The Lindenwood baseball team won the 2017 NCAA Division II Central Regional Championship on Monday afternoon in Emporia, Kan., with an 8-4 victory over Central Oklahoma. With the win, Lindenwood advances to the eight-team NCAA Division II National Championships, which will take place on May 27-June 3 at The Ballpark in Grand Prairie in Grand Prairie, Texas. The Lions will open up play in that tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday against the South Region champion, Delta State.
The men’s and women’s rugby programs earned wins in the cup finals at the USA Rugby National Collegiate Sevens Championships at Infinity Park in Glendale, Col.: two national titles within 30 minutes.
For the second straight season, Morgan Judd of the Lindenwood women's lacrosse team was selected as the winner of the Elite 90 award.
Lindenwood University’s student-run television station, LUTV-HD, will receive two NATAS Mid-America Regional Student Television Awards at the Mid-America Emmy Awards ceremony on Sept. 9 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. A trio of Lindenwood students will receive two awards for live sports and sports program.
Billi Patzius, associate professor of criminal justice at Lindenwood University, has been featured in an Ask the Experts segment by the web site wallethub.com. In the article, Patzius responds to questions regarding the future of law enforcement, such as what the law officers of the future will need to know to do their jobs effectively and how law enforcement officers can improve their relationships with the people of the community they serve.
Dr. Edward L. Morris, professor of finance in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, has been named a regional recipient of the 2017 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.
Lindenwood University is now the home of a new center dedicated to supporting graduate student research. The Future Institute Research Center, a branch of Future Institute Concept Schools, is closely aligned with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership at Lindenwood.
Patrick Walker, associate professor of nonprofit administration in the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was named Professor of the Year for 2017 by the Lindenwood Student Government. The award was announced at the faculty meeting on May 3 at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts’ Lindenwood Theater.
More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students from Lindenwood University walked across the stage Friday and Saturday at the Saint Charles Family Arena during commencement 2017.
Lindenwood University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The university will host a visit November 6-7, 2017, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).