Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Theatre Department is proud to present for its fall semester show the delightfully spoofy The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!. This well-crafted show by Broadway veterans Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart takes a comical look at the storytelling process of the American musical and pokes fun at some of the well-known subgenres of the art form.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville men’s soccer team is set to host Southwestern Illinois College in the annual Mayor’s Cup to kick off the 2013 home season. The game will take place August 21 at 5 p.m. on Lindenwood Belleville’s home field. This will mark the fourth-consecutive year the two teams face off in the Mayor’s Cup at Lindenwood Belleville.
Former U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon will be present to autograph copies of his new book, The Gentleman from Illinois, in the U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon Student Center at Lindenwood University-Belleville on Thursday, August 15, from 5-7 p.m. This event is open to the public. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Lindenwood University has been recognized for the fifth time in the annual “Great Colleges to Work For” report assembled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The results of the study were released July 22, 2013, in the Chronicle’s sixth annual report on the academic workplace and were derived from a survey of more than 44,000 employees at 300 colleges and universities in the United States.
Lindenwood University has appointed Dr. Deb Ayres to the position of vice president for human resources. Ayres will replace Dr. Rick Boyle, who is retiring from the post at the end of August.
On Friday, May 17, Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors voted to name Dr. Jerry Bladdick, formerly vice president and chief administrative officer for Lindenwood University-Belleville, the campus’ first president.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a special celebration in honor of U.S. Military service men and women and their families at noon on Saturday, May 25.
The groundbreaking ceremony for Lindenwood University-Belleville’s $4 million residence hall is scheduled to take place on May 31. Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors voted in February to begin construction on the new dormitory as soon as possible.
Recently elected Illinois Congressman Bill Enyart has been selected as the commencement speaker for Lindenwood University-Belleville’s first graduation ceremony in campus history. The inaugural commencement will take place on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the Lynx Arena with the university expecting approximately 500 graduates.
The Lindenwood University- Belleville men of Kappa Sigma have been working hard to clean up Bicentennial Park, located on South 20th Street and Belleville Crossing Drive.