Symposium and Job Fair Scheduled for Sept. 2. At a time when the demand for information technology professionals is blossoming, Lindenwood University is adding a slate of new IT degrees in its accelerated evening program, LCIE. The new degree programs were approved in mid-July by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and will be available starting in the fall quarter of 2014, which begins Sept. 29.
Tom Coppotelli, assistant police chief for the Collinsville Police Department, has been hired as director of public safety and security for Lindenwood University-Belleville.
For the second year running, the Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2014 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at air-conditioned Young Hall Theatre.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a two-day grant writing workshop Aug. 14-15 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. each day. The workshop is open to the public.
Mary Reuter, assistant vice president and executive director of community relations for Lindenwood University-Belleville, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Belleville Rotary on June 24 in appreciation of her contributions to the Rotary Club.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2014 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 1 through Aug. 1, 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. 25.
Belleville, Ill.- Lindenwood University-Belleville is scheduled to open in Collinsville, Ill., its first extension center in the fall of 2014. The campus will sign a five-year lease on 15,000 square feet of space located at 1101 Eastport Plaza Drive in Collinsville. The space will be used for undergraduate and graduate classes in the accelerated evening program, as well as graduate classes in education and professional counseling.
Lindenwood University announced Thursday that its new men's dorm building under construction on West Main Street across the street from its Belleville campus will be named in honor of donor Fred J. Kern.
Lindenwood University’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program has started its 2014 field season. Through the end of June, Lindenwood students and faculty will be conducting archaeological excavations at two significant archaeological sites: the Louis Blanchette homestead site at 906 S. Main in St. Charles, and at Nathan Boone’s home at the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center (1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO).
Lindenwood’s Fashion Design Program and Nonprofit Administration faculty are jointly conducting a clothing, shoe, and housewares drive in support of the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Resale Shop. Through June 30, they will be accepting gently used donations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday, in Room 1110 of the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, at 2300 West Clay on the St. Charles campus.