Lindenwood University welcomed the class of 2022 this week. Freshman enrollments increased 13 percent over 2017 with transfer enrollments also increasing this year. The class includes students from 39 states and 38 foreign countries with nearly 1,200 new students expected to enroll.
Collin Young didn’t exactly anticipate the impact that tearing his ACL the summer before his freshman year of college would have on his collegiate career. As a baseball player from Mt. Vernon, Ill., who had accepted a scholarship to play at Lindenwood University-Belleville, he knew his athletic career would be affected and that most of his freshman year on the team would be dedicated to rehabilitation and strengthening his knee.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville head men’s basketball coach Vincent Meninno has announced the signing of local athletes Jahkeal Samuel, Rodarius Mitchell, Fermin Jeff, Jake Hall, Reagan Snider, Brenden Gillman, Ernest Docker, JC Moll, and Jaron Gaston for the 2018-2019 season.
Lindenwood alumnus Ira Hughes was recently named the latest diversity fellow at MP&F Strategic Communications, a full-service strategic communications and public relations firm in Nashville, Tenn.
The Lindenwood University MFA in Writing program will host author Susan Schultz on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Old Post Office Building, 815 Olive Street, St. Louis, Mo., 63101.
On any given day, Marly Silvestri meets with felons, addicts, and individuals who struggle with a myriad of mental health issues. But for her, this is the perfect job. As a probation officer for the Fourth Judicial District of Colorado, Silvestri is grateful to have recently accepted a position where her two passions – criminal justice and mental health – intersect.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville rugby team is excited to announce that junior Coleson Warner of Chubbuck, Idaho and recent graduate Peter Winkler of Prairie Village, Kan. were named to the USA Rugby Collegiate Academic Honor Roll. This is the first time in program history that players on the Lindenwood Belleville rugby team have received this honor.
Lindenwood University-Belleville alumna Candace Niemerg will continue her academic career when classes begin this fall at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.
Susan “Sue” Royals was announced as the 2018 Lindenwood University adjunct instructor of the year at the Adjunct Instructor Conference on Aug. 11 in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Several Lindenwood students and alumni got a glimpse into the world of event management by working and interning at the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis. The championship, one of the PGA’s most attended events in history was held at Bellerive Country Club Aug. 5 through 12. The students began their internships in early June and worked through the post-event festivities on Aug. 24.