Money Magazine and Realtor.com have ranked St. Charles, Mo., the home of Lindenwood University, number-32 in its “Best Places to Live in America.” The list was recently reported in TIME.com as well. Located in the heart of the city, Lindenwood has been a vital and constant part of the St. Charles community since its founding in 1827.
Lindenwood University economics professor Rik Hafer, from the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Post-Dispatch business column by David Nicklaus about a proposed tax on employers whose workers require federal assistance for food, housing, or insurance.
Lindenwood Alumnus Chris Stanfield (’11) was recently featured in a St. Louis Riverfront Times article for his podcast, Killer Jobs, which examines the day jobs of infamous serial killers. Stanfield, whose own day job is neurophysiologist, has a Master of Arts from Lindenwood and lives in St. Charles, Mo.
Family Day weekend at Lindenwood was packed full of events and activities for students and their families to enjoy, include a concert by country star Scotty McCreery, sports events like the football game against Central Oklahoma, and a full day of games, food, and family activities.
Lindenwood University senior Joe Bruno describes himself as persistent. Recently, that persistence paid off when, after a years-long process, he achieved something few others will ever experience—a U.S. patent.
Jennifer Doermer (’11), Lindenwood graduate and music teacher at Mullanphy Elementary in St. Louis’ Shaw neighborhood, was featured in a segment on KSDK-TV’s Today in St. Louis show. Doermer, who admits in the segment to spending her own money on supplies for her classroom, was surprised when the show donated a variety of musical instruments for use by her students in class.
Lindenwood University in St. Charles is now a test-optional institution, which means prospective undergraduate students may choose whether to have their ACT and SAT scores considered in the admissions process to the university.
Shelly Hoerner, a 2018 Lindenwood University graduate, has taken home a silver medal in the American Advertising Federation’s National ADDY Awards.
Lindenwood University will kick off its 2018 United Way campaign on Tuesday, September 4, and it will run through Friday, September 28. Dr. Michael Shonrock, Lindenwood System President, and Frank Sanfilippo, Vice President and CFO, will serve as co-chairmen of the campaign.
Piotr Wilczek, Polish ambassador to the U.S., was recently on Lindenwood University’s St. Charles campus to take part in a discussion of trade and investment opportunities between Poland and the State of Missouri.