This past weekend, in the spirit of giving, Lindenwood volunteers packed and delivered bags full of Thanksgiving meal essentials to local families in need.
Lindenwood University is pleased to announce a new transfer partnership with Jefferson College. The program, part of Lindenwood’s Bridge Scholarships, offers a path for Jefferson College students interested in pursuing a four-year degree.
“I keep coming back to a line by Captain Kirk in Star Trek V: ‘it was there,’” stated Dr. Nicholas Wintz, Associate Professor of Mathematics at the College of Science, Technology, and Health at Lindenwood University regarding his inspiration for working on dynamic equations on time scales.
Dr. Gabriela Romero-Ghiretti, Department Head of Modern Languages for the College of Arts and Humanities at Lindenwood University, is active in the local Hispanic community and has been working to foster success in community engagement with multiple cultures both here and abroad.
Lindenwood fashion business and design student Daeja Anderson was named the recipient of the 2021 TJ Walker Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is funded by The Black Design Collective and provides financial awards to students looking to pursue a future in fashion design. It covers full tuition, including books, fees, and supplies for one academic year. Anderson applied for the scholarship in April and was selected from a worldwide pool of applicants.
“Frankly, there’s a lot out there [to learn] . . . and my goal is to introduce people to things they otherwise might not have thought about,” explained Dr. Donald Heidenreich, talking about his aims and aspirations for his newest undertaking, a discussion-based podcast titled “Thinking Aloud.”
Lindenwood University is home to about 1,000 employees both part time and full time, serving as one of the largest employers in the St. Charles area. The university takes a holistic approach when it comes to the wellness of its employees. The approach is not just focused on physical health, but also mental, financial, emotional, social, intellectual, and environmental health as well.
Halfway through the semester is no time to slow down. Taking care to focus on learning opportunities outside the classroom is a great way to stay motivated. Students in the Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship had the exciting opportunity to see two events as part of the Global Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW). On October 18-22, 2021, Lindenwood joined in the international celebration featuring events that highlight businesses or non-profits that have a female founder.
Every year, the best students from Lindenwood’s Robert W. Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship are selected to be a part of the Regional Business Council’s (RBC) Mentor Network program. RBC is an organization made up of business leaders and companies in St. Louis and the surrounding areas.
As Missouri celebrates its bicentennial this year, people across the state are working on projects to celebrate its history and heritage. One alumna, Erin Whitson ‘08, is currently working on a project with the Missouri Humanities Council. It focuses on the Trail of Tears and its path through the state. Her passion for her work can be traced back to her coursework at Lindenwood.