Hundreds of linemen with Ameren Illinois and Missouri were deployed to the St. Louis metro area after storms swept through much of the region last Thursday, leaving large numbers of area residents without power. To accommodate the influx of work crews in the area, Lindenwood University-Belleville opened its residence halls so that crewmembers had a place to stay as they worked around the clock to restore power in the region.
BestColleges.com has ranked several programs at Lindenwood University as some of the best programs in the country in their respective areas: the online Bachelor of Arts in game design, online Bachelor of Arts in art history, online Bachelor of Arts in supply chain management, online Master of Fine Arts in creative writing, online Master of Arts in leadership, online Master of Arts in leadership, and online Master of Arts in public administration.
The Student Development and Resource Center at Lindenwood University-Belleville has recently launched a new program to assist new students as they acclimate to life in Belleville.
Assistant Professor of Education Leadership Dr. Paul Sharp was recently selected as Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Employee of the Quarter.
Women’s rugby player Nika Paogofie-Buyten was featured in the Hawaii Tribune Herald in her home state in connection with the women’s rugby victory in three national championship contests over the past year.
Two Lindenwood theatre students, Camden Scifres and Zoe Gudehus, are featured in an article in the Herald-Whig in Quincy, Ill., for their work at the Lewis Street Playhouse in Canton, Mo., at which they have taken on revitalizing a dormant community theatre company.
Lindenwood University’s DECA team received coverage in the Suburban Journals and other publications for its performance in the recent international competition in Washington, D.C.
Lindenwood University’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program is conducting an archaeological survey of select areas of the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site June 4 through 14. The survey will be conducted by students and faculty as part of Lindenwood’s 2018 Archaeological Field School. The program received a permit from the National Park Service’s Midwest Archeological Center to conduct the survey.
The Lindenwood University Men’s and Women’s rugby teams came home champions from the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Sevens Championships on June 3. The men defeated UCLA and the women defeated Penn State in their respective championship games.
Special Olympics Illinois recently named Lindenwood University-Belleville as its Organization of the Year. This designation recognizes a club, business, facility, or organization whose efforts have significantly improved the experience of those who participate in Special Olympics. This includes donating facilities, volunteers, time, or money to the program.