Lindenwood University is proud to announce a partnership with ITEN, the IT Entrepreneur Network. Molly Hudgins, interim dean of Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship shared this announcement in a schoolwide meeting, in anticipation of the fall 2020 semester. As a new division of Lindenwood University, ITEN will expand its programming and provide opportunities for Lindenwood students to gain real experiences in the tech industry and engage with leaders in the field.
Dr. Chad Kerksick, associate professor of exercise science and director of the Exercise Performance and Nutrition Laboratory at Lindenwood University, has published his 100th peer-reviewed manuscript.
Lindenwood University’s Roaring Return to campus is underway and welcomes back students for the fall 2020 semester. Joining the Lindenwood community are 1,070 new students including traditional freshmen and transfer, international, and online students
In response to a growing concern with COVID-19 and living in a residential hall setting, Lindenwood University is temporarily suspending the residential requirement for new students and all students otherwise required to live on campus including student-athletes, Presidential, and Sibley Scholars. Students now have the flexibility to live either on or off campus.
Hope Barnes has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which is administered by the Institute of International Education. Barnes is from Irondale, Mo., and is a senior at Lindenwood. She is pursuing degrees in cultural anthropology and music.
Chad Kerksick, associate professor of exercise science and director of Lindenwood’s Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory, was named Educator of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The award was announced virtually on July 8 and recognizes Kerksick’s contributions to the NSCA, his community, and to education and clinical application of strength training and conditioning.
Lindenwood University may experience some communications and power disruptions on Friday, June 26, as a part of scheduled maintenance. This maintenance will result in a temporary power outage on campus.
Lindenwood University has named Rob Westervelt vice president of strategy and innovation. Westervelt will begin the new position in July.
In an effort to increase voter turnout, Lindenwood University is participating in the Generation Z Leading the Vote Initiative. Aided by special funding from Missouri Foundation for Health, Lindenwood will try to improve voting turnout for historically underrepresented populations and assist Missouri voters in registration and access to information.
Lindenwood’s Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship and Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise both ranked among the top business and economics institutions in the world, according to Research Papers in Economics.