The Illinois State Board of Education’s State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board has officially recognized Lindenwood University-Belleville as a state institution and educational unit, streamlining the process for future graduates of the institution to obtain teacher and school counseling licensure in the state of Illinois.
Thirteen Lindenwood University-Belleville counseling students have been inducted into the Lambda Chi Chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota, an international honor society for professional counselors and counselor educators and counseling students.
Lindenwood University’s student-run television station, LUTV-HD, will receive two NATAS Mid-America Regional Student Television Awards at the Mid-America Emmy Awards ceremony on Sept. 9 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. A trio of Lindenwood students will receive two awards for live sports and sports program.
Kasey Washausen still vividly remembers nervously sitting behind the microphone for the first time in the radio studio at Lindenwood University-Belleville. That was in the spring of 2015. Two years later, she’s a brand new graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a new career, which started with a regular shift on the air at a St. Louis radio station before she was even handed her diploma.
Billi Patzius, associate professor of criminal justice at Lindenwood University, has been featured in an Ask the Experts segment by the web site wallethub.com. In the article, Patzius responds to questions regarding the future of law enforcement, such as what the law officers of the future will need to know to do their jobs effectively and how law enforcement officers can improve their relationships with the people of the community they serve.
Among her many accomplishments the past year, a Lindenwood Belleville criminal justice student not only secured a prestigious internship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois in Fairview Heights but also wowed her supervisor by doing her job to a high standard he said has rarely been equaled.
Dr. Edward L. Morris, professor of finance in the Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, has been named a regional recipient of the 2017 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.
Lindenwood University is now the home of a new center dedicated to supporting graduate student research. The Future Institute Research Center, a branch of Future Institute Concept Schools, is closely aligned with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership at Lindenwood.
Patrick Walker, associate professor of nonprofit administration in the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, was named Professor of the Year for 2017 by the Lindenwood Student Government. The award was announced at the faculty meeting on May 3 at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts’ Lindenwood Theater.
More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students from Lindenwood University walked across the stage Friday and Saturday at the Saint Charles Family Arena during commencement 2017.