Lindenwood University welcomed a record-breaking number of students on the first day of 2010 fall semester classes Monday, Aug. 23. The number of daytime undergraduate students, including commuters, exceeds 5,000 by a substantial margin.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its first production of the fall 2010 semester, the acclaimed Steel Magnolias, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9-11 and 16-18 at Lindenwood’s Bezemes Family Theater.
Lindenwood University has been named a “military friendly” school for 2011 by G.I. Jobs Magazine, an honor the magazine states is given to only 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide.
Lindenwood University has been singled out for recognition in the “Great Colleges to Work For” program conducted by the Chronicle for Higher Education. The results of the study were released July 26, 2010, in the Chronicle’s third annual report on “The Academic Workplace” and were derived from a survey of more than 42,000 employees at 277 colleges and universities in the United States.
Defiance, Mo.— Bring History to life at Lindenwood University’s Historic Daniel Boone Home Annual Pioneer Days Sept. 18 and 19. Step back into the early 19th century and visit with musicians, artisans, craftsman, and those men and woman who dared to blaze the path into the unknown. Meet with the legendary hero Daniel Boone in his home and listen to the amazing tales of his adventures.
Lindenwood University is launching a new Doctor of Instructional Leadership program in cooperation with Ozarks Community College in Springfield, Mo. The new program, which has an emphasis in higher education administration, will be offered on the Ozarks Technical Community College campus and on the main Lindenwood University campus.
A new era in Lindenwood University athletics started today when the school was notified that it has been accepted into NCAA Division II candidacy.
Lindenwood University will host the St. Charles Optimist Club’s Third Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, to raise money for cancer research. All proceeds will locally benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Optimist International Childhood Cancer Campaign.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2010 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 12-15, and from July 19-22, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 23.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its summer production, Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues at 7:30 p.m. on July 16, 17, 23 and 24 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater. Tickets for the production are $10 and are available at the Lindenwood University Box Office—636-949-4433.