Lindenwood University-Belleville Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Amy Determann has stepped outside the classroom in order to put her extensive business acumen to work in the community. Determann, as well as members from the Urban League, Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Small Business Development Council are working to establish the Metro East Business Incubator (MEBI).
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host Dr. Derek Greenfield, a well-known speaker on diversity, inclusivity, and motivation Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon Center.
Lindenwood University is hosting a conference by the St. Louis Regional Consortium of Higher Education, “Hard in Da Paint,” which focuses on black male college success. The conference will be from 1 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 on the university’s St. Charles campus.
Dana Turkovic, curator for St. Louis’ Laumeier Sculpture Park, will speak at the Jan. 31 opening reception for an exhibition of sculptures by noted Mexican artist Pedro Linares (1906-1992) at Lindenwood University. The reception, in the Boyle Family Gallery, in Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, will be from 6 to 8 p.m.; Turkovic will speak at 7 p.m.
Chris Bini, an 11-year-old undergoing chemotherapy, recently signed with Lindenwood University’s wrestling program through Team IMPACT, an organization that brings children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses together with college sports programs.
Dr. Rik Hafer, professor of Economics, was quoted in an article written by David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tues., January 15. The article, Proposal for 70 percent tax rate idea veers from long-held consensus, appeared on Page 1 of the Business section.
A memorial service for Michael Castro will be held Sunday, Jan. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman in St. Louis. The memorial is open to family, friends, and admirers.
Lindenwood University will host the first Gateway Writing Centers Association Conference on February 9, 2019, themed “A Gateway to Collaboration.” The conference is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Library and Academic Resources Center on the university’s St. Charles campus. Conference admission is $20 and includes lunch and snacks.
Lindenwood University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a series of free events Jan. 22-24.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville Athletic Department is excited to announce the inaugural season of STUNT, the sport. STUNT is the fastest growing female sport in America at the high school and collegiate levels, according to the organization USA Cheer.