Senior Devon Williams said he was surprised and honored to be named as the first recipient of Lindenwood University-Belleville's new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Williams learned of the honor Monday during the school’s inaugural prayer breakfast in honor of the slain civil rights leader.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold its Spring 2017 Internship and Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in the main gymnasium on campus. Lindenwood Belleville students and alumni are encouraged to attend, and registration is open now for businesses and other employers who wish to participate.
Last year, Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Criminal Justice Department was able to place its first intern with Scott Air Force Base’s 375th Airlift Command’s Security Forces Squadron. To say it was successful would be an understatement, according to Criminal Justice Department instructor Judge (Ret.) Annette Eckert. It went over so well, she said that this spring three Lindenwood Belleville students have been invited to participate in internships with the organization.
Tom Calhoun, director of radio operations at Lindenwood University–Belleville, spends his days teaching students the finer points of becoming a professional broadcaster. He’s racked up some pretty significant accomplishments at his night job, too.
A pair of Lindenwood University-Belleville students have been named winners of Get to Know M.E. scholarships. The students, Emily Donovan and Kaitlyn Dixon, were selected to receive the $2,000 scholarships based on essays they wrote about what living in the metro-east means to them. Get to know M.E. is a promotional campaign designed to get the word out about all the things the Metro East, specifically Madison and St. Clair counties, has to offer.
Lindenwood University-Belleville Communications Department students recently took time away from their own studies to share the skills they’ve learned with area Girl Scouts who set out to earn a new merit badge.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold the first winter commencement ceremony in school history Sunday, Dec. 11. Commencement for graduate and undergraduate students will take place at the Gateway Center in Collinsville, Ill. Education Specialist, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees will be conferred. Students will line up and march with their division.
Students studying criminal justice at Lindenwood University-Belleville will participate in the department’s White-Collar Crime Lobbyist event on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. in Old Main Hall, room 301. During the 50-minute event, students will debate in front of a panel of judges, students, faculty, and community members in order to disseminate information concerning the topic of white collar crimes.
While most of the Lindenwood University campus offices in St. Charles and Belleville will be closed from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2, for the convenience of students, prospective students, and their families, several key offices will remain open on December 28 and 29.
Leaders at Lindenwood University-Belleville made sure international students, half a world away from family and friends and unfamiliar with a purely American holiday, didn’t get left out of Thanksgiving festivities.