Lindenwood University has appointed Dr. Susan Mangels to the position of vice president for Institutional Advancement, effective July 15, 2012. She joined Lindenwood’s Institutional Advancement Office as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations in August 2011, prior to which she was president of Lexington College in Chicago from 1997 to 2011. She replaces Dr. Lucy Morros, who retired earlier this year.
Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Lou Brock Golf Classic on Monday, Aug. 13, at Whitmoor Country Club, located at 1100 Whitmoor Drive, St. Charles, Mo. 63304. The tournament is one of St. Louis’ most exclusive, with all proceeds benefiting Lindenwood University athletics and the Lou Brock Scholarship Fund.
Lindenwood University’s Recreation Administration Department recently hosted a 5K/1-Mile Fun Run fundraiser to benefit Chris Lister, an alumnus of the school who was injured in January when he was hit by a moving vehicle while participating in a 10K race.
Lindenwood University's Department of Anthropology will be conducting archaeological excavations on two sites related to two famous historical figures. From May 15-June 1, students will be excavating at the homestead site of the founder of the City of St. Charles, Louis Blanchette, now the site of Plank Road Gifts.
The Lindenwood University Criminal Justice Department will host its third annual criminal justice institute from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 4- 6. The three-day camp will take place on the St. Charles campus and will present participants age 14-18 with a wide range of activities and presentations from criminal justice professionals.
Lindenwood University has received a grant from the Robert J. Trulaske, Jr. Family Foundation to equip buildings at the school’s Historic Daniel Boone Home and Boonesfield Village center in Defiance, Mo., with updated fire suppression systems.
The Lindenwood University School of Communications will host its fourth annual Film and Television Camp this summer for high school students interested in learning production skills. Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, June 18-22, at the St. Charles campus.
The Lindenwood University School of Communications will host a digital media summer camp for high school students interested in learning multimedia, design, photography, web, or editorial skills. The three-day journalism boot camp, Media Now STL, will be June 25-27 at the St. Charles campus.
Lindenwood University has announced that Dan Korte, president of the Rolls-Royce Defense business, will be the keynote speaker at its 2012 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. He is joined by fellow Lindenwood alumna Rev. N. Deliza Spangler, dean and rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Buffalo, N.Y., who will speak at Baccalaureate and Graduate Commencement the night before.
Ryan Guffey, PhD, assistant vice president for student development and special projects at Lindenwood University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. He was selected from a pool of highly competitive applicants following the completion of an eight-month review process.