Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Speaker Series continues when lawyer turned filmmaker Dawn Porter speaks on the topic of “Public Defenders: The Keepers of Civil Rights” on March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Lindenwood Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors on Friday approved a 2.9 percent increase in the undergraduate tuition rate for the 2014-2015 academic year. The total expense for residential undergraduates, including tuition, fees, room, and board, will go up by 2.3 percent.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville baseball program and Head Coach Logan Johnson have announced the addition of former major league pitcher and local standout Randy Wells to the 2014 coaching staff. Wells will be a volunteer assistant for this year’s team.
The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce recognized Lindenwood University-Belleville and The EDGE as recipients of the 2013 Business Excellence Award during the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on Jan. 30.
Jacobby Anderson knocked down a three-pointer as time expired and the Lindenwood University–Belleville men’s basketball team took down the NAIA’s No. 1-ranked Freed–Hardeman University Lions. This marked the first time in school history that the Lynx have taken on and defeated a number one-ranked team.
Lindenwood University-Belleville hosted the first Miss Metro East Pageant on campus on Jan. 18 and served as the premiere location for young women seeking to earn this title.
Lindenwood University’s MBA program was recognized in a recent edition of the St. Louis Business Journal as the largest in the St. Louis area. The ranking was based on current enrollment in area schools’ MBA programs.
Lindenwood University-Belleville has been recognized as the United Way’s Top New Campaign in the 2013 Illinois Division. With more than 100 employees, the campus pledged $2,193 in its first local United Way campaign.
Lindenwood University has established a new political science award to honor former Illinois State Senator and GOP Minority Leader Frank Watson. The Frank Watson Political Science Award will be presented to a student from Lindenwood University-Belleville annually at the university’s Honors Convocation.
Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors approved on Friday, Nov. 9, 2013 the construction of a second new residence hall and the addition of four new sports at the Belleville campus. The new dormitory will be the second to be constructed in less than a year as the Lindenwood University continues to experience record enrollment.