Lindenwood University’s Recreation Administration Department recently hosted a 5K/1-Mile Fun Run fundraiser to benefit Chris Lister, an alumnus of the school who was injured in January when he was hit by a moving vehicle while participating in a 10K race.
The Brass Rail Players, a community theatre group, will hold auditions for its summer musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at 6:30 p.m. on May 22 and 23 at the Lindenwood University-Belleville auditorium, at 2600 W. Main St., where the production will be staged from July 25 through 29. The group, which is in its third season, has presented its last several productions in the Lindenwood Belleville auditorium.
Lindenwood University's Department of Anthropology will be conducting archaeological excavations on two sites related to two famous historical figures. From May 15-June 1, students will be excavating at the homestead site of the founder of the City of St. Charles, Louis Blanchette, now the site of Plank Road Gifts.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its third annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 4- 6. 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 from criminal justice professionals.
Lindenwood Belleville students will have the opportunity to participate in the campus’ first-ever pep band this fall. Dr. Jeffrey Barudin, adjunct faculty member in the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Lindenwood in St. Charles, will be directing the newly created Lindenwood Belleville Athletic Pep Band. The university intends to develop it into a marching band in the future.
In a ceremony on May 7, Lindenwood Belleville Vice President Jerry Bladdick and Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Community Relations Mary Radcliff accepted the Community Partners Award of Excellence on behalf of Lindenwood University. Belleville Mayor Mark Eckert and Belleville Police Chief Col. William Clay III presented the awards
This summer, Lindenwood University-Belleville will offer a series of sports camps for children in first through sixth grade. Registration is currently underway for the following camps.
Lindenwood University has received a grant from the Robert J. Trulaske, Jr. Family Foundation to equip buildings at the school’s Historic Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village center in Defiance, Mo., with updated fire suppression systems.
The Lindenwood University School of Communications will host its fourth annual Film and Television Camp this summer for high school students interested in learning production skills. Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, June 18-22, at the St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University – Belleville has been accepted to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), following a three-year affiliation with the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). League officials made the announcement Sunday at the NAIA National Convention in Newport Beach, California. Lindenwood University - Belleville will compete as a full NAIA member effective August 1, 2012.