Lindenwood University’s recently kicked off its 2016 United Way campaign with a YouTube video announcement from Dr. Michael Shonrock, Lindenwood system president, and Dr. Ryan Guffey, vice president for student development. The campaign will run from Oct. 3 through 14 and has a fundraising goal of $18,270, commemorating Lindenwood’s founding year of 1827.
The Lindenwood University Financial Aid Office has launched an informational campaign to educate students and their family members about changes to the application cycle for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the primary form used by the federal government, states, and colleges to award grants, scholarships, work study, and student loans. Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, each year’s form will become available three months earlier than it had previously. This means students can file their 2017-18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.
Lindenwood University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society for first-year students, that it has won the organization’s Delta Bronze award for increasing its membership 14 percent over the past year.
The 2017 Miss Missouri USA and Miss Missouri Teen USA pageants will be presented in Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on Sept. 24 and 25. The presentation show on Saturday, Sept. 24, and the coronation show on Sunday, Sept. 25, will both begin at 7 p.m.
For those who attend Lindenwood, it doesn’t take long to figure out that the highly acclaimed vocal group Voices Only is a part of the culture.
Lindenwood University formally opened the Barnes & Noble bookstore on its St. Charles campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 14. Store patrons were also treated to refreshments, raffles, and a few giveaways.
The Lindenwood University Saint Charles Alumni Club will hold its 22nd annual Fall Luncheon, Fashion Show and Silent Auction on Sept. 17 at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts main lobby.
Lindenwood University will display the U.S. Army National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) dragster in front of Evans Commons from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 21.
The Lindenwood football team opened the 2016 season with a 49-26 win over Central Oklahoma. The Lions trailed by seven at halftime, but outscored the Bronchos 36-6 in the second half.
LindenwoodIT is pleased to announce the licensing of the entire library of the lynda.com online training tutorials. Online access is available to all current (active) Lindenwood University students, faculty, and staff. Learning sessions are split into manageable segments to accommodate busy schedules and to help you find quick answers to specific questions. These video based tutorials are taught by professionals in the industry and available at any time for convenient access to self-paced learning.