The Belleville campus of the Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship was notified November 19 that it had received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the premier global accrediting association for business schools and programs with a focus on teaching excellence. Lindenwood University’s main campus in St. Charles, Mo., achieved initial accreditation in 2010.
Lindenwood University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 15 to mark the launch of its new Veterans Affairs Center. The event took place inside the facility, which is located on the lower level of the Spellmann Center on the university’s St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University football player Sterling Thomas, 18, of Broken Arrow, Okla., was transferred Nov. 12 to Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Ga. Thomas sustained a spinal cord injury during a Lindenwood home game in St. Charles on Saturday, Oct. 27.
Dr. Rahim Karimpour, professor of mathematics and division chair of natural sciences and mathematics at Lindenwood University-Belleville, has been invited to present his research findings at the joint meeting of the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society. The conference will be held Jan. 9-12, 2013, in San Diego, Calif.
Lindenwood University’s Spellmann Center will house an exhibit by the Missouri State Archives commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, starting with an opening ceremony at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.
Lindenwood University has announced the launch of Lindenwood Mobile, a free mobile application that offers users essential campus services through their smartphones and mobile devices. Developed by Blackboard Mobile, a division of the education technology company Blackboard Inc., the application is expected to be popular among prospective and current students, parents, alumni, and family and friends of the university.
Lindenwood University’s Film Series will usher in Halloween with a showing of the classic silent vampire film Nosferatu, including accompaniment with original music performed live by the university’s Symphonic Orchestra and Concert Choir. The screening will be at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts’ Bezemes Family Theater on campus. Admission is free of charge, but tickets are required. They can be obtained at the Lindenwood Box Office, 636-949-4433.
Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has announced the hiring of Dr. Peggy Ellis as the dean of its planned Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Program, which is slated to launch in fall 2013 at the former site of Barat Academy in Dardenne Prairie, which was purchased by the university last month.
Dignitaries from Lindenwood University, the Missouri National Guard, and the City of St. Charles gathered today at the school to showcase the launch of two online degree programs, a Bachelor of Arts in general studies and a Master of Arts in leadership. The programs are designed to meet the needs of military personnel, who often benefit from the flexibility of online courses.
Lindenwood University’s annual Homecoming, Reunion, and Parents’ Weekend is scheduled to take place Oct. 19-20 on the school’s St. Charles campus. The weekend will offer something for everyone through nearly two dozen scheduled activities, sporting events, and gatherings.