Lindenwood University will hold its annual Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, at the Family Arena in St. Charles. Noted St. Louis entrepreneur Mike Roberts will be the keynote speaker at the Saturday Commencement ceremony, while longtime sports broadcaster Bob Ramsey will deliver the Baccalaureate address on Friday evening.
The Lindenwood University School of Communications will host its third annual Film and Television Camp this summer for high school students interested in learning production skills. Sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, June 13-17 and June 20-24.
An event slated for the evening of Wednesday, May 4, at Lindenwood University featuring author and Navy SEAL Eric Greitens has been cancelled due to a deluge of new demands on Greitens' time in the wake of the Sunday's military action that resulted in the death of Osama Bin Laden. The event has not been rescheduled at this time.
Lindenwood University will present its Break Music Festival at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, in the Hyland Arena on the main St. Charles campus. Performers will include The Ready Set, Hot Chelle Rae, and Eleventy Seven.
Lindenwood University’s inaugural Spring Into Service day on April 16, has been called by organizers a huge success, netting 291 service hours donated to nine area nonprofit, charitable, or government organizations by 83 volunteers from the Lindenwood community.
It was a very special day on the campus of Lindenwood University on Monday afternoon when the University unveiled and dedicated a sculpture of St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock.
Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will welcome back famed singer Debby Boone to the stage of The Bezemes Family Theater for a live musical concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.
Lindenwood University will host a benefit Japanese Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 15, in the Spellmann Center on the main St. Charles campus. The free event will feature demonstrations of Japanese cultural traditions to raise relief funds for Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims.
Lindenwood University has partnered with Domino’s Pizza to offer a promotion to raise funds to benefit student scholarships at the school. Through June 3, 2011, Domino’s will donate one dollar to Lindenwood for every pizza purchased at regular menu price with the use of a unique coupon code.
“Students can choose the workshop best suited to their interests and learn from regional experts in those fields,” said Jill Falk, assistant professor of communications and LUTV news director. “It’s about sharing a passion for new media and helping participants effectively use a variety of current mediums to tell their stories in powerful ways.”