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In a ceremony on May 7, Lindenwood Belleville Vice President Jerry Bladdick and Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Community Relations Mary Radcliff accepted the Community Partners Award of Excellence on behalf of Lindenwood University. Belleville Mayor Mark Eckert and Belleville Police Chief Col. William Clay III presented the awards

General, Athletics

Lindenwood University – Belleville has been accepted to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), following a three-year affiliation with the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). League officials made the announcement Sunday at the NAIA National Convention in Newport Beach, California. Lindenwood University - Belleville will compete as a full NAIA member effective August 1, 2012.

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Students at Lindenwood University-Belleville can now earn a bachelor of science degree in biology; the Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the new degree on April 10.

Academics, General

Lindenwood University has announced that Dan Korte, president of the Rolls-Royce Defense business, will be the keynote speaker at its 2012 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. He is joined by fellow Lindenwood alumna Rev. N. Deliza Spangler, dean and rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Buffalo, N.Y., who will speak at Baccalaureate and Graduate Commencement the night before.

General, Athletics

The Lindenwood Belleville Lynx soccer team continues to make a difference on and off the field. On Saturday, March 10, the team served alongside a number of volunteers to spread hope to the community of Harrisburg, Ill., through donations and time spent working to meet the needs of Harrisburg residents.

General

On the heels of record student enrollment this spring semester, Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors recently approved $2 million to go towards a new admissions center and communications center, complete with radio and television station, for the Belleville campus.

General, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship

Lindenwood University has been named the recipient of a $114,000 joint grant from the William T. Kemper Foundation and Commerce Bancshares Foundation. The money will be used to equip a classroom in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship on the university’s St. Charles campus with distance learning technologies.

General, Athletics

Jeff Fisher has been named Head Football Coach at Lindenwood University – Belleville. Fisher joins the Lynx from McKendree University, where he served as the Bearcat’s Offensive Coordinator. He helped establish the football program at McKendree back in 1996 and has spent the past 15 years as a member of the McKendree University football coaching staff.

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