Lindenwood University’s 2010 Homecoming and Reunion, Oct. 15-16, was one of the largest and most successful in school history. Attendance was higher than ever before, with more than 1,300 alumni, parents, and friends of the University taking part in a wide range of events throughout the weekend.
More than 200 people turned out for a ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony at Lindenwood University’s expanded and renovated Harmon Hall. Held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, the ceremony officially opened the new home of the Lindenwood School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
In its inaugural season of play at Lindenwood Belleville, the Lynx golf team has made history for the university. After two days of outstanding play, the team has become the first Lindenwood University – Belleville squad to place at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) national tournament by taking second earlier this afternoon.
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, Lindenwood University will hold its Race to be King Pepsi 5K Run/Walk to benefit CHADS Coalition, a Saint Louis-based charity for prevention of adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education and research.
"Inspecting Carol," an uproarious backstage farce that combines Gogol's giddy romp "The Inspector General" with a masterful spoof of Dickens' seasonal perennial "A Christmas Carol," will be the holiday offering of the Brass Rail Players at Lindenwood community theater group.
Lindenwood President James D. Evan, Ph.D., will deliver a presentation on the success of the University from 8-9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Campus Center. His address, “Lindenwood University: A Decade in Review,” is part of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association’s (RCGA) Breakfast with the Gazelles speaker program.
Lindenwood University will observe Media Literacy Week Oct. 3-9, 2010, by hosting a panel discussion in the Elizabeth Dunseth Auditorium of Harmon Hall on the main St. Charles, Mo., campus. “The Changing Face of Journalism: How the Internet Impacts News Gathering and Reporting” will take place at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s 2010-11 Speaker Series will continue at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, with a discussion of the environmental impact of the Gulf oil spill by three Lindenwood faculty who went on a fact-finding trip to the region this summer.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will bring Charles Schultz’s beloved characters to life with the classic musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7-9 and 14-16 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University’s radio station, KCLC 89.1 FM, entered a new era on Sept. 14 when it began using a new high-powered antenna. The station now has an expanded broadcast reach and will be able to begin broadcasting digitally in the future.