Veterans who enroll at Lindenwood University for 2015 will study at a “military friendly” school, an honor the university has earned for the sixth consecutive year, according to the latest list published this week in G.I. Jobs Magazine. Only 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide receive it each year.
Jessica Gatewood has been named director of corporate relations at Lindenwood University. Her duties include managing the strategy and growth of the institution’s corporate relations initiatives and fostering positive and synergistic working relationships with the regional business community.
Thirteen high schools and 1,000 band members will converge on Lindenwood University Oct. 18 for the Greater St. Louis Marching Band Championships. This is the second year the event is being held at Harlen C. Hunter Stadium.
Lindenwood University alumnus Daniel Bedell (’12) departed for Armenia Aug. 25 to begin training as a community economic development volunteer for the Peace Corps. Bedell is from St. Peters, Mo., and received a bachelor’s degree in nonprofit administration.
Grammy-award winning rapper and hip-hop artist Nelly came to the Lindenwood University campus Friday to assist in presenting two scholarships to St. Louis-area students.
Lindenwood University has received approval from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association to offer a Master of Science in Nursing program. The approval came in a letter to President James D. Evans on Monday, Aug. 18.
Lindenwood University will host a weekend of activities for families of students on Thursday, Sept. 25, through Saturday, Sept. 27, including a nationally televised football game, movies, other sports, food, opportunities to attend classes, and numerous other activities.
The 22nd Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, at Whitmoor Country Club, located at 1100 Whitmoor Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63304. The tournament is one of St. Louis’ most exclusive, with all proceeds benefiting Lindenwood University athletics and the Lou Brock Scholarship Fund; registration is currently being accepted.
Shoppers packed the front entrance Wednesday as dignitaries cut the ribbon to open the much-anticipated Lindenwood Schnucks at University Commons. Schnucks employees wore Lindenwood caps, and the LU cheerleaders and mascot entertained the early-morning crowd.
Symposium and Job Fair Scheduled for Sept. 2. At a time when the demand for information technology professionals is blossoming, Lindenwood University is adding a slate of new IT degrees in its accelerated evening program, LCIE. The new degree programs were approved in mid-July by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and will be available starting in the fall quarter of 2014, which begins Sept. 29.