Lindenwood University’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program has started its 2014 field season. Through the end of June, Lindenwood students and faculty will be conducting archaeological excavations at two significant archaeological sites: the Louis Blanchette homestead site at 906 S. Main in St. Charles, and at Nathan Boone’s home at the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center (1868 Highway F, Defiance, MO).
Lindenwood’s Fashion Design Program and Nonprofit Administration faculty are jointly conducting a clothing, shoe, and housewares drive in support of the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Resale Shop. Through June 30, they will be accepting gently used donations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday, in Room 1110 of the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, at 2300 West Clay on the St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2014-2015 season lineup, its seventh season since the $32 million performing arts center opened. The Lindenwood Theater Main Stage Season consists of 11 touring performances and one academic performance presented by the Lindenwood University Department of Theatre.
The Lindenwood Student Government Association (LSGA) has named Billi Patzius, PhD, the 2014 Professor of the Year.
Lindenwood University’s Nonprofit Administration Program was presented a Community Builder Award by the Community Council of St. Charles County at a reception on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the school.
Lindenwood University President James D. Evans, PhD, has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2015.
Responding to an anticipated demand for leaders in the nonprofit field, Lindenwood University is launching in fall 2014 a combined BA/MA program in nonprofit administration. Students in the new program, which is unique in the St. Louis area, will be able to earn a bachelor’s and a master’s in just five years.
Dr. Ryan Guffey, who has served as Lindenwood University’s assistant vice president for student development and special projects for the last seven years, will be promoted to the position of vice president for student development and global affairs, effective July 1. The post was formerly held by Dr. John Oldani, who retired at the end of May after serving in it for seven years.
The Lindenwood University School of Communications will host its sixth annual Film and Television Camp this summer for high school students interested in learning production skills. Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, June 16-20.
Rachel Morgan, a graduate student in the Lindenwood University School of Education, has written a children’s book, Building Forever Friendship: Strategies to Help Your Friend with Autism or Other Special Needs at School, which was recently featured on KMOV Channel 4’s Great Day in St. Louis program.