A pair of accomplished Lindenwood University alumni had strong showings Tuesday at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Steve Holley, an adjunct instructor at the Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was named Lindenwood University’s Adjunct Instructor of the Year during the adjunct conference on Aug. 13. Holley has been an adjunct instructor at Lindenwood since 2011, teaching courses including Advertising and Promotional Strategy, Personal Selling and Sales Management, and Pricing Strategy and Negotiations.
Lindenwood University alumna Morgan Craft, in her first appearance in the Olympics, finished fifth in women’s skeet shooting Friday in Rio de Janeiro.
Chris Roberts, an expert on counter-threat intelligence within the information security industry, will speak at 6 p.m., Sept. 15, in Lindenwood University’s Cultural Center auditorium. Roberts will speak about the need for information security to constantly evolve, asserting that today’s effective methods will become tomorrow’s laughingstock.
Diaz, 25, earned the silver medal in the 53kg category of women’s weightlifting. It was the first Olympic medal an athlete from the Phillipines has won in 20 years. The last came when Mansueto Velasco took silver for boxing in 1996.
Lindenwood University students Angelika Trujillo, Victoria Smith and Jessica Causey, attended the 26th International Carbohydrate Symposium in New Orleans July 17 – 22, taking home top honors for a poster presentation.
Representatives of the United States Postal Service, SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital–St. Charles, Lindenwood University, and St. Charles city and county cut the ribbon on Aug. 1 for the new U.S. Postal Service offices in the University Commons development across the street from Lindenwood’s campus.
The Lindenwood University women’s golf team was recently named the recipient of the 2015-2016 All-Scholar Team GPA Award by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). The award recognizes the women’s collegiate golf program with the highest collective team grade point average, which includes all of the team’s student-athletes for the 2015-16 season. Lindenwood’s 10 team members had an average GPA of 3.901.
Kay (Dunham) Wilkinson (’60) was named the 89th recipient of the Lindenwood University Alumni Merit Award during the university’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 14 in St. Charles, Mo.
Belleville native Kay (Fischer) Lippert has seen Lindenwood University evolve into something vastly different since she graduated from the St. Charles campus in 1966. At that time, Lippert, who graduated from Belleville Township High School, said the university was a small all-girls school that looked quite different from the 500-acre campus that is now home to the university.