On. Feb. 20, 21, and 22, Lindenwood University System President Michael Shonrock and Vice President T.J. Rains held a series of dialogue sessions on the university’s new strategic plan to both explain the process and finished result and to seek feedback.
Terry Whittum, vice president for enrollment management, was interviewed for a recent St. Louis Business Journal story about Lindenwood’s increase in freshman applications over last year at this time.
The United States women’s Olympic hockey team and goalie Nicole Hensley, who graduated from Lindenwood in 2016, won a thrilling gold medal hockey game early in the morning (CST) on Feb. 22 against Canada in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Lindenwood University President Michael Shonrock and Vice President T.J. Rains, along with other senior university leaders, have scheduled dialogues about the new Lindenwood University strategic plan, including the university’s new mission/vision, values, and initiatives.
MBA student Carlos Quiroz was featured in an article on the website for the sports radio station AM 590 The Fan for his work as a competitive athlete in billiards and weightlifting and as an active participant in the university’s Martial Arts Club.
Rene Knott, of KSDK TV, has done two pieces on Nicole Hensley and her family as part of his coverage from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Hensley was a standout women’s hockey goalie with Lindenwood before joining the U.S. women’s hockey team, which won a world championship with Hensley before going to the Olympic games.
Rik Hafer, professor of economics in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch business column about the significance of the United States’ budget deficit.
KMOV TV covered an active shooter training session offered for students by Lindenwood Public Safety and Security on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Spellmann Center. Training sessions like this are offered regularly for students, faculty, and staff; more than 400 have attended the training sessions on campus since June of 2017.
Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, associate dean of education at Lindenwood University and president elect of the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article on a rating program for teacher education programs.
A set of changes is planned in Lindenwood University housing for the fall 2018 semester, including two coed residence halls, a freshman quad, and relaxed visitation regulations in off-campus housing units.