The late Dennis Spellmann, who as president helped turn Lindenwood University into an NAIA powerhouse, was inducted posthumously October 20 into Lindenwood’s inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame class.
Edward Morris, dean of the Division of Management at Lindenwood University, has been named Professor of the Year by the Lindenwood Student Government Association. The award was presented to Morris by Megan Shipley, president of the student government, at the Lindenwood faculty meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Lindenwood University philosophy professor David Brown has been named recipient of the 2007 Emerson Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was notified of the award in a presentation by Lindenwood President James D. Evans at the school’s faculty meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10. He will be formally presented the award at a ceremony at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Clayton in November.
Ray Scupin, a professor in the Science Division at Lindenwood University, has received the school’s Scholar of the Year Award for 2007. The award, which recognizes the highest level of professional scholarship on the Lindenwood faculty, was presented by President James D. Evans at the school’s faculty meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Lindenwood University is opening its doors to top students who have been squeezed out of Missouri’s Bright Flight grant program.
Lindenwood University’s history department, political science department and cable television station (LU TV26) are seeking high schools to participate in the inaugural Lindenwood Invitational High School History Bowl, a high school history quiz show to air on the station in November.
Kacky Garner, director of marketing and business manager for Lindenwood University’s Boone and Weldon Spring campuses, has been named to the Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Garner was appointed to the post by Governor Matt Blunt on Sept. 28.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will continue its 2007-2008 Mainstage Season with the musical revue, “Blame it on the Movies!”, which opens Thursday, Oct. 18. The revue includes music and lyrics by Billy Barnes and music sequences compiled and conceived by David Galligan and Ron Abel.
Dr. Robert L. Bradley, Jr., president of the non-profit Institute for Energy Research, will speak at Lindenwood University at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 4, in the Leadership Room (4th floor) in the Spellmann Center on the Lindenwood campus.
Dr. Edward L. Morris, dean of the Division of Management at Lindenwood University, will talk about and sign copies of his new book, “The Lindenwood Model: An Antidote for What Ails Undergraduate Education,” from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Main Street Books, at 307 S. Main St. in St. Charles.