OnlineMasters.com has ranked the online Master of Public Administration degree at Lindenwood University number-20 in its list of Best MPA Degree Programs. The organization also named the Lindenwood program the “Most Diverse M.P.A. Program.”
KMOV TV aired a story Oct. 2 about a new program called Linden Teach, in which Lindenwood education students serve as substitute teachers in the Orchard Farm School District to address a reported shortage of substitute teachers.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will host the annual Special Olympics Fall Sports Day Mon., Oct. 8, at 5 p.m. The event will be held in Lynx Arena, and about 80 Special Olympic athletes from the St. Louis and Southern Illinois area will participate.
Lindenwood University welcomed 200 students from six area high schools on Sept. 27 for Foreign Language Day.
FIRST Robotics held its Gateway Robotics Challenge at Lindenwood University’s Hyland Arena on Sept. 29 as part of the organization’s partnership with the university. The “off-season” event was a competition among high school-level teams that competed in the FIRST Robotics competition in March, using the same course and challenge.
On Friday, Sept. 28, KTVI TV aired a story in advance of the FIRST Robotics Gateway Robotics Challenge, which was held in Lindenwood’s Hyland Arena on Sept. 29.
Gradschoolhub.com has ranked the Lindenwood Online Master’s in Nonprofit Administration fourth in its list of 10 Most Affordable Master’s in Nonprofit Management Online for 2018.
Each year, the Assessment Committee at Lindenwood University, through a nomination process, recognizes its faculty and staff who have made a significant contribution toward promoting continuous improvement through assessment with the presentation of an “Assessment Champion Award.” On September 20, at the St. Charles all-staff meeting, four staff members received one of these awards for their assessment efforts during the 2017-18 academic year.
Five World Affairs Council (WAC) delegates from Kazakhstan, along with a facilitator and interpreter, recently visited Lindenwood University to hear “from professionals in the legal and criminal justice system to learn new approaches relating to the penal system.”
KMOV TV did a story on Sept. 21 about a new scholarship Lindenwood University created in memory of 2-year-old Felicity Karam, daughter of alumna and former employee Lucia Karam. Felicity Karam died in an accident on Sept. 16.