Lindenwood University’s 2013-14 Speaker Series will continue with this year’s student choice speaker, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars winner Shawn Johnson at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the university’s Hyland Arena. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Lindenwood University MFA in Writing Program has been recognized on Word Focus' Top Ten List of Online Creative Writing Programs. The program, which is available in online and on-ground formats, was recognized for its flexibility and applicability to a variety of writing careers.
Lindenwood University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship is now the official Sport Management Program of the St. Louisl Rams. The partnership, the first of its kind in the National Football League, will provide Lindenwood’s sport management students with direct, inside access to and deeper understanding of the inner workings of a professional sports franchise.
The Lindenwood University Film Series has received a grant of $3,157 from the Missouri Arts Council to support the series in the coming year.
Lindenwood University’s 2013-14 Speaker Series will feature six exciting and thought provoking individuals, including a former ACLU president, an Olympic Gold Medalist, a CEO, and the lead NASA engineer for the recent Mars rover.
Online College Database has ranked Lindenwood University fourth in its 2013 list of 50 U.S. Colleges Where Art Programs Abound. The ranking is based on the number of available degree programs in the fine arts, including painting, sculpture, drawing, and the like.
Lindenwood University has been recognized for the fifth time in the annual “Great Colleges to Work For” report assembled by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The results of the study were released July 22, 2013, in the Chronicle’s sixth annual report on the academic workplace and were derived from a survey of more than 44,000 employees at 300 colleges and universities in the United States.
The Lindenwood University Film Series will be a venue for the 2013 St. Louis International Film Festival Kids Festival with free screenings of two films at Young Hall Theatre. This is the first time Lindenwood has served as a venue for the film festival.
Robert J. Marzano, PhD, cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Centennial, Colo., will address a sold out crowd at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at Lindenwood University. He will speak on “Increasing Rigor to Meet Common Core State Standards and Post-Secondary Transition” at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University is offering students the opportunity to check in early before the beginning of the 2013 fall semester. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-19, students can visit specific administrative offices, collect verification that all requirements have been satisfied, and become eligible to check directly into the appropriate residential facility on their designed date or attend the first day of class on Monday, Aug. 26.