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Psychology Professor Gives Keynote Address
College of Science, Technology, and Health, Academics, General

Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. Stephanie Afful, was the keynote speaker at the University of New England’s Center of Teaching & Learning’s annual event.

Quentin Ortega Named Director of ITEN
General, Duree Center, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Lindenwood University announced Quentin Ortega as the new Director of ITEN. Although new to the role, Ortega has been involved with ITEN for many years as an Entrepreneur in Residence.

Faculty Awards Recognize Deserving Educators
Academics, General

Lindenwood Student Government accepts nominations from students, and the LSG leadership selects one candidate for recognition. This year, John O’Hagan, associate professor of theatre, was recognized for going above and beyond.

Athletics, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, Academics, General

Lindenwood University has been awarded a grant from the NCAA that supports diversity, equity and inclusion in both its athletics administration and graduate academic programming. Led by the Lindenwood Athletics Department and Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, the grant will support the addition of an NCAA Experiential Internship for Diverse Populations at Lindenwood.

2021 Staff Recognition Awards

Lindenwood University honored staff members on Thursday in a ceremony celebrating the extraordinary professional contributions of colleagues across campus. In addition to recognizing employees for their years of service and celebrating professional retirements, seven staff members received special recognition.

Enhancing the Quality of Education with “Teaching Buried History” Pilot Project
College of Arts and Humanities, Academics, General

HIST11900: U.S. Hist: The History of Death and Mourning, taught by Dr. Jeffrey Smith, is a pure reflection of Lindenwood's mission statement: Real Experience. Real Success. Throughout the course, students explore death and burials in the 19th century. Dr. Smith has developed a series of activities where students go to Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Charles, survey the location, collect data for their assignments, and do research on what catches their interest, from gravestones and decorative motifs to epitaphs, inscriptions, and so on.

Social Innovation Challenge Begins at Lindenwood

This year, Dr. Michael Leary, Dr. Lynda Leavitt, and Dr. Bethany Alden-Rivers brought the Social Innovation Challenge to Lindenwood. “The Social Innovation Challenge is a special professional development experience for up to 25 Lindenwood University faculty, staff, and students,” in which teams compete for the Porter Prize and a cash prize of $500.

Period of Waiting Before Days of Glory
Student Life, Academics, Alumni & Donors, General

Out of all the exciting moments in college, no event is more memorable than graduation day. After several months of studying and learning, students wait for the day they get to walk across the graduation stage, thank all those who journeyed with them through college, and dive into their next adventure. Thousands of students across the country and all over the world awaited their graduation day in the year of 2020, but sadly weren’t able to experience it due to the pandemic.

2021 Commencement Ceremonies and Details
Student Life, Academics, Alumni & Donors, General

Lindenwood University will hold its spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 at the Family Arena in St. Charles.

Lindenwood Named to Fortune’s List of Best Online MBA Programs
Academics, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, General

Fortune Education has recognized Lindenwood on its inaugural list of 2021 Best Online MBA Programs. Ranked in the top 100, the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship’s program offers students hands-on, practical experience in the business world.