The United States women’s Olympic hockey team and goalie Nicole Hensley, who graduated from Lindenwood in 2016, won a thrilling gold medal hockey game early in the morning (CST) on Feb. 22 against Canada in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Lindenwood University President Michael Shonrock and Vice President T.J. Rains, along with other senior university leaders, have scheduled dialogues about the new Lindenwood University strategic plan, including the university’s new mission/vision, values, and initiatives.
MBA student Carlos Quiroz was featured in an article on the website for the sports radio station AM 590 The Fan for his work as a competitive athlete in billiards and weightlifting and as an active participant in the university’s Martial Arts Club.
Rene Knott, of KSDK TV, has done two pieces on Nicole Hensley and her family as part of his coverage from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Hensley was a standout women’s hockey goalie with Lindenwood before joining the U.S. women’s hockey team, which won a world championship with Hensley before going to the Olympic games.
Rik Hafer, professor of economics in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch business column about the significance of the United States’ budget deficit.
KMOV TV covered an active shooter training session offered for students by Lindenwood Public Safety and Security on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Spellmann Center. Training sessions like this are offered regularly for students, faculty, and staff; more than 400 have attended the training sessions on campus since June of 2017.
Senior guard Torre Kohrmann of the Lindenwood University–Belleville women’s basketball team (19-6) scored nine points against the William Woods Owls on Tuesday night in Fulton, Mo., contributing to a Lady Lynx win and becoming the program’s career points leader.
Dr. Beth Kania-Gosche, associate dean of education at Lindenwood University and president elect of the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article on a rating program for teacher education programs.
Six members of the Lindenwood University-Belleville women's wrestling team recently travelled to take part in the WCWA Nationals. The Lady Lynx placed 21st, scoring 28 points, and were led by senior Niauni Hill, who completed a perfect 34-0 season with a national championship in the 155-pound weight class. The national championship is the first in program history for the Lady Lynx.
A set of changes is planned in Lindenwood University housing for the fall 2018 semester, including two coed residence halls, a freshman quad, and relaxed visitation regulations in off-campus housing units.