When Cassandra Brown Ray (’08) went to work at the Saint Louis Zoo as a staff accountant, she did not think she would stay for very long. That was 1992. Earlier this year, she was named CFO for the Zoo, one of St. Louis’ most respected and iconic institutions. She has the distinction of being the first African-American and the first woman to hold that role.
All offices on the Lindenwood University campus will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday and will remain closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on Dec. 3rd and throughout the year.
Lindenwood University’s MBA in management was one of 30 programs ranked the best in the country by OnlineCollegePlan. Lindenwood was one of two schools in the St. Louis area and three in Missouri to be ranked on the list. The ranking was based on cost per credit hour, reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, retention rate, and graduation rate.
Playing in the first Division II playoff football game in school history, Lindenwood improved to 9-3 by winning its eighth straight game. The Lions will play in the second round next Saturday against a familiar foe, No. 10 Northwest Missouri State (11-1), in Maryville, Mo.
Chase and Kayla Piers Stewart visited the Lindenwood University campus Nov. 15, 2019, to take part in a dedication ceremony for the recently named Piers Stewart Lounge in McCluer Hall. The couple, who hold humanities degrees from Lindenwood, selected the lounge to honor the School of Humanities.
Two-time Lindenwood graduate Alex Ferrario (’13, ’15) will handle play-by-play for the St. Louis Blues game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, on 101 ESPN radio. Ferrario normally hosts the pre-game, post-game, and intermission shows and will fill in for Chris Kerber, who will be receiving an award that night.
Dr. Anthony Scheffler, dean of the School of Education, was recently recognized in Art St. Louis XXXV, The Exhibition, where his work won the Award of Excellence at the opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 9.
Lindenwood University is accepting applications for a new scholarship, the Sibley Scholarship, for high-achieving students, worth up to full tuition, room, and board.
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis recently joined with representatives from Lindenwood University on Oct. 24 to celebrate Lindenwood’s sponsorship of Junior Achievement’s BizTown program with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.