In its first year in the American Midwest Conference, the Lindenwood Belleville softball team has captured the regular season championship, earning an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship opening round. With a Park University loss on April 24, the Lady Lynx also clinched the top seed in the conference tournament next week. The Lady Lynx are the first female team in school history to win a conference championship.
Lindenwood University’s Department of Nonprofit Administration students and a faculty member were the recipient of two recent awards presented by the Small Business Institute® (SBI).
Lindenwood University has been ranked in the top 200 higher education institutions in the United States hosting 1,000 or more international students, according to a report from the Institute of International Education.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its annual Criminal Justice Summer Institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 8-10. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants age 14-18 with a wide range of activities and presentations offered by criminal justice professionals.
The Lindenwood Belleville Lynx (14-21, 9-9) ended a three-game losing streak in historic fashion, beating NCAA Division I Murray State 8-2. This was the first time in Lindenwood Belleville history, in any sport, that a team has beaten a Division I opponent. The Lynx did so behind starting pitcher Dylan Skinner, who threw a complete game in his first career start, allowing only five hits, two walks, and two runs. The Lynx offense had 14 hits, including four for extra bases.
The Board of Directors at Lindenwood University today announced the hiring of Michael D. Shonrock, PhD, as Lindenwood’s 22nd president.
Lindenwood University received a significant seven-figure foundational gift to name the Robert W. Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship and to serve as a lead gift in the construction of a new $21 million Library and Academic Resources Center on its St. Charles Campus.
One of two teams from Lindenwood University placed fourth in a field of 36 teams in the 2015 Missouri Collegiate Mathematics Competition, held recently at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo.
Lindenwood University administrators, Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and representatives from the R. Whittington Foundation presented local high school student Jessica Wright with a full four-year scholarship on April 7 at the Lindenwood House on the St. Charles campus. The collaboration is part of Lindenwood’s ongoing effort to make a four-year college education accessible and affordable for St. Louis-area students.
Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee and the R. Whittington Foundation presented O’Fallon Township High School senior Taylor Harris with a scholarship to attend Lindenwood University-Belleville at a ceremony on campus April 1. Harris, of O’Fallon, Ill., will be a freshman at Lindenwood Belleville in fall 2015.