The Lindenwood University School of Education has formed a new Reading Advisory Council designed to promote effective literary practices among schools in the region. Members exchanged ideas and discussed the group’s mission during the council’s inaugural meeting on Jan. 21 in the Spellmann Campus Center.
Lindenwood University has partnered with Sallie Mae to offer the 1098-T tax form online. The form is essential in determining eligibility for HOPE Scholarship Credit or Lifetime Learning Credit deductions.
The Lindenwood University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) will host a flag presentation and recognition ceremony for United States military veterans and active duty personnel between men’s and women’s basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Hyland Performance Arena. The Lindenwood Lions women’s and men’s teams will play Baker University at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., respectively.
The Lindenwood University Lions men’s and women’s basketball teams will play William Jewell College in a doubleheader at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at the Hyland Performance Arena. Admission is free for all Lindenwood basketball alumni, who will receive special recognition and have the opportunity to attend a reception between games in the arena VIP Room.
Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union will host a ceremony in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, in the third floor atrium of the Spellmann Campus Center. The event is free and open to all members of the community.
The Lindenwood Athletics Department will hold a Student-Athlete Achievement night on Thursday, January 28, during the basketball doubleheader versus Culver-Stockton. Lindenwood will honor the accomplishments both on and off the court of its athletic program during the 2009 calendar year.
Lindenwood University students are renovating the gift shop at the Historic Daniel Boone Home. The project is part of a “Special Topics in Retail Merchandising” course through which students may earn three credit hours in under a two-week period.
Peace activist Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will speak twice at Lindenwood University on Feb. 24, 2010, as part of the school’s second annual Sibley Day festivities. Gandhi’s first address at 11 a.m. is titled “Lessons Learned from My Grandfather”; his address at 7 p.m. will be on “A Nonviolent Response to Terrorism.”
Lindenwood University is chartering two fan buses to the NAIA National Football Championship Game on Dec. 19 in Rome, Ga. They will depart from the university at noon on Friday, Dec. 18, and will return immediately following the contest. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
The undefeated and No. 3-ranked Lindenwood University Lions football squad is heading to Rome, GA December 19 to compete for the NAIA national championship. The Lions earned the trip with a victory Saturday over No. 2 Carroll, MT. The Lions will face No. 1 Sioux Falls.