Symposium and Job Fair Scheduled for Sept. 2. At a time when the demand for information technology professionals is blossoming, Lindenwood University is adding a slate of new IT degrees in its accelerated evening program, LCIE. The new degree programs were approved in mid-July by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and will be available starting in the fall quarter of 2014, which begins Sept. 29.
For the second year running, the Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2014 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at air-conditioned Young Hall Theatre.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2014 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 1 through Aug. 1, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility on their designed date or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 25.
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.