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Art Students Create Dunkin’ Donuts Mural
The Linden Gold, College of Arts and Humanities, Academics, General

This semester, two Lindenwood University students painted a mural in the St. Charles Dunkin’ Donuts located on S. Fifth Street. The piece showcases the history and beauty of Lindenwood and St. Charles while representing the supreme talent of Lindenwood’s art programs.

AACTE Selects Lindenwood for Consortium for Research-Based and Equitable Assessments
College of Education and Human Services, Academics, General

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected Lindenwood University to participate in the Consortium for Research-Based and Equitable Assessments (CREA). This new initiative, including 14 universities nationwide, will evaluate and recommend state policies in support of recruiting more diverse teacher candidates to the field and advancing equity best practices.

Psychology Professor Gives Keynote Address
College of Science, Technology, and Health, Employee Spotlight, Academics, General

Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. Stephanie Afful, was the keynote speaker at the University of New England’s Center of Teaching & Learning’s annual event.

Quentin Ortega Named Director of ITEN
ITEN, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, General

Lindenwood University announced Quentin Ortega as the new Director of ITEN. Although new to the role, Ortega has been involved with ITEN for many years as an Entrepreneur in Residence.

Faculty Awards Recognize Deserving Educators
Employee Spotlight, Academics, General

Lindenwood Student Government accepts nominations from students, and the LSG leadership selects one candidate for recognition. This year, John O’Hagan, associate professor of theatre, was recognized for going above and beyond.

Athletics, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Academics, General

Lindenwood University has been awarded a grant from the NCAA that supports diversity, equity and inclusion in both its athletics administration and graduate academic programming. Led by the Lindenwood Athletics Department and Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, the grant will support the addition of an NCAA Experiential Internship for Diverse Populations at Lindenwood.

2021 Staff Recognition Awards
Employee Spotlight, General

Lindenwood University honored staff members on Thursday in a ceremony celebrating the extraordinary professional contributions of colleagues across campus. In addition to recognizing employees for their years of service and celebrating professional retirements, seven staff members received special recognition.

Enhancing the Quality of Education with “Teaching Buried History” Pilot Project
The Linden Gold, College of Arts and Humanities, Employee Spotlight, Academics, General

HIST11900: U.S. Hist: The History of Death and Mourning, taught by Dr. Jeffrey Smith, is a pure reflection of Lindenwood's mission statement: Real Experience. Real Success. Throughout the course, students explore death and burials in the 19th century. Dr. Smith has developed a series of activities where students go to Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Charles, survey the location, collect data for their assignments, and do research on what catches their interest, from gravestones and decorative motifs to epitaphs, inscriptions, and so on.