For the fourth straight year, Lindenwood University’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation for 2016 by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report, climbing from 150th to 103rd. Lindenwood’s online MBA, graduate business programs, and graduate education programs were also ranked.
Artist, business owner, and Lindenwood University alumnus Zach Smithey (’06, ’09) is back in the local spotlight thanks to his most recent groundbreaking endeavor, the construction of a one-of-a-kind shipping container home in his hometown of St. Charles, Mo. Smithey and his wife, Brie, are building their 3,100-square-foot dream home from eight cargo-worthy shipping containers and a plethora of other alternative building materials.
The Little Rock Touchdown Club and Wright, Lindsey, Jennings LLP announced today that Lindenwood football player Connor Harris is the 2016 recipient of the Cliff Harris Award as the nation’s top defensive player among NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA programs.
LaShell Eikerenkoetter, a graduate communications student in Lindenwood’s School of Accelerated Degree Programs, was recently listed by Delux Magazine among St. Louis’ 100 most inspiring and influential African-American professionals.
Katherine Schack (’03, ’07) has achieved many impressive accomplishments during her 12 years as an educator in the Wentzville School District. Her receipt of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is, arguably, one of her most notable.
Lindenwood University and St. Charles Community College have agreed to terms on the sale of the university’s former Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Center in Dardenne Prairie, Mo., to the community college.
Lindenwood University’s Center for Economics and the Environment (CEE) was recently ranked among the top 10 percent of all economics research departments in the world. The center is part of the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise, which is housed in the university’s Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship.
Last month, Lindenwood University was named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the eighth consecutive year, and on Dec. 9, the university was designated a Gold Award winner for being among the top institutions to receive the Military Friendly designation.
Lindenwood University Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Brad Wachler announced today that Jed Stugart will be the school’s new head football coach. Stugart comes to St. Charles after seven seasons at NCAA Division II Sioux Falls. Stugart begins his position at Lindenwood immediately. He will be formally introduced at a press conference on the Lindenwood campus on Wednesday.
More than 1,000 graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred at Lindenwood University’s December 2016 St. Charles Commencement, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. Charles Family Arena.