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The 2018 Christmas Walk Scheduled for Dec. 9
General, Student Life, Alumni & Donors

The community is invited to the Lindenwood University Annual Christmas Walk on Dec. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. The event open to the public, and all activities are free.

Lindenwood in the News, Academics, General

The St. Louis Business Journal recently listed the largest 23 colleges and universities in Missouri and Southern Illinois according to student-to-faculty ratio, number of faculty with Ph.D.s, and total enrollment. Lindenwood ranked seventh in student-to-faculty ratio (18:1), fifth in number of faculty members with Ph.D.s (521), and eighth for total fall enrollment (9,479, 8,082 FTE).

Lindenwood in the News, Athletics, Alumni & Donors, General

Lindenwood alumna Reem Abdalazem was recently named assistant head coach for the US synchronized swimming team, as reported in Swimming World. Abdalazem was a national champion with Lindenwood’s team and later served as head coach of the program. She is also a two-time Olympian and World Championship and international competitor.

Complete your FAFSA by February 1, 2019
General, Academics, Student Life

The 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open for all students to complete. The FAFSA is a free and easy application that provides governmental assistance for college students. All students that apply for FAFSA before Feb. 1, 2019, are eligible for all forms of financial assistance, including the Missouri Access Grant.

Exercise Science Professor Kerksick Travels to Brazil for Protein and Fat Loss Presentations
General, School of Health Sciences, Alumni & Donors, Academics

Associate Professor of Exercise Science Dr. Chad Kerksick delivered two presentations to the Brazilian Congress of Sport in Brasilia, Brazil, Thanksgiving weekend. Kerksick, who is also the director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory at Lindenwood, joined 25 other speakers from around the world.

Alumnus Elected Prosecutor for St. Louis County
General, Alumni & Donors

Lindenwood alumnus Wesley Bell was elected to the office of Prosecutor for St. Louis County in the midterm elections held Nov. 6, 2018. Bell is the county’s first African-American prosecutor.

General, School of Education, Academics, Alumni & Donors

On Nov. 11, 2018, 11 alumnae of Lindenwood University’s School of Education received the Emerson Electric Excellence in Teaching Award. The 109 award winners from St. Louis-area schools were recognized at a ceremony at the Ritz Carlton in St. Louis.

Alumna Ackmann’s Book Adapted as Off-Broadway Play
General, Alumni & Donors, School of Arts, Media, and Communications, School of Humanities

Author and Lindenwood alumna Martha Ackmann (class of 1973) will see her book, Curveball, come to life in the Off-Broadway play Toni Stone this spring and summer. The play will be produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company at the Harold and Mirian Steinberg Center’s Laura Pels Theater in New York City.

School of Education Centennial a Success
General, School of Education

The Lindenwood School of Education celebrated its centennial with a series of events on Nov. 7-8. The events included the planting of a new Lindenwood tree, the burial of a time capsule on campus, and the unveiling of the Centennial Wall and the “Future-Ready Classroom,” both located in Roemer Hall.

Lindenwood Receives Above and Beyond Award Prior to Veteran Lunch
General

Lindenwood University President Michael D. Shonrock accepted an Above and Beyond Award from the Department of Defense on Friday, Nov. 9, prior to the university’s second annual Veterans Day Lunch in the Spellmann Center’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room.

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