Lindenwood University has received a $1 million gift to establish a Free Enterprise Institute at its growing School of Business and Entrepreneurship. The donation will establish a free enterprise institute.
Lindenwood University has appointed Dr. Deb Ayres to the position of vice president for human resources. Ayres will replace Dr. Rick Boyle, who is retiring from the post at the end of August.
On Wednesday, June 5, Dr. James D. Evans, PhD, received a contingent from the Francis Howell School District, which came to his office to thank the university for hosting commencement ceremonies the prior Sunday. The ceremonies for all three Francis Howell High Schools had been scheduled for Saturday, June 1, at the St. Charles County Family Arena but were cancelled less than 24 hours before when the arena was damaged by severe weather on Friday, May 31.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its fourth annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3-5. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants ages 14-18 with a wide range of activities and presentations offered by criminal justice professionals.
Lindenwood University has published an updated version of its mobile application that offers users essential campus services through their smartphones and mobile devices. Added features include new admissions and course modules, as well as quick access links to the university’s online student portal and Lionmail web pages.
The Lindenwood University Ice Arena in Wentzville, Mo., has closed for the summer season so that repairs can be made to both ice rinks housed within the building.
On Friday, May 17, Lindenwood University’s Board of Directors voted to name Dr. Jerry Bladdick, formerly vice president and chief administrative officer for Lindenwood University-Belleville, the campus’ first president.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a special celebration in honor of U.S. Military service men and women and their families at noon on Saturday, May 25.
More than 1,500 students took part in Lindenwood University graduate and undergraduate commencement exercises Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. The total included 561 students at Friday’s Baccalaureate and Graduate Commencement and 972 at Saturday’s Undergraduate Commencement. Lindenwood conferred 1,531 bachelor’s degrees, 1,271 master’s degrees, 98 Educational Specialist degrees and 35 Doctor of Education degrees.
Lindenwood University will host a Youth Empowerment and Small Business Conference from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 25, in Harmon Hall on its St. Charles campus. The two-hour conference is in preparation for the upcoming first annual Lemonade Day in St. Charles County, a fun-filled event through which the community will join with 40 other cities across North America to promote small business and empower today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.