcase the amazing work of our students, faculty, and other information for and about students interested in Media Communications.


Exploring the ever changing world around us and the medium through which the message is sent.


Creating the future today with the latest knowledge and skills in digital media, photography, and video production.


Sharing the theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary issues and skill sets in the field of Media Communications.

From the blog

the happenings and inspirations from the department


NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017!

By: Media Communications

Interested in joining the 2017 NASA Space Apps Challenge hack-a-thon? This event is open to anyone who is interested and enthusiastic about space who is interested to tackle one of… NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017!


3D Printing Workshop Friday March 3rd

By: Media Communications

The Department of Media Communications presents the first 3D Printing Workshop at the Leiden campus. Come explore new marketplaces created by the 3D printing industry and learn some best practices… 3D Printing Workshop Friday March 3rd


Adobe Creative Cloud for Media Communications Students

By: Media Communications

  As announced this past summer (press release), Webster University has teamed up with Adobe to provide full access to Adobe Creative Cloud for all students currently enrolled as a… Adobe Creative Cloud for Media Communications Students


City Portrait: Leiden

By: Media Communications

By Monica Barrasa Senior/Media and Communications Madrid, Spain Photography and PR All Pictures contained in this post are copyrighted with all rights reserved (C) Monica Barrasa 2016 Cityscape: Leiden is… City Portrait: Leiden


Student resource – Lynda.com

By: Media Communications

As students of Webster University you have access to one of the top video based training resources available, Lynda.com.  Lynda.com is an industry-leading video based training company that provides online… Student resource – Lynda.com

Our Team

Media Communications Faculty

Sean M. Leahy

Head of Department

Jeroen Spijker

Art: Sculpture

Mitzi Waltz

International Communication

John Loughlin

Video Production

Daria Tuminas


Dara Colwell

Media Writing

Paul Manwaring

Co-Founder Glimworm