Lindenwood University Director of First-Year Programs Shane Williamson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Pernell Witherspoon, Ph.D., and select members of the Black Student Union will attend Grammy award -winning artist Nelly’s fifth annual Black and White Ball on Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Chase Park Plaza hotel in downtown St. Louis.
The Lindenwood University Athletic Department was honored Tuesday with a Special Achievement Award at the second annual St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement dinner at the Millenium Hotel downtown. The athletic department was recognized for winning six national championships during the 2009-10 school year.
Native Missourian Eric Greitens will headline the continuing 2010-2011 Speaker Series at Lindenwood University at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room. Admission is free.
The Lindenwood University Department of Theatre will continue its 2010-11 season with the perennial holiday favorite “A Christmas Carol”; performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18-20 and Dec. 2-4.
Award-winning movie, television, and stage actor Stacy Keach will come to Lindenwood University for events at 1 and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, in the university’s Young Hall Movie Theater. Both events will include a showing of the 1972 film "Fat City." Directed by Jon Huston the acclaimed film about two boxers in different stages of their careers includes Keach’s first starring role. The events are presented by Cinema St. Louis.
Lindenwood University’s music program will offer its fall orchestra, jazz, and choral concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4, 5, and 6, respectively, in the university’s 1,200-seat Bezemes Family Theater. Admission to all three concerts is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University’s 2010 Homecoming and Reunion, Oct. 15-16, was one of the largest and most successful in school history. Attendance was higher than ever before, with more than 1,300 alumni, parents, and friends of the University taking part in a wide range of events throughout the weekend.
More than 200 people turned out for a ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremony at Lindenwood University’s expanded and renovated Harmon Hall. Held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, the ceremony officially opened the new home of the Lindenwood School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, Lindenwood University will hold its Race to be King Pepsi 5K Run/Walk to benefit CHADS Coalition, a Saint Louis-based charity for prevention of adolescent depression and suicide through awareness, education and research.
Lindenwood President James D. Evan, Ph.D., will deliver a presentation on the success of the University from 8-9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room of the Spellmann Campus Center. His address, “Lindenwood University: A Decade in Review,” is part of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association’s (RCGA) Breakfast with the Gazelles speaker program.