The Lindenwood University Men’s and Women’s rugby teams came home champions from the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Sevens Championships on June 3. The men defeated UCLA and the women defeated Penn State in their respective championship games.
Special Olympics Illinois recently named Lindenwood University-Belleville as its Organization of the Year. This designation recognizes a club, business, facility, or organization whose efforts have significantly improved the experience of those who participate in Special Olympics. This includes donating facilities, volunteers, time, or money to the program.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host EdCamp, a professional development opportunity for educators, from 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, June 27 on the Belleville campus, 2600 W. Main.
Women’s rugby player Natalie Gray was featured in the Summit Daily News, in Summit County, Colo., for her role in the recent national championship by the Lions in women’s rugby.
Lindenwood alumnus Montel Moore, who has been in the news for his national anthem singing at St. Louis Blues games, was featured in the St. Louis American newspaper for his recently released debut album.
Associate Professor of Counseling Sarah Patterson-Mills recently hosted the Illinois School Counselor Association’s first online professional development training for members of the Illinois Principals Association.
Staff awards were presented at the all-staff meeting in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on Monday, April 30. Nominations for each award were made by university employees, and winners were selected by an awards panel. Winners received a trophy and each have use of a dedicated parking spot for a year.
Lindenwood alumna Brooke Johnson was recently featured on Fox Alaska for her current role as Miss Alaska USA and for her work as a television journalist.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host a variety of summer athletic camps, beginning in June.
During the event, students graduating with University Honors were recognized. University Honors is the highest award Lindenwood bestows and is reserved for exceptional students who demonstrate intelligence, initiative, and perseverance in fulfilling requirements beyond those asked of others. To graduate with University Honors, a student must complete 24 hours of honors credit, achieved by completing a series of honors projects and maintaining a GPA of 3.3 or higher, as required for participants in the Honors Program.