Lindenwood University’s School of Arts, Media, and Communications will launch new courses for the fall 2017 semester in the burgeoning fields of digital content strategy and game design. The new classes will be available online or in a hybrid online-classroom format.
The sun was about to come up July 1, and John Creer’s alarm went off. Just like it had for the past 25 years. But, he didn’t get in his car and drive to Lindenwood University. It was his first day of retirement.
The Robert W. Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University welcomes Dr. Hernando de Soto to the Dunseth Auditorium in Harmon Hall on the St. Charles campus at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27.
Kevin Turco, a coach with more than two decades of experience on the gridiron, has been hired to lead the Lynx football program at Lindenwood University—Belleville. “I’m honored and humbled to be named the next head football coach at Lindenwood University-Belleville,” said Turco. “Although nothing earned is easy, we’re going to build this program one day at a time, holding true to our core values.”
Senior Devon Williams said he was surprised and honored to be named as the first recipient of Lindenwood University-Belleville's new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Williams learned of the honor Monday during the school’s inaugural prayer breakfast in honor of the slain civil rights leader.
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold its Spring 2017 Internship and Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 31, in the main gymnasium on campus. Lindenwood Belleville students and alumni are encouraged to attend, and registration is open now for businesses and other employers who wish to participate.
For the fourth straight year, Lindenwood University’s online bachelor’s degree programs have been ranked among the best in the nation for 2016 by the prestigious U.S. News and World Report, climbing from 150th to 103rd. Lindenwood’s online MBA, graduate business programs, and graduate education programs were also ranked.
Artist, business owner, and Lindenwood University alumnus Zach Smithey (’06, ’09) is back in the local spotlight thanks to his most recent groundbreaking endeavor, the construction of a one-of-a-kind shipping container home in his hometown of St. Charles, Mo. Smithey and his wife, Brie, are building their 3,100-square-foot dream home from eight cargo-worthy shipping containers and a plethora of other alternative building materials.
Last year, Lindenwood University-Belleville’s Criminal Justice Department was able to place its first intern with Scott Air Force Base’s 375th Airlift Command’s Security Forces Squadron. To say it was successful would be an understatement, according to Criminal Justice Department instructor Judge (Ret.) Annette Eckert. It went over so well, she said that this spring three Lindenwood Belleville students have been invited to participate in internships with the organization.
Tom Calhoun, director of radio operations at Lindenwood University–Belleville, spends his days teaching students the finer points of becoming a professional broadcaster. He’s racked up some pretty significant accomplishments at his night job, too.