A fun-filled Robotics Kickoff for FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) and First Tech Challenge (FTC) teams ages six to 18 will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Hyland Performance Arena at Lindenwood University in St. Charles. The event is coordinated and sponsored by the Partners for Progress of Greater St. Charles.
The Lindenwood University Psychology Department will host the Fifth Missouri Undergraduate Psychology Conference (MUPC) on Friday, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 7. The event will feature a keynote address and presentations by students and alumni who have conducted research in the past year on a variety of topics within the field of psychology.
Lindenwood University President James D. Evans, Ph.D., talked this week to his faculty about the invigorating and exciting progress made at the university during his first three years in office. “Where We Have Traveled and Where We Might Go,” discussed many positive aspects of the school’s financial growth, donor and alumni participation rates, specific outcomes of plans, and student enrollment increases.
Author and Sudanese activist John Dau will speak at Lindenwood University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to start the school’s 2009-10 Speaker Series. The event will be in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Center on the main Lindenwood campus, 209 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles. Admission for all speaker series events is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University will welcome students back to class on Monday, Aug. 24. To ease the transition into college life, all incoming freshman will participate Aug. 19-23 in a First-Year Experience course designed to familiarize them with university resources.
The St. Louis Rams will hold an open scrimmage on Friday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Harlen C. Hunter on the Lindenwood campus. The scrimmage is scheduled to last approximately two hours and will be followed by an autograph session by the players. Admission to the scrimmage and parking are both free.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its summer play, “Harvey,” at 7:30 p.m. on July 17, 18, 24 and 25 in the school’s Emerson Black Box Theater, located in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Visitors to Facebook can now become “fans” of Lindenwood University. Those who become fans can view and post pictures, comment on campus news, and connect with fellow friends of the university.
Lindenwood University and Little Guppy Child Development Centers (LGCDC) have formed a partnership to offer eligible employees at both locations discounted services. The university offers tuition assistance to LGCDC staff, while reduced child-care rates are available to full-time Lindenwood employees and students.
Lindenwood University and the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America have selected Ramon (R.J.) Portilla as the winner of Lindenwood’s 2009 Boy Scout of the Year Award.