Lindenwood University-Belleville has announced that it will add three new undergraduate degrees to its offerings this fall, bringing the total number of degree programs up to 35. It will also add a new homeland security emphasis to its current Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.
Lindenwood University System President James D. Evans, PhD, has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2015.
Lindenwood University-Belleville recently conducted an economic and social impact study to explore the effect that its students, employees, facilities, and services have had on the surrounding community. The four-year impact is estimated at nearly a billion dollars.
Lindenwood University-Belleville athletics continue to break school records with USCAA National Championship wins by the Lynx baseball and softball teams.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold its second graduation ceremony in school history on Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. in the Gateway Center in Collinsville, Ill. Approximately 500 students are invited to participate in this year’s commencement.
The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) announced that Lindenwood University-Belleville's director of athletics and head men’s basketball coach, Scott Spinner, has been named the IBCA Coach of the Year for the college division. Spinner receives his award at the IBCA Hall of Fame banquet on April 26 in Bloomington, Ill.
In only its first year as a student organization at Lindenwood University-Belleville, the Enactus team made school history by taking home the “Rookie of the Year” trophy at the Enactus United States National Exposition in Cincinnati, Ohio, over the students’ spring break.
Lindenwood University has been named a “military friendly” school for 2014 by G.I. Jobs Magazine, an honor the magazine states is given to only 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide. This is the fifth consecutive year Lindenwood has received the designation.
Dr. Brooke Taylor, assistant professor of English, has been selected to present her research at the Midwest Victorian Studies Association’s 2014 conference on April 11-13 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Student Government Association hosted the Nations Group Race Relation Dialogue on March 25 at 7 p.m. in the Lindenwood Auditorium on campus. The event was free and open to the public.