For those who desire to pursue a college degree, choosing a university can be both an exciting and intimidating step. It’s important for students to know that they have made the best choice possible in choosing a university that will give them a quality education and prepare them for their future. Recently, Lindenwood University was recognized for their exceptional degree programs.
Inspired by wanting to better understand her oldest son, Michael, and his concentration “issue” that causes him anxiety, Dr. Krista Tucciarone, or Dr. “Tucc,” personally reached out to her own students at Lindenwood University about their own “issues" and how these issues might be causing them anxiety, too. After an “overwhelming number” of students relaying that they experienced plights similar to Michael, Dr. Tucc knew she had to delve deeper into the problem to “determine the degree anxiety affects college students.”
People often ask me what the best part about being an international student is, and I never have one specific answer: the freedom and independence to live by myself, being immersed in a culture other than my own, and living the dream of studying abroad all make my experience as an international student so unique. But perhaps the part I love the most is meeting people from all over the world.
Lindenwood University has signed a new transfer agreement with Mineral Area College (MAC), welcoming students who complete their studies at MAC to matriculate into Lindenwood University for pursuit of their bachelor’s degree.
How might Lindenwood University position itself as a community leader for diversity, equity, and inclusion? That question, announced Friday by Dr. John Porter, will be the task-at-hand for the 2021 Social Innovation Challenge teams.
Sydney Hembrough uses her Lindenwood classroom experience to help make a name for herself in the world of social media and content creation. Hembrough is an online student studying digital marketing with an emphasis in social media and digital content strategy, and she works on the web team for the Linden Gold.
Every April, Lindenwood offers students the opportunity to present academic projects at the Student Research Conference. This week I joined a committee meeting consisting of faculty from colleges across Lindenwood University to discuss how the opportunity to participate in the conference prepares LU students for success after graduation.
One of the best parts of working hard is the satisfaction of doing a good job. What is even more satisfying is being recognized for that hard work. It is this special kind recognition that Dr. Shenika Harris received from President Porter in the most recent Town Hall meeting.
Graduating high school and getting ready for college is a very exciting phase in students’ lives. As summer ends and orientation week approaches, students get ready for move in day, think about how they are going to decorate their dorms, look up student organizations they would like to join, and connect with their peers to familiarize with the place they will soon get to call home.
Dr. Travis McMaken, professor of Philosophy and Religion and Assistant Dean of the School of Humanities, has recently been recognized as a person of positivity among Lindenwood’s faculty and staff. The “Person of Positivity” initiative was started by the faculty and staff at our university about a year ago.