Lindenwood University will host the Community Council of St. Charles County’s 36th Annual RSVP Appreciation Banquet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts. The event, titled “Celebrating a Legacy of Service,” will honor more than 300 volunteers age 55 and over who are currently serving a wide range of non-profit organizations in the county.
Dr. Chris Nicastro, Missouri’s commissioner of education, will speak at Lindenwood University at 7 p.m. on June 28 to close out the Lindenwood School of Education’s 2009-10 Speaker Series. The speech, which is free and open to the public, will be in the Bezemes Family Theater, located in the university’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
The spring semester may have ended, but the Lindenwood University Theatre Department is still busy rehearsing its next production, the confusingly named “[title of show],” a musical comedy about two playwrights trying to put together a new musical in a hurry. The production will be on stage at Lindenwood’s Emerson Black Box Theater at 7:30 p.m. on June 10, 11 and 12.
At the culmination of a three-year application and review process, the Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship was notified Thursday, May 6, 2010, it received accreditation from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, the premier accrediting association for business schools and programs with a focus on teaching excellence.
Lindenwood University men’s basketball Coach Brad Soderberg delivered an inspiring address as guest speaker during the 23rd Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on May 6 at the St. Charles Convention Center. Sponsored by the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, the event coincided with the 2010 National Day of Prayer.
Lindenwood University will hold its annual Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15, at the Family Arena in St. Charles. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay will be the keynote speaker at the May 15 Commencement ceremony, while David Steward, founder and chairman of the board of World Wide Technology in St. Louis, will deliver the Baccalaureate address on Friday evening.
Lindenwood University has partnered with Sallie Mae to offer students additional refund check disbursement options. Students can now sign up for a Sallie Mae Debit MasterCard ® or choose to have funds deposited directly into their bank accounts.
Dr. Brad Harrub, frequent writer and speaker on the subject of “intelligent design,” will present “The Truth About Origins” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, at the Lindenwood University Cultural Center, 400 N. Kingshighway in St. Charles, Mo. The talk is free and open to the public.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present “Some Enchanted Evening,” a revue of production numbers from the musicals of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and Saturday, May 7 and 8, at Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
The public will have the opportunity to see concerts featuring Lindenwood’s premiere a capella vocal group "Voices Only," on April 26 as well as a showcase featuring some of Lindenwood’s talented student conductors.