Lindenwood University’s 2014-15 Speaker Series will feature six exciting and thought-provoking individuals, including the author of Orange is the New Black, Marvel Comics editor Bill Rosemann, and actors Giancarlo Esposito and Kal Penn.
Lindenwood University has appointed Brett Barger to the position of associate vice president for operations and finance and chief purchasing officer. Previously dean of evening and graduate admissions, Barger started the new post on May 1.
Lindenwood University has named Willie Broussard dean of its Center for Distance Learning, a new position. He takes the post on Thursday, May 1.
Lindenwood University has named Gina Ganahl dean of its evening accelerated programs, the College for Individualized Education. She takes the post on Friday, May 2, replacing longtime dean Dan Kemper, who is retiring.
The Lindenwood University Department of Criminal Justice will host its annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-11. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants, age 14-18, with a wide range of activities and presentations offered by criminal justice professionals.
The Duree Center for Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University will present a free symposium on How To Fund Your Business Venture. The symposium will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Dunseth Auditorium in Harmon Hall on the Lindenwood University campus, 209 South Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo. 63301.
Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise and the Show-Me Institute will co-host a forum on tax credit scholarships from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, in Lindenwood’s Dunseth Auditorium. The presentations will focus on the issue of private-school choice, financed through tax-credit scholarship programs, as a method for dealing with K-12 school funding issues, particularly in struggling unaccredited districts.
Lindenwood University’s Recreation Department will host the third annual Kilometers for Chris event at 9 a.m. on April 27, 2014, on the university’s St. Charles campus.
More than 130 people were in attendance as Cynthia Bice, EdD, Dean of the Lindenwood University School of Education, accepted the Educator of the Year Award from the St. Louis Association of Secondary School Principals (SLASSP) on April 3 during an awards ceremony at Syberg’s in Maryland Heights, Mo. She is the only higher education professional to ever receive the award.
Brryan Jackson, HIV educator and activist, will speak at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, in the Spellmann Campus Center’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. The free event is sponsored by the school’s Campus Activities Board through the Lindenwood University Speaker Series.