The Missouri State Board of Education voted to approve the extension of accreditation Lindenwood University’s teacher education programs for the next seven years. The approval was recommended by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education following an extensive review process that included a five-day visit from an evaluation team in March.
Author Kristie Wolferman will continue Lindenwood University’s 2008-09 Speaker Series with an appearance at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, in the Butler Library on Lindenwood’s main campus.
For the first time, undergraduate students will be able to check their grades by accessing their student portals. Beginning on Monday, October 13, students will be able to go to their student portals and view their midterm grades, financial statements, course schedules, transcripts, and financial aid. Paper copies of midterm grades will not be mailed.
Lindenwood University will observe Media Literacy Week with a forum on the culture of video games at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Young Hall Auditorium on the main Lindenwood campus, at 209 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles, Mo., 63301.
Lindenwood University’s history, political science and television programs will team up again this fall to host a televised History Bowl competition among teams from area high schools. Participating schools are still being sought, although currently five schools have signed on.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will continue its 2008-2009 Mainstage Season on Oct. 16, 17 and 18 with “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” a play with music by Lanie Robertson about the iconic jazz singer Billie Holiday.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will open its 2008-2009 Mainstage Season on Thursday, Oct. 2, with “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” (“Dangerous Liaisons”), the Tony-award-nominated story of seduction, betrayal and revenge by Christopher Hampton, from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos.
David Sykuta, executive director of the Illinois Petroleum Council, will speak at Lindenwood University on the price of gasoline at 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, on the main Lindenwood campus.
Lindenwood University announced at a press conference today (September 23) that its newest building has been named the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, thanks to a $2 million gift from Jerry Scheidegger, long-time St. Louis area businessman and Lindenwood board member.
The 2008-09 Lindenwood University Speaker Series will continue at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in Lindenwood’s Spellmann Center with John Brown, award-winning news anchor and author of the new book, “Missouri Legends.”