Lindenwood University’s John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise has launched a social media campaign encouraging people to support local businesses in Ferguson, Mo. Using the hashtag #FergusonFavorites, the institute is challenging people to post photographs of themselves on Facebook and Twitter as they dine and shop at Ferguson establishments.
Republican Rep. Timothy Jones, District 110, has been named the senior policy fellow for the John W. Hammond Institute For Free Enterprise at Lindenwood University. Jones was elected to office in 2006 and is the Speaker of the House. Because of the state’s eight-year term limit, Jones will leave office at the end of December.
Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise and the Show-Me Institute will co-host a forum on tax credit scholarships from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, in Lindenwood’s Dunseth Auditorium. The presentations will focus on the issue of private-school choice, financed through tax-credit scholarship programs, as a method for dealing with K-12 school funding issues, particularly in struggling unaccredited districts.
The Liberty and Ethics Center at Lindenwood University has received a $7,500 grant from the Earhart Foundation to fund its 2013-2014 Inaugural Lecture Series.
The Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship will present its inaugural Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 11-16 on the university’s St. Charles campus. Events, which are intended to provide information and encouragement from a variety of perspectives for current and future entrepreneurs, will include speeches from Cardinal Manager Mike Matheny, FUBU Clothing CEO Daymond John (who is featured on ABC television’s Shark Tank), baseball executive Mike Veeck, and several others.
Lindenwood University’s Duree Center for Entrepreneurship has received a $15,000 grant from the Coleman Foundation to fund its 2013-14 Symposia Series.
Lindenwood University has received a $1 million gift to establish a Free Enterprise Institute at its growing School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The donation will establish a free enterprise institute.
Lindenwood University will host a political philosophy conference, Free Markets and Localism, April 12-14. The event is sponsored by the university’s Liberty and Ethics Center and is funded by a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.