Lindenwood University alumna Racheal Beard, who founded Lindenwood Belleville’s cheerleading program five years ago, has returned to lead the Lynx cheer squad. “When I left the first time, I really didn’t want to leave, and I never fully went away,” explained Beard, who stepped down to focus on a new job as a nursing professor at another university. “I’m so glad to have the opportunity to come back and pick up where I left off.”
Lindenwood University-Belleville will hold an open house for potential transfer students Thursday, April 6.
Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute and Gender Studies Program are jointly presenting a program on society’s notions of masculinity, featuring two leading intellectuals on the subject, at 6:30 p.m. March 1 in the Spellmann Campus Center’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room on the university’s St. Charles campus.
The future of Southern Illinois transportation passed last week through Lindenwood University-Belleville. The university on Feb. 6 hosted the Southwestern Illinois Leadership Council’s regional transportation discussion panel. During the event, state and private transportation leaders pondered the future of multi-modal priorities, America’s Central Port, Mid-America Airport, and transportation funding in Illinois.
Sportscasters John Kelly, of the St. Louis Blues, and Dan McLaughlin, of the St. Louis Cardinals, will speak at 4 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Lindenwood University’s Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room in the Spellmann Campus Center. The event benefits Lindenwood’s chapter of the National Broadcasting Society—Alpha Epsilon Rho, which is presenting the event with the university’s School of Arts, Media, and Communication.
For the second time, Lindenwood University has been named a Best of Western St. Charles County Award winner by the Western St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and Community News. Lindenwood representatives accepted the honor during the Chamber’s February membership meeting.
A 10-year-long passion project for Lindenwood University-Belleville Assistant Professor of History Jennifer Welsh has finally been completed in the form of her first published book. Now that The Cult of St. Anne in Medieval and Early Modern Europe has been released, Welsh said she hopes to get to work on a second book. She just hopes the next literary work she’s planning doesn’t take nearly as long to finish.
A paper co-authored by Lindenwood University-Belleville Assistant Professor Lindy Rossow has shined a spotlight on the subject of sexism in scientific research. The article, titled “Let’s Talk about Sex; Where are the Young Females in Blood Flow Restriction Research,” appeared in Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging magazine in September.
More than 800 students from high schools and middle schools across the state will meet March 11 at Lindenwood University-Belleville to compete in the Southern Illinois Regional Science Olympiad.
Lindenwood University’s Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise will host an afternoon and evening event on Feb. 9 focusing on re-entry and entrepreneurship. The “Left, Right, and Center” event will include a variety of panel discussions and a keynote address and dinner with Jeff Henderson, celebrity chef and former prison inmate.