On any given day, Marly Silvestri meets with felons, addicts, and individuals who struggle with a myriad of mental health issues. But for her, this is the perfect job. As a probation officer for the Fourth Judicial District of Colorado, Silvestri is grateful to have recently accepted a position where her two passions – criminal justice and mental health – intersect.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville rugby team is excited to announce that junior Coleson Warner of Chubbuck, Idaho and recent graduate Peter Winkler of Prairie Village, Kan. were named to the USA Rugby Collegiate Academic Honor Roll. This is the first time in program history that players on the Lindenwood Belleville rugby team have received this honor.
Lindenwood University-Belleville alumna Candace Niemerg will continue her academic career when classes begin this fall at the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine at Urbana-Champaign.
Susan “Sue” Royals was announced as the 2018 Lindenwood University adjunct instructor of the year at the Adjunct Instructor Conference on Aug. 11 in the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Several Lindenwood students and alumni got a glimpse into the world of event management by working and interning at the 100th PGA Championship in St. Louis. The championship, one of the PGA’s most attended events in history was held at Bellerive Country Club Aug. 5 through 12. The students began their internships in early June and worked through the post-event festivities on Aug. 24.
If you’ve ever dreamed of throwing out a first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinal game at Busch Stadium, Lindenwood University is raffling off a chance to do just that, along with four all-inclusive tickets to the game. Proceeds benefit the Lions Reserve Fund, which provides assistance for students whose financial aid has run out before they have finished school.
Lindenwood University-Belleville Athletics is kicking off the fall 2018 season with women’s and men’s soccer matches tomorrow, Aug. 16 at the annual Mayor’s Cup exhibition game against Southwestern Illinois College. The men will take the field at 4:40 p.m., with the women following at 7 p.m. at the Lindenwood Stadium.
Lindenwood University’s Chad Kerksick, director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, was among a group of experts quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on sports nutrition, specifically, the importance of protein intake.
The online Master’s in Art History program at Lindenwood University has been ranked third in the United States by GradSchoolHub.com.
The Lindenwood University School of Education hosted Triad Training for fall 2018 for all teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, and Lindenwood supervisors on Aug. 9, 2018, in Harmon Hall.