A team of graduate and undergraduate students from Lindenwood University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship recently won first place in the intercollegiate Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge sponsored by the St. Louis CFA Society. The school bested five other teams from area universities during its first year as a participant in the invitational tournament.
Lindenwood University is currently accepting proposals for the 32nd annual Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Higher Education that will take place Sept. 20-21, 2013, on the school's main campus in St. Charles, Mo. The event provides a forum for practitioners and researchers to discuss practices, concepts, evaluations, and research studies aimed at improving adult education practices.
Lindenwood University’s 2012-2013 Nonprofit Professional Development Series will continue with two presentations scheduled in February. “Maximizing Nonprofit Collaborations” will be on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and “Cause Marketing” will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Both take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Arts Building’s Latzer Hall.
Anti-hunger innovator and author Robert Egger will appear at Lindenwood University at 1 pm. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of the school’s annual Sibley Day personal enrichment event. He will deliver the keynote address, “Rocking Life and Making Change: Championing Innovation for the Greater Good” in the Bezemes Family Theater, located in the school’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University's Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center has been named the recipient of a grant from the Missouri Secretary of State's Historical Records and Grant Program (MHRGP). The University will use the funds to purchase supplies for the preservation of several historical documents.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present the Arthur Miller's tragic tale “A View from the Bridge” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7-9 in Lindenwood University’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University will host a traveling photo exhibit called “Remembering Our Fallen” from Tuesday, Jan. 15, through Monday, Jan. 28, in the Spellmann Campus Center. The exhibit memorializes the 140-plus military personnel from Missouri who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since Sept. 11, 2001.
On Nov. 2, 2012, the Missouri Department of Transportation closed the westbound span of the Blanchette Memorial Bridge at the Interstate 70 crossing of the Missouri River. Traffic in both directions will use the current eastbound span of the bridge while a year-long renovation project for the westbound span is in progress.
Lindenwood University is pleased to announce it has received a scholarship grant through the Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF), which recently received a $20,000 donation from Edward Jones. As an MCF member school, the university will receive a portion of those funds to award a scholarship to one qualified candidate majoring in business-related studies.
For the third year in a row, students from the Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship have been named the winners of an annual marketing competition sponsored by the St. Louis Chevrolet Dealers Association. A team of undergraduate students from the university worked throughout the fall semester to create a marketing segment for Chevy’s new Spark mini car, and the group’s entry was selected as the top prize winner from among several other St. Louis area universities.