Lindenwood University Press announces the release of a second, more comprehensive edition of St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann’s acclaimed book, Crossroads: A History of St. Charles County. At nearly twice the length of the first edition, published in 2004, the new edition is more comprehensive and corresponds with the 2012 bicentennial of St. Charles County.
Lindenwood University President James D. Evans is calling for support of a renewed state-wide campaign launched by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Missouri association to save Access Missouri funding. The state’s primary need-based college tuition assistance program was slashed by more than $50 million in 2010 and is in danger of being cut further by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon as he finalizes the budget for the coming fiscal year.
Lindenwood University will host the Lewis and Clark Fife and Drum Corps Freezer Jam concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the Hyland Arena. The event will feature more than 10 corps from the Midwest who will perform historical American military music and gather together for a mass band finale.
Lindenwood University alumnus Bruce Kintz, EdD, president and chief executive officer of Concordia Publishing House (CPH), recently announced that the company has been named a recipient of the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The St. Louis-based company is one of only four organizations in the country to receive the nation’s highest presidential honor for top performance through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership.
Lindenwood University will host its annual free Christmas Walk from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4. The event will feature activities for all ages on the St. Charles campus, located at 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo., 63301.
Lindenwood University will host a dedication ceremony for its Newman Center-Catholic Student Center at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. St. Louis Archdiocesan Auxiliary Bishop Edward Rice will preside over the event, which is scheduled to take place on the feast day of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne.
Lindenwood University will host a Veterans' Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in the Dunseth Auditorium at Harmon Hall. The event will be free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s 2011-12 Speaker Series will continue with author, journalist, and satirist P.J. O’Rourke at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Lindenwood’s Bezemes Family Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public.
Author, journalist, and public speaker Robert Bryce will appear at Lindenwood University from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, as part of an ongoing lecture series sponsored by the school’s Institute for the Study of Economics and the Environment.
Lindenwood President James D. Evans, Ph.D., on Friday formally presented a full Lindenwood scholarship to Bobby Zwilling, 12, whose mother, stepfather, and two siblings died from injuries sustained in a fire in their St. Charles home on Aug. 16, 2011. Bobby was the only survivor of the fire.