Lindenwood University has been named to the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media, a global media entity that supports military personnel through the transition into civilian life. This is the fourth consecutive year Lindenwood has received the honor, which places the school among the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide that are committed to recruiting and retaining military and veteran students.
Robert Singer, PhD, Associate Professor of Accounting at Lindenwood University, has received the Distinguished Research Award from the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies. He received the honor for co-authoring a paper titled “Goodwill Impairment: A Comparative Country Analysis,” which has been accepted for publication in the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal.
Vicki Schrader has been hired as grants manager at Lindenwood University. She conducts research, completes applications, and maintains proper reporting procedures for all grants accessed through the school’s Institutional Advancement Office.
As Lindenwood University-Belleville’s first full-time history professor, Dr. Amy Gangloff will draw on her rich research background and teaching experience to lead an engaging series of courses this fall. Gangloff is a graduate of Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, N.Y., earning her master’s and doctorate, as well as a graduate certificate in women’s studies, from the institution.
Jeffrey Barudin joins the Lindenwood University-Belleville faculty this year to initiate the creation of a pep band on campus. He will also continue his work on the St. Charles campus teaching percussion students in concert and marching settings.
Peter Carlos, LUTV Station Manager and Associate Professor of Communications at Lindenwood University, has directed a short film titled Gravity that will be featured on Tuesdays throughout September on a local television show called Frames. The series will air on HEC-TV, the area’s largest producer of education, arts, and cultural television programming.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will open its 2012-13 season with Neil LaBute’s romantic comedy-drama The Shape of Things at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 20-22, and at 2 p.m. on Sept. 23 in Lindenwood’s Emerson Black Box Theater. General admission tickets are $10 at the Lindenwood University Box Office.
The Duree Center for Entrepreneurship (DCE) at Lindenwood University, in conjunction with the Economic Development Center, will host the St. Charles Entrepreneurship Symposium from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2012, in the university’s Spellmann Center.
Lindenwood University has been recognized for the fourth time in the annual “Great Colleges to Work For” report assembled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The results of the study were released in the Chronicle’s fifth annual report on “The Academic Workplace” and were derived from a survey of more than 46,000 employees at 294 colleges and universities in the United States.
John Bowman, a law enforcement professional with nearly three decades of experience, has been hired as the new director of public safety and security at Lindenwood University. He is responsible for managing the department, developing and executing special event security plans, enforcing campus parking regulations, and addressing student and visitor concerns.