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University Mourns Loss of Former Board Chairman Jim J. Shoemake

The Lindenwood University family is mourning the loss of longtime board member Jim J. Shoemake, who passed away on Wednesday, June 28.

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Lindenwood University’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program is receiving a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council to survey for the wreck site of Far West. Far West was the steamboat that carried the U.S. Army’s survivors of the Battle of the Little Big Horn from the field to Fort Abraham Lincoln near present day Mandan, N.D., in 1876.

General, J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2017-18 professional season line-up, its ninth season since the $32 million performing arts center opened, consisting of nine touring shows, starting with Kenny Loggins on Sept. 9.

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Kaitlin Trimble and Lexi Nephew have been named 2017 recipients of Lindenwood University’s 2017 Pachyderm Scholarship, which is presented in cooperation with the St. Charles Country Pachyderm Club. The awards were announced at the club’s meeting on June 9 at St. Charles’ Golden Corral Restaurant.

General, Athletics

Billiards standout Briana Miller won her fourth-consecutive women’s national title, and teammate Chris Robinson won his first men’s national championship as Lindenwood University continued its unprecedented domination of the ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball Championships.

General, Employee Spotlight

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, faculty members gathered at the J. Scheidegger Center’s Lindenwood Theater for an all-faculty meeting organized by the Faculty Council and the Human Resources Department. In addition to addressing faculty meeting agenda items, the event provided an opportunity to recognize years-of-service milestones of 5, 10, and 20 years, as well as paying homage to the five esteemed faculty members retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the first time that years-of-service and retirement recognitions have taken place during the annual all-faculty meeting.

General, Academics, School of Arts, Media, and Communications

Lindenwood University’s Fashion Exhibition and Fashion Show will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017, at UrbArts in St. Louis. The art gallery will have the work of Lindenwood University’s fashion design faculty, students, and alumni on display from May 12 to June 4. UrbArts is located at 2600 N. 14th Street in St. Louis. The event is free and open to the public.

General, Athletics

The Lindenwood baseball team won the 2017 NCAA Division II Central Regional Championship on Monday afternoon in Emporia, Kan., with an 8-4 victory over Central Oklahoma. With the win, Lindenwood advances to the eight-team NCAA Division II National Championships, which will take place on May 27-June 3 at The Ballpark in Grand Prairie in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Lions will open up play in that tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday against the South Region champion, Delta State.

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