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.
The Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship will host a Sport Management Career Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 29, in Harmon Hall’s Dunseth Auditorium on the St. Charles campus. The event will provide networking and professional development opportunities to students wishing to pursue careers in the sport industry.
Lindenwood University is hosting the 30th Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, Community and Extension Education. The conference, which will be from Sept. 21 to 23 at Ameristar Casino in St. Charles, Mo., provides a forum each year for practitioners and researchers to discuss practices, concepts, evaluation, and research studies to improve practices in the education of adults. This year over 40 papers were accepted for presentation from across the nation and even the world.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present the comedy “The Folks Next Door” at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 30 and Oct. 1 in the university’s Emerson Black Box Theater.