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Christian Ministry Studies

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• CRU
The purpose of Cru is to help students grow in their relationship with God, connect relationally with other like-minded students and to make a positive spiritual impact on campus.
Dr. Luke Bobo (636) 949-4676
 
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The purpose of Campus Outreach is to provide daily and weekly opportunities for students to investigate the claims of Jesus Christ and to help Christians grow in their relationship with God.
Dr. Luke Bobo (636) 949-4676
 
• The Vine
Our goal is to provide a Christian influence to the campus of Lindenwood University through the vehicle of modern, cutting-edge activities and events and to impact campus culture for Jesus Christ.
Dr. Luke Bobo (636) 949-4676


Criminal Justice

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• Criminal Justice Student Association
This organization promotes the education of current criminal justice issues and to prepare students for careers in the criminal justice field.
Prof. Patzius (636) 949-4511


Nonprofit Administration

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• Alpha Phi Omega
This national co-ed service fraternity is founded on the principles of leadership, friendship, and service. Many activities are planned to enrich the lives of members and the communities.
Prof. Beckerle (636) 949-4572

• Association of Fundraising Professionals Collegiate Chapter (AFP-LU)
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Collegiate Chapter at Lindenwood University  connects with more than 30,000 members in almost 200 chapters around the world.  AFP-LU works closely with the St. Louis Regional AFP Chapter to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs.  AFP-LU believes that to guarantee human freedom and social creativity, people must have the right to freely and voluntarily form organizations to meet perceived needs, advocate causes, and seek funds to support these activities. To guarantee these rights, AFP's purposes are to

  • foster development and growth of fundraising professionals committed to preserving and enhancing philanthropy;
  • establish and enforce a code of ethics and professional practices;
  • require member adherence to a professional code of ethical standards and practices;
  • provide training opportunities for fundraising professionals;
  • implement programs that ensure cultural and social diversity in our membership and leadership;
  • collect, research, publish and disseminate historical, managerial and technical information on philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising;
  • promote public understanding of philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising;
  • conduct activities that maintain and develop legislation favorable to philanthropy;
  • enlist, organize and support members to achieve our purposes;
  • foster international cooperation, knowledge exchange and education among fundraising professionals worldwide;
  • use all necessary and proper means to accomplish our purposes;
  • provide a valid and reliable certification program for fundraising professionals. 

For More Information, Contact Prof. P.D. Walker, Faculty Advisor (636) 627-2573

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• Campus YMCA
The Campus YMCA is a student-centered organization that provides service opportunities in nine student-led programs that educate and mentor youth and reach out to the community. These programs serve the Lindenwood University community as well as the St. Charles community through eight collaborative partnerships. The Campus Y is also a program incubator offering assistance to students, wanting to start a new program. The Campus Y house is located across from Commerce Bank on First Capitol Drive. Stop by and visit.
Campus YMCA /4787
Joseph Lovell / (636) 255-2213
www.ymcastlouis.org/lindenwood

• Nonprofit Administration Student Association (NASA):
This organization provides undergraduate and graduate students with multifaceted professional opportunities for development and networking in the nonprofit and for-profit business sectors. Students determine the key projects for implementation under the theme of “getting connected.” Ultimately, students gain real-world exposure by collaborating to resolve social entrepreneurship interests.  Annual events and partnerships promoted by the organization include a Sibley Day "Speed Networking" Panel Discussion & Reception, in addition to paid an unpaid internships with organizations such as The Community Council of St. Charles County.  Students may also enroll in NASA for 1 credit hour per semester. NASA is open to all Lindenwood University undergraduate and graduate students.
For More Information, Contact Prof. P.D. Walker, Faculty Advisor (636) 627-2573

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• Venture Crew 9209
To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Prof. Beckerle (636) 949-4572
 

Social Work

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• Social Work Student Association
This alliance promotes the social work profession as an important and positive field that deserves recognition through education, community service and campus awareness of social and political issues.
Prof. Klar (636) 949-4783



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