Lindenwood University’s 2010 Homecoming and Reunion, Oct. 15-16, was one of the largest and most successful in school history. Attendance was higher than ever before, with more than 1,300 alumni, parents, and friends of the University taking part in a wide range of events throughout the weekend.
More than 200 people turned out for a ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony at Lindenwood University’s expanded and renovated Harmon Hall. Held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, the ceremony officially opened the new home of the Lindenwood School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, Lindenwood University will hold its Race to be King Pepsi 5K Run/Walk to benefit CHADS Coalition, a Saint Louis-based charity for prevention of adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education and research.
Lindenwood President James D. Evan, Ph.D., will deliver a presentation on the success of the University from 8-9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Campus Center. His address, “Lindenwood University: A Decade in Review,” is part of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association’s (RCGA) Breakfast with the Gazelles speaker program.
Lindenwood University will observe Media Literacy Week Oct. 3-9, 2010, by hosting a panel discussion in the Elizabeth Dunseth Auditorium of Harmon Hall on the main St. Charles, Mo., campus. “The Changing Face of Journalism: How the Internet Impacts News Gathering and Reporting” will take place at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s 2010-11 Speaker Series will continue at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, with a discussion of the environmental impact of the Gulf oil spill by three Lindenwood faculty who went on a fact-finding trip to the region this summer.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will bring Charles Schultz’s beloved characters to life with the classic musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7-9 and 14-16 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University’s radio station, KCLC 89.1 FM, entered a new era on Sept. 14 when it began using a new high-powered antenna. The station now has an expanded broadcast reach and will be able to begin broadcasting digitally in the future.
In their first week of competition, the Lindenwood – Belleville men's soccer team (2-0) has risen to the national stage. The Lynx are ranked No.1 in the national rankings by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). The ranks were released Thursday morning.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris, whose story was the inspiration for the movie “The Rookie,” starring Dennis Quaid, will open the Lindenwood University 2010-11 Speaker Series at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the university’s Bezemes Family Theater. Admission is free.