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’s 2013-14 Speaker Series will feature six exciting and thought provoking individuals, including a former ACLU president, an Olympic Gold Medalist, a CEO, and the lead NASA engineer for the recent Mars rover.
Online College Database has ranked Lindenwood University fourth in its 2013 list of 50 U.S. Colleges Where Art Programs Abound. The ranking is based on the number of available degree programs in the fine arts, including painting, sculpture, drawing, and the like.
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.
The Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2013 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at Young Hall Theatre. This is the first time Lindenwood has served as a venue for the film festival.
Robert J. Marzano, PhD, cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Centennial, Colo., will address a sold out crowd at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at Lindenwood University. He will speak on “Increasing Rigor to Meet Common Core State Standards and Post-Secondary Transition” at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2013 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-19, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility on their designed date or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 26.
Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2013-2014 season lineup, its sixth season since the $32 million performing arts center opened.
Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 30, at Whitmoor Country Club, located at 1100 Whitmoor Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63304. The tournament is one of St. Louis’ most exclusive, with all proceeds benefiting Lindenwood University athletics and the Lou Brock Scholarship Fund.