Lindenwood University graduate Kaitlyn Centini (BA, ’19 – religion, history, art history) and Dr. W. Travis McMaken, associate professor of religion, have published a book review in the April issue of the journal Interpretation. This peer-reviewed journal provides resources to pastors, theologians, and other scholars of Christianity and is published quarterly out of Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. Centini credits her Humanities degree for a “wonderful head-start” on graduate school. Real experience. Real success.
Anna Reynolds, a senior double major in history and political science at Lindenwood University, recently had a paper selected for the SIUE Symposium on Women and Gender, which was to be held March 21 but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lindenwood University’s online Master of Public Administration was recently ranked seventh in the country by Intelligent.com, which included the supplemental and designation of “Best in the South.”
Dr. Melissa Ridley Elmes, assistant professor of English at Lindenwood University, published her first poetry collection, Arthurian Things: A Collection of Poems, in January 2020. This book was the winning manuscript in the World of Myth open contract challenge.
Lindenwood University’s Department of Paramedicine and School of Health Sciences has donated hundreds of masks, gloves, and scrubs to SSM Health to help address shortages in personal protective equipment faced by area healthcare providers.
The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) has announced that St. Louis and the Centene Community Ice Center, the home for Lindenwood men's and women's ice hockey in Maryland Heights, Missouri, will host the 2022 ACHA National Championships.
Due to ongoing developments with the COVID-19 pandemic, no on-ground classes will be held on campus at Lindenwood during the summer 2020 terms, including summer semester, MBA (five-term), and trimester. An email announcing the decision was distributed Tuesday afternoon, April 7, from Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Marilyn Abbott to students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Lindenwood University has created a new Lions’ Relief Fund to assist students who are struggling with challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As this week draws to a close, I think it is helpful to reflect on what has transpired. It is sometimes hard to believe that in a little under three weeks, we have gone from planning for the return of our students from Spring Break to this complete shift in the way we work, teach, and learn.
Lindenwood University alumnus Pierre Desir is again in the news for his philanthropic efforts. The NFL defensive back recently donated 20,000 meals to area food banks for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.