Students, faculty, staff, and administrators assembled Wednesday for the Lindenwood University’s first-ever convocation ceremony at its Belleville campus.
Lindenwood University President James D. Evans, Ph.D., talked this week to his faculty about the invigorating and exciting progress made at the university during his first three years in office. “Where We Have Traveled and Where We Might Go,” discussed many positive aspects of the school’s financial growth, donor and alumni participation rates, specific outcomes of plans, and student enrollment increases.
Lindenwood University ushered in a new era in higher education in Belleville today with the beginning of its historic first term of daytime classes ever offered at the extension campus. The university welcomed an inaugural class of more than 70 undergraduate students.
Jerry Bladdick, the chief administrative officer and vice president for Lindenwood University’s Belleville campus, announced a major expansion to its athletics department on Wednesday. Lindenwood Belleville will add men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s volleyball, and cheerleading.
Author and Sudanese activist John Dau will speak at Lindenwood University at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, to start the school’s 2009-10 Speaker Series. The event will be in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Center on the main Lindenwood campus, 209 S. Kingshighway in St. Charles. Admission for all speaker series events is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University will welcome students back to class on Monday, Aug. 24. To ease the transition into college life, all incoming freshman will participate Aug. 19-23 in a First-Year Experience course designed to familiarize them with university resources.
The St. Louis Rams will hold an open scrimmage on Friday, August 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Harlen C. Hunter on the Lindenwood campus. The scrimmage is scheduled to last approximately two hours and will be followed by an autograph session by the players. Admission to the scrimmage and parking are both free.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present its summer play, “Harvey,” at 7:30 p.m. on July 17, 18, 24 and 25 in the school’s Emerson Black Box Theater, located in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Visitors to Facebook can now become “fans” of Lindenwood University. Those who become fans can view and post pictures, comment on campus news, and connect with fellow friends of the university.
Lindenwood University has announced the hiring of Jerry Bladdick as chief administrative officer and vice president for the university’s Belleville campus. The appointment coincides with the launch this fall of a daytime, semester-based program at the Belleville campus.