Star Parker, a conservative columnist, author, and political activist, will speak at Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Parker, who is also the president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), will talk about welfare policy in a speech titled “Politics, Policy, and Racial Polarization: How to Reverse the Trends of the Welfare State.”
Dr. Michael D. Shonrock, president of Lindenwood University, has been honored with the naming of a new carillon system at Emporia State University in Kansas, where he served as president for 3 ½ years prior to coming to Lindenwood on June 1.
Cletus Coughlin, the senior vice president and chief of staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, is speaking to Lindenwood University students about monetary policy and the current market from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, in Harmon Hall’s Dunseth Auditorium on the St. Charles campus. The title of the speech is “5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Ignition, Liftoff – But When?”
The results from this spring’s statewide assessment exams for Missouri students show Gateway Science Academy, a charter school sponsored by Lindenwood University, being one of the top performers among charter schools in St. Louis.
St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith recently announced the city’s Community Development Department has issued a construction permit to SSM Health for the construction of a new U.S. Postal Service Office in the University Commons development across First Capitol Drive from Lindenwood University on 3.83 acres of land donated by the university.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville Psychology Department received a $10,000 grant from the Monticello College Foundation to support research projects for women.
Lindenwood University alumnus Chris Abbott was recently named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “30 Under 30,” an honor recognizing the future leaders of the region and the local business community. Abbott, 29, is a small cap analyst for Argent Capital Management.
Lindenwood University men's rugby head coach J.D. Stephenson was named as an assistant for the AIG Men's Junior All-American Team (MJAA) for players under 20 on Monday, Aug. 3. The MJAA camps are scheduled for Aug. 31 – Sept. 1 in Chula Vista, Calif. Actual competition for the Men's Junior All-American squad is set to begin in the spring of 2016.
Four of Lindenwood University's NCAA student-athletes have been named Capital One Academic All-Americans by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Women's lacrosse player Melissa Menchella was a first-team selection; swimmer Maike Tweesman and women’s ice hockey player Nicole Hensley made the second-team; and men's lacrosse player Jon George made the third-team.
Lindenwood University’s longtime athletics director, John Creer, who guided the school’s move to the NCAA and as a track coach helped earn Lindenwood’s first national championship, Friday announced his decision to retire at year’s end.